Parking Changes in Shropshire St

Home » Newsroom » Latest News » Parking Changes in Shropshire St

After much prompting and lobbying by the Parish Council, Cheshire East highways department are to go ahead with the final stages of consultation before making changes to the parking arrangements in Shropshire Street.

As shown on the plan opposite — click on the plan to enlarge it — the intention is to move the parking bays from the Methodist Chapel side of Shropshire Street to the Co-op shop side.

There are two main purposes behind this move


  • To provide some degree of protection to the pavement just outside the Co-op, where pedestrians (especially children and older people) are at risk from heavy goods vehicles.

  • To create a "chicane" along Shropshire Street, forcing bigger vehicles and HGVs in particular to proceed more slowly and with greater caution than they usually do at present.


Notices will soon appear along that part of Shropshire Street, inviting comment and objections from members of the public. It is thought that new one hour limit parking restrictions will apply Monday — Saturday from 8.00am — 6.00pm.

Note that the map still shows the old garage where the Co-op and Kingbur Place development are now located.

Pinch-points will also be created on the New Bridge on the Salford side of the village and the bridge over the canal at the Bridge Inn to give priority to vehicles leaving the village. The pavement over the canal will also be widened.

The long-awaited dropdown kerb in Stafford Street just below the Old Priest House (Beaman's) is also due to be installed, the Parish Council has been told.

 

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

St.James Church on a Frosty Morning
Sat 09 Dec 6:07am  |  hits: 2,193

The funeral of Jack McClintock, affectionately known by everyone as 'Jack Mack' will take place in St James's Church, Audlem on Friday 15th December 2017 at 11.30am. Family flowers only please, any kind donations received will be given to The Countryside Alliance Foundation, a charity which enables children and young adults to visit and enjoy the benefits and adventures of being...

Santa and Sleigh
Wed 06 Dec 6:05am  |  hits: 1,134

The annual arrival of Santa on the superb Round Table sleigh along with his helpers will be on Saturday and Sunday night from 6-9 pm. The routes will be -Saturday — AudlemSunday — Hankelow , Buerton, Kinsey Heath, Cox Bank, and SwanbachAll the donations given during the tour are to be used for groups here with our village and surrounding district.Last year we were able to give...

burglar2
Thu 07 Dec 6:07am  |  hits: 959

In the early hours of December 5th shed and garage burglaries have occurred in Sheppenhall Lane, Aston and Whitchurch Road, Burleydam. A number of items have been stolen which include expensive power tools.We ask all residents to check security on outbuildings and garages as the number of this type of incident has increased over the past months.If you have any information please call the...