Parking Changes in Shropshire St

Home » 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

Community Image
Wed 09 Oct 6:08am  |  hits: 812

Audlem Parish Council would like to introduce residents to three new Councillors that have join over the past few months. Suzie Warren, Patricia Salt and George McLaren-Brown have all come on board to work with the Parish Council helping influence important decisions affecting the village and delivering benefits to the community.New CouncillorsSuzie Warren returns to Parish Council after a...

Developers
Tue 08 Oct 6:37am  |  hits: 808

Council warns of crackdown on developers who flout rulesCheshire East Council is warning developers to stick to their promises when it comes to planning conditions — or face a crackdown to halt developments.Councillor Toni Fox, the authority's cabinet member for planning, said tough enforcement action will be taken if developers continue to flout agreements and treat planning conditions...

Audlem Scout & Guide Hall
Sat 12 Oct 6:08am  |  hits: 781

This class has been running for many years, but has not featured on AudlemOnline before nowTuesday mornings 9,30 to 10.15amIn the Audlem Scout & Guide Hall on Cheshire Street.Supple Strength (a blend of Yoga/Pilates style exercise)Suitable for all levels of fitness. This is a mat-based class with a focus on Stretching, Toning and Abdominal Exercise.Contact Claire Sherbourne 07952...