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Horsmonden Parish Council

Traffic Calming Measures

The Parish Council has been working closely with MLM consultants and Kent Highways Services  over the past year to try and find ways to make improvements in the village which enhance the safety of parishioners and road users as well as discouraging drivers from speeding .

 From these discussions, a  scheme has been  drawn up which includes the addition of  village gateways at the four village entry points with 30 mph roundels on the roads at these locations; a change  in position of the white lining at the crossroads on  the Lamberhurst Road;  the addition of Speed Indicator Devices (SIDs)  at various locations and a proposal to relocate the  30 mph zone on the Brenchley Road.

 The new posts  have now been positioned  around the village  for the implementation of the Speed Indicator Devices (SID’s) which will monitor traffic speeds and remind traffic moving through the village to keep within the speed limit ( as above). The SIDs will also record traffic speed data which can be used at a future date if required as evidence of the volume of traffic speeding through the village.

The designs for the new village gateways and changes to the white lining on the Lamberhurst side of the cross roads are still with the Traffic consultants and KCC design team at present and we hope to move forward with these as soon as we can.

The Parish Council are most grateful to KCC for their recent grant funding of £2000 towards these projects.

For further details of the scheme , please refer to the attached plans and traffic Regulation Order.