Plea for lower speed limit in Blackboys fails

A plea for a lower speed limit on the B2102 and the B2192 at Blackboys has been turned down.

Petitioners sought to have the limit cut from 50mph to 40mph between Cider House Farm and Brownings Farm.

A county council meeting last week decided the stretch of road was “not considered appropriate” for a 40mph limit.

An assessment of the need for school warning signs on the B2192 will take place before other safety improvements in Blackboys being carried out later this financial year.

Planned resurfacing on the B2192 near Stonebridge Lane, to be done in the new year, will now include the bend in the road near the garage at an additional cost of £30,000.

The county council is proposing to reduce the existing 40mph speed limit in Blackboys High Street to 30mph later in the financial year as part of its village assessment and review of speed limits on rural A and B class roads.

As part of those proposals, the bend warning signs near the bend in the road by the garage will be improved and ‘SLOW’ road markings will be provided on coloured surfacing. Edge of carriageway markings will also be provided.

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