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Shearer Road Area - Resident Permit Parking Zone And Waiting Restrictions

PO1Published 15/01/24Expired
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1. Notice is hereby given that Portsmouth City Council proposes to make the above Order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.
2. The effect of the Order would be as follows:
a) introduce parking places for GC Permit Holders only 4pm-6pm, where kerbside parking is currently unrestricted in the following roads (except those lengths of road described in b) below:

Whole Roads
Avondale Road
Durban Road
Inverness Road
Belmore Close
Ernest Road
Langford Road
Beecham Road
Ewart Road
Little George Street
Bettesworth Road
Fifth Street
Manor Road
Burleigh Road
Fourth Street
Power Road
Cowper Road
George Street
Shakespeare Road
Cranleigh Avenue
Glencoe Road
Shearer Road
Cranleigh Road
Hampshire Street
South Road
Daulston Road
Harcourt Road

Parts of Roads
New Road (between Kingston Rd and George Street)
St Marys Road (between Fratton Road and the boundary of No.171/Kingston Cemetery)
b) to introduce "no waiting at any time" (double yellow line) restrictions in the following roads:
i. Avondale Rd – east, south and north sides between No.3 and the rear of Nos.18-30 Cranleigh Rd, on the corners and opposite/between new parking bays;
ii. Beecham Rd – north side, 8.5m outside No.41;
iii. Bettesworth Rd – north-west side, 7.5m around the build-out outside Nos. 11-13; south-east side, 3m south-westwards from Shearer Rd junction and 5m around the build-out outside Nos.8-10;
iv. Cranleigh Ave – north side, 4m west and 3m east of the entrance to Harry Sotnick House;
v. Durban Rd – north side, 3m outside No.17 at the dead end;
vi. Fifth St – east side, 6m outside Nos.113-115, west side, 5m on the corner, rear of No.155 St Mary’s Rd, southern end between Nos.155 & 157 St Mary’s Rd, extending northwards for 4m each side;
vii. George St – south side, 6m eastwards from South Rd junction;
viii. Glencoe Rd – west side, 9m on the bend opposite No.64, east side, 12m on the bend north of No.64;
ix. Hampshire St – eastern end, extending 3m outside and opposite No.118;
x. Inverness Rd –east side, 1.5m north of No.64a, south-east side, 8m across the car park entrance west of No.56, west side, 5m in front of Norrish Court utilities entrance; and
xi. Power Rd – north side, 3m between Nos.17&19, south side, 3m between Nos. 16&18 (to enable access to bay at dead end facing Nos.22 & 23).
c) To introduce: Waiting limited to 30 minutes, no return within 1 hour (GC Permit holders exempt) in the following locations:
i. Ernest Road - east side, for 17 metres south of its junction with New Road;
ii. Langford Road - west side, for 14.5-metres south of its junction with New Road;
iii. New Road - south-east side, within the layby between Ernest Rd and Inverness Rd
3. A maximum of 2 Resident permits per postal address would be authorised each year. A third permit may be issued to a postal address if there is sufficient capacity within the zone. The current charges for permits are as follows:
Resident permits -.
£30.00/year for first permit
£120.00/year for second permit
£300.00/year for third permit – if parking zone capacity allows
Visitor permits (for visitors to residents)
£1.15 for 12 hours
£2.20 for 24 hours
Business permits (only issued to businesses operating in the parking zone)
£150/year for first permit
£300/year for second permit
£630/year for each subsequent permit
Blue Badge holders and motorcycles are exempt from displaying a permit within the parking bays.
Permits for goods vehicles are restricted to those with a gross vehicle weight of less than 3501kg and registered to an address within the parking zone, required for emergency call-out or the only vehicle at the property.
4. PERMIT ELIGIBILITY for the GC : All properties within the GC zone boundary

5. Copies of the draft Order, plans and Statement of Reasons are available to view on Portsmouth City Council’s website: Search "Traffic Regulation Orders 2024" at Alternatively, they can be viewed at the Civic Offices, Guildhall Square, PO1 2AL, Monday to Friday between 9am - 4pm. Printed copies can be obtained by calling 023 9268 8501.
6. Persons wishing to support, object or comment on these proposals must do so by sending their representations to TROteam@portsmouthcc. or by post to Traffic Regulation Orders, Parking Team, Portsmouth City Council, Civic Offices, Portsmouth PO1 2NE, quoting ref: P010/2024 by 5 February 2024 stating name, address and the grounds of objection/support. Information will be shared with Project Centre Ltd, working in partnership with the City Council on this consultation.
Under requirements of current access to information legislation, please note all representations submitted in response to this Notice may be made available for public inspection. Full details of the Council’s Data Protection privacy notice can be viewed on the website.
Dated: 15 January 2024
Felicity Tidbury
Assistant Director of Regeneration (Transport) | Portsmouth City Council

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