Traffic Regulation Orders

Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) cover a range of changes to Calderdale's highways. These include changes to car parking, resident parking schemes, and changes to road layouts.

Current and forthcoming TROs


Sowerby Bridge -TRO - Formal Consultation

In June we consulted with residents regarding the proposals for a traffic improvement scheme in Sowerby Bridge.  The consultation is complete.  We received 22 comments.  These are summarised on the attached document.

Bolton Brow / Wharf Street / The Moorings

  • provide a ‘no waiting at any time’ restriction to the frontage of the Village pub and restaurant car park. This, together with the existing keep clear marking will provide buses with unimpeded access to the bus stop.
  • provide junction protection at the junction of Bolton Brow / Wharf Street and the Moorings. This will improve sight lines for vehicles exiting the Moorings.

Street map: PDFBolton Brow map [PDF 108KB]

Station Road

  • reduce the operational hours of the bus / coach lay by on Station Road from Monday - Saturday, 9am - 3.30pm to Monday - Friday, 9am - 3pm. This is more in line with the visiting hours of school parties arriving by bus and frees up additional car parking spaces earlier on a week day and throughout on a Saturday.
  • extend the loading prohibition on Station Road from 7.30am to 7.00am.

Street map: PDFStation Road map [PDF 89KB]

Town Hall Street

  • to remove the peak hours loading prohibition across the County Bridge on Town Hall Street. This reflects the signing and lining on street and given the ornate lighting, railing and bridge parapet in place removes the need for additional signing clutter and lining that relates to a loading ban. Also, as large kerbing and railings are in place, it is highly unlikely that any loading would take place across the bridge.
  • extend the ‘no waiting at any time and peak hours loading ban’ on Town Hall Street, in the vicinity of Nichols Yard.

Street map: PDFTown Hall Street map [PDF 159KB]

West Street / Lilly Street

  • to provide a several lengths of ‘no waiting at any time and no loading during the peak hours’ restriction on West street. This will improve sight lines for vehicles exiting Bridge Street and the cul-de-sac of 23 - 39 West Street.
  • restrictions will also improve HGV access in to an industrial estate.
  • to provide ‘no waiting at any time’ restriction on the north west side of Lilly Street , from its junction with West Street to its junction of Foundry Street. This will prevent vehicles from being parked on the footway obstructing pedestrian access. It will also improve vehicular access to Damson Court.
  • extend the proposed waiting restrictions on West Street (opposite the junction of Lilly Street), Sowerby Bridge for a distance of 10m in line with the recommendation as detailed in The Highway Code
  • provide junction protection at the junction of Foundry Street and West Street, Sowerby Bridge
  • provide junction protection at the junction of Lilly Street and West Street, Sowerby Bridge
  • provide junction protection at the junction of Lilly Street and Foundry Street, Sowerby Bridge

Street map: PDFWest Street map [PDF 159KB]

Tuel Lane / Wharf Street

  • to amend the existing restrictions and to introduce new restriction to cover the peak hours to improve traffic flows and reduce congestion.
  • provide limited waiting on the lay-by near the Tuel Lane / Wharf Street junction.

Street map: PDFTuel Lane map [PDF 208KB]

Holmes Road

  • to extend the 'no waiting at any time' restriction through the bends on Holmes Road to prevent parking displacement taking place on the bends.
  • provide lengths of limited waiting

Street map: PDFHolmes Road map [PDF 166KB]

Fall Lane/Junction Mearclough Road

  • provide a ‘no waiting at any time’ restriction and concrete bollards at the junction.

Street map: PDFFall-Lane-plan.pdf [PDF 41KB]

Bridge Street

  • provide junction protection at the junction of Bridge Street and Water Street, Sowerby Bridge

Street map: PDFBridge Street map [PDF 68KB]

Friendly Avenue

  • provide junction protection at the junction of Bridge Street and Water Street, Sowerby Bridge

Street map: PDFFriendly Avenue map [PDF 126KB]

Tower Hill

  • relocation of current taxi rank stand from Tower Hill to Wharf Street

Street map: PDFTower Hill map [PDF 71KB]

 

Action plan

ActionCompletion date
Consultation letter sent to affected residents
Friday 15th July 2016
Comments back to Council By
Friday 29th July 2016
Review of comments - pass to Traffic Engineer to progress scheme (if applicable following outcome of consultation)
7 November 2016
TRO will be advertised on
25 November 2016
Objections, representations or comments to be received by
16 December 2016
Review of comments - pass to Traffic Engineer to progress scheme (if applicable following outcome of consultation)
To be confirmed

Supporting documents


Ripponden - Formal consultation

In June we consulted with residents regarding the proposals for waiting restrictions in Ripponden.  The consultation is complete.  We received 19 comments.  These are summarised on the attached documents.

Following consultation, there are to be some amendments to the original proposals – summarised below.

  • Extend the proposed restrictions on both sides of Excelsior Close to cover the first driveways
  • Remove the proposed restriction on the north eastern side of A672 Oldham Road, Ripponden in the vicinity of house no 147
  • Reduce the length of the proposed restriction at the junction A672 Oldham Road and Godly Lane, Ripponden to a distance of 10m either side of the junction in line with the recommendation as detailed in The Highway Code
  • Provide waiting restrictions on the south west side Back Lane, Ripponden

Summary of comments:

  1. PDFRipponden - Summary of Comments [PDF 109KB]
  2. PDFHirstwood - Summary of Comments [PDF 58KB]

Updated Plans:

PDFRipponden TRO Map 1 of 8 [PDF 106KB]

PDFRipponden TRO Map 2 of 8 [PDF 104KB]

PDFRipponden TRO Map 3 of 8 [PDF 232KB]

PDFRipponden TRO Map 4 of 8 [PDF 1056KB]

PDFRipponden TRO Map 5 of 8 [PDF 124KB]

PDFRipponden TRO Map 6 of 8 [PDF 881KB]

PDFRipponden TRO Map 7 of 8 [PDF 99KB]

PDFRipponden TRO Map 8 of 8 [PDF 737KB]

PDFHirstwood TRO Map [PDF 54KB]

 

PDFHirstwood TRO Map [PDF 54KB]

The order represents double yellow lines on Hirstwood in Ripponden, was sealed as a Part A of a bigger Sowerby Bridge/Ripponden scheme formally consulted last year. Implementation of the Part B will take place shortly. This information was also communicated through the Halifax Courier and notices have been posted on site.    

Action plan

ActionCompletion date
Consultation letter sent to affected residents
Friday 15th July 2016
Comments back to Council by
Friday 29th July 2016
Review of comments - pass to Traffic Engineer to progress scheme (if applicable following outcome of consultation)
7th November 2016
TRO will be advertised on
25th November 2016
Objections, representations or comments to be received by
16th December 2016
Review of comments - pass to Traffic Engineer to progress scheme (if applicable following outcome of consultation)
To be confirmed

Supporting documents


Browfoot Gate Lane, Halifax – Road Closure - Permanent TRO

What changes are proposed?

  • Install a non-permanent barrier to physically close off the crossroads of Trimmingham Road, Trimmingham Lane, Churn Lane and Brow Foot Gate Lane.
  • Install new signs as required to inform drivers that the through-road is closed.
  • Include parking restrictions (double yellow lines) at the junctions of Trimmingham Lane/ Plane Tree Nest Lane and Trimmingham Lane/ Burnley Road.

 

Why are the changes proposed?

  • The physical closure fulfils the request to stop vehicles running through the area and will dramatically reduce the number of vehicles passing along Brow Foot Gate Lane. The only vehicles travelling along this length of road, following the closure, will only be those belonging to residents and visitors to the area.
  • The parking restrictions are to fulfil the requests raised by residents.

 

When the proposed order is advertised and how the public will know this?

This permanent order will replace former experimental Traffic Regulation Order (eTRO) and continue in force indefinitely the point closure for motor vehicles (prohibition of driving) at the junction between Trimmingham Road and Churn Lane  and the junction between Trimmingham Lane and Brow Foot Gate Lane and parking restrictions on the junctions of:

•           Trimmingham Lane and Plane Tree Nest Lane; and

•           Trimmingham Lane and Burnley Road

Formal consultation for the order took place during the first 6 months of the eTRO being in place, between 24th February 2017 - 24th August 2017. During this period Council have received 18 representations, 12 objections, 3 support comments and 3 general comments. Additionally Council has also received petition signed by 68 local residents in support of making the order permanent. 

Details of where the draft proposals and documents can be found:

Full details of the proposals can be found in supporting documents below. They can also be inspected on-line at any Council Library or at Customer First office

  • Username Halifax Customer First
  • Telephone 01422 288001
  • Address
    19 Horton Street
    Halifax
    HX1 1QE

How to object?

If you wish to question the validity of the permanent order or of any of its provisions on the ground that it is not within the powers conferred by the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 or, that any requirement of that Act or any instrument made under it has not been complied with in relation to the Order, you may within 6 weeks from the date on which the Order was made apply to the High Court for this purpose.

 

Action plan

ActionCompletion date
Road closure - installation of barriers, signing and lining
Friday 24th February 2017
Scheme Live Date - eTRO
Friday 24th February 2017
Formal Consultation dates
Friday 24th February 2017 - Friday 25th August 2017
Permanent order live date
24th August 2018

Supporting documents


Copley Bridge & Hallroyd Bridge - Weight Restriction TRO - Formal Consultation

What changes are proposed?

It was agreed by the Strategic Infrastructure Service to formally propose a new Weight Limit Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) at Copley Bridge, Copley and Hallroyd Bridge, Todmorden. 

Why are the changes proposed?

Copley Bridge, Copley

Due to the ongoing improvement scheme on A629 at Salterhebble, Copley Lane suffers from increased levels of traffic including HGV’s. It is deemed that the current increased flow and size of traffic poses a risk to pedestrians and other road users. Additionally it creates an increased risk of damage to the narrow railway bridge structure.

To improve the above situation is it proposed to implement a 3 tonne gross vehicle weight restriction on the railway bridge with exceptions for scheduled buses, emergency vehicles and refuse collection vehicles.

Limiting these restrictions to just the bridge itself will allow access from either direction for service vehicles such as removal and delivery vehicles to reach property zones either side of the bridge. The reasons for the proposed Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) is to avoid danger to persons or other traffic using the road and to prevent likelihood of any such danger arising, as specified in s1 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

Hallroyd Bridge, Todmorden

A request has been received from Network Rail to introduce a 7.5 Tonne gross vehicle weight restriction on the railway bridge on Hallroyd Road, Todmorden. This follows an assessment by Network Rail which concluded that this bridge cannot withstand the passage of vehicles heavier than this weight. It is therefore proposed that a Traffic Regulation Order is introduced to implement this restriction.

The reason for the proposed Traffic Regulation Order is:

  • to prevent further damage to the bridge;
  • to prevent the potential danger to vehicles over the safe weight if they attempt to cross the bridge

When the proposed order is advertised and how the public will know this?

The Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO), will be consulted with emergency services, elected members and affected residents from Friday 16th February 2018

Details of where the draft proposals and documents can be found:

Full details of the proposals can be found in supporting documents below. They can also be inspected on-line at any Council Library or at Customer First office

  • Username Halifax Customer First
  • Address
    Halifax Customer First
    19 Horton Street
    Halifax
    HX1 1QE

How to object?

Representations or comments to any part of the proposed orders should be sent, in writing, to

Regeneration & Strategy

  • Username Halifax Town Hall
  • Address
    Town Hall
    Crossley Street
    Halifax
    HX1 1UJ

or email to:

proposedtro@calderdale.gov.uk 

Objection Closing date

Any representations or comments must be received in writing by 09th March 2018

What happens next?

Following the formal consultation all, representations and comments received will be considered by the Case Manager. A report containing their recommendations will then be presented to the Governing Body for final consideration. Response to all representations or comments will be published on the Council's website. This process can take between 6 - 8 weeks, from the latest closing date for objections.

Action plan

ActionCompletion date
Formal Consultation
16th February 2018 - 09th March 2018

Supporting documents


Halifax Outer Traffic Regulation Order - Formal consultation

 

THE BOROUGH COUNCIL OF CALDERDALE  Waiting Loading & Parking Places (Halifax) Consolidation Order 2015 (Var 1) Order 2018

Please be advised that the above traffic regulation order, has now been sealed and live date for the order is Monday 24th September 2018

What are the changes were implemented?

 
Shaw Hill Area, Halifax – Additional parking restrictions

A request has been made from residents of Shaw Lodge flats and local councillors to look into a variety of traffic issues in the Shaw Hill area. The issue here is that parking on Simmonds Lane, Gaukroger Lane and Shaw Lane is uncontrolled and can obstruct through traffic.

To address this problem, it is proposed to introduce restrictions which stop motorists from obstructing the traffic. In addition the Disabled Parking Bay will be made enforceable by erecting relevant signs which will permit enforcement.

The reason for those restrictions is to facilitate the passage of traffic on the road including pedestrian as specified in s1 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

Swan Bank Lane, Halifax – Additional parking restrictions

A request has been made from residents of Shaw Lodge flats and local councillors to look into a variety of traffic issues in the Swan Bank Lane area. The issue here is that parking on Swan Bank Lane, Trooper Lane and Jubilee St is uncontrolled and can obstruct through traffic.

To address this problem, it is proposed to introduce No Waiting At Any Time restrictions on sections of those streets specified on the plan, which stop motorists from doing so, and  will permit enforcement.

The reason for those restrictions is to facilitate the passage of traffic on the road including pedestrian as specified in s1 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

Halifax Library Area, Halifax – Introduction of the new Loading Only bays

The approved Halifax Library development scheme includes the introduction of two Loading Only bays to replace existing No Waiting At Any Time restrictions to facilitate deliveries.

The reason for proposed traffic regulation order is to facilitate reasonable access to premises, as specified in s1 Road Traffic regulation Act 1984.

Furness Place & Highroad Well Lane, Halifax – Re-enacting existing parking restrictions

During the review of the current Traffic Regulation Order discrepancies in restriction descriptions were identified. This administrative error will be addressed during the introduction of this variation order, and there will no material change to the restrictions on site.  

These proposals will fulfil the requirements on local authorities as specified in Section 122 Road Traffic regulation Act 1984.

Details of where the order details and documents can be found:

Full details of the implemented changes can be found in supporting documents below. They can also be inspected on-line at any Council Library or at Customer First office

  • Username Halifax Customer First
  • Address
    Halifax Customer First
    19 Horton Street
    Halifax
    HX1 1QE

How to submit your comment?

If you wish to question the validity of the Order or of any of its provisions on the ground that it is not within the powers conferred by the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 or, that any requirement of that Act or any instrument made under it has not been complied with in relation to the Order, you may within 6 weeks from the date on which the Order was made apply to the High Court for this purpose.

Action plan

ActionCompletion date
Formal Consultation
06/04/2018 - 27/04/2018
Additional Formal Consultation - Swan Bank Lane
10/08/2018 - 31/08/2018
Additional Formal Consultation - Halifax Library
17/08/2018 - 07/09/2018
Order Live date
24/09/2018

Supporting documents


A6025 PARK ROAD, ELLAND AND BRIGHOUSE - Speed Limit reduction

THE BOROUGH COUNCIL OF CALDERDALE (SPEED LIMIT) (A6025 PARK ROAD, ELLAND AND BRIGHOUSE) ORDER 2017

Please be advised that the above traffic regulation order, has now been sealed and live date for the order is Monday 24th September 2018

Currently, the length of road fronted at the western end by the houses, is subject to a 30mph speed limit. The middle section, which is rural, is covered by a 50mph limit. The speed limit changes again to 30mph as drivers pass the Casa Del Largo restaurant at the eastern end.

The 30 mph limit at the western (Elland) end of the road was extended eastwards by 50 metres. Extending the 30mph limit by 50 metres will mean that the change-over point is more visible. In addition, drivers will be encouraged to slow down before the bend rather than actually on it. Additionally on the middle section of this road speed limit will be reduce from 50mph to 40mph.



All the relevant documentation, including plans, sealed order and a statement of reasons for making the order are available below in Supporting Documents section. They may also be inspected during normal office hours at Halifax Customer First, 19 Horton Street, Halifax HX1 1QE

 

If you wish to question the validity of the Order or of any of its provisions on the ground that it is not within the powers conferred by the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 or, that any requirement of that Act or any instrument made under it has not been complied with in relation to the Order, you may within 6 weeks from the date on which the Order was made apply to the High Court for this purpose.

 

 

Action plan

ActionCompletion date
Speed Limit order Live Date
24th September 2018

Supporting documents


A6025 PARK ROAD, ELLAND - Waiting Loading and Parking Places Order

THE BOROUGH COUNCIL OF CALDERDALE (WAITING AND LOADING AND PARKING PLACES) (ELLAND) (CONSOLIDATION) ORDER 2008 (VARIATION NO. 1) ORDER 2017

Please be advised that the above traffic regulation order, has now been sealed and live date for the order is Monday 24th September 2018

Currently vehicles are parked on both sides of the carriageway and obstruct passing traffic. Vehicles entering from the Brighouse direction do so around a bend and can be confronted by parked vehicles blocking the road.  As a result of the above order passing traffic will have fewer problems in managing parked vehicles. In addition sightlines for drivers exiting the various off-street parking places will be improved.

All the relevant documentation, including plan, sealed order and a statement of reasons for making the order are available below in Supporting Documents section. They may also be inspected during normal office hours at Halifax Customer First, 19 Horton Street, Halifax HX1 1QE

 

If you wish to question the validity of the Order or of any of its provisions on the ground that it is not within the powers conferred by the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 or, that any requirement of that Act or any instrument made under it has not been complied with in relation to the Order, you may within 6 weeks from the date on which the Order was made apply to the High Court for this purpose.

Action plan

Completion date
To be confirmed

Supporting documents