Temporary Road Closures – Otley Cycle Club Town Centre Road Race

Otley Admin News

 


LEEDS CITY COUNCIL

OTLEY CYCLE CLUB TOWN CENTRE ROAD RACE – WEDNESDAY 4 JULY 2018

ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 – SECTION 16A AS AMENDED BY THE ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION (SPECIAL EVENTS) ACT 1994

(TEMPORARY PROHIBITION AND RESTRICTION OF TRAFFIC) ORDER 2018

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Leeds City Council as traffic authority for the Leeds Metropolitan District, has today made an Order under Section 16A of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, as inserted by Section 1 of the Road Traffic Regulation (Special Events) Act 1994, prohibiting the use of certain roads by vehicles to facilitate the holding of the Otley Cycle Club Town Centre Road Race on Wednesday 4 July 2018.

The event will require the closure of roads and road junctions and the prohibition of waiting as well as the introduction of mandatory turning movements in Otley Town Centre. The Order will come into effect on Wednesday 4 July 2018 and will continue in force between 17:15 hours and 23:00 hours. The roads to be closed are set out in the Schedule 1 hereto. The mandatory turning movements are set out in Schedule 2 hereto. Where necessary, signed local diversions will be in operation. The waiting restrictions are set out in Schedule 3 hereto and will come into effect on Wednesday 4 July 2018 between 06.00 hours and 23.59hrs.

No person shall cause any vehicle to proceed on the length(s) of road specified in Schedule 1 (whilst the road closure is in place), to turn contrary to the directions specified in Schedule 2 hereto or to wait on any length of road specified in Schedule 3 hereto on Wednesday 4 July 2018 PROVIDED THAT such prohibition shall not extend to vehicles being used in connection with the relevant event.

The restrictions will not apply to vehicles being used in connection with the said event (including those used for stewarding, crowd management and traffic management purposes), or to anything undertaken on the direction of or with the permission of a police constable in uniform or a traffic marshal, or any other official so authorised in the control and operation of the event, or in accordance with any sign placed by West Yorkshire Police. Emergency access will be maintained for the Police, Fire Brigade and Ambulance purposes and for organisations responsible for dealing with the loss of supplies of gas, electricity, water or electronic communications, to premises in the area and for the removal of any obstruction to traffic.

Existing provisions relating to speed limits either by Order or by virtue of street lighting (Restricted Roads) are hereby suspended on the roads specified in Schedule 1 of the Order in so far as they relate to designated race vehicles only for as long as the road closure is in operation.

Access for pedestrians will be maintained to all premises situated on or adjacent to any road or part of road to be closed or to which restrictions apply including other premises accessible for pedestrians from and only from such a road.

A copy of the Order as made, a map showing the route of the race and a Statement of the Council’s reasons for making the Order are available for inspection at, Leeds City Council, Legal Services, Civic Hall, Leeds LS1 1UR (Ref:A76/RAH) and at Otley Library, 4 Boroughgate, Otley.

SCHEDULE 1 – RACE ROUTE TO BE CLOSED

NAME OF ROAD EXTENT OF ROAD AFFECTED TIME(S) OF CLOSURE
Bondgate The whole 17.15 to 23.00hrs
Burras Lane The whole 17.15 to 23.00hrs
West Chevin Road Between Burras Lane and Birdcage Walk 17.15 to 23.00hrs
Birdcage Walk The whole 17.15 to 23.00hrs
East Chevin Road Between Leeds Road and Silver Mill Hill 17.15 to 23.00hrs
Leeds Road Between Gay Lane and the A660 17.15 to 23.00hrs
Gay Lane The whole 17.15 to 23.00hrs
Cambridge Street Between Gay Lane and Orchard Street 17.15 to 23.00hrs
Crossgate Between Bondgate and Nelson Street 17.15 to 23.00hrs
Kirkgate Between Bondgate and Market Place 17.15 to 23.00hrs

SCHEDULE 2 – MANDATORY TURNING MOVEMENTS

NAME OF ROAD EXTENT OF ROAD AFFECTED TIME(S) OF CLOSURE
From Craven Street Into Leeds Road 17.15 to 23.00hrs
From Albion Street Into Leeds Road 17.15 to 23.00hrs
From Neville Road Into Leeds Road 17.15 to 23.00hrs

SCHEDULE 3 – PROHIBITION OF WAITING

NAME OF ROAD EXTENT OF ROAD AFFECTED TIME(S) OF RESTRICTION
Bondgate The whole 06.00 to 23.59 hrs
Gay Lane The whole 06.00 to 23.59 hrs
Burras lane The whole 06.00 to 23.59 hrs
Station Road Bondgate to 10m south of Burras Lane 06.00 to 23.59 hrs
Walkergate The Whole 06.00 to 23.59 hrs

Dated this 25th day of June 2018

 

Leeds City Council

Civic Hall,

Leeds LS1 1UR