The Warwickshire County Council in exercise of its powers under sections 9 and 10 of, and Part IV of Schedule 9 to, the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Act’) and of all other enabling powers, and after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police in accordance with Part III of Schedule 9 to the Act, hereby make the following Experimental Order:-

  1. This Experimental Order shall come into operation on the day of 2 October                 Two thousand and seventeen and may be cited as “The Warwickshire County Council (Henley Street, Stratford upon Avon) (Prohibition of Vehicles) (Experimental) Order 2017”.
  2. Save as provided in Article 3 of this Experimental Order, no person shall, except upon the direction or with the permission of a police constable in uniform, cause or permit any vehicle to proceed in that length of Henley Street, Stratford upon Avon which extends from a point at its northern end 19 metres south-east of its junction with the kerb-line of the east side of Windsor Street, to its junction with Meer Street.
  3. Nothing in Article 2 of this Experimental Order shall render it unlawful to cause a vehicle to proceed in the length of road to therein if the vehicle is a non-mechanically propelled vehicle being pushed by a pedestrian, or if the vehicle is being used:-

(1) in connection with the carrying out on that length of road of any of the following operations, namely:-

                      (i) the removal of obstructions to traffic

(ii) maintenance, improvement, repair or reconstruction work, and the laying, erection, alteration, or repair in that length of road of any sewer, or any main, pipe or apparatus for the supply of water, gas or electricity, or any telecommunications apparatus as defined in the Telecommunications Act 1984.

        (2) for fire and rescue, police or ambulance purposes;

(3) in the service of a local authority or a water undertaker or sewerage undertaker or the environment agency in pursuance of statutory powers or duties which are being undertaken on that length of road; or.

(4) with the written consent of the Head of Community Services of Warwickshire County Council

  1. A Managing Director of Warwickshire County Council may, if it appears to him or her essential in the interests of the expeditious, convenient and safe movement of traffic, in the interests of providing suitable and adequate on-street parking facilities or for preserving or improving the amenities of the area through which any road affected by the Experimental Order runs, after consulting with the Chief Officer of Police, may modify or suspend the operation of this Experimental Order or any provision hereof.
  2. The Council is satisfied that for the purposes of avoiding danger to persons or other traffic using the length of road referred to in Article 2 above, or for preventing the likelihood of any such danger arising, it is requisite that section 3(1) of the Act should not apply to this Experimental Order.
  3. For the duration of this Experimental Order, the following provisions of ‘The Warwickshire County Council (Henley Street and Meer Street, Stratford upon Avon) (Traffic Regulation) Order 1998’ (as varied) are hereby suspended:-
  • Schedule 2, Item 1 Henley Street.
  1. ‘The Warwickshire County Council (Henley Street, Stratford upon Avon) (Temporary Prohibition of Traffic) Order 2017 is hereby revoked.

Scanned Henley St closure map

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