Three traffic calming plans for Pocklington

A series of traffic calming measures are being planned for Pocklington, including an extension of the 20mph limit around the town centre.

Wednesday, 3rd February 2021, 9:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 3rd February 2021, 9:43 am
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has put forward three traffic calming proposals for Pocklington.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council (ERYC) has put forward a number of proposals to keep motorists and pedestrians safe in the town.

The plans would see a section of George Street (B1246), Grape Lane, Pavement and Railway Street becoming part of the 20mph zone while another section of Regent Street will be added to the scheme.

The ERYC has also put forward plans to extend the 30mph speed limit on Burnby Lane, past the double bends, and reduce the speed limit on Yapham Road to 40mph.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has put forward three traffic calming proposals for Pocklington.

A spokesman for Pocklington Town Council said: “We have been informed of a proposed extension to the 20mph zone in the town centre.

“The council, Pocklington’s ERYC Ward members, and Sustrans have also been informed by East Riding of Yorkshire Council that it is considering extending the 30mph speed limit on Burnby Lane out beyond the double bends.

“This speed limit has been campaigned for by residents for some time.

“ERYC is also thinking about reducing the speed limit to 40mph on Yapham Road from Yapham Mill to the 30mph zone in Pocklington.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has put forward three traffic calming proposals for Pocklington.

○ Go to tinyurl.com/1uc4wu2m to see the 20mph proposals.

○ Go to tinyurl.com/msgcyirs to look at the Burnby Lane plan and tinyurl.com/2vcrm2ds to check out the Yapham Road proposal.