Many parishioners have expressed concern about the speed of traffic entering and leaving the village especially along Huntingdon Road. This speeding is particularly dangerous at school times with children walking and cycling to and from the school.
Parish Council applied for and was successful in being awarded an
allocation of money by Cambridge County Council to install traffic calming
measures at the entrances to the village. As part of this agreement the Parish
Council will provide a contribution (of approximately pounds £2500) towards the
This project is now in the hands of Cambridge County Council Highways Department and we will keep you informed of progress as soon as we are informed.
St Ives Road Entrance
the St Ives Road entrance
he agreed that it is only practical to install one new 'gate style' speed limit
sign and no physical
calming measures because of the lack of enough entrance free road.
Huntingdon Road Entrance
proposal for Huntingdon Road has two or three separate elements the first is for 'gate
style' speed limit signs at the entrance to the village and further down the
road there would be 1 or 2 traffic calming chicanes, one opposite the sluice gate (in the flood bank) and the other further down by Townsend Close. The decision on 1 or 2 chicanes will follow a Safety Audit.
proposals are shown on the associated drawings (pdf files) below. Just click on the file name to view and the return arrow at top left to come back to this page.
The plans are available in the Parish Clerks office.