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Proposed Raised Cusions - High Street, Eaton Bray

February 19, 2014 by Eaton Bray Parish Council in forum Eaton Bray Parish Council

#1960 Eaton Bray Parish Council, 19 February 2014, 20:00



Central Bedfordshire - NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT CENTRAL BEDFORDSHIRE COUNCIL, in exercise of its powers under Section 90 A-I of the Highways Act 1980 and all other enabling powers, proposes to construct raised cushions under Section 90 A-I of the Highways Act 1980 and all other enabling powers in High Street, Eaton Bray. The proposed measures are designed to reduce vehicle speeds and create a safer environment for all road users, including pedestrians travelling to and from Eaton Bray Academy.

Raised Cushions at a nominal height of 75mm, each cushion approximately 1.9 metres wide and 3 metres long, installed in sets of two cushions, are proposed to be sited at the following locations in Eaton Bray:-
1.High Street, at a point approximately 35 metres west of its junction with School Lane.
2.High Street, at a point approximately 58 metres east of its junction with School Lane.

For a drawing of the proposals please visit the Eaton Bray News page/facebook/twitter.

In addition, the drawing may be examined during normal opening hours at Dunstable Library, Vernon Place, Dunstable LU5 4HA or online at

Comments should be sent in writing to the Transportation Manager, Central Bedfordshire Highways, Woodlands Annexe, Manton Lane, Bedford MK41 7NU or e-mail [email protected] by 14 March 2014.

Marcel Coiffait
Director of Community Services

Priory House
Monks Walk
Shefford SG1917 5TQ

#1962 Eaton Bray, 20 February 2014, 14:37

A drawing showing the proposed position for the raised cushions and the proposed No Waiting At Any Time area can be found in the news section - Proposed Raised Cusions - High Street, Eaton Bray.

#1989 Jon, 9 March 2014, 15:56

What happenend to the proposals for speed humps(Not cushions) on School Lane?
The majority of people driving up School Lane do not abide by the 20mph speed limit. This includes both residents of School Lane and parents on the School Run!!

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