Park Lane - a Help or a Hindrance?

Home » Newsroom » Park Lane - a Help or a Hindrance?

Upcoming events

Tarvin Online
Family Film Night - Peter Rabbit
Today 6:00pm
Tarvin Community Centre
Tarvin village
Film Night - The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society
Today 8:00pm
Tarvin Community Centre
Tarvin Online
Tarvin WI - Resolutions Evening & The Yunnan Adventure
30th May 2018 7:00pm
Tarvin Community Centre
Tarvin village
Art in the Afternoon
5th June 2018 1:30pm
Tarvin Methodist Church

Latest news

Police Meeting logo10P5
Dates and Times for Your Local PCSO Surgery
Ryan Reid, PCSO: Yesterday
THS
Meeting between Tarvin Parish Council and Tarporley High School
Tarvin Parish Council: Yesterday
Vintage WW1 poster. Follow me, your country needs you
Remembering the First World War
Jo Richards: Wednesday 23rd May
Logo christmas tree
Is it too Early to mention Christmas?
Tarvin Christmas Festival: Tuesday 22nd May
St Andrews Restorations Funds Dance March 1991 Scan_20180521 (2)
Tarvin History Revealed
Tarvin Webteam: Tuesday 22nd May
Hillwalk Details
Calling All Keen Tarvin Walkers and Ramblers -
Andy Heaton: Monday 21st May
Woodland Trust Plant Sale 2018 P1080938
Tarvin Community Woodland Trust
John Daines: Monday 21st May
Dsc_5015-jpg-9hihj5e
VET SECURES CASH BOOST FOR DOG CHARITY
Claire Garner: Sunday 20th May
Danville-Callie-gray-tabby
A Happy Ending to "Maisie's" Story
Alexandra Williams: Saturday 19th May
Danny
The Danny at Sutton Weaver
Cathriona Bourke, Learning and Participation Manager: Saturday 19th May
Danville-Callie-gray-tabby
Have you seen Maisie the cat?
Alexandra Rachel Williams: Friday 18th May
Crime Prevention Mt15P5
Theft from Unattended Motor Vehicle
Ryan Reid, PCSO: Friday 18th May
council meeting clipart
May Parish Council Meeting
Tarvin Webteam: Thursday 17th May
7-skatepark-design-principles-aesthetically-pleasing
Tarvin Skate Park Campaign
Jo Williams: Thursday 17th May
Park Lane 2 (1)
Park Lane1 (1)

Tarvin residents will be familiar with the small road that links the High Street to Bye-Pass Road 50 meters east of the New Village Restaurant, though they may not be aware of its formal name. It is used by both pedestrians and vehicles as a short cut into and out of the village.

At the Annual Parish Meeting held on Thursday 4th May a member of the public queried its safety and suggested that the Parish Council consider asking the Highways Authority to close the lane to vehicular traffic.
In the past, the Parish Council has been asked to intervene in the issue of cutting back the thick hedgerow adjoining the road, but this is the first time they have been asked to look at its status as a highway. The Parish Council would like to canvass the views of the public before discussing the topic and suggests that there are four options-

* Close the road to all motorised transport but keeping the road as a pedestrian/bicycle route
* Create a one-way road from Bye-Pass Road (A54) to the High Street
* Create a one -way road from the High Street to Bye-Pass Road (A54)
* Keep the road status as it is

This may well be a contentious issue, for among the three members of the public present at the Parish Council meeting on Monday (May 22nd) there were three different views! Any decision about the road lies with the CW&C Highways authority and NOT with the Parish Council. It should also be remembered that such changes must be done legally, following a procedure that will most likely involve a degree of time and expense.

Please let the Parish Council have your comments. Contact any councillor or get in touch with The Clerk, Mike Hassall on 01829 741075 or by email om miketarvinparish@aol.com. You can also comment via Tarvin Online

Add a comment...
Name
Email
 
Message
Enter security letters
Tarvin Online
  • Brian Graham

    As a user of this road every day I think it would be best if it was one way from the High Street to the A54. If heading towards Kelsall I use this road as it relieves some of the pressure on the junction at the end of High Street, but I always come into the village via the junction at the end of High Street.

  • Mark axon

    As a resident on bypass road Surely reducing the excessive speed limit from 40 mph to 30 mph will make the A54 a safer place from the Tarvin roundabout up past the road to the dairy? Why incur the unnecessary cost to change the layout of the road to achieve what exactly? Also , why have the village roads been resurfaced with no investment to improve the extremely noisy bypass road surface?

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Crime Prevention Mt15P5
Fri 18 May 6:00am  |  hits: 956

On the evening/night of 16th May, an unattended motor vehicle was broken into in Kelsall and property was stolen.Please do not leave valuable property in vehicles overnight, and, if you have any information with regard to this crime, or, any other crime, please do not hesitate to contact the police on...

THS
Thu 24 May 6:00am  |  hits: 335

An article published at the end of April said that a meeting would be taking place between the Parish Council and Tarporley High School. That meeting took place and the following report was presented to the Parish Council meeting on Monday evening:1. "Introduction1.1 Tarvin traditionally sends most of its secondary aged children to Tarporley High School (THS). However, when THS becomes...

Danville-Callie-gray-tabby
Fri 18 May 6:00am  |  hits: 298

Has anyone seen our cat 'Maisie '? She went missing on Monday 14/5 at approx 13.00 in Deansway, Tarvin.She is 15 years old and microchipped. Not prone to wandering off and usually stays inside, only venturing into our garden or the neighbours on a sunny day.She is mostly grey with black stripes and a white bib with a smattering of ginger around her face. She is very...