Agenda and minutes

Communities Scrutiny Committee - Tuesday 15 November 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: The Telford Room, Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way, Telford, TF3 4NT

Contact: Kieran Robinson  01952 382061

No. Item


Declarations of Interest




Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 217 KB


RESOLVED – that the minutes of the meeting held on 11 October 2022 be confirmed and signed by the Chair.


Traffic & Road Safety Overview pdf icon PDF 321 KB

To receive an update on road safety work undertaken in the borough.


The Director: Neighbourhood & Enforcement Services introduced the item before the Road Safety & Traffic Engineering Team Leader presented report.


An overview of the work of the Road Safety & Traffic Engineering team was provided for Members, with key statistics highlighting the team’s budget and works carried out. Members were informed that the team’s work programme was developed looking at requests and complaints from various sources, such as members of the public, and in collaboration with parish and town councils.


Following the presentation, Members raised a number of issues around parking in the vicinity of schools and the need for innovative solutions.


In response, Members were informed that officers were aware of the issues raised and work was being undertaken to investigate solutions. Officers were keen to work with Members and partners to understand priority areas.


Upon being put to a vote, it was:


RESOLVED – that the Committee


a)    the approach taken in prioritising the annual road safety and traffic improvements delivery programme while offering areas for further consideration be endorsed;

b)   the proactive approach to improving road safety for all users across the borough be noted;

c)    the challenges of delivering traffic engineering measures alongside compliance with national design standards be noted.



Chair's Update