Decision details

Maghull Lane, Maghull - Reduction of 40mph speed limit

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Locality Services - Deputy Leader

Decision status: Awaiting Implementation

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval to amend the extent of the existing 40mph speed limit on Maghull Lane, Maghull.




(1)  the implementation of a Traffic Regulation Order be approved, which will reduce the speed limit on Maghull Lane (west of the M58 roundabout) from 40mph to 30mph;

(2)  the necessary legal procedures, including those of public consultation and advertising the Council’s intention to implement the Orders, be approved;

(3)  in the event that no objections are received during the consultation process referred to in (2) above, the Chief Legal & Democratic Officer be authorised to make the Order  and the Highway Management Manager be authorised to implement the Order; and in the event that objections are received during the consultation process, the matter be referred to the Licensing & Regulatory Committee for consideration in accordance with the Council’s Constitution.


Reasons for the Decision(s):


The Council has the power to revoke a Traffic Regulation Order (Part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984) as well as the power to make a new Traffic Regulation Order (Section 1 of that Act). Authorisation to advertise new Traffic Regulation Orders falls under the remit of Cabinet Member Locality Services.


Alternative Options Considered and Rejected: (including any Risk Implications)




Publication date: 15/06/2022

Date of decision: 15/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

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