Reminder issued to take part in Heavitree and Whipton consultation

    There is just under a week left to have your say in the latest public consultation on improving streets in Heavitree and Whipton in Exeter. Almost 800 people have so far taken part in Devon County Council’s “Local Streets” consultation for Heavitree and Whipton which continues until midnight on Thursday 7 October

    There is just under a week left to have your say in the latest public consultation on improving streets in Heavitree and Whipton in Exeter.

    Almost 800 people have so far taken part in Devon County Council’s “Local Streets” consultation for Heavitree and Whipton which continues until midnight on Thursday 7 October.

    People are being asked for their views on a number of options to create quieter and safer residential roads to reduce the impact of traffic and enable more people to choose walking and cycling for shorter journeys.

    The proposals which have been put forward will remove through traffic on a number of roads but allow a mixture of either buses, cyclists and pedestrians to pass through.

    The consultation is also seeking views on traffic calming schemes on Whipton Lane/Georges Close junction and the Whipton Lane/Sweetbrier Lane roundabout, as well as traffic calming proposals to Sweetbrier Lane itself between the roundabout and Hamlin Lane. It will also aim to establish where there is demand for electric vehicle charging facilities.

    The Council will carefully consider all responses received for this consultation before deciding on whether to trial some of the measures proposed.

    The consultation is available on Devon County Council’s Have Your Say webpages and https://placebuilder.io/exeterstreets/heavitreeandwhipton

    Alternatively, you can request a paper feedback form or more information by emailing transportplanning@devon.gov.uk by post to Transport Planning, Matford Offices, County Hall, Topsham Rd, Exeter, EX2 4QD or by phone on 0345 155 1004.

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