Waiting restriction review 2019B

The Reading Borough Council (hereinafter referred to as “the Council”) in exercise of the powers conferred by Sections 1(1), 2(1) to (3), 4(2), 45, 46 and Part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (“the Act of 1984”), as amended and of all other powers thereunto enabling and after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police in accordance with Part III of Schedule 9 to the Act of 1984 and Part 6 of the Traffic Management Act 2004 (“the Act of 2004”), hereby make the following Order:-

Part I

Citation and interpretation

1. This Order may be cited as The Borough of Reading (Civil Enforcement Area) (Waiting Restrictions Review 2019 B) Order 2020 and shall come into operation on the 22nd March 2021.

2. In this Order, except where the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the meanings hereby respectively assigned to them:-

“ambulance” has the same meaning as in the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994;

“authorised agent” means the parking services contractor appointed by and acting on behalf of the Council for the purposes of the supervision and enforcement of this Order;

“authorised cab rank” means an area of carriageway which is comprised within and indicated by road markings complying with diagram 1028.2 in Schedule 6 to the 2002 Regulations;

“authorised parking place” means any parking place on a road, authorised or designated by this Order;

“carriageway” means a way constituting or comprised in a highway being a way (other than a cycle track) over which the public have a right of way for the passage of vehicles;

“civil enforcement officer” has the same meaning as in section 76 of the Act of 2004;

“disabled person’s badge”, “disabled person’s vehicle” and “parking disc” have the same meanings as in the Local Authorities Traffic Orders (Exemption for Disabled Persons) (England) Regulations 2000;

“driver”, in relation to a vehicle waiting in a parking place or on a road or length of road, means the person driving the vehicle at the time it was left in that parking place or road or length of road;

“goods” means goods or burden of any description and includes postal packets of any description;

“goods vehicle” means a motor vehicle which is constructed or adapted for use for the carriage of goods or burden of any description and which does not exceed 5.30 metres in length or 2.25 metres in height;

“hackney carriage” means a vehicle licensed under Section 37 of the Town Police Causes Act 1847, Section 6 of the Metropolitan Carriages Act 1869, or any similar enactment;

“loading” means the loading or unloading of goods to or from a vehicle;

“motorcycle” and “invalid carriage” have the same meanings as in Section 136 of the Road Traffic Act of 1984;

“owner”, in relation to a vehicle, has the same meaning as in Section 92(1) of the Act of 2004 or the person who has the use of such a vehicle in the course of his/her employment and is entitled to use such a vehicle as though he/she were the registered keeper thereof;

“parking place” has the same meaning given by section 79(7) of the Act of 2004;

“passenger vehicle” means a motor vehicle (other than a motor cycle or invalid carriage) not exceeding 5.30 metres in length and 2.25 metres in height and constructed or adapted for the carriage of passengers and their effects;

“penalty charge” has the same meaning as in section 92(1) of the Act of 2004;

“penalty charge notice” has the same meaning as in section 8(1) of The Civil Enforcement of Parking Contraventions (England) General Regulations 2007;

“permit” means a permit issued under the provisions of Articles  17 to 25;

“permit holder” means a person to whom a permit has been issued;

“permitted hours” means 24 hours Monday to Sunday unless otherwise stated in Article 5 to this Order;

“relevant position” in respect of: –
(a)      a parking permit, means
(i)       in the case of a vehicle fitted with a front windscreen, that the badge or permit is exhibited thereon with the front facing forward on the nearside of and immediately behind the windscreen; or
(ii)      the case of a vehicle not fitted with a front windscreen, that the badge or permit is exhibited on the front or nearside of the vehicle;
(b)      a disabled person’s badge, in accordance with Section 12 of The disabled Persons (Badges for Motor Vehicles) (England) Regulations 2000;

“resident” means a person whose usual place of abode is at premises the postal address of which is in a road or part of a road specified in the Schedules;

“specified position” a vehicle left in a parking place during the permitted hours in accordance with the foregoing provisions of this Order shall cause it so to stand so that every part of a vehicle is within the limits of a parking place.

“taxi” for the purposes of this order has the same meaning as Hackney Carriage

“telecommunication system” has the same meaning as in the Telecommunications Act 1984;

“The 2002 Regulations” means the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2002;

3. The prohibitions imposed by this Order shall be in addition to and not in derogation of any restriction, prohibition or requirement imposed by any Regulations or Orders made or having effect as if made under the Act of 1984, or by or under any other enactment.

4. Save where the contrary is indicated, any reference in this Order to:-
(a)      a numbered Article or Schedule is a reference to the Article or Schedule bearing that number in this Order;
(b)      this Order or another Order shall be construed as such a reference to this Order or, as the case may be, such other Order, as the same may have been or may from time to time be amended, varied or supplemented;
(c)       a Statute or Regulation shall be construed as reference to such Statute or Regulations as the same may have been, or may from time to time be amended or re-enacted.
(d)      The requirements of any Article making reference to a numbered Schedule to this Order shall only have effect when a Schedule similarly numbered is appended to this Order.

Part II

Waiting and loading of vehicles

5.       Save as provided in Articles 6 and 7 no person shall, except upon the direction or with the permission of a Police Constable in uniform or a civil enforcement officer, cause or permit any vehicle during each separately dated day, to:-

  • 8am-9.15am and 2.45pm-4pm Mondays to Sundays inclusive in the lengths of roads specified in Schedule 2;
  • Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm Goods Vehicles Loading Only maximum 20 minutes

6.       Nothing in Article 5 shall apply to any vehicle waiting in the lengths of roads referred to therein for so long as it may be necessary to enable:-

(a)      a person to board or alight from the vehicle;

(b)      the vehicle, if it cannot conveniently be used for such purpose in any other road, to be used in connection with any of the following operations, namely:-

(i)       building, industrial or demolition operations;

(ii)      the removal of any obstruction to traffic;

(iii)     the maintenance, improvement or reconstruction of the said lengths of roads;

(iv)      the laying, erection, alteration or repair in or in land adjacent to the said lengths of roads of any sewer or of any main, pipe or apparatus for the supply of gas, water or electricity or of any telecommunications system;

(v)      the service of a Local Authority or a Water Authority in pursuance of statutory powers or duties;

(d)    the vehicle to take in petrol, oil, water or air from any garage situated on or adjacent to the said lengths of roads;

(e)    the vehicle to wait at or near to any premises situated on or adjacent to the said lengths of roads for so long as such waiting by that vehicle is reasonably necessary in connection with any wedding or funeral;

(f)     the vehicle being used for fire brigade, ambulance or police purposes.

7.       (1)    Nothing in Article 5 shall apply:-

(a)    to any vehicle waiting for so long as may be necessary for the purpose of enabling goods to be loaded on or unloaded from the vehicle;

(b)    to a Disabled Person’s Vehicle, displaying a Disabled Person’s Badge in accordance with Section 12 of The Disabled Persons (Badges for Motor Vehicles) (England) Regulations 2000;

(c)    to a Disabled Person’s Vehicle, displaying a Disabled Person’s Badge in the relevant position, waiting on the lengths of roads specified in Schedule 8 during the specified limited waiting hours;

provided that such exemptions do not apply during the hours when loading restrictions are imposed by that Article.

(2)    Nothing in Article 5 shall apply to any vehicle:-

(a)    waiting upon an authorised parking place; or

(b)    being a Hackney Carriage, waiting upon an authorised cab rank; or

(c)    waiting for so long as may be necessary to enable the vehicle to be used in the provision of a local service within the meaning of the Transport Act 1985.

Part V

Revocations

8.       The following items contained within orders detailed below shall be revoked:

The Borough of Reading (Meadway Zone M) (Special Parking Area) (Waiting Restriction and Parking Places) Consolidation Order 2007

  • Schedule 1
  • Item 7 Dee Road, south side
  • Item 8 Dee Road, south side
  • Item 13 Taff Way, west side
  • Item 14 Taff Way, east side

Borough of Reading (Southern Zone) (Special Parking Area) (Waiting Restrictions and Parking Places) Consolidation Order 2006

  • Schedule 24 Item 68 Christchurch Road, Southwest Side

The Borough of Reading (Tilehurst Zone J) (Special Parking Area) (Waiting Restriction and Parking Places) Consolidation Order 2006

  • Schedule 37
  • Item 169 Carlisle Road, both sides
  • Item 176 Oak Tree Road, north side

Borough of Reading (Whiteknights Zone Q) (Special Parking Area) (Waiting Restrictions and Parking Places) Consolidation Order 2007

  • Schedule 4 Item 79 Tuns Hill Cottages, South Side

Borough of Reading (Oxford Road East Zone L) (Special Parking Area) (Waiting Restrictions and Parking Places) Consolidation Order 2007

  • Schedule 4 Item 180 Hilcot Road, East side
  • Schedule 44 Item 459 Hilcot Road, East Side

The Borough of Reading (Various Roads) (Special Parking Area) (Waiting Restriction and Parking Places) Order 2007

  • Schedule 4
  • (Tilehurst Zone J Order) Armour Hill, North East Side: From a point 12m northwest of its junction with The Cedars to a point 85m southeast of that junction

The Borough of Reading (Civil Enforcement Area 6) (Waiting Restriction and Parking Places) Order 2009

  • Schedule 4
  • Item ii Amersham Road, North Side

Borough of Reading (Civil Enforcement Area 10) (Waiting Restrictions and Parking Places) Order 2012

  • Schedule 4
  • (Southern Zone)
  • A33 Service Road, West Side
  • From its junction with A33 to a point 45 metres north of that junction

The Borough of Reading (Civil Enforcement Area 12) (Waiting Restrictions and Parking Places) Order 2014

  • Schedule 4
  • Item 10, Rose Kiln Road Service Road, West Side
  • Item 45, Combe Road, Both Sides
  • Item 64, Elm Park, North & East Side

The Borough of Reading (Civil Enforcement Area) (Waiting Restriction Review 2015A) Order 2015

  • Schedule 4
  • Amersham Road, North Side: From a point 35m west of its junction with Clonmel Close to a point 15m east of that junction.

The Borough of Reading (Civil Enforcement Area) (Waiting Restrictions Review 2018 A) Order 2019

  • Schedule 1
  • Taff Way, Northeast side
  • From a point 15m southeast of its junction with Dee Road to a point 30m southeast of that point

The Borough of Reading (Civil Enforcement Area) (Waiting Restriction Review 2018 B) Order 2019

  • Schedule 1
  • Montpelier Drive, Northwest Side: From a point 10m southwest of its junction with Quantock Avenue to a point 10m northeast of that junction

List of Schedules

  1. No waiting at any time
  2. No waiting at any time, no loading 8am-9.15am and 2.45pm-4 pm
  3. No waiting Monday-Friday 7am-3pm
  4. No waiting Monday–Friday 11am-Noon
  5. No waiting Monday–Friday Noon–1pm
  6. Monday-Saturday 8am-6.30pm 30 mins no return within 30 mins, except Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm Goods Vehicles Loading Only maximum 20 minutes
  7. Monday-Saturday 8am-6.30pm 30 mins no return within 30 mins

Schedule 1

No Waiting at any Time

Amersham Road, North side

From a point 10 metres east of its junction with Clonmel Close to a point 50 metres west of that junction

Amersham Road, North side

From a point 75 metres west of its junction with Clonmel Close to a point 106 metres west of that junction

Armour Hill, North East side

From a point 12 metres northwest of its junction with The Cedars to a point 99 metres southeast of that junction

Cardiff Road, North side

From a point 65 metres west of its junction with Milford Road to a point 105 metres west of that junction

Carlisle Road, Both Sides

From its junction with Oak Tree Road to a point 10 metres north of that junction.

Combe Road, East side

From its junction with The Meadway to a point 14 metres north of that junction

Combe Road, West Side

From its junction with The Meadway to a point 43 metres north of that junction

Combe Road, South side

From its junction with Hardwick Road to a point 24 metres west of that junction

Donkin Hill, West Side

From a point 10 metres north of its junction with Elmleigh Court to a point 10 metres south of that junction.

Downshire Square, (Eastern Leg) East side

From a point 43 metres north of its junction with Bath Road to a point 63 metres north of that junction

Elgar Road South, Southwest side

From a point 83 metres north of its junction with Waterloo Rise to a point 109 metres north of that junction.

Elgar Road South, Southwest side

From a point 15 metres south of its junction with Britten Road to a point 20 metres south of that junction

Elmleigh Court, South side

From a point 67 metres west from its junction with Donkin Hill around the turning head for a distance of 27 metres

Elmleigh Court, Both Sides

From its junction with Donkin Hill to a point 10 metres west of that junction.

Elm Park, North & East Side

From the drop kerb of No.64 to the boundary of No.50/52 for a distance of 74 metres in a south-easterly direction

Forest Hill, Northwest Side

From a point 10 metres northeast of its junction with Rydal Avenue to a point 10 metres southwest of that junction.

Galsworthy Drive, North West side

From a point 10 metres south west of its junction with Jordan Close to a point 53 metres north of that junction

Hilcot Road, East side

From a point 15 metres north of its junction with Wilton Road to a point 27 metres north of that junction

Hilcot Road, East side

From its junction with Wilton Road to a point 5 metres north of that junction

Lowfield Road, South side

From a point 110 metres south of its junction with Galsworthy Drive to a point 135 metres south of that junction

Lowfield Road, South side

From a point 138 metres south of its junction with Galsworthy Drive to a point 159 metres south of that junction

Lowfield Road (service road) both sides

From its junction with Lowfield Road to a point 5 metres south west of the junction

Lowfield Road, East side

From a point 68 metres south of its junction with Galsworthy Drive to a point 104 metres south of that junction

Montpellier Drive, North Side

From a point 10 metres southwest of its junction with Quantock Avenue to a point 15 metres northeast of that junction.

Montpellier Drive, Southeast Side

From a point 10 metres southwest of its junction with Pevensey Avenue to a point 10 metres northeast of that junction

Oak Tree Road, North Side

From a point 15 metres east of its junction with Carlisle Road to a point 15 metres west of that junction.

Parkhouse Lane, North side

From a point 43 metres west of its junction with Southcote Road to a point 72 metres west of that junction

Pennyroyal Court, East side

From a point 53 metres north of its junction with St Pauls Court to a point 69 metres north of that junction.

Pevensey Avenue, Both Sides

From its junction with Montpellier Drive to a point 10 metres southeast of that junction.

Rose Kiln Lane A33 Service Road, West side

From its junction with the A33 to its northern end

Rose Kiln Lane A33 Service Road, East side

From a point 94 metres northeast of its junction with A33 to a point 118 metres northeast of that junction

Rose Kiln Lane A33 Service Road, East side

From a point 159 metres north east of its junction with the A33 to a point 187 metres northeast of that junction 

Rufus Isaacs Road, (east-west section) North side

From a point 50 metres west of its junction with Rufus Isaacs Road (north-south section) to a point 58 metres west of that junction

Rufus Isaacs Rd (east-west section) South side

From a point 45 metres west of its junction with Rufus Isaacs Rd (north-south section) to a point 55 metres west of that junction

Rydal Avenue, Northeast Side

From its junction with Forest Hill to a point 10 metres northwest of that junction.

Rydal Avenue, Southwest Side

From its junction with Forest Hill to a point 15 metres northwest of that junction.

St Peter’s Avenue, South East side

From its junction with Wychcotes around the turning head for a distance of 15 metres

Tilehurst Road, North Side

From its junction with Elm Park to a point 66 metres west of that junction.

Totnes Road, North West side

From a point 15 metres south west of its junction with Ashburton Road to a point 15 metres northeast of its junction with Northumberland Avenue

Tuns Hill Cottages, East-West Section, South side

From a point 8 metres north from its junction with Wokingham Road to a point 86 metres east of that junction

Tyle Road, Both Sides

From its junction with Walnut Way to a point 10 metres southeast of that junction.

Walnut Way, Southeast Side

From a point 10 metres northeast of its junction with Tyle Road to a point 10 metres southwest of that junction

Wensley Road, Northwest side

From its junction with North Lodge Mews to a point 10 metres southwest of that junction

Schedule 2

No waiting at any time, No loading 8am-9.15am and 2.45pm-4 pm

Dee Road, South Side

From a point 10 metres east of its junction with Taff Way to a point 10 metres west of that junction

Taff Way, East Side   

From its junction with Dee Road to a point 30 metres southeast of that junction.

Taff Way, West Side

From its junction with Dee Road to a point 15 metres south of that junction.

Schedule 3

No waiting Monday-Friday 7am-3pm

Carlisle Road, Both Sides

From a point 10 metres North of its junction with Oak Tree Road to its northern end

Schedule 4

No Waiting Monday–Friday 11am-Noon

Overdown Road, South Side

From a point 15 metres west of its junction with Larkswood Close to a point 10 metres east of its junction with Brooksby Road

Schedule 5

No Waiting Monday–Friday Noon–1pm

Overdown Road, North Side

From a point 10 metres west of its junction with Elsley Road to a point 86 metres west of that junction

Overdown Road, North Side

From a point 98 metres west of its junction with Elsley Road to a point 128 metres west of that junction

Schedule 6

Monday-Saturday 8am-6.30pm 30 minutes no return within 30 minutes, except Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm Goods Vehicles Loading Only maximum 20 minutes

Christchurch Road, South Side

From a point 30 metres west of its junction with Northcourt Avenue to a point 48 metres west of that junction

Schedule 7

Monday-Saturday 8am-6.30pm 30 minutes no return within 30 minutes

Christchurch Road, South Side

From a point 48 metres west of its junction with Northcourt Avenue to a point 79 metres west of that junction

Schedule 8

8am-8pm Permit holders or 2 hours no return within 2 hours. All other times Permit holders only

Hilcot Road, East Side

From a point 5 metres north of its junction with Wilton Road to a point 15 metres north of that junction

Hilcot Road, East Side

From a point 27 metres north of its junction with Wilton Road to a point 62 metres north of that junction

Legal Ref: CMS/012267