Issue details

Consideration of whether to end, amend, continue or make permanent the experimental traffic restrictions for Whitby Swing Bridge and adjacent streets

Whether or not to make the experimental trial permanent, to change it or to abandon it.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affect on communities;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/02/2021

Decision due: 21 Jan 2022 by Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Lead member: Executive Member for Highways & Transportation

Lead director: Karl Battersby

Contact: Helen Watson, Improvement Manager, Highways and Transportation Email: / Highways Area office, Whitby. Email:

Consultation process

The Statutory consultation process for an experimental Traffic Regulation Order will be followed, plus any other legal processes required (eg legal process to implement an enforcement regime for a moving traffic offence).

Signs will be placed in the vicinity of the restrictions during the consultation, promoting how comments may be made.


Area 3 NYCC Members. Scarborough Borough Council. Statutory consultees, as consulted as a TRO. Residents, traders and visitors to Whitby. Major businesses.