On 18 November 2019 WSCC Highways began work on plans to improve safety at the two Thakeham Road roundabouts (Water Lane and Rock Road). Unfortunately, as the works are substantial, temporary traffic light controls will be in place until at least late February 2020. The
The long-promised Monaghans front-of-site access changes, designed to discourage HGVs approaching via the narrow B2139 from the north, is moving forward finally. A contractor has now been appointed to carry out this work, although start date is subject to further detailed Highways permissions.
In case anyone missed the circulated information: the speed limit on the section of the B2139 between Merrywood Lane and the southern end of Thakeham (over Jackets Hill), has now been reduced to 40mph. Another proposal has been made to do the same along Greenhurst
A vital part of making our roads safer is the regular presence of members of the Thakeham Community Speedwatch group, set up by local resident Ian King. Please follow the link/steps below to find out more and join this group: 1. http://www.communityspeedwatch.co.uk 2. Click register 3.
Horsham District planners have now given permission for long-awaited proposals to re-shape Monaghans Mushrooms’ front-of-site access arrangements, which are designed to prevent (as far as possible) HGV vehicles from entering or leaving the site in a northerly direction on the B2139. This was an original
As advised by the safety auditors (see below) Abingworth Homes commissioned a further Traffic Calming Speed Study, comparing traffic speed and volume data measured in week of 29 April – 05 May 2019 to the same data recorded in November 2016, before installation of calming
As advised by the safety auditors in March 2019 (see here for recent history) Abingworth Homes commissioned a further Traffic Calming Speed Study, comparing traffic speed and volume data in the Abingworth 30mph zone of the B2139 Storrington Road. This data was re-measured in week
A further safety audit site visit was undertaken on 21 March 2019 by a team comprising: representatives from Road Safety Initiatives LLP (independent specialists, appointed by the developer), WSCC Highways and Sussex Traffic Police. The PC Clerk attended in an observing capacity and this report
As readers will be well aware, the Parish Council and other concerned residents have been working in various ways to tackle traffic speed along the B2139 through the centre of our village. Following the recently installed traffic calming measures (still a work in progress) we are
WSP consultants leading on this for Abingworth Homes have now completed consultations with WSCC Highways following the safety audit of 10 October 2018, and have confirmed the findings of the audit and next steps as follows: 1. Northern build-out area In general the safety audit