As one of many local parishes to raise concerns about West Sussex County Council’s November proposals to reduce their gritting and snow clearance commitment, the parish council was relieved when these proposals were withdrawn in December, but this will likely remain an area of funding
These works are now expected to begin in March, and as an early warning there will be likely be temporary traffic lights in place for at least some of the timeframe. Monaghan’s have been very proactive with trying to remedy the problems caused by some
After reducing the speed limit on the B2139 (Jacket’s Hill) earlier this year, West Sussex County Council have agreed to reduce the speed limit on Greenhurst Lane to 40mph in 2020. We don’t have any exact timings for this yet but will provide further updates
West Sussex County Council have informed the parish council that they are reducing the gritting and snow ploughing commitments within the parish and wider areas due to budget cuts. Although the gritting route within Thakeham is largely unchanged, if we do get substantial snowfall there
NOTICE IS hereby given that in pursuance of the provisions of Section 14(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984, as amended, the use of (and parking on) Storrington Road, Thakeham from junction with Coolham Road to junction with High Bar Lane is temporarily prohibited
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