Shropshire Council

Newcastle Road, Market Drayton – Speed Limit Reduction

  • Period: 18 May 2023 - 08 June 2023
  • Status: Closed
  • Audiences: Everyone
  • Topics: Traffic management
  • Type: Public

Title of scheme

Newcastle Road, Market Drayton – Speed Limit Reduction


Speed reduction from 60mph to 30mph is proposed to reduce the traffic speeds throughout this length of C2053 Newcastle Road. The proposed 30mph speed limit

will improve the safety of the residents of C2053 Newcastle Road and other highway users travelling towards the centre of Market Drayton.


Newcastle Road, Market Drayton

Consultation begins

18 May 2023

Consultation ends

8 June 2023



Shropshire Council proposes to reduce the speed limit from 60mph to 30mph on the following length of Newcastle Road in Market Drayton:

  • That length of C2053 Newcastle Road that is situated from a point located approximately 89 metres in an easterly direction from its junction with Hillcrest to its junctions with the A53 Newcastle Road.

18 May 2023


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Documents relating to this consultation can be viewed at Market Drayton Library, Cheshire Street, Market Drayton. Alternatively, you may request copies by:

If you wish to raise an objection, express support, or make any other comments about these proposals, please send us an e-mail or letter by 8 June 2023 (contact details as above). You may also ring the above phone number for more information.

Please note that, for legal reasons, objections must be made in writing or by e-mail, and should state the grounds on which the objection is made. Objections cannot be accepted over the phone.

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