Shropshire Council

Shrewsbury – Featherbed Lane – 20mph speed limit and traffic calming

  • Period: 17 October 2022 - 07 November 2022
  • Status: Closed
  • Audiences: Everyone
  • Topics: Traffic management
  • Type: Public

The introduction of speed humps along Featherbed Lane, and a 20mph zone outside Harlescott Junior School and Sundorne Infant School and Nursery, will reduce the danger to people and traffic using the road, and decrease the risk to vulnerable pedestrians.



Notice is hereby given that Shropshire Council, in exercise of their powers under Section 23 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, and after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police, propose to establish the following traffic calming measures on Featherbed Lane in Shrewsbury. These measures will reduce the speed of traffic, create a safer environment, and lessen the risk of accidents.

Raised Plateau

A raised table is proposed at the following locations, typically the height of the plateau will be between 75 - 100mm high, will typically be 6m in length and will typically have entry/exit ramps between 1.2 metres and 1.5 metres long:-

  1. 205m northwest of the junction with The Parks;
  2. 78m northwest of the junction with The Parks;
  3. 147m southeast of the junction with The Parks

Speed Cushions

A pair of speed cushions is proposed at the following locations, typically, the height of the speed cushions will be between 65 - 75mm high, be 2 – 3m in length, and 1.6 – 2m in width.

  1. 142m northwest of the junction with The Parks;
  2. 23m northwest of the junction with The Parks;
  3. 93m southeast of the junction with The Parks


Shropshire Council proposes to put a 20mph Speed Limit Zone on the following length of Featherbed Lane in Shrewsbury:

  1. From a point 231m northwest to a point 171m southeast of its junction with The Parks

Full details of these proposals may be viewed at Shrewsbury Library, Castle Gates, Shrewsbury. Alternatively, you may request copies by:

17 October 2022

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If you wish to make representations about the traffic calming measures, or raise an objection, express support, or make any other comments about the speed limit proposals, please send us an e-mail or letter by 7 November 2022 (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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