School Streets

What will School Streets mean for parents?

The street immediately outside the school will be closed to traffic at specific times at the beginning and end of the school day.  This will create a safer environment for those who walk and cycle to school, and will hopefully encourage more parents to leave the car at home.

For those who still need to drive to school then we ask that they park a short distance away from the school and walk the last five or ten minutes of the journey. 

The streets around the school will not be completely traffic free however.  Residents will have permits to drive when the flashing signs are on and there are certain others who have exemption - the emergency services for example. 

Residents - apply for your School Streets Permit

School Streets begins at a further three schools in March 2016. This is a pilot scheme to limit traffic around the gates of primary schools to increase road safety and walking to school.

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