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Leigh Street and Faith Street, Leigh - Experimental Prohibition of Driving

Notice ID: MFN0625493

Notice effective from
16th September 2021 to 16th October 2021

Leigh Street and Faith Street, Leigh -
Experimental Prohibition of Driving
Notice of Making
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Wigan Borough Council, in exercise of its powers under Section 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, of all other enabling powers, and after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police in accordance with Part III of Schedule 9 to that Act, has made the Wigan Borough (Leigh Street and Faith Street, Leigh) (Prohibition of Driving) Experimental Order 2021 which will come into operation on 24th September 2021. The effect of the Order is to prohibit driving, for an experimental period of 18 months, on:
- Leigh Street, Leigh from its junction with Firs Lane for its entire length on any Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday, 8:00am - 9:30am
- Faith Street, Leigh from a point 65 metres from its junction with Firs Lane to encompass the cul-de-sac only in a north easterly direction on any Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday 2:30pm - 4:00pm

There will be limited exceptions for persons possessing an authorised School Street Permit, the purpose of building and similar operations, removing obstructions to traffic, road works and works by statutory undertakers; for local authority, Water Companies and Post Office purposes; if the vehicles are fire service or police vehicles or ambulances, (liveried vehicles) or in connection with a funeral; the delivery or collection of goods and for loading or unloading. Wigan Borough Council will be considering in due course whether the provisions of the Order should be continued in force indefinitely. Any person may within the period of six months from the coming into force of this Order object to the making of the Order for the purposes of such indefinite continuation. Any such objections to the Order must be made in writing and specify the grounds thereof and must be made to the Assistant Director - Legal, Town Mall, Library Street, Wigan quoting reference RD/LS/DC/C108.302 not later than 16th March 2022. A copy of the Order, statement of reasons for making the Order and of the relevant map may be requested by post, or by emailing

Dated this 17th day of September 2021
Mr. B. Whitworth, Assistant Director Legal, Town Hall, Library Street, Wigan, WN1 1YN


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Wigan Council

Town Hall , Library Street , Wigan , WN1 1YN 01942 244 991


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