Agenda and minutes

Harlow Local Highways Panel
Wednesday, 24th March, 2021 10.00 am

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Contact: Lisa Thornett 

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Welcome and Introductions pdf icon PDF 94 KB


The Chairman welcomed all attendees to the meeting.


Declarations of interest




Minutes of meeting held on 12 January 2021 to be agreed as a correct record pdf icon PDF 368 KB




Matters arising from minutes of previous meeting


Councillor Edwards said that the lamppost on Northgate roundabout had still not been fixed. In response, Councillor Johnson said that the works were on the programme, but were not considered a priority at this time.


Report on Funded Schemes pdf icon PDF 43 KB

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Rissa Long, Highways Liaison Officer, gave an update on the five funded schemes agreed for 2020/21.


     i)        Church Langley Way – signalised crossing conspicuity – works had now been completed.


    ii)        Church Langley Way between Minton Land and Tickenhall Drive – parallel crossing – works had now been completed.


   iii)        Tawney’s Road – zebra crossing – this work was nearly complete.


   iv)        Waterhouse Moor – 20mph zone – there had been some objections which wanted to the zone to extend further. A formal consultation was now required and approval would now be needed from the Cabinet member in 2021/22.


    v)        Muskham Road outside the Museum – Dropped crossing and footway surfacing – work was due to begin next week




Report on Schemes Awaiting Funding pdf icon PDF 44 KB

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The following schemes were allocated funding for the 2021/22 financial year:


             i)        A414 j/w A1169 Hamburger RAB – Casualty Reduction Scheme - £19,500;


            ii)        Mowbray Rd j/w Howard Way – Casualty Reduction Scheme - £11,500;


           iii)        Post construction safety audits - £1,500;


           iv)        Opposite Bushey Croft, Harlow – Parking - £5,500;


            v)        Paringdon Road – route study - £5,000;


           vi)        Churchgate Street – 20 when lights flash - £12,000;


         vii)        Tye Green Village – Playground warning signage - £5,000;


        viii)        Waterhouse Moor – Parking improvements - £5,500;


           ix)        Willowfield – Layby improvement - £6,500;


            x)        Potter Street – Review of existing 20mph zone - £5,500;


           xi)        Hare Street Springs – traffic management - £6,500;


         xii)        Latton Bush Centre – Mini roundabout improvements - £5,000;


        xiii)        Churchgate Street – Gateway treatment - £8,000;


        xiv)        Pittmans Field – Verge protection - £5,000;


         xv)        Junction in between 171 and 100 Abbotsweld – Road markings - £3,000;


        xvi)        Longwood Academy, Paringdon Road – safety improvements - £19,500;


       xvii)        Station Road/Priory Avenue, Harlow – Dropped crossing - £10,000; and


     xviii)        Partridge Road, close to Five Acres – dropped crossing - £16,500.


It was also agreed that the following schemes would be removed from the list of potential schemes:


             i)        Kingsland outside 149 and 91, Harlow – Parking;


            ii)        Water Gardens junction with Third Avenue – feasibility study; and


           iii)        London Road jct with Church Langley Way review.


Any other business


Rissa Long said that she would circulate a link to the Panel which had information on responsibilities for parking.


Councillor Johnson said he had been sent an email by Councillor Simon Carter about a four highways issues. Of these, one was within the remit of the Panel. The other three were major highways matters outside of the Panel’s remit.


Date of next meeting

June 2021 (time and date TBC)


The meeting would be in June on a date to be confirmed. Dates for the other meetings in the 2021/22 municipal year would also be circulated once confirmed.