Highways issues to be discussed at Chanctonbury local committee.

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PARKING restrictions for Steyning, speed limit changes in Ashington and Washington and Amberley road safety will be discussed at the next meeting of the Chanctonbury local committee.

The committee will meet on Wednesday, September 28, at 7pm, at Storrington First School, in Spierbridge Road, Storrington.

Members will discuss a proposed traffic regulation order for single and double yellow lines in Shooting Field, Steyning.

Chairman Frank Wilkinson said: “On-street parking in Shooting Field has caused concern for residents and road users for many years, in particular for the safety of children who walk to the two schools in the area.

“Single and double yellow lines are being proposed to help improve road safety and prevent dangerous parking near junctions.”

A road safety review of the B2139, between Storrington and Amberley, will also be presented to the committee.

Members requested the report so they could consider introducing a lower speed limit on sections of the road currently subject to the national speed limit.

Two requests for speed limit changes will also be considered.

Ashington Parish Council has applied to extend the present 30mph limit, which finishes east of the southern A24 flyover in Hole Street, Ashington, through Wiston village up to the Wiston crossroads at the A283.

Washington Parish Council has applied to reduce the 60mph limit in The Pike, London Road, and The Bostal to 30mph.

A representative from West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service will be at the meeting to present details of the proposed merger of fire rescue services.

Anyone who would like to view the agenda can visit www.westsussex.gov.uk