Bradford City Centre Cycling and Walking Improvements Scheme Experimental Traffic Regulation Order 2023

Purpose of the consultation



TCF Bradford City Centre Cycling and Walking Improvement Scheme

(Moving Traffic) (No.*) Experimental Traffic Regulation Order 2023


- Various Roads


Notice is hereby given that City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council has made the following Order on the 14 September 2023 under its powers contained in the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the effect of which is to prohibit the driving of vehicles other than as set out in the Order on the following lengths of road: -


1.    Road closures on Currer Street, Vicar Lane, West Street, Sharpe Street and Little Horton Lane.

2.    Change of direction of the one-way system on Great Cross Street, Westgate/Kirkgate and Dale Street.

3.    Removal of the existing one-way systems on George Street and Vicar Lane to create two-way travel.

4.    Introduction of one-way systems on Sunbridge Road and Kirkgate.


The impact of the Experimental Order will be monitored and assessed whilst the Order is in operation allowing measures to be modified or removed. The Experimental Order is not absolute and are subject to exemptions including residents permit holders, emergency, service vehicles and Blue Badge Holders where appropriate.  


The Order comes into force on the 14 September 2023 and a copy of the Orders together with maps showing the affected roads can be found below or obtained from Sukhpal Shergill - Traffic & Road Safety South Planning, Transportation & Highways by telephone on 01274 435722 or by email reference number PTH/HDC/104971/SS.


Within 6 months of coming into force of the Experimental Order, or within 6 months of any future modification, any person may object. The Council will consider whether or not the provisions of the Experimental Order should continue in force indefinitely. Any such representation should be sent in writing to the Planning, Transportation & Highway Services, Assistant Director, 4th Floor, Britannia House, Hall Ings, Bradford, BD1 1HX or emailed to no later than 12 noon on the 14 March 2024 stating the grounds on which it is made.


If you wish to question the validity of the Order, or of any provision contained therein on the grounds that it is not within the powers conferred by the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, or on the grounds that any requirements of that Act or of any Instrument made under it, have not been complied with in relation to the Orders, you may, within six weeks from the date upon which the Orders were made apply to the High Court for this purpose.


Dated: 14 September 2023



Director of Legal and Governance

Legal and Democratic Services

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

City Hall




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