Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) are made to control the flow of traffic and make sure that people park safely and conveniently. They can only be introduced following the appropriate legal process.

The following TROs are currently being proposed in Torquay:

Strand Harbour Public Realm Project (Temporary Parking Restrictions) Order 2024

Roads included: Fleet Street, Torwood Street.

Current Status: Notice of Making advertised on 15 May 2024, Order to become effective as of 16 May 2024

Strand Harbour Public Realm Temporary Order 2024
Notice of intent to make a temporary order

Torquay Amendment Order No4 2023 

Roads included: Cockington Lane, Livermead Hill.

Current Status: Notice of Proposals advertised on 13 December 2023, any objections must be received by Torbay Council by no later than 2 January 2024.

Torquay Amendment Order No4 2023 
Notice Of Proposals

Strand Harbour Public Realm Project (Temporary Parking Restrictions) Order 2023

Roads included: Fleet Street, Torwood Street

Current Status: Notice of Making advertised on 20 December 2023, Order to become effective as of 21 December 2023

Strand Harbour Public Realm Temporary Order 2023
Notice of making

Torquay Amendment Order No3 2023

Roads included: Torquay Road.

Current Status: Notice of Making advertised on 1 May 2024, Order to become effective as of 3 May 2024.

Torquay Amendment Order No3 2023
Notice of making

Church Road, Barton - 20mph speed limit zone order

Proposals to implement a residential 20mph zone to reduce traffic speeds and improve safety on this road.

Current Status: The consultation period ends on 21 February 2023, and we must receive objections by this date.

Church Road, Barton - 20mph speed limit zone order
Proposal advert
Church Road, Barton - 20mph speed limit zone
A plan of the proposed speed limit order

Fore St, Barton - 20mph speed limit zone order

Proposals to implement a residential 20mph zone to reduce traffic speeds and improve safety on this road.
Fore Street Barton - 20mph speed limit zone order
Notice of making

Beach Road – 7.5t weight limit

Proposal to alter the existing 3t limit to 7.5t for the whole length of the road.

Current status: The consultation period ends on 2 November 2021, and we must receive objections by this date.

Beach Road Weight Limit proposal
Notice of proposal
Beach Road Weight Limit Statement
Statement of the reasons for the proposed Beach Road weight limit
Beach Road Weight Limit Plan
Map showing the location for the proposed introduction of the new weight limit .

Objections or Support

If you would like to object to, or support the above proposals you must write to the address specified in the Notice of Proposals for the proposed TRO. They must be received by the date specified.

Substantial objections or contentious issues are then reported to the Transport Working Party Committee for their consideration.  When considering the objections the committee must decide (a) to proceed with the scheme as advertised, (b) modify the scheme, or (c) abandon the scheme.