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:

Oddicombe Experimental Order 2018

Order to introduce an experimental scheme of no waiting and loading to Oddicombe Beach Hill, and its junction with Babbacombe Downs Road in Torquay.

Status: Order to run for a period of up to 18 months before decision made to cease it, or make permanent. Objections must be received by 7 February 2019.

Notice of making
Statement of reasons for the experimental traffic order for Oddicombe Beach Hill.

Torwood Street Temporary Parking Order 2018

Order to introduce temporary parking restrictions in Torwood Street and surrounding roads for the duration of the Torwood Street development works that will be taking place there.

Status: Order to run for a period of up to 18 months from 3rd September 2018, but may be withdrawn if the works are completed sooner.

Torwood Street Temporary Parking Order
Temporary Parking Restrictions (Torwood Street Development) Order 2018

Road safety schemes

The proposals in this Order cover four road safety schemes, and one item of house keeping

Roads included: Avenue Road, Barton Hill Road, Barton Hill Way, Castle Road, Mill Lane, Old Mill Road.

Current Status to be amended to: Traffic regulation order sealed, effective as of 21st March 2019.

Notice of making
Borough of Torbay (Various Streets, Torquay)(Control of waiting, loading and unloading)

High Woodfield Road

Proposal to improve visibility and access along Higher Woodfield Road and other adjoining roads.

Roads included: Higher Erith Road, Higher Woodfield Road, Lincombe Drive, Middle Lincombe Road, Ridgeway Road.

Traffic regulation order sealed, effective as of 21st March 2019.

Notice of making
Borough of Torbay (Various Streets, Torquay)(Control of waiting, loading and unloading)

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.