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 2019.31446
Statement of reasons for the experimental traffic order for Oddicombe Beach Hill.
Westlands Lane - Torquay
Proposal to introduce permanent 20mph zone - Westlands Lane - order 2018.
- Start date: 6 March 2019
- End date: 31 March 2019
Proposal to introduce permanet 20mph zone - Westlands Lane
Proposal to introduce permanent 20mph zone – Westlands Lane.
Proposal to introduce permanent 20mph zone – Westlands Lane
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Status: Order to run for a period of up to 18 months from 3rd September 2018, but may be withdrawn if the works are completed sooner.31616
Temporary Parking Restrictions (Torwood Street Development) Order 2018
Torquay Amendment Order No1 2019
Roads included: Barewell Road, Cary Road, Church Lane, Church Street, Cliff Road, Cockington Lane, Herbert Road, Rock End Avenue, Seaway Lane.
Current Status: Traffic regulation order sealed, effective as of 19 December 2019.43024
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.
- Report a problem with a road or pavement
- Highway maintenance
- Road safety
- Travel Torbay
- Highways licenses and permits
- Heavy and abnormal loads
- Helicopter landings
- Report a dead animal on a road or footpath
- Apply for access lines
- Report parking problems
- Adding drivers to your vehicle insurance
- highways related plans, policies and reports.