Councillors Don’t Support Speed Reduction Proposal For Shaftesbury Town Centre

Would you agree with a 20mph speed limit for Shaftesbury’s town centre streets?

Cllr Derek Beer wanted a speed reduction to increase safety, but his proposal wasn’t supported by town councillors.

In our report, you’ll hear which lanes were suggested for new restrictions and why. And you’ll hear Cllr Phil Proctor’s argument against speed limit reduction.

Cllr Peter Yeo wanted to lower the speed limit to 20mph for the eastern development on safety grounds, but he was told that it wasn’t on the meeting agenda.