I would like to raise concern regarding the speed limit and lack of traffic calming on Wood Lane, Gringley on the Hill

There was a recent incident in which our much loved family dog was hit and killed outright by a speeding motorist, this motorist works at the factory at the bottom of the lane and speeds down there every morning as do a lot of other motorists.

This lane is a popular walking area for local people, dog walkers and horse riders. There is also a livery yard on Wood Lane which has a concealed entrance in which paddocks are located across the lane which results in people and horses crossing the lane on a daily basis. Me and my partner have our horses stabled there.

There are no warning signs or traffic calming measures but the road is still subject to the national speed limit despite it being a very narrow lane where visibility is limited due to blind spots. There are plenty of horse riders that go down the lane and around the village yet there are no signs to show that horses may be around.

I am sure this is not the first and I am afraid it won’t be the last incident in this area; the next time it could possibly be a person, child or horse thatis injured or killed.

I would like to take this further and would like some kind of warning signage and/or traffic calming measures,speed limit reducing, Gringley-on-the hill prides itself on being a quiet rural village.

There are many people in the village that share my concerns.

 

Please be aware that we wasn't walking our dog down this lane as he would have been on a lead but we were at the livery yard where our horses are kept when he heard the vehicle, if the vehicle wasn't travelling at such a high speed our dog may have been alive today 

 

Letter to
Countryside Access Nottinghamshire County Council
Countryside Access Nottinghamshire County Council
Traffic Calming Measures on Wood Lane, Gringley on the Hill/Speed limit reducing