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20mph speed limit flagrantly and widely ignored

Reported in the Faded road markings category anonymously at 12:52, Sat 8 August 2020

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2236049.

It seems to be widely known that there is no enforcement of the 20mph speed limit on Marlborough Lane, despite its use by tourists on foot to visit Royal Crescent and Victoria Park. Speeds of 40-50mph or more are very frequently reached. Please consider speed camera or occasional strict enforcement.

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  • Thank you for this report. We will review the details and carry out an inspection of the site if required.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 12:52, Sat 8 August 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 13:06, Sat 5 September 2020

  • We have resolved this issue. If this issue reoccurs please log a new report.

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    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Systems Team at 12:36, Thu 17 September 2020

  • The problem is getting significantly worse. I cannot understand why so many people in our society consider that excessive speed is acceptable if there is known to be no enforcement in place.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 13:54, Sat 3 October 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Although the problem has been reported both to the Council, and to the police, no enforcement has been forthcoming. I only get an automatic email from the Council every four weeks, asking me if the problem has been fixed! There is a serious accident waiting to happen on Marlborough Lane.

    Posted anonymously at 14:15, Sat 31 October 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 14:45, Sat 28 November 2020

  • We have now closed this report. If you disagree with this decision, please raise a new report. Please include your previous reference number and an explanation of why you wish the report to be reopened.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Systems Team at 10:33, Friday 13 January 2023

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