Council announces new 20mph zones for Ramsbottom

Bury Council has announced the first tranche of roads where 20mph speed limits and speed zones will be introduced.

20mph zone 


These include:-

Year One

  • Peel Brow Estate and roads surrounding Peel Brow Primary School [Signage only – No physical traffic calming measures]
  • Little Holcombe Estate / Carrwood Hey, Holcombe Lee and road surrounding Hazlehurst Primary School [Signage only – No physical traffic calming measures]

Year Two

  • Dundee Lane, Tanners Street, Rawson’s Rake, Carr Street [Signage only – No traffic calming]20mph



The second tranche scheme will involve 20mph signs:-

  • Heatherside Road estate
  • Ramsbottom Town Centre
  • Whittingham Drive Estate [possibility of physical traffic calming in addition involving speed bumps etc]
  • Hazelhurst estate – Cunliffe Ave, Lancaster Ave

Nuttall Lane will be investigated to see whether traffic calming measures should be introduced.

The Council will consult with residents prior to any schemes being implemented.  Residents will receive leaflets inviting comments and objections.