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York Street, Bath - Public Inquiry

Public Inquiry
Date published
Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984
The Local Authorities' Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996

Public Inquiry to be held at The Guildhall, High Street, Bath

Notice is hereby given that a public inquiry in connection with the Order mentioned below will be held by an Inspector appointed for this purpose by the Secretary of State for Transport, and will begin at 10:00 am on Tuesday 26 April 2022. The inquiry will be held in the Brunswick Room at the Guildhall, High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW. The Inspector appointed to conduct the inquiry is Rory Cridland.

The proposed Order, which would be made by Bath and North East Somerset Council as order making authority under the above mentioned Act, is:

(York Street, Bath) (Prohibition of driving of motor vehicles) (Suspension of parking) (Suspension of loading) (Suspension of one-way) Order 202x

The Council proposes to make the Order in the exercise of its powers under sections 1(1)(a)-(b) and 22C of the above mentioned Act.

The order relates to the closure of York Street, Bath between 10am-6pm for the purpose of anti-terrorism and between 6pm and 10pm for the purpose of preventing danger and avoiding danger to persons or other traffic using the road or damage to the road. The Notice of intention was published and placed on site on the 23rd September 2021.

Documents giving detailed particulars of the Order and of the plans referred to therein are available for inspection on the Council’s website and at the Keynsham Civic Centre, Market Walk, Keynsham during normal office hours.

Any written representations for consideration by the Inspector may be sent by any person wishing to make such representations to City Centre Security Team, Lewis House, Manvers Street, Bath BA1 1JG.

Objections, written representations and the Council’s evidence will be made available for inspection on the Council’s website ( and at the One Stop Shops at 3-4 Manvers Street, Bath, The Hollies, High Street, Midsomer Norton and at the Keynsham Civic Centre, Market Walk, Keynsham during normal office hours.

The procedure at the public inquiry shall be determined by the Inspector. Any person interested in the subject matter of the inquiry may appear at it in person or by counsel, a solicitor or other representative. The Inspector may refuse to hear any person, or to consider any objection or representation, if he considers that the views of that person or the objection or representation are irrelevant or have already been adequately stated at the inquiry. Anyone wishing to appear at or attend the inquiry should make their interest known to the Planning Inspectorate as soon as possible by contacting quoting the DPI reference number (DPI/F0114/22/2) and giving their contact details. Alternatively, telephone 0303 444 55 72.


Chris Major, Director of Place Management

Date: 17th February 2022

Traffic Management Team
Bath and North East Somerset Council,
Lewis House, Manvers Street, Bath BA1 1JG