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Sunday, 20 August 2017

Keeping lorries out of Sidmouth's town centre >>> >>> >>> "an out-of-town distribution centre could be created so deliveries can be transferred from massive lorries into smaller vehicles"

There was discussion at the last Town Council meeting on what to do with Sidmouth's pavements:
Futures Forum: Cherishing the streetscape: how paving helps define the character of a town

The point being that it is the constant pressure of trucks mounting these pavements which are putting them under so much stress:
Futures Forum: Traffic Management Plan for Sidmouth: serious incidents at the pinch point at the top of Sidmouth High Street

A problem being that the pavements are too narrow:
Futures Forum: An idea for improving Sidmouth: making the town more pedestrian friendly
Futures Forum: An idea for improving Sidmouth: making the town more pedestrian friendly: press report

We could do with a Traffic Management Plan which might be able to deal with the traffic:
Futures Forum: Traffic Management Plan for Sidmouth: "We have a golden opportunity to address Sidmouth's future traffic and transport issues which will help improve everyone's quality of life and shopping experience."

These issues were debated at Town Council:





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