Agenda and minutes

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 54 KB

To agree the Minutes of the meeting of the Board held on 3 December 2019 as a correct record



Resolved: That the minutes of the meeting of the Sevenoaks District Joint Transportation Board held on 3 December 2019 be agreed and signed by the Chairman, as a correct record.


Declarations of interest


No additional declarations of interest were made.


Matters Arising/Update (Including Actions from Previous Meetings) pdf icon PDF 41 KB


The matters arising and actions were noted. It was queried whether, there was any progress with voting rights for Parish/Town representatives on the Board.


Receipt of petitions


No petitions were received.


Request for 20 mile per hour restrictions outside St John's Primary School and Sevenoaks Primary School pdf icon PDF 331 KB

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The Chairman invited the Lead Petitioner, Katy Winkworth to address the Board.


The KCC Schemes Project Manager set out the report which summarised the outcome of an investigation by Officers into the feasibility of introducing 20mh speed limits in Bayham Road/Quakers Hall Lane, Sevenoaks, and Bradbourne Road/Bradbourne Park Road, Sevenoaks, and Brittains Lane, Sevenoaks. The Local KCC Member supported the proposals and if the Board agreed to the proposals the next steps would include identifying a funding source to implement the scheme (the local KCC Member would assist with the funding from her Member Highways fund) and commence Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) consultation process.


Resolved: That


a)                 based on the survey results 20mph speed limits in the vicinity of the school be introduced in:


i)                   Bayham Road/Quakers Hall Lane, Sevenoaks between the boundary of number 14 Quakers Hall Lane and Serpentine Road and to include the entire length of Kennedy Gardens;


ii)                The entire length of Bradbourne Park Road, Sevenoaks between Hitchen Hatch Lane and Bradbourne Road. Bradbourne Road, Sevenoaks between Sackville Close and Amherst Road and


b)                 20mph speed limits not be introduced in Brittains Lane.


c)       a funding source to implement the scheme, be identified


d)       the TRO consultation process be commenced and


e)                the scheme be introduced by March 2021, subject to consultation responses.



Request for new parking restrictions for Station Road , Otford and change to waiting times on High Street Otford pdf icon PDF 75 KB


Members considered a report detailing the outcome of an investigation by Officers into the feasibility of introducing new waiting restrictions within Station Road and High Street, Otford. Officers had concluded that the measures did not meet the criteria for relieving congestion nor were considered safety critical. It was therefore not recommended that the restrictions be introduced presently.


Members discussed the report and expressed their support for a scheme to be implemented and requested that the proposal be revisited.


Resolved: That KCC Officers revisit proposals as set out in the summary of the report in consultation with the local SDC and KCC Councillors and arrange a site visit.


Highways Works Programme 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 176 KB


The Board considered a report which updated them on the identified schemes approved for construction in 2019/20 with the Sevenoaks District Manager giving any relevant updates on schemes listed.  Members discussed Developer funded Highway works at Trinity School, Seal Road.


Action 1: The Sevenoaks District Manager (KCC) to follow up and report back to the local member on the safety issue for pavements in Otford.


Resolved: That the report be noted.




Electrical Vehicle Charging in Sevenoaks pdf icon PDF 51 KB


Members considered a report which set out the current and proposed future Electric Vehicle charging in Sevenoaks.


Members were advised that there were grants available for installing home charging points. Bradbourne car park had 8 charging points and if there was a demand, these could be increased. Cables were not allowed to run across public footpaths for charging vehicles. Members discussed alternative ways for charging vehicles if a property did not have a private driveway.


Resolved: That the report be noted.


Application for Disabled Persons (Blue Badge) Parking Bay pdf icon PDF 53 KB

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The Parking Engineer presented the report which detailed a proposed disabled persons (blue badge) parking bay within the District, which met KCC’s assessment criteria and had been the subject of an informal consultation with neighbours, together with Officers’ comments. 


Resolved: That the report be noted.


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