KENT COUNTY COUNCIL
Various Roads, Maidstone
(PROHIBITION OF DRIVING)
THE ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 TEMPORARY ORDER MAY 2021
For the safety of the public and participants whilst events are held at the Kent Event Centre, Kent County Council has made an Order to temporarily restrict through traffic on various roads in Maidstone.
This Order will come into operation at times when required on:
Kent Garden Show - Saturday 29th May 2021 to Monday 31st May 2021 Kent County Show - Saturday 10th July 2021 to Sunday 11th July 2021 Military Odyssey - Saturday 28th August 2021 to Monday 30th August 2021
Paws in the Park - Saturday 18th September 2021 to Sunday 19th September 2021
The following restrictions will be imposed whilst an event is being held, as shown below.
It will be necessary to impose temporary mandatory speed limits on the following roads:
Detling Hill, Detling & Sittingbourne Road, Thurnham (Northbound) - 40 mph speed limit will be imposed from the junction with Scragged Oak Road up to the vicinity of the Shell Garage.
Scragged Oak Road, Stockbury - 30 mph speed limit will be imposed between the junctions with Cox Street and A249 Detling Hill.
Sittingbourne Road, Thurnham & Detling Hill, Detling (Southbound). - 50 mph speed limit will be imposed from the junction with Chalky Road to the off-slip near the junction with Scragged Oak Road.
Detling Hill, Detling (southbound) - 40 mph speed limit will be imposed from the off-slip near the junction with Scragged Oak Road near to the junction with The Street.
Vehicles will be prohibited from turning right, expect upon the direction of a Police Officer, cause or permit a vehicles to turn right, on the following roads between the hours of 08:00 and 18:00 only:
Scragged Oak Road, Stockbury - from turning right into A249 Detling Hill southbound.
A249 Detling Hill, Detling - from turning right into Scragged Oak Road. Rumstead Lane, Stockbury - from turning right into A249 Sittingbourne Road northbound.
A249 Sittingbourne Road, Stockbury - from turning right into Rumstead Lane. South Green Lane, Sittingbourne - from turning right into A249 Sittingbourne Road northbound.
Sittingbourne Road, Stockbury - from turning right into South Green Lane.
A249 Detling Hill, Detling (northbound) will have a lane closure in place on lane 1 from the main gate to the exit located near the Shell Garage, to allow for vehicles to join the A249 safely.
A Clearway Restriction will be imposed on both the northbound and southbound carriageways of Sittingbourne Road, Detling, A249 Detling Hill and Sittingbourne Road, Stockbury between junction 7 of the M20 and Junction 5 of the M2.
The alternative route for any through traffic affected by the above restrictions are either:
Traffic travelling northbound is via the roundabout at junction 5 of the M2 motorway
Traffic travelling southbound is via the roundabout at junction 7 of the M20 motorway.
The restrictions are required for the safety of the public and participants while events are held at the Kent Event Centre.
For information regarding this Order please contact Kent Event Centre on 01622 630975, who will be able to assist with the scope of these works.
Simon Jones, Director of Highways, Transportation & Waste Kent County Council, County Hall, Maidstone, ME14 1XQ
WELCOME TO THE DETLING PARISH COUNCIL SITE
Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, all face to face public meetings have been cancelled For the time being. The Parish Council will now meet in virtual terms using Zoom.
Members of the public are invited to join the virtual meetings.
Information on how to join this meeting is available by contacting the Parish Clerk for the meeting ID, members of the public are able to join by video or telephone.
or by telephone on 01634 867173
The agenda for the meeting is available to download from the Parish Councils website.
Members of the public wishing to raise matters at the meeting must contact the Clerk and submit their enquiry/question by 4pm on the day before the meeting.
If joining the meeting, we must ask you to mute your device when entering the meeting and remain muted until you are asked to speak.
Detling is set in a rural area with plentiful opportunities for enjoying fresh air, green spaces and walking a network of attractive pathways including the well known national trail, the North Downs Way. The parish covers a substantial area of Downland, traditional native woodlands, a site of special interest (the larches), views over the weald (the scragged Oak viewpoint), and the cricket ground delightfully situated on the lower slopes of the Downs.