The council issued a final notice to motorists regarding a new speed limit coming in to place across multiple areas in Schoscombe Village. The statement is as follows:

Notice is given that on 1st December 2022, the Bath and North East Somerset Council made the following order under provisions contained in the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 the effect of which will be that it is prohibited to drive a motor vehicle at a speed exceeding 20 miles per hour on lengths of the roads as listed in the Schedule to this Notice.

The Bath and North East Somerset Council (Various Roads, Shoscombe) (20 M.P.H. Speed Limit) Order 2022 will come into operation on 19th December 2022 and a copy, together with a map and a Statement of the Council's reasons for making the order may be inspected, free of charge, at The One Stop Shops at The Hollies, High Street, Midsomer Norton, 3-4 Manvers Street, Bath and at the Keynsham Civic Centre, Market Walk, Keynsham during normal office hours.

Any person who desires to question the validity of, or any provision contained in the order on the grounds that it is not within the powers of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 or on the grounds that any of the relevant requirements of that Act has not been complied with in relation to the order, may within six weeks after the date on which the order was made, apply to the High Court for this purpose.

Bath and North East Somerset Council, Traffic Management Team

The roads affected by the motion are listed in the table below.


Expanse affected

Rag HillEntire length
Montague RoadEntire length
White HillFrom its starting point with Rag Hill, to a point at its junction with Barn Hill
ApplecroftEntire length
Barn HillEntire length
Single HillFrom its starting point with Barn Hill heading in a south easterly direction for approximately 250 metres
St Julian’s Road Entire length

If you have any queries regarding this proposal, please direct all enquiries to the applicant, any internal concerns to be addressed to [email protected] or 01225 394041.