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Beech Street experimental traffic order

Date updated: 5/27/2021

The City of London Corporation introduced an experimental traffic scheme on 18 March 2020 on Beech Street. The documents relating to the experimental scheme are required to be placed on public deposit (available to the public) at the Guildhall. As the Guildhall is closed due to Covid-19 they are displayed at both the West Wing and North Wing entrances where they are viewable. The documents are downloadable from the list at the end of the page. The closing date for the receipt of comments has been extended to 27 January 2021 unless further extended by the City.

To ensure we can consider your representations efficiently, please email your response to City Transportation quoting the reference TraffOrder/DBE/CT-GL. We will acknowledge your email.

The City Corporation is restricting motor vehicles using Beech Street to only those needing access to off-street premises and to those vehicles that are ‘zero’ emission. The junctions of Bridgewater Street and Golden Lane with Beech Street is closed to all motor vehicles. The banned right turn for traffic exiting Silk Street at its junction with Beech Street and Chiswell Street is suspended during the experiment.

The definition of ‘zero’ emission is vehicles that meet ALL three of the following criteria:-

(a) that have a figure no greater than 75 G/KM recorded in section 4 ‘Vehicle details’ of their UK Registration Certificate (V5C) under item V.7 CO2 (g/km); and

(b) state that they comply with the Euro 6 emission standard on the manufacturer’s Certificate of Conformity; and

(c) have a minimum 20 mile zero emission range.

Notice of Making - Beech Street PDF (85KB)
Date submitted: 6/16/20

Notice of Making for the Beech Street experimental Traffic Order

Statement of Reasons - Beech Street PDF (62KB)
Date submitted: 6/16/20

Statement of Reasons for making the Beech Street experimental Traffic Order

Beech Street experiment plan - sheet 1 PDF (3MB)
Date submitted: 6/16/20

Plan of the Beech Street experimental scheme - sheet 1

Beech Street experiment plan - sheet 2 PDF(2MB)
Date submitted: 6/16/20

Plan of Beech Street experimental scheme - sheet 2

Beech Street experimental Traffic Order PDF (849KB)
Date submitted: 6/16/20

Experimental Traffic Order for the Beech Street experimental scheme

Relevant traffic order for Beech Street experiment PDF (100KB)
Date submitted: 8/19/20

Extract from the relevant Traffic order that has been suspended by the Beech Street experiment