Thank you to the 1,200 people who commented on the Moulsham quartering proposals. You have been listened to!
The proposal will not go ahead as suggested but work will continue to make cycling and walking safer and more accessible in this area.
Essex County Council said:
"A number of the broader active travel objectives were positively received, but early indications from the 1,152 responses submitted (including emails and letters) show that the Moulsham ‘quartering’ proposals do not have widespread support. ECC staff and Essex Highways engineers will now work closely with interested parties on developing revised recommendations to improve walking and cycling. The Steering Group will also be considering what further engagement with residents could take place before the statutory consultation (TRO) is launched in the autumn.
Cllr Lee Scott, Cabinet Member for Highways Maintenance and Sustainable Transport at Essex County Council, said: “Nearly 1,200 people gave us feedback on our Chelmsford proposals and I would like to thank everyone who contributed. We said we would listen and we have. The quartering proposals have not achieved widespread support.
"We have heard this loud and clear, but they are just one part of the broader aspirations for route one and for the city. We look forward to working with Chelmsford City Council and the Steering Group on what else we can do to make cycling and walking safer and more accessible in the three areas covered by the proposals.”
Full statement here on Essex County Council website: Essex Highways | Essex County Council