Heaton Road Area – Proposed Waiting Restrictions, Speed Limit, Pedestrian Crossing and Road Humps

It is proposed to  –

(a) introduce no waiting at any time restrictions (double yellow lines) on a section of Alexandra Road, St Gabriel’s Avenue, Cartington Terrace, Simonside Terrace, Rothbury Terrace and sections of Heaton Road,

(b) amend lengths of existing no waiting at any time restriction (double yellow lines) on Burlington Gardens, Rothbury Terrace and Jesmond Vale Lane,

(c) extend the length of Heaton Road which is subject to a 20mph speed limit,

(d) introduce a puffin pedestrian crossing on Heaton Road, and

(e) construct a raised table (road hump) on Alexandra Road, Simonside Terrace, Burlington Gardens and Jesmond Vale Lane.

If you wish to comment on the proposals please complete a Lets Talk survey which can be found through the link below.  If you wish to object to the proposals please also email traffic.notices@newcastle.gov.uk setting out the grounds for your objection.


You will also find the details contained in the Notice, supporting documents, a plan, draft orders and the reasons for the proposals on the Lets Talk page too.

End date: 20 October 2020

Nuns Moor Road, Bolbec Road and Gowland Avenue Junction improvements: Information drop in session- Tuesday 16th July 4.30pm to 7.30pm at St Roberts Catholic Church Hall, Cedar Road

The scheme is designed to reduce the speed and volume of through traffic with the introduction of a modal filter on Nuns Moor Road with an experimental traffic regulation order.

Introduce yellow lines at the corner of each junction on Bolbec Road and Gowland Avenue end  to improve visibility and build out the kerb lines to reduce turning speeds.

You can download the scheme drawing here 04B Cedar Rd Nuns Moor Gowland

Heaton & Ouseburn Update

Heaton Road Improvements 

Drop in Session – Wednesday 17th July 3pm till 7.30pm

at St Gabriel’s Church, St Gabriel’s Avenue, Heaton.

This scheme is part of the Heaton and Ouseburn Streets for People Neighbourhood Plan which has been developed following consultation exercises with residents and local groups from 2016 onwards.

The scheme is designed to improve Heaton Road for people on foot and on bikes and includes a high-quality protected cycle route, extending the existing cycle track on Heaton Road to the Corner House. Side road junctions would also be tightened to reduce vehicle speeds, with raised tables added to provide level crossing places for people on foot. New pedestrian crossings are proposed near Simonside Terrace, Rothbury Terrace and the St Gabriel’s / Cartington Terrace junction.

Please call in at any time during the session to look at larger scale drawings and ask questions. You can also look at the plan 40 Heaton Road Consultation Plan – 1


Update July 2019 – Jesmond Streets for People

North Jesmond Avenue / Osborne Road / St George’s Terrace junction improvements – 

The scheme is designed to improve road safety by introducing traffic signals with pedestrian crossings at the junction of St George’s Terrace, North Jesmond Avenue and Osborne Road.

Segregated cycling facilities have also been included to help people riding bikes to travel safely through this stretch of Osborne Road.

Side roads will also be improved to make them safer for all road users, especially people on foot and on bikes.

Information Drop-in Session

on Thursday 11th July, 3pm to 7.30pm at Jesmond Library, St George’s Terrace.

See the scheme drawing here: SfPJ-17031.0002-02C General Arrangement