Cranmore is a small village and a civil parish located in the Mendip district of Somerset in close proximity to Shepton Mallet and encompasses Dean, Waterlip and both East and West Cranmore. The village of Cranmore is 3.5 miles from Shepton Mallet and 7 miles from Frome, on the A361, a thriving community with a variety of clubs and societies.
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CRANMORE PARISH COUNCIL – 12 MONTH ACTION PLAN FROM JANUARY 2021 (Fin.)
(Where applicable, lead Councillor shown in brackets)
Roads and Safety
4 of the 6 “Twenty is Plenty” signs for Cranmore village are now in position (Lodge House East Cranmore Lane; East Cranmore Lane at village edge from All Hallows; Piers Road from ESR entrance, Cooks Lane from north). 2 other sites (Piers Road from A361 and at village left turn) are in hand, to be completed soon.(JB)
A reply from SCC Traffic Management on “ Road Issues for Cranmore” (see para 9.4 of minutes of PC Meeting 14 Dec 2020) is summarised as follows:
Enhanced signage at Tansey crossroads - Not permitted; “prescribed signage” already exists
30 limits at Tansey Crossroads & Dean - Evidence and consultation to be funded by Parish (£5-10K)
New Speed Indicator Devices - 2 new devices for Waterlip procured by PC. Possible for Tansey.
Signalised Pedestrian crossing, 4 way traffic signals, Junction widening, Roundabout, Footbridge.
All these would have to be Small Improvement Schemes (SIS) to be proposed via our County Councillor,
Mr Phillip Ham.
Continue Community Speedwatch activity at Tansey, Waterlip, and new locations in Piers Road and Cranes Cottages, (East Cranmore Lane).(JB)
An identical exchange SIDS machine for Dean reprogrammed to 40mph has been offered by County Hall, who will advise when this is available. (JB to chase).
2 new SIDS for Waterlip have been procured by the Parish Council, kindly funded by local businesses, and will be in place in due course (AC).
3 CSW members to be trained as Moving Works Operatives to change batteries for Waterlip and Dean SIDs.(JB/AC)
Ensure that vegetation and hedges do not encroach on road or reduce carriageway width by using SCC website reporting system and direct contact with property owners. This includes any highways issue such as signage, road markings, potholes.Read more ...
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