Experimental Traffic Control Scheme - Castle Place, Belfast - 1st 6 months

Consultation opened on 06 December 2021. Closing date 05 June 2022.


The Department for Infrastructure (DfI) has made The Experimental Traffic Control Scheme – Castle Place, Belfast, for a period of 6 months, which comes into operation on 6 December 2021.


Consultation description

The scheme will prohibit vehicles from using the northern carriageway of Castle Place, Belfast from a point 17.5 metres of its junction with Donegall Place for a distance of 84 metres in an easterly direction.

The scheme will also introduce a cycle path along the same length of carriageway of Castle Place.  

The Department will consider in due course whether the provisions of the scheme should continue indefinitely.

Making an objection

Within a period of 6 months from 6 December 2021 any person may object to the making of a traffic regulation order for the purpose of continuing the provisions of the scheme in force indefinitely.

Any such objection or other representation must be made in writing to the Department at the address below or by emailing traffic.eastern@infrastructure-ni.giv.uk stating the grounds of objection.

DfI Roads Eastern Division
Traffic Management
Annexe 7
Castle Buildings
Stormont Estate
Upper Newtownards Road

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