Experimental Traffic Control Scheme – Union Street, Belfast

Consultation opened on 18 March 2021. Closing date 09 April 2021.


The Department for Infrastructure (DfI) proposes to make the Experimental Traffic Control Scheme – Prohibition of Traffic – Union Street, Belfast for a period of 6 months.


Consultation description

The scheme will prohibit vehicles using Union Street from its junction with Little Donegall Street to its junction with Donegall Street and suspend the pay and display parking places on the south-east side of that length of road.  Vehicles are excepted from the prohibition in certain circumstances.

Inspecting the proposal

Full details are contained in the draft scheme which together with a map showing the road involved may be inspected free of charge during office hours at:

DfI Roads Eastern Division,
Traffic Management,
Annexe 7, Castle Buildings,
Stormont Estate,
Upper Newtownards Road,
Belfast BT4 3SQ. 

During the current Covid-19 restrictions, access to this building is limited and inspection of the draft Order and map is by appointment only which can be arranged either by email using traffic.eastern@infrastructure-ni.gov.uk or by telephone during office hours (Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm) on 0300 200 7899.

Making an objection

Any person may object or make other representations, specifying the grounds on which they are made, by writing to the Department at the address above or by emailing traffic.eastern@infrastructure-ni.gov.uk within the period above.

Information you provide in your response to this consultation, excluding personal information, may be published or disclosed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) or the Environmental Information Regulations (EIR). If you want the information that you provide to be treated as confidential, please tell us why, but be aware that, under FOIA/EIR, we cannot guarantee confidentiality.

For information regarding the Department Privacy Notice following the introduction of GDPR please go the following link DfI privacy or phone the Data Protection Office on 028 9054 0540.

For further details on confidentiality, the FOIA and the EIR please refer to ICO.

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