Parking and Waiting Restrictions - Newtownabbey

Consultation opened on 03 December 2019. Closing date 03 January 2020.


The Department for Infrastructure (DfI) proposes to make an Order entitled The Parking and Waiting Restrictions (Newtownabbey) Order (Northern Ireland) 2018.


Consultation description

The Order will—

  • prohibit vehicles waiting at any time (loading and unloading permitted) on lengths of Hazelburn Road and Swanston Crescent, Newtownabbey;
  • prohibit vehicles waiting at any time (loading and unloading not permitted) on lengths of Hightown Road, Newtownabbey and Station Road (old), Whiteabbey;
  • prohibit vehicles (loading and unloading permitted) waiting on a length of Lynda Avenue, Newtownabbey between 8.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. Monday to Friday inclusive; and
  • prohibit vehicles waiting (loading and unloading permitted) on lengths of Langley Hall, Jordanstown and Silverstream Banks, Newtownabbey between 8.00 a.m. and 10.00 a.m. and 2.30 p.m. and 4.30 p.m., Monday to Friday inclusive between 31 August and 30 June (excluding Public Holidays).

Vehicles are excepted from the restrictions in certain circumstances.

The Order will also revoke and re-enact certain existing parking places and waiting restrictions in Jordanstown, Mallusk, Newtownabbey and Whiteabbey.

Inspecting the proposal

Full details are contained in the draft Order which, together with maps showing the roads involved, may be inspected free of charge during office hours before 3 January 2020 at:

DfI Roads and Rivers Northern Division,
County Hall,
182 Galgorm Road,
BT42 1QG

Making an objection

Any person may, within the period above, object to the proposal by writing to the Department at the above address or by emailing stating the grounds of the objection.

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