Prohibition of Waiting (Schools) (Amendment) Order - Newtownards and Whitehead

Consultation opened on 15 April 2021. Closing date 07 May 2021.


The Department for Infrastructure (DfI) proposes to make an Order entitled The Prohibition of Waiting (Schools) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2021.


Consultation description

The Order will prohibit vehicles waiting between:-

  • 8.30 a.m. to 9.15 a.m. and 1.45 pm to 3.15 pm on a length of Scrabo Road, Newtownards at Model Primary School; and
  • 8.30 am to 9.15 am and 1.30 pm to 3.15 pm on a length of Islandmagee Road, Whitehead at Whitehead Primary School.

The prohibitions will operate Monday to Friday inclusive between 31st August and 30th June. Vehicles are excepted from the prohibitions in certain circumstances.

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 within the period stated at:

During the current Covid-19 emergency, access to buildings is limited and inspection of the draft Order is by appointment only which can be arranged either by e-mail using the office e-mail addresses above 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 within a period of 22 days from the date of publication of this Notice.

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