The Prohibition of Waiting (Schools) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020

Consultation opened on 15 September 2020. Closing date 12 October 2020.


The Department for Infrastructure (DfI) proposes to make an Order entitled The Prohibition of Waiting (Schools) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020.


Consultation description

The Order will prohibit vehicles waiting:

between 8.30 am to 9.15 am and 1.30 pm to 3.15 pm on lengths of:

  • Church Road, Ballymena at Gracehill Primary School;
  • Main Road, Glynn at Glynn Primary School and
  • Moyard Gardens, Greenisland at Silverstream Primary School and

between 8.30 am to 9.15 am and 1.45 pm to 3.15 pm on a length of ​​​​

  • Glenburn Park, Bangor at Ballyholme Primary School.

All prohibitions will operate Monday to Friday inclusive between 31 August and 30 June.

Vehicles are excepted from the prohibitions in certain circumstances.

The Order will also revoke certain existing prohibitions on lengths of School Road, Belfast at the former Newtownbreda Primary School and Blackcave North, Larne at the former Corran Integrated Primary School as well as revoke and re-enact other existing prohibitions that are in place at entrances to other schools.

Inspecting the proposals

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 below at the Department's addresses as follows:

DfI Roads Northern Division
Traffic Management Section
County Hall
182 Galgorm Road
BT42 1QG
DfI Roads Southern Division
Traffic & Transportation Section
Rathkeltair House
Market Street
BT30 6AJ
DfI Roads Eastern Division
Annexe 7
Castle Buildings
Stormont Estate
Upper Newtownards Road

During the current Covid-19 restrictions, access to these buildings is limited and inspection of the draft Order and maps is by appointment only which can be arranged either by email using for the schools in Ballymena, Larne and Greenisland, for the school in Bangor and for the school in Belfast 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 addresses above or by emailing or or before 12 October 2020.

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