The Schools (Part-Time 20mph Speed Limit) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2022

Consultation opened on 26 January 2022. Closing date 16 February 2022.


The Department for Infrastructure proposes to make an Order entitled The Schools (Part-Time 20mph Speed Limit) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2022.


Consultation description

The Order will introduce a part-time speed limit of 20 miles per hour on lengths of:

  • Cardonaghy Road and Glenhugh Road, Ahoghill adjacent to Fourtowns Primary School;
  • Greystone Road, Antrim adjacent to St. Joseph’s Primary School and St. Joseph’s Nursery School;
  • Thornhill Road, Antrim adjacent to Creavery Primary School;
  • Gracehill Road, Armoy adjacent to Armoy Primary School;
  • Knockmany Road, Augher adjacent to Augher Central Primary School;
  • Broughshane Road, Ballymena adjacent to St. Patrick’s College and St. Brigid’s Primary School;
  • Clogher Road, Ballymena adjacent to Kirkinriola Primary School;
  • Carnbore Road, Liscolman, Ballymoney adjacent to Straidbilly Primary School;
  • Garryduff Road, Ballymoney adjacent to Ballymoney High School;
  • Kilraughts Road, Ballymoney adjacent to Landhead Primary School;
  • Lislagan Road, Ballymoney adjacent to Lislagan Primary School;
  • Alder Lane, Barnamaghery Road, Darragh Road, Killyleagh Road, The Arches and The Willows (Unadopted Road) at the junction with the Killyleagh Road, Ballynahinch adjacent to St. Caolan’s Primary School;
  • Main Street, Ballynahinch adjacent to St. Patrick’s Primary School;
  • Peggys Loaning and Scarva Road, Banbridge adjacent to St. Patrick’s College;
  • Ava Street, Avonlea Park, Clandeboye Road, Hawthorne Court and Inglewood Park, Bangor adjacent to Clandeboye Primary School;
  • Clandeboye Road, Clandeboye Way, Meadowvale and Unadopted Road at the junction with Clandeboye Road, Bangor adjacent to St. Malachy’s Primary School;
  • Henderson Avenue, Henderson Road, Innisfayle Park, Killeen Avenue, Rathmore Avenue, Rathmore Park and Rathmore Road, Bangor adjacent to Rathmore Primary School;
  • Lattone Road, Belcoo adjacent to St. Columban’s Primary School;
  • Beersbridge Road, Belfast adjacent to Elmgrove Primary School;
  • Cherry Road and Upper Dunmurry Lane, Belfast adjacent to Our Lady Queen of Peace Primary School;
  • Glen Road, Belfast adjacent to St. Oliver Plunkett Primary School;
  • Glen Road and Upper Springfield Road, Belfast adjacent to All Saints College, St. Mary’s Christian Brothers’ Grammar School and St. Teresa’s Primary School;
  • Finaghy Road North, Belfast adjacent to Malone Integrated College and Cranmore Integrated Primary School;
  • Finaghy Road North, Belfast adjacent to St. John the Baptist Primary School;
  • Finaghy Road South, Belfast adjacent to Finaghy Primary School;
  • Gilnahirk Road, Belfast adjacent to Our Lady and St. Patrick’s College, Knock and Gilnahirk Primary School;
  • Holywood Road, Belfast adjacent to Ashfield Girls’ High School and Ashfield Boys’ High School;
  • Ligoniel Road, Belfast adjacent to Ligoniel Primary School and St. Vincent de Paul Primary School;
  • North Circular Road, Belfast adjacent to Cavehill Primary School;
  • Somerton Road, Belfast adjacent to Blessed Trinity College;
  • Brollagh Road, Belleek adjacent to Belleek Primary School;
  • Francis Hughes Park and Newtown Road, Belleeks adjacent to St. Laurence O’Toole’s Primary School;
  • Derrymore Road and McKnights Hill, Bessbrook adjacent to St. Peter’s Primary School;
  • Davy’s Street, Ellis Street and Minorca Place, Carrickfergus adjacent to St. Nicholas’ Primary School;
  • Larne Road, Eden, Carrickfergus adjacent to Eden Primary School;
  • Ballylough Road and Unadopted Road at the junction with Ballylough Road, Castlewellan adjacent to Annsborough Integrated Primary School;
  • Mountsandel Road and Rugby Avenue, Coleraine adjacent to The Irish Society’s Primary School;
  • Ballinderry Bridge Road, Cookstown adjacent to Ballylifford Primary School;
  • Claggan Road, Cookstown adjacent to Lissan Primary School, Churchtown;
  • Fountain Road, Cookstown adjacent to Phoenix Integrated Nursery and Primary School;
  • Glenelly Road, Cranagh adjacent to St. Brigid’s Primary School;
  • Straidhavern Road, Crumlin adjacent to Straidhavern Primary School;
  • Main Street, Cullybackey adjacent to Buick Memorial Primary School;
  • Barnagh Park, Beechfield Road, Cannyreagh Road, Killaughey Road and Northfield Road, Donaghadee adjacent to Donaghadee Primary School and Nursery Unit;
  • Longland Road, Donemana adjacent to Donemana Primary School;
  • Hillsborough Road, Dromara adjacent to Dromara Primary School;
  • Clonmore Road, Clonmore, Dungannon adjacent to Clintyclay Primary School;
  • Coole Road and Washing Bay Road, Dungannon adjacent to Holy Family Primary School;
  • Main Street Dungiven adjacent to Gaelcholaiste Dhoire and Gaelscoil Neachtain;
  • Lurgylea Road, Galbally adjacent to St. Joseph’s Primary School;
  • Ballyclare Road, Glengormley adjacent to Glengormley High School;
  • Main Street, Greyabbey adjacent to Grey Abbey Primary School;
  • Alexandra Park, Ardlee Avenue, Church View and My Lady’s Mile, Holywood adjacent to Priory Integrated College, St. Patrick’s Primary School and Sullivan Upper Preparatory School;
  • Bann Road and Bridge Street, Kilrea adjacent to St. Conor’s College;
  • Glenburn Road and Main Road, Glynn, Larne adjacent to Glynn Primary School;
  • Ballyquin Road, Greystone Road and Irish Green Street, Limavady adjacent to Limavady Grammar School;
  • Ballymacash Road, Brokerstown Road and Glenavy Road, Lisburn adjacent to Ballymacash Primary School;
  • Hillhall Road, Lisburn adjacent to Largymore Primary School;
  • Killultagh Road, Lisburn adjacent to Ballycarrickmaddy Primary School;
  • Queensway, Lisburn adjacent to St. Colman’s Primary School;
  • Buncrana Road, Londonderry adjacent to St. Columb’s College;
  • Carnhill, Londonderry adjacent to St. Patrick’s Primary School;
  • Cloughboy Road, Bready, Londonderry adjacent to Bready Jubilee Primary School;
  • Culmore Road, Londonderry adjacent to Thornhill College;
  • Duncastle Road, Londonderry adjacent to Newbuildings Primary School;
  • Racecourse Road, Londonderry adjacent to St. Patrick’s Primary School;
  • Steelstown Road, Londonderry adjacent to Steelstown Primary School;
  • Moneymore Road, Magherafelt adjacent to St. Pius X College;
  • Moneymore Road, Magherafelt adjacent to Spires Integrated Primary School;
  • Abbey Close, Abbey Gardens, Abbey Road and Churchill Avenue, Millisle adjacent to Millisle Primary School and Nursery Unit;
  • Moneyhaw Road, Drummullan, Moneymore adjacent to St. Malachy’s Primary School;
  • Bryansford Avenue and Shimna Road, Newcastle adjacent to Newcastle Primary School and Nursery Unit;
  • Dundrum Road and McMinns Lane, Dundrum, Newcastle adjacent to Sacred Heart Primary School;
  • Ashgrove Avenue and Chestnut Grove, Newry adjacent to Sacred Heart Grammar School and St. Ronan’s Primary School;
  • Arthur Road, Newtownabbey and Whitewell Road, Belfast adjacent to Hazelwood Integrated Primary School;
  • Ballyclare Road, Newtownabbey adjacent to Newtownabbey Independent Christian School;
  • Doagh Road, Newtownabbey adjacent to Abbots Cross Primary School;
  • Doagh Road, Newtownabbey adjacent to Whitehouse Primary School;
  • Kings Crescent, Newtownabbey adjacent to King’s Park Primary School;
  • Whitewell Road, Newtownabbey adjacent to Hazelwood Integrated College;
  • Armagh Road and School Road, Newtownhamilton adjacent to Newtownhamilton High School and Newtownhamilton Primary School;
  • Arvalee Road, Omagh adjacent to St. Ronan’s Recarson Primary School;
  • Culvacullion Road, Gortin, Omagh adjacent to Gortin Primary School;
  • Crockanboy Road and Main Street, Gortin, Omagh adjacent to St. Patrick’s Primary School;
  • Old Mountfield Road, Omagh adjacent to Gibson Primary School;
  • Brownstown Road and Clounagh Park, Portadown adjacent to Clounagh Junior High School;
  • Moy Road, Portadown adjacent to St. John the Baptist’s College;
  • Seagoe Road, Portadown adjacent to Seagoe Primary School;
  • Dhu Varren, Portrush adjacent to Mill Strand Integrated School;
  • Dernawilt Road, Donagh, Rosslea adjacent to St. Joseph’s Primary School;
  • Derry Road, Strabane adjacent to Strabane Primary School;
  • Ballybeg Park, Ballymore Road and Portadown Road, Tandragee adjacent to Tandragee Primary School;
  • Cullion Road, Tempo adjacent to Tempo Primary School;
  • Carrickinab Road and Tyrella Road, Tyrella adjacent to St. Joseph’s Primary School;
  • Upper Dromore Road, Warrenpoint adjacent to St. Mark’s High School;
  • Ballymoyer Road, Whitecross adjacent to St. Malachy’s Primary School.

The effect of the Order is that the current speed limit applicable to the lengths of the above named roads, shall be reduced to 20 miles per hour when a 20 miles per hour limit is indicated by means of a variable message traffic sign.

The Order extends the existing part-time 20mph speed limit at Fortwilliam Park, Belfast adjacent to Dominican College and amends the description of the existing part-time 20mph speed limit at Kilrea Road, Upperlands adjacent to Ampertaine Primary School.

The Order also makes minor amendments to The Schools (Part-Time 20mph Speed Limit) Order (Northern Ireland) 2018 by updating references to Schedule numbers.

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 addresses below.

Making an objection

Any person may object or make other representations within a period of 22 days from the date of publication of this notice, specifying the grounds on which they are made by writing or emailing the Department at –

During the current Covid-19 emergency access to these buildings is limited and inspection of the draft Order is by appointment only which can be arranged either by e-mail using the e-mail addresses above or by telephone during office hours (Mon to Fri 9.00 am to 5.00 pm) on 0300 200 7899.


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