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Local Development Framework Core Strategy

Please visit the new page for information about the Local Development Framework Core Strategy and how it could affect the Parish. This can be accessed from the toolbar at the top of the website or by the links in this post.

Bullet Points and contact details relating to Road Safety from December 2017 Meeting

Bullet points and contact details relating to Road safety on Barrow Road, Swarkestone from the Barrow upon Trent Parish Council meeting 5th December 2017


Barrow Lane has no lighting at the Junction with Lowes Lane/Woodshop Lane or anywhere near the junction

There are No 30mph Speed Restriction signs on Barrow lane as you come from the Junction with the A514

There are no pavements even though there are dropped kerbs and designated crossing points

There is a Bus Stop but no warning signs or suitable surface for people to stand and gain entry/alight the bus it’s a verge.

There is a  Bus stop but no warning signs of Children/people crossing crossing

Woodshop Lane is used as a rat run making the junction with Barrow Lane overly busy

Very busy road, heavy goods lorries traveling at speed from/to the Quarry


All letters and or emails containing your concerns can be sent to the following people:-

Our Local MP

Mrs Heather Wheeler MP

Constituency Office 1/24 Repton House, Bretby Business Park, Ashby Road, Bretby. DE15 0YZ



Councillor Simon Spencer   

Deputy Leader & Cabinet Member for Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

Derbyshire County Council, County Hall, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3AG



Mr Chris Smith

Communities Manager

Safer South Derbyshire Partnership

South Derbyshire District Council

Civic Offices, Civic Way, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 0AH



Sgt Graham Summers   (Local Police officer)



Chief Constable for Derbyshire

Peter Goodman

Derbyshire Constabulary,

Butterley Hall,





County Councillor Mr Neil Atkin

Stenson House
Derby Road
DE73 7HL

E mail


District Councillor Mr Peter Watson

The Cottage
DE73 7HW


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