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This consultation ended 17 March 2023.

Consultation period:
5 January 2023 to 17 March 2023
Last updated:

Summary of outcome

Due to this being a technical amendment to signs, only the highway authorities and the emergency services were consulted.

Original consultation

This consultation gathered feedback on the proposed changes needed to traffic signs and road markings, due to the lowering of the default speed limit to 20mph for restricted roads (those generally with streetlights) on 17 September 2023.

Consultation description

A stakeholder consultation was carried out to all local authorities in Wales, Strategic Road Network Division as highway authority for the trunk road network in Wales and emergency services.

Explanatory Memorandum to the Restricted Roads (20 mph Speed Limit) (Wales) Order 2022 (pdf, on