Petition to reduce speeding on Kingswood road after pets are killed

A petition is calling on South Gloucestershire Council to install traffic calming measures on Holly Hill Road in Kingswood where pets have been killed.

Holly Hill Road runs down from Alma Road to New Cheltenham Road. A section at the top is a 20mph zone and for the most part the road is 30mph.

The e-petition has been created on the council’s website by local resident Claire Newman.

She said: “Holly Hill Road is a long, downhill road that people speed both up and down. There are many families with children on our road and the speed that people use on this road could be fatal to a child.

“There are schools both secondary and primary that are local and the next street over has been reduced to 20mph and often has mobile speed cameras on.

“Many family pets have been killed on our road which has been devastating for the owners but also the people who witness or find the pet.

“I don’t believe a speed reduction would do much to our road but maybe a speed camera or speed bumps are needed.”

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