Getting things done – Paton’s Lane #dundeewestend

Following complaints from residents about the state of the pathway at the north end of Paton’s Lane that runs to Perth Road – including weeds and dumped shopping trolleys – I raised this with the City Council and the Area Manager in Neighbourhood Services’ Environmental Management Section has since advised :
 
“The path has been treated with weedkiller and the shopping trolleys … removed.”
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Getting things done – Perth Road #dundeewestend

Some months ago, at the request of residents, I requested that the council considers installing additional Moveable Vehicle Activated Signs on Perth Road to encourage all motorists to drive below the 30mph limit.
 
The request was in relation to the area east of Harris Academy (there has been one sign provided some time ago further west around Clovus Duveau Drive) and the new signs have now been provided – see below :
 
 
Although welcoming these, I have received comments that these signs (there’s one on each side of the road) could be better positioned – one in particular is partly obscured by foliage.
 
I have passed on these comments to the City Council and have received a commitment to inspect the sites and review the exact siting of the new Moveable Vehicle Activated Signs.

Temporary Traffic Order – Perth Road #dundeewestend

From the City Council (I am pleased to see these repairs taking place having raised this on behalf of residents) :
 
THE ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 – SECTION 14(1)
 
THE DUNDEE CITY COUNCIL AS TRAFFIC AUTHORITY being satisfied that traffic on the road should be prohibited by reason of Scottish Water manhole repair works being carried out HEREBY PROHIBIT the driving of any vehicle in Perth Road (West Wynd to Seafield Road), Dundee.
 
This notice comes into effect on Sunday 28 July 2019 for 1 day.
 
Pedestrian thoroughfare will be maintained.
 
Alternative routes are available via Perth Road / Nethergate / West Marketgait / Hawkhill.
 
For further information contact 433082.
 
Head of Roads and Transportation
Dundee City Council

Temporary Traffic Order – Perth Road

From the City Council :
 
THE ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 : SECTION 14(1)
 
THE DUNDEE CITY COUNCIL AS TRAFFIC AUTHORITY being satisfied that traffic on the road should be prohibited by reason of Scottish Water ironwork repair works being carried out HEREBY PROHIBIT the driving of any vehicle in Perth Road (between West Wynd and Seafield Road), Dundee.
 
This notice comes into effect on Sunday 28 July 2019 for 1 day.
 
Pedestrian thoroughfare will be maintained.
 
Alternative routes are available via Perth Road / Nethergate / West Marketgait / Hawkhill.
 
For further information contact 433082.
 
Head of Roads and Transportation
Dundee City Council

Places for everyone – Perth Road events! #dundeewestend

As I previously highlighted, West End Community Council has received funding through the Places for Everyone fund which is administered by Sustrans Scotland on behalf of the Scottish Government and Transport Scotland, to develop ideas to enhance a section of Perth Road around the district shopping centre.
 
Here’s some of the numerous events and opportunities for anyone with and interest or passion for the Perth Road to get involved and share your ideas. 
 
Have your say on what works, what needs to be improved and what the priorities are. 
 
All events are free!