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Newton Abbot 20

A public consultation is being held in Newton Abbot on people’s attitudes towards a possible community-wide 20 miles per hour (mph) speed limit.

The public consultation is being held in partnership with Newton Abbot Town Council and Teignbridge District Council.

A special task group was set up to look at the issue and in 2019 Devon County Council’s Cabinet approved their recommendations to investigate the viability and delivery of a community 20mph speed limit.

Background and proposals

A Newton Abbot 20 website has been created to provide more information – including the background to the scheme, what’s happened so far and what is being proposed.

Have your say

This consultation will help inform any future plans. Please read the information provided and have your say using our online questionnaire.

You can access the consultation through a link on the Newton Abbot 20 website home page. The consultation will run from Monday 25 October 2021 until Thursday 25 November 2021.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, no physical consultation events will be held.

What happens next

If the proposals are supported by local people, they will be then considered by Devon County Council’s cabinet. Find out more about what happens next here.