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Roads (Speed Limit) (No. 4) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

1996 No. 118


Roads (Speed Limit) (No. 4) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

To be laid before Parliament under paragraph 3(3) of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Act 1974


25th March 1996

Coming into operation

6th May 1996

The Department of the Environment, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 50(4)(a) of the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981(1) and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Roads (Speed Limit) (No. 4) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996 and shall come into operation on 6th May 1996.

Reduction of speed limit

2.  The rate of speed fixed by Article 50(1) of the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 shall be reduced from 30 miles per hour to 20 miles per hour in relation to the restricted roads specified in the Schedule.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of the Environment on


J. Carlisle

Assistant Secretary

25th March 1996.

Article 2

SCHEDULERestricted roads on which the speed limit is reduced from 30 mph to 20 mph

All in the city of Belfast:

1.  Agincourt Avenue.

2.  Agincourt Street.

3.  Armitage Close.

4.  Banbury Street.

5.  Botanic Avenue, from its junction with College Park, to its junction with University Street.

6.  Botanic Court.

7.  Cadogan Street.

8.  Cairo Street.

9.  Carmel Street.

10.  Chelsea Street.

11.  College Green.

12.  College Park, from its junction with Botanic Avenue, to its junction with University Avenue.

13.  College Park, from its junction with College Park East, to its junction with Rugby Road.

14.  College Park Avenue.

15.  College Park East.

16.  Collingwood Avenue.

17.  Connswater Grove.

18.  Connswater Mews.

19.  Curzon Street.

20.  Damascus Street.

21.  Downpatrick Street.

22.  Dudley Street.

23.  Fitzroy Avenue.

24.  Harkness Parade.

25.  Harrow Street.

26.  Jerusalem Street.

27.  McAllister Court.

28.  Magdala Street.

29.  Meekon Street.

30.  Mersey Street, from its junction with Dee Street, to its junction with Parkgate Crescent.

31.  Oval Street.

32.  Palestine Street.

33.  Parkgate Drive.

34.  Penrose Street.

35.  Redcliffe Drive.

36.  Redcliffe Parade.

37.  Redcliffe Street.

38.  Riverdale Close.

39.  Riverdale Gardens.

40.  Riverdale Park Avenue.

41.  Riverdale Park Drive.

42.  Riverdale Park East.

43.  Riverdale Park North.

44.  Riverdale Park South.

45.  Riverdale Park West.

46.  Riverdale Place.

47.  Rugby Avenue.

48.  Rugby Court.

49.  Rugby Parade.

50.  Rugby Road.

51.  Rugby Street.

52.  Sandhurst Road.

53.  Severn Street, from its junction with Dee Street, to a point approximately 100 metres south-east of its junction with Yukon Street.

54.  Southview Street.

55.  University Avenue.

56.  Yukon Street.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)

This Order reduces from 30 miles per hour to 20 miles per hour the speed limit on the restricted roads specified in the Schedule (Article 2).


S.I. 1981/154 (N.I. 1); see Article 2(2) for the definition of “Department”

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