Petition for speed limit in Knutsford | Knutsford Times

Petition for speed limit in Knutsford

By on April 13, 2019

Knutsford resident Allan McNicol has set up a petition to reduce the speed limit on Manchester Road in Knutsford.

The site has seen three fatal crashes since 2015,

Allan is a member of the spa at Cottons Hotel, and the latest death on that stretch of road prompted him to start a petition calling for a review of the 60 speed limit.

Allan said: “I am pleased that the e-petition has gone live today and can be signed by a person of any age who lives, works or studies in the Cheshire East area.”

137 people signed a community governance review for Knutsford e-petition, and 465 signed an e-petition focusing on pedestrian safety at the junction of the A50/A54 in Holmes Chapel.

To sign the petition go to, and scroll down to the Manchester Road petiti

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