Closed 16 Feb 2024

Opened 25 Jan 2024


Thank you for your interest in our 20mph speed limit proposals in Chalk Lane East Horsley. 

The legislation we must follow before introducing this scheme means that we need to allow objections and comments from the public to be considered before a final decision is reached about whether or not to go ahead with our preferred scheme in its current form.

The proposal:

1.         SURREY COUNTY COUNCIL ("THE COUNTY COUNCIL") PROPOSE TO MAKE The Surrey County Council Chalk Lane (D262) East Lane (C41) Ockham Road South (B2039) and Ockham Road North (B2039) in the Parishes of East Horsley West Horsley and Ockham in the Borough of Guildford (20 mph and 30 mph Speed Limits and Part Revocation and Amendment) Order 202- under Sections 81, 82, 83 and 84 of and Part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 ("the 1984 Act") (as amended) and of all other enabling powers the purpose and effect of which will be to -


  1. reduce the existing national speed limit of 60 mph for single carriageway roads to a maximum speed limit of 20 mph on the entire length of Chalk Lane (D262) at East Horsley; and  


  1. revoke the existing 30 mph speed limit imposed by The Surrey County Council Various Roads in the Parish of West Horsley (30 mph Speed Limit) Order 2002 (“the Order of 2002”) on the length of East Lane (C41) described in the Schedule to this Notice and The Surrey County Council Ockham Road North (B2039) Ockham Road South (B2039) and The Drift (D246) East Horsley (Restricted Roads and 40 mph Speed Limit) (Amendment) Order 2003 (“the Order of 2003”) on the lengths of Ockham Road North (B2039) and Ockham Road South (B2039) described in the Schedule to this Notice -


(NOTE - The lengths of East Lane (C41), Ockham Road North (B2039) and Ockham Road South (B2039) referred to immediately above will continue to remain subject to a 30mph maximum speed limit by virtue of the street lighting system currently provided on those lengths of roads).


2.         The proposed Speed Limit Order referred to in paragraph 1 above includes an exemption in respect of vehicles being used by special forces in accordance with the provisions of the Road Traffic Exemptions (Special Forces) (Variation and Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. 2011/935) (“the Regulations of 2011”) from the 20mph speed limit proposed to be imposed by the aforesaid proposed Speed Limit Order.


3.         A copy of the proposed Speed Limit Order, together with two plans showing the road and lengths of roads to which that proposed Order relates, The Surrey County Council Various Roads in the Parishes of East Horsley and West Horsley (40 mph Speed limit) Order 2001 (“the Order of 2001”), the Order of 2002, the Order of 2003, the Regulations of 2011, a Statement of the County Council's reasons for proposing to make the Order and a Statement of the County Council’s Guidelines for the Acceptance of Objections to Traffic Regulation Orders may be inspected, free of charge -


(i)        at the Main Reception, Guildford Borough Council, Millmead House, Millmead, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 4BB during normal office hours on Mondays to Fridays inclusive; or

(ii)       by prior arrangement by telephoning or emailing the County Council’s Merrow Complex situated at Merrow Lane, Merrow, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7BQ (Telephone No. 0300 200 1003) or Email: between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Mondays to Thursdays inclusive and 9 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. on Fridays; or


(iii)      at Guildford Library, 77 North Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4AL on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 9.30 a.m. and 5.30 p.m., on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9.30 a.m. and 7 p.m. and on Saturdays between 9.30 a.m. and 5 p.m.; or


(iv)       at Horsley Library, Station Parade, Ockham Road South, East Horsley, Leatherhead, Surrey KT24 6QR on Mondays between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. and on Saturdays between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.


4.         If you wish to object or make any other representation to the proposed Speed Limit Order you must send the grounds for your objection or representation (including any in support) -


(i)        by using the on-line form via the web site ( (follow the link to Chalk Lane, East Horsley 20 mph speed limit proposal); or


(ii)       in writing, to Ms L Monie at Hazel House, Merrow Lane, Merrow, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7BQ, or by Email at -,


by Friday 16 February 2024 quoting reference LSEN/7/15/11/GLD/AK.



If you would like to object, support, or comment on the proposal, please use the Online Survey linked at the bottom of the page, or alternatively, write to:

Ms L Monie at Hazel House, Merrow Lane, Merrow, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7BQ.

by 16th February 2024

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