Traffic Regulation Orders – Consultation Period Extended

The public consultation period for the proposed experimental speed limit changes in the Stornoway, Tarbert, Balivanich and Castlebay areas has been extended to 2pm, Monday 18 January.

The proposed Spaces for People scheme will see the implementation of a 20mph speed limit across Stornoway, Balivanich and Castlebay and a combination of a 20mph and 30mph limit in Tarbert.

Full details of these proposals are in the Draft Orders which, together with a map showing the lengths of the roads affected and a statements of the Comhairle’s reasons for proposing to make the Orders.

Any person wishing to object to the proposed Orders should send details in writing, either by email to or in hard copy to the Chief Executive, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Council Offices, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, HS1 2BW to be received no later than 2pm, Monday 18 January 2021. Objections should state the full name and address of the objector, the Order to which they relate and the grounds on which they are made.