Decision details

Proposed speed limit reduction to 40mph on Hunts Lane, Desford

Decision Maker: Director of Environment and Transport

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Leicestershire County Council is proposing to lower the speed limit on Hunts Lane, Desford from 50mph to 40mph after a number of safety concerns were raised by residents regarding vehicle speeds. This scheme is supported by Leicestershire Police.


To implement a speed reduction of the existing 50mph speed limit to 40mph on Hunts Lane, Desford.

Alternative options considered:

This scheme was subject to public consultation to which no objections were received.

Contact: Ann Carruthers, Director of Environment and Transport Email:

Publication date: 19/11/2021

Date of decision: 21/08/2021