STOP! Save Our School Crossing Patrols

1,062 of 2,000 signatures

In the recently published ‘Balancing the Budget Consultation’ document, Hampshire County Council presents its options for balancing its budget, from 2022-2024.

hants.gov.uk/aboutthecouncil/haveyoursay/consultations

One of those options is the complete removal of all our school crossing patrols (SCPs), unless local schools or groups take over the full cost. This will save the County Council £1.1m

The County Council currently funds 177 SCPs in Hampshire. A further three are funded through service level agreement with schools.

The County Council are proposing:

  • Ending all County Council funding for the discretionary SCP service, meaning the service would cease. Should there be enough demand, the County Council may continue to offer a managed SCP service on a full cost-recovery basis at existing locations where schools or other groups enter into a service level agreement with the County Council and pay the full cost of providing the SCP in question.
  • Providing new SCPs where schools or other groups enter into a service level agreement with the County Council and pay the full cost of providing the SCPs, provided that a school crossing patrol would operate safely.

The 21 school crossing patrols under threat across the New Forest are located at:

A336 outside School, Netley Marsh

Avenue Road (Outside School), Lymington

Beaulieu Road/Noads Way, Dibden Purlieu

Blackfield Road/Dark Lane, Blackfield

Calmore Rd/Ringwood Rd, Totton

Challenger Way, Dibden

Everton Road, Hordle

Exbury Road/Hampton Lane, Blackfield

Gorley Road/Croft Road, Ringwood

Gorley Road/Ross Road, Ringwood

Hampton Lane, Blackfield

High Street Zebra, Lyndhurst

Hythe Rd/ Twiggs Lane, Marchwood

Lymington Road, New Milton

Main Road nr Vicarage Rd, Marchwood

Soton Rd/Winsor Rd, Bartley

Studley Ave/Lime Kiln Lane, Holbury

Sway Road Zebra, Brockenhurst

Water Lane, Dibden Purlieu

Whitsbury Rd/Burnham Rd, Fordingbridge

Winsor Road, Bartley

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In the recently published ‘Balancing the Budget Consultation’ document, Hampshire County Council presents its options for balancing its budget, from 2022-2024.

https://www.hants.gov.uk/aboutthecouncil/haveyoursay/consultations/balancing-the-budget

One of those options is the complete removal of all our school crossing patrols (SCPs), unless local schools or groups take over the full cost. This will save the County Council £1.1m

The County Council currently funds 177 SCPs in Hampshire. A further three are funded through service level agreement with schools.

The County Council are proposing:

  • ending all County Council funding for the discretionary SCP service, meaning the service would cease. Should there be enough demand, the County Council may continue to offer a managed SCP service on a full cost-recovery basis at existing locations where schools or other groups enter into a service level agreement with the County Council and pay the full cost of providing the SCP in question.
  • providing new SCPs where schools or other groups enter into a service level agreement with the County Council and pay the full cost of providing the SCPs, provided that a school crossing patrol would operate safely.

The 21 school crossing patrols under threat across the New Forest are located at:

A336 outside School, Netley Marsh

Avenue Road (Outside School), Lymington

Beaulieu Road/Noads Way, Dibden Purlieu

Blackfield Road/Dark Lane, Blackfield

Calmore Rd/Ringwood Rd, Totton

Challenger Way, Dibden

Everton Road, Hordle

Exbury Road/Hampton Lane, Blackfield

Gorley Road/Croft Road, Ringwood

Gorley Road/Ross Road, Ringwood

Hampton Lane, Blackfield

High Street Zebra, Lyndhurst

Hythe Rd/ Twiggs Lane, Marchwood

Lymington Road, New Milton

Main Road nr Vicarage Rd, Marchwood

Soton Rd/Winsor Rd, Bartley

Studley Ave/Lime Kiln Lane, Holbury

Sway Road Zebra, Brockenhurst

Water Lane, Dibden Purlieu

Whitsbury Rd/Burnham Rd, Fordingbridge

Winsor Road, Bartley