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Traffic regime for Stanley academy agreed
PLANS aimed at ensuring vehicles can safely come and go from a new academy school were agreed today (Friday, March 8).
Durham County Council’s highways committee approved a parking regime for the North Durham Academy, which is currently under construction on the former King’s Head playing fields, near Stanley town centre.
The academy, sponsored by the council and New College Durham, replaced Greencroft Business and Enterprise Community School and Stanley School of Technology and opened in the old schools’ buildings in September 2011.
The academy is expected to move to the new building later this year.
The traffic regime includes a ban on stopping outside the academy’s main entrance on High Street and rear entrance on the corner of Slaidburn Road between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday.
Waiting will be banned on the rest of Slaidburn Road during the above times and at all times on parts of High Street and Murray Park near the academy.
Restricted loading bays will also be introduced.
The proposals were approved unanimously.