Where are the mobile speed cameras in Gloucestershire?

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Mobile speed cameras are being deployed in Gloucestershire with the aim of promoting road safety.

There are five locations the Camera Application Team (CET) is scheduled to visit at least once a week for the remainder of November.

The sites are spread throughout the county and include locations in Gloucester, Cheltenham, the Forest of Dean and the Cotswolds.

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Below, you can also see where motorists were picked up in October – and what they were caught doing.

Mobile speed detection vans locations

  • Welford Road, Whelford (30 mph)
  • Beachley Road, Sedbury (20 mph)
  • Bath Road, Eastington (30 mph)
  • B4008 Bristol Road, Olympus Park (30 mph)
  • New Barn Lane, Prestbury (30 mph)

The Mobile Camera Enforcement Unit said the presence of radar will reduce risk to road users, as motorists are encouraged to drive at a lower and safer speed.

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He adds: “This will help improve the quality of life for people living in these areas and improve road safety for all who use them. “

The mobile vans are operated by Gloucestershire Police and support the Police and Crime Commissioners’ plan priority of ‘safe and social driving’.

Mobile speed sensing vans operate at more than 80 sites across the county and prioritize site activity by examining speed and accident data, including information received from communities.

In order to reduce speeding tickets in areas of the county, priority sites will be announced each month.

Visits to other sites will continue but the focus will be on advertised locations.

Where people were taken in October

  • Chemin Estcourt, Gloucester (40 mph) 54; 1 using a cell phone, 11 not wearing a seat belt and 2 incorrect registration marks.
  • Bracelands, Eastcombe (30 mph) 36; 1 incorrect vehicle registration mark (VRM).
  • Greet Road, Winchcombe (30 mph) 15; 3 are not wearing seat belts and 1 incorrect VRM.
  • A417 Gloucester Road, course (30 mph) 25; 2 using cell phones and 9 not wearing seat belts.
  • Grove Lane, Cirencester (40 mph) 48; 1 is not wearing a seat belt.

And it’s not just mobiles that you need to be aware of, as there are a number of community priority sites out there as well.

Priority community sites (location and speed limits)

Cheltenham

  • Prestbury Road, Cheltenham (30 mph)
  • Tommy Taylors Lane, Cheltenham (30)
  • Church Way, Leckhampton (30)
  • The Reddings, Cheltenham (30)
  • Warden Hill Road, Cheltenham (30)
  • Leckhampton Road, Cheltenham (30)
  • Chemin Stoke, Tredington (30)

Tewkesbury

  • Chemin Gretton, Prescott (60)
  • Down Hatherley Lane, Down Hatherley (30)
  • Boddington Lane, Staverton (30)

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Gloucester

  • Lobleys Drive, Abbeymead (30)
  • Upton Lane, Abbeymead (30)
  • Heron Road, Abbeydale (30)
  • The Wheat Lane, Abbeymead (30)
  • Sandhurst Street, Gloucester (30)
  • Forest of Dean and West Gloucester
  • A4136 Gloucester Road, Mitcheldean (South) (30)
  • A4136 Gloucester Road, Mitcheldean (North) (30)
  • B4227 Valley Road, Cinderford (30)
  • B4215 Roman road, Dymock (30)
  • B4221 Gorsley (40)
  • B4215 Dymock (30)

Forest of Dean

  • A48 Main Road, Alvington (30)
  • Gloucester Road, Tutshill (30)

Stroud

  • Rodborough Hill, Stroud (30)
  • A46 Painswick (Rugby Club) (30)
  • B4066 Berkeley Heath (40)
  • B4070 Village Birdlip (30)
  • A419 Cirencester Road, Minchinhampton (30)
  • Calf Way, The Camp (30)

Cotswolds

  • B4014 Long Newnton (30)
  • A433 London Road, Tetbury (40)
  • B4014 Hampton Street, Tetbury (30)
  • A417 London Road, Cirencester (30)
  • A361 chemin de la gare, Lechlade (30)
  • B4035 Station Road, Chipping Campden (30)
  • A429 Moreton in the Marshes (30)
  • A44 Bourton on the hill (30)
  • A417 St John’s Street, Lechlade (30)

This is where the fixed cameras are located in Gloucestershire, all year round

Gloucester

  • A4173 Brookthorpe
  • A430 Bristol Road via Permalli Industrial Estate, Gloucester
  • Bristol Road by Morelands Industrial Estate
  • Finlay Road, Gloucester
  • Eastern Avenue near the ambulance station, Gloucester
  • Eastern Avenue, near the TA Center and the Royal Mail, Gloucester
  • London Road (round trip), Gloucester

Forest of Dean

  • A40 Bird antlers
  • A40 Huntley near Solomon’s Tump
  • A48 Chaxhill near Westbury-on-Severn
  • A48 Highbank, Minsterworth
  • A48, main road, Alvington
  • A48 Minsterworth near primary school
  • A48 Walmore Hill, Minsterworth
  • A48 Woolaston
  • B4215 Highnam

Cotswolds

  • Gloucester Road, Stratton
  • A429 Foss Cross near Chedworth
  • A429 Lower felling

Cheltenham

  • A4019 Tewkesbury Road near St Peter’s Church, Cheltenham

Stroud

  • A4135 Kingshill, Dursley
  • A38 Cambridge
  • A38 Whitminster at the junction to School Lane and Grove Lane, Gloucestershire
  • A419 Cainscross Road near the junction to Lodgemore Lane, Stroud

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