Southwark to impose 20mph speed restrictions

Southwark Council is to approve a 20 mph speed limit on nearly every road in the borough, despite objections from the Metropolitan Police.

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Met Police 'objects' to 20mph speed limits in Southwark

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The Met objects to a 20mph limit on 33 Southwark roads where the average speed is above 24mph. @itvlondon

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Met: introducing speed limits where traffic speeds are too high places an unrealistic expectation to enforce. @itvlondon

Read more: Southwark to impose 20mph speed limit at end of July

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Southwark to impose 20mph speed limit at end of July

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Southwark to become the next London borough to impose a 20mph speed limit, despite police objections. @itvlondon

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New restrictions set to be introduced at the end if July. City of London also goes 20mph on July 20th. @itvlondon