Laver Application Moneystone Quarry – A52/Whiston Eaves Lane Safety

Laver ‘s recently submitted planning application for Moneystone Quarry raises serious concerns regarding inevitable increases in traffic on Whiston Eaves Lane at its junction with the main A52 road outside the Sneyds Arms.  The situation  presents potential safety issues for all road users.

The following photographs show the dangerous layout of the junction and in particular the very poor visibility for vehicles attempting to pull out of Whiston Eaves Lane onto the main A52

Sight line towards Froghall and Kingsley along A52
Sight line towards Froghall and Kingsley along A52

 

Sight line towards Ashbourne along A52
Sight line towards Ashbourne along A52
A52 from entrance to former Sneyd's Arms PH towards Frogall and Kingsley
A52 from entrance to former Sneyd’s Arms PH towards Frogall and Kingsley
View along A52 towards Ashbourne
View along A52 towards Ashbourne

 

A52 from near St. Mildred's church looking towards Ashbourne.  Whiston Eaves Lane on the right in the dip.
A52 from near St. Mildred’s church looking towards Ashbourne. Whiston Eaves Lane on the right in the dip.
An example of the HGV traffic on A52 on a quiet Thursday afternoon!
An example of the HGV traffic on A52 on a quiet Thursday afternoon!
HGV on A52 towards Ashbourne after just passing Whiston Eaves Lane on driver's RHS
HGV on A52 towards Ashbourne after just passing Whiston Eaves Lane on driver’s RHS

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