Sting in tail of jobs success; Call over lorries misery.EXTRA traffic calming traffic calming n → reducción f de la velocidad de la circulación
traffic calming n → ralentissement m de la circulation
measures should be funded by developers looking to put the finishing touches finishing touches finish npl the finishing touches → der letzte Schliff
finishing touches npl → ultimi ritocchi mpl to the redevelopment of Coventry's former Austin Rover site, a city councillor says.
Only three plots remain vacant at what is now the Coventry Business Park, at Canley, and hundreds of jobs have been generated there.
But Cllr Dave Batten (Lab, Westwood) told a planning committee planning committee n (in local government) → comité m de planificación meeting that while he applauded the area's economic regeneration, he wanted to sound a note of caution on behalf of fed-up residents who suffered lorries thundering past their homes.
The problems revolved around the junction of Fletchamstead Highway and Tile Hill Tile Hill is a suburb in the west of Coventry. The railway line linking Rugby, Coventry and Birmingham goes through Tile Hill, and Tile Hill railway station is within Tile Hill near its eastern border with Solihull. Lane and traffic attempting to leave the A45, he said.
Because of the traffic system there, introduced by the Highways Agency, trucks used nearby Ash Avenue, Beech Tree Avenue, Lime Tree Avenue and Jobs Lane as short cuts, according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. Cllr Batten.
He was speaking as business park owners Arlington Property Developments asked the planning committee for a further five-year permission to develop leftover land at the site.
Cllr Batten said: "I would like an obligation placed on Arlington to reflect the (heavy goods vehicle heavy goods vehicle n (BRIT) → vehículo pesado
heavy goods vehicle n (Brit) → poids lourd m
heavy goods vehicle ) issue so that we can get some safety and traffic calming measures in this particular area."
He praised the development for providing a number of employment opportunities but criticised its design for not being "pedestrian-friendly".
The committee was told that - for the security requirements of firms - walkways could not be provided across the business park.
Remaining land on the site has been earmarked for office, industrial or research use, with the construction of a hotel, housing, restaurants and a car showroom also still possible.
Councillors voted to give Arlington planning permission, allowing them another five years to complete the development.