Road safety in Forest Ward

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Road safety in Forest Ward

Road safety in Forest Ward

Forest Neighbourhood Council By Forest Neighbourhood Council

Road safety improvements in Forest Ward, close to Forest School. Awareness raising and reducing speeding in the local area.

Horsham Idea stage

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Following a serious road incident, the St Leonard's Road residents group came together to form a residents' road safety group who are now taking part in community speedwatch. They have been working in partnership with Safer Road Partnership and have received the necessary training and accreditation to supplement their work. It has been recommend to invest a Speed Indicator Device (SID) for use in the ward.

What we'll deliver:

  • The mobile SID will also be utilised in the un-parished parts of Horsham town
  • To reduce speeds and improve road safety on St Leonards Road
  • Raise awareness of road users' safety and improve the safety of Heron Way Primary School children

Why it's a great idea:

It will bring the community together to tackle and reduce anti-social driving and improve safety, initially for the residents and drivers of St Leonards Road plus Heron Way and Forest school children in the area. The mobile device will serve a wide area in the un-parished parts of Horsham town, providing a valuable resource.

Steps to get it done:

  • Form a community group
  • Purchase SID

Location Horsham

Horsham has 75 other projects and £665,000 in potential grant funding

About the space

Built-up residential area in between two schools


Horsham District Council

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How will the money be spent?Total £3,552

Speed Indicator Device - £3,210 (90%)
Other - £342 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

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Speed Indicator Device
  • Spacehive fees
  • Transaction Fees
  • VAT


This project is enabled for overfunding. If the project hits its funding goal before the end of the campaign period, any extra funds raised will be spent (in order of priority) on: Safety equipment, insurance and an extra battery

Total £3,552

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