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Street trading - street designations

Congleton District

In March 2000 the Congleton Borough Council designated all streets within the borough with the exception of Class “A” routes as consent routes.

All Class “A” routes are designated as “Prohibited”.

  • Apart from 2 lay-bys on “A” routes
    • A534 near to the junction with Smethwick Lane
    • A54 near to junction with Mill Lane at Browns Bank

Crewe and Nantwich district

You may apply for a consent to trade in any street within Crewe and Nantwich District area which is not prohibited.

The prohibited streets are as follows:-

All class A roads including A500, A5020, A51, A534, A532, lay-by at Crewe Green Road (A534).

Macclesfield district

With the exception of the four lay-bys set out below, which shall be consent streets, to designate all ‘A’ and ‘B’ roads together with adjoining streets for a distance of 50 metres, are designated as prohibited streets for the purposes of street trading with effect from 15 December 2008.

  • Lay-by on the Macclesfield Road (A536) at Gawsworth directly adjacent to the Chain and Gate Public House;
  • Lay-by on the east side of the A523 at Adlington adjacent to the Legh Arms;
  • Lay-by to the west of Monks Heath on the southern side of the A537
  • Lay-by on Knutsford Road (B5085) near to the Longridge Trading Estate, Knutsford.

With the exception of the roads listed below, which shall be prohibited streets, to designate all other roads within the Borough not covered by (1) as consent streets for the purposes of street trading with effect from 15 December 2008.

Macclesfield – Market Place, Mill Street, Park Green, Chestergate, Castle Street (with the exception of an area adjacent to number 6 Castle Street), Sunderland Street, Waters Green and Albert Place;

  • Wilmslow – Grove Street (with the exception of an area at the junction of Grove Street and Grove Avenue), Hawthorn Lane, Church Street;
  • Knutsford – Princess Street, King Street, Tatton Street and Canute Place;
  • Poynton – Park Lane
  • Poynton Industrial Estate, Adlington – First Avenue (from the junction with the A523 for the remainder of its length), Second Avenue and Third Avenue.

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