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New signs aim to reduce motorists' speed on busy road

19th August 2010 | Warning Signs

Worth Abbey Estate is funding a £25,000 project to slow down traffic in the area.

New signs on the busy Paddockhurst Road will be added in an aim to reduce the speed of motorists that are approaching Worthy School and abbey, This is Sussex reported.

Money will be raised by the estate, which includes Worth School and Worth Abbey, to help improve students' and parishioners' safety.

In addition to the new signs, the £25,000 will be used for new road markings and resurfacing outside the Turners Hill site.

"We're improving the road for all visitors to the abbey and school," bursar for the abbey Father Aidan Murray told the news provider.

"We're working closely with the highways department to help with the fast road which has got busier since the opening of the M23 10a junction. We're hoping these signs reduce any risk on the road."

Last month, campaigners in Sussex warned West Sussex County Council that its decision to cut funding for road safety improvements such as warning signs around schools could cost lives.ADNFCR-2754-ID-800031356-ADNFCR


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