About the scheme
The Minister for Infrastructure and the St Helier Roads Committee have approved a 3 month trial to take place in the Spring of 2024 on St John’s Road to make the area safer for residents and pedestrians.
The lower part of St John's Road between Parade Road and Cheapside will become one-way northbound only (away from Cheapside), with bollards creating more space on the narrowest section of the road for pedestrians.
Motorists heading towards town along St John's Road will be directed to use Tower Road and Westmount, with St John's Road being prioritised for local access. Local traffic heading to town from St John's Road will be able to use Parade Road.
Benefits of the trial scheme
The St John's road trial scheme intends to:
- reprioritise the streets to make them safer and more user friendly for pedestrians
- benefit local residents accessing their homes
- encourage people to use more sustainable forms of travel
- create an attractive environment that enhances local amenity
If the trial scheme is successful then it will be considered for permanent implementation.
Schedule of trial scheme
|Exhibition||29 June 2023|
|Trial scheme design||July to October 2023|
|Trial scheme preparation works||20 November to 1 December 2023|
|Pre-trial data collection and community surveys||October 2023|
|Trial period||Postponed until Spring 2024 - New dates to be confirmed|
|Trial scheme analysis||New dates to be confirmed|
|Decision to implement scheme permanently||New dates to be confirmed|
|Postponed until Spring - New dates to be confirmed||Parade Road||Installation of carriageway raised tables||Full Road Closure between St Johns Road and West Park Avenue||Vehicle access for residents of Parade Road will be maintained||
Map of Parade Road closures|
|Postponed until Spring - New dates to be confirmed||St Johns Road|
Installation of one-way system on St Johns Road between West Park Avenue and Parade Road.
Installation of carriageway raised table on St Johns Road north of Parade Road junction.
Full road closure between West Park Avenue and Parade Road junctions.
Stop and Go traffic restrictions for Southbound traffic on St Johns Road.
Vehicle access for residents will be maintained where possible during the works. Short delays can happen.
Map of St John Road closures 1
How to get involved
An exhibition was held at the Town Hall on Thursday 29 June 2023. This gave Islanders the opportunity to learn more about this trial scheme.
View the programme which includes maps and schedules in the document below.
St John's road trial scheme