SAC Order No. 10244
South Ayrshire Council
( Station Hotel, Ayr - Safety Works )
(Temporary Road Closure & Prohibition of Waiting and Loading at Any Time ) Order 2023
On 26th October 2023 the Council, in exercise of the powers conferred on it under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, as amended, the Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (South Ayrshire Council) Designation Order 2012 and the Road Traffic Act 1991 and of all other enabling powers, made the above-named Order to ensure public safety and to facilitate safety works to the structure following the fire at the Station Hotel.
Temporary Road Closure:
The A70 Station Bridge from the junction with Smith Street to the roundabout junction with Castlehill Road.
No Waiting, No Loading At Any Time:
Station Road from its junction with Holmston Road to the egress point from Ayr Railway Station car park (a distance of approximately 70 metres);
Smith Street (eastern side/station side of carriageway) from its junction with Burns Statue Square to a point 25 metres east of the Ayr Train Station car park access (opposite Poundland). This restriction includes the suspension of all taxi rank/ taxi bays on the eastern side of Smith Street for the duration of the order;
Smith Street (western side/opposite side of carriageway from the station) from its junction with Kyle Street eastbound for a distance of approximately 100 metres.
Order Duration and Implementation:
The Order commences on 09 November 2023 at 00:01 and has a maximum duration of 18 months or until the safety works are sufficiently advanced to allow the restrictions to be lifted, whichever is earlier. The works are expected to be ongoing from the commencement date of the Order until 10th January 2024 at 00:00.
The days and times of the works may be dependent upon the weather conditions. The Order restrictions will be implemented only when the appropriate signs are displayed.
The public are asked to allow extra time for journeys and plan route in advance.
Suggested alternative routes to Ayr Town Centre are listed below:
Approaching from A713 Castlehill Road: Station Road/ A79 John Street/ A719 King Street/ A719 Main Street/ A719 New Bridge Street/ A719 Sandgate
Approaching from A70 Holmston Road: Station Road/ A79 John Street/ A719 King Street/ A719 Main Street/ A719 New Bridge Street/ A719 Sandgate;
Approaching from A719 Whitletts Road: A719 Whitletts Road/ A719 King Street/ A719 Main Street/ A719 New Bridge Street/ A719 Sandgate.
Suggested alternative routes from Ayr Town Centre are listed below:
From Ayr Town Centre: Fort Street/ South Harbour Street/ New Bridge Street/ A719 John Street.
Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, as amended, the Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (South Ayrshire Council) Designation Order 2012 and the Road Traffic Act 1991 and of all other enabling powers