20mph streets

Newport City Council will begin introducing new 20mph speed limits across a number of residential streets in six city wards.

The measures are being introduced to help improve safety within residential streets, with evidence showing that lower speeds lead to fewer collisions, and also reduce the severity of any collisions and injuries that may occur.

The measures will also help ensure safety within residential streets while coronavirus-related social distancing regulations remain in force.

The new speed limits will be introduced into streets across the following six wards:

VIEW - 6 (Temporary 20 MPH Speed Limit) Orders 2021 (pdf)