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Hugh Arnold

Traffic Signs
Department for Transport
Traffic Signs Branch
Zone 2/08
Great Minster House
(via email) 76 Marsham Street
Direct Line: 020 7944 2987
GTN No: 3533

Web Site:

Our Ref: FOI0006041

27 January 2010

Dear Mr ,

FOI 6041

I am writing to confirm that the Department has now completed its search for the
information which you requested on 27 December 2009.

In 1999, Liverpool City Council applied for, and received, authorisation for non-prescribed
traffic signs for use in conjunction with disabled parking bays. This authorisation, sign
drawing plus the letter of application is enclosed.

The authorisation applies to any road for which Liverpool City Council is the highway and
traffic authority. As such, this Department does not hold details of specific locations at
which the authorised signs have been placed.

Liverpool City Council has also applied for authorisation of signs for a large Football
Match Parking Zone in Anfield on 17 September 2008. This area does include Clarendon
Road. I enclose the documents relating to Clarendon Road and the specific drawings for
the non-prescribed signs requested for authorisation. This authorisation has not yet been

In keeping with the spirit and effect of the Freedom of Information Act, all information is
assumed to be releasable to the public unless exempt. The Department will, therefore,
be simultaneously releasing to the public the information you requested, together with any
related information that will provide a key to its wider context.

If you are unhappy with the way the Department has handled your request or with the
decisions made in relation to your request you may complain within two calendar months
of the date of this letter by writing to the Department’s Information Rights Unit at:

Zone D/04
Ashdown House
Sedlescombe Road North
East Sussex TN37 7GA


Please see attached details of DfT’s complaints procedure and your right to complain to
the Information Commissioner.

If you have any queries about this letter, please contact me. Please remember to quote
the reference number above in any future communications.

Yours sincerely,

Hugh Arnold