Full list: The Borders towns and villages getting 20mph areas

SCOTTISH Borders Council (SBC) has released a full list of the 80 towns and villages which will have a temporary change of speed limit.

As part of the Spaces for People programme, 80 Borders towns and villages will take part in a pilot project which will introduce a 20mph speed limit in areas which currently have a 30mph speed limit.

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The programme will be rolled out between October and December, and will be reviewed after 12 months.

The Borders towns are villages taking part in the pilot include:

Eildon

  • Stow
  • Heriot
  • Fountainhall
  • Clovenfords
  • Newtown St Boswells
  • Bowden
  • Midlem
  • Lilliesleaf
  • Melrose
  • Gattonside
  • Darnick
  • Newstead
  • Galashiels
  • Oxton
  • Lauder
  • Ettrickbridge
  • Ashkirk
  • Selkirk
  • Redpath
  • Earlston

Berwickshire

  • Coldingham
  • St Abbs
  • Reston
  • Cockburnspath
  • Cove
  • Grantshouse
  • Ayton
  • Eyemouth
  • Burnmouth
  • Chirnside
  • Foulden
  • Paxton
  • Whitsome
  • Allanton
  • Duns
  • Preston
  • Longformacus
  • Gavinton
  • Greenlaw
  • Gordon
  • Westruther
  • Swinton
  • Coldstream
  • Leitholm
  • Eccles
  • Lennel

Teviot and Liddesdale

  • Newcastleton
  • Chesters
  • Bonchester Bridge
  • Denholm
  • Hawick (including Burnfoot)

Tweeddale

  • Eddleston
  • Blyth Bridge
  • Rommanobridge
  • Skirling
  • Broughton
  • Cardrona
  • Innerleithen
  • Walkerburn
  • Peebles
  • Kirkhouse
  • Traquair
  • West Linton

Cheviot

  • Sprouston
  • Ednam
  • Kelso
  • Stichill
  • Birgham
  • Smailholm
  • Yetholm
  • Morebattle
  • Heiton
  • Eckford
  • Roxburgh
  • Maxton
  • Nisbet
  • Ancrum
  • Lempitlaw
  • Ulston
  • Jedburgh
  • St Boswells

Four areas will also see 40mph speed limits introduced on a trial-basis. These include:

  • C76 Lauder to Earlston
  • Innerleithen to Peel
  • B7062 Peebles to Traquair
  • C11 Heriot to Clovenfords

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