Information on traffic complaints and collisions on New Edinburgh Road and its junction with Spindlehowe Road: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested

You asked for I am dealing with a case that involves a collision on New Edinburgh Road at it’s junction with Spindlehowe Road, I attach the OS Grid Reference for your information. I have been advised that there have been several accidents at this location. I would be grateful if you could provide me with:-

1. The numbers of road traffic collisions at that locus in the past 10 years.

2. The number of complaints that have been received regarding this stretch of road and junction.

3. Any improvements to the road (including markings and signage) since 2019

Using the junction at specific grid reference I would be grateful if the search radius could be 100m.


The following table shows the number of injury road accidents by severity within a 100m radius of the junction of New Edinburgh Road with Spindlehowe Road.

  Serious Slight Total
2009 1 1 2
2012 0 1 1
2015 0 1 1
2016 0 1 1
2021 1 0 1

As far as your other queries are concerned, these roads are the responsibility of the North Lanarkshire council. You will need to contact them to see if they can provide you with the other information that you have requested.

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