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New Edinburgh Rd bus stops installed week of 6 August

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 27 July, 2018

The new fixed bus stops for the S4 bus in Edinburgh Road will be installed week beginning 6 August.  The S4 currently operates on a hail and ride basis, but there were complaints from passengers and bus operators about the difficulty that bus drivers face in finding suitable safe locations to stop to pick up/drop off […]

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New pedestrian crossing place by the bus garage

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 21 March, 2018

Residents will be pleased to hear that the new pedestrian crossing facility in Bushey Road/ Bushey Lane is to go ahead.  The attached plan shows the location of the crossing, which takes the form of a build out to make the road narrower.  It will provide a focus for a safer crossing place and improve […]

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New bus stop for Edinburgh Road agreed

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 17 March, 2018

Public consultation on the proposal for a fixed bus stop in Edinburgh Road showed support for the proposal.  There were only nine responses, seven in favour, one against and one unsure.  On that basis the proposal is to go ahead. Among the comments received were: ‘Thanks for sending round this consultation for Edinburgh Rd. We […]

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New bus stops proposed for S4 in Edinburgh Road

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 26 January, 2018

The Council is consulting nearby residents on a proposal from Transport for London to introduce two fixed bus stops in Edinburgh Road where bus route S4 currently operates on a hail & ride basis. The proposal has been drawn up as a result of complaints from passengers and bus operators highlighting the difficulty that bus […]

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S3 bus route now to run to Belmont

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 30 October, 2017

From Saturday 28 October 2017 until further notice route S3 will now run the full length of Downs Road to terminate and stand at Belmont rail station. It will continue to serve stops in Downs Road (near Cotswold Road) and the stop in the grounds of Royal Marsden Hospital. This change is due to the development of the London Cancer […]

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Feedback from September Local Committee meeting

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 20 September, 2017

The September Local Committee was again well attended, and those present benefited from first class presentations on safety issues and the current hospitals’ consultation. There was an update on the impact of the Grenfell fire disaster on high rise blocks in Sutton.  We were told that the new cladding at Chaucer House had passed the government’s […]

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By-Pass lighting replacement: lane closures

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 12 July, 2017

Transport for London are planning to replace the lighting on the by-pass between the junctions with Cheam Road and the Rose Hill Roundabout. The works will take place from 10:00 until 16:00 and from 20:00 each night until 05:00 the following morning on Mondays to Fridays between 24 July and 22 December.  They say they may […]

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Residents call for action on speeding traffic in Collingwood Road

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 10 March, 2017

Residents have called for action to slow down traffic in Collingwood Road.  Parents at Westbourne School raised their concerns at the regular meeting we have with the police.  They listed a number of accidents and near misses caused by speeding and careless driving.  They are also concerned about buses speeding along the road late at […]

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Speeding buses in Collingwood Road

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 February, 2016

Ruth, Marlene and Steve have again been contacted by residents complaining about speeding buses in Collingwood Road.  Following complaints last year our councillors took up the issue with the police and the local bus company, leading to some short term improvement. The manager of the bus dept has promised to raise the issue again with […]

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