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Archive for the ‘Road safety’ Category

Final consultation on parking restrictions

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 24 October, 2019

Sutton Council is consulting on parking controls to improve road safety and access.  This should be the final consultation, and it is important that residents look at the detailed proposals on the Council maps and comment.  We reported back on earlier consultations here. This consultation excludes the Aultone Way/ Greenhill/ Woodend area.  The concerns raised […]

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Rosehill School turned down

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 12 September, 2019

Sutton’s Planning Committee has refused permission for the new school in Rosehill Park.  The committee agreed that the Conservative government’s proposal for a new school fell far short of what was needed and gave seven reasons why the application was refused. The officers’ report which was considered at the meeting on 10 Sept at Holy […]

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Road safety improvements get underway

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 5 August, 2019

The works will include: Work will shortly begin on road safety improvements in Collingwood Road and Anton Crescent, following the consultation with residents earlier this year.  The works are planned to begin in the week commencing Monday 12 August 2018.  It is expected that most of the works around Westbourne School will be completed before […]

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Collingwood Road road safety: you said, we have listened.

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 28 January, 2019

We got a good response to this consultation, with 45 people taking the trouble to reply – which is a good figure for a consultation of this sort.  You will recall that the Council proposals included: Width restrictions with give-ways to replace existing refuge islands and speed cushions Reversal of the one-way on Anton Crescent […]

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Collingwood Road: proposals to address road safety

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 16 November, 2018

Residents in the Collingwood Road area will shortly be consulted on proposals to improve safety in the road.  Many people have raised concerns with us about speeding traffic and heavy lorries. There are particular concerns for parents taking their children to Westbourne School.  Look out for a letter from the Council explaining the proposals, which […]

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Speeding cars caught in Collingwood Road

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

Marlene and Steve were out again in Collingwood Road, supported by the police at Wednesday lunchtime, as part of Community Speedwatch. Using a hand held speed camera in just one hour they identified 23 cars exceeding the 20 mph speed limit.  The police will be writing to the owners of the cars to warn them of […]

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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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Following requests from Local Councillors, Ruth, Marlene and Steve, the Council’s Environment and Neighbourhoods Committee has allocated funding for the coming financial year for two important road safety schemes. The first is in Collingwood Road and follows requests from Westbourne School and residents in the road to help reduce traffic speeds and increase safety for […]

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Road safety in Collingwood Road

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

Parents who walk with their children along Collingwood Road have approached us about the dangers of speeding and heavy traffic.  We know that these concerns are shared by many of you. We have listened to the specific points that have been made, and discussed them with the Council’s traffic engineer, with the local bus company […]

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Pizza deliveries – slow down!

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 2 April, 2017

Residents had contacted us about the dangerous driving of some of the Domino’s pizza delivery bikes.  We contacted the police who have discussed with Domino’s local manager. He was already aware of the issue and receptive to what the police were saying. He said he has had to terminate employment with some of his drivers […]

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