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Archive for the ‘Road safety’ Category

Proposals to modify the North Sutton Low Traffic Neighbourhoods scheme

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 17 November, 2020

Residents have told us of the impact that the Low Traffic Neighbourhoods scheme is having on adjoining roads.  We have been looking at the impacts ourselves and talking with residents affected.  The roads worst affected are Woodside Road, Woodend, Greenhill and Aultone Way.  There are also concerns about traffic using Danescourt Crescent as a turn […]

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Collingwood Road safety update

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 6 November, 2020

Many thanks to all the residents who took part in our recent survey on road safety.  We had an excellent response and it was good to get your feedback.  The full survey report is here. The main concern mentioned was the speed of traffic (mentioned by more than half of you) but similar levels of […]

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Councillors ask for All Saints Road Barrier to be removed

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 20 September, 2020

We have received a lot of feedback from residents on the trial Low Traffic Neighbourhoods scheme, mostly critical.  We have spent the last few days listening to the concerns of the people who have contacted us and discussed the problem with Council officers and other councillors. Clearly the barrier in All Saints Road has resulted in excessive […]

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Action needed on Collingwood Road

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 14 September, 2020

Residents continue to raise concerns about the speed of traffic in Collingwood Road, the use of the road by heavy lorries, in defiance of the ban of vehicles over 7.5 tonnes, and the use of the road by buses through the night.  These problems led to road safety concerns – important as parents walk children […]

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OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT FROM 14 SEPTEMBER ON PROPOSED ROAD CLOSURES

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 9 September, 2020

Sutton Council has now published Experimental Traffic Management Orders for the proposed road closures. The Orders will come into force on 14 September 2020 and you can comment on them after that date using the link below. The orders will on an experimental basis introduce the following:-  a point road closure in All Saints Road west of […]

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Widen my path

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 21 June, 2020

The Council is calling on residents and businesses to use a new on-line tool to suggest a busy spot where walking and cycling could be made safer and easier. The move is the latest part of the Council’s plans for Safer, Active, Greener Streets as schools and businesses reopen in the borough after lockdown and […]

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Councillors demand further safety improvements to Collingwood Road

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 February, 2020

Residents will be aware that the new safety measures in the road are far from addressing the problems of speeding traffic.  Following a road safety audit called for by your councillors, some important changes are to be made this week (subject to the weather). The improvements includes moving many of the Give Way signs closer to […]

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Concerns about new road layout in Collingwood Road

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 6 December, 2019

We are disappointed by the effects of the new traffic scheme in Collingwood Road.  The new road layout is the Council’s response to complaints from residents for some years about speeding traffic in the road.  There were two main concerns:  the safety of children and parents walking to Westbourne School; and the impact of speeding traffic […]

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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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