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Archive for the ‘Road safety’ Category

Improvements to the Oakhill Road/ High Street junction

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 20 July, 2021

Sutton Council is consulting residents on possible improvements to this junction, and we urge you to respond.  We have been concerned for some time about road safety and difficult manoeuvring at this junction. There were four accidents recorded at the junction in the last four years, two of which were serious. One of the serious […]

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E-scooters and the law

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 10 July, 2021

Currently, in the UK, you can legally buy an e-scooter, but you cannot ride it on a public road, cycle lane or pavement. The police will advise you on the law and may confiscate your e-scooter, and can penalise you depending on the seriousness of the offence. If caught riding an e-scooter, fines you may […]

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20 mph limit back in force

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 17 May, 2021

The 20 mph limit, which was temporarily suspended when the Low Traffic Neighbourhood road closures were lifted is now back in force. The relevant Traffic Management Order has been published and comes into force on 1 June. The order covers the roads to the east of Rosehill/ Angel Hill, as far as Benhill Road (as […]

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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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