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Archive for the ‘Road safety’ Category

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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New Stop Speeding sign for Sutton Common Road

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 6 March, 2017

We have reported the faulty speed sign by Oakwood Gardens, which should come on when approaching traffic exceeds 30mph.  However, it comes on so late as to be ineffective. We have asked for it to be replaced with a ‘smiley face’ sign which lights up if you are speeding and shows your speed, reducing as […]

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Pedestrian crossing at Angel Hill update

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 25 February, 2017

You will recall that we have been consulting about a proposal to improve safety for pedestrians crossing Angel Hill at the junction with All Saints and Vermont Roads.  The results are shown below: We Asked In December 2016 the Council carried out a Consultation on a proposal to introduce a signalised crossing at the Angel […]

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Improved footpath link between the By Pass and Northspur Road

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

The Council will be opening up a link between Northspur Road and the By Pass, providing a safe pedestrian route for parents taking children to Westbourne School and for residents shopping at Tesco’s.  The plan is to resurface the underutilised footpath by the side of Access Self Storage, add a drainage gulley, some bollards and […]

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