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Archive for the ‘Traffic’ Category

This web post gives an update on Heavy Goods vehicles, speeding traffic, and buses in Collingwood Road, and other issues. One of our main concerns is about the number of Heavy Goods vehicles using the road despite the weight restriction.  We are grateful to the residents who record the reg. no and date/time of any […]

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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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20 mph limit to be retained

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 26 March, 2021

Residents will be aware that the Low Traffic neighbourhood road closures were accompanied by a 20 mph speed limit in the area to the east of Angel Hill/ Rose Hill. The authority for the 20mph limit came from the same traffic order as the road closures, which has now been rescinded and the closures removed.  […]

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Local road closures to be lifted on Monday 1 March

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 26 February, 2021

The Council will be withdrawing the trial North Sutton LowTraffic Area scheme from Monday, 1 March 2021. The scheme remains fully operational until it is removed. This is to both maintain a safe environment and to avoid any confusion for all road users.We will continue to explore alternative ways to improve road safety, reduce carbon […]

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Road closures to be removed

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

On Thursday Liberal Democrat councillors will be recommending the removal of the Low Traffic Neighbourhood schemes in Sutton North: in Benhill Wood Road and Grennell Road.  This is the result of a recent Court judgement, which says that the guidance we were required to follow by the Government and the Mayor was unlawful.  This guidance […]

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Council decisions on Low Traffic Neighbourhoods deferred

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 27 January, 2021

The discussion on Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (part of the Streetspace scheme), due to take place at the Environment and Sustainable Transport Committee meeting on Thursday 28 January, has now been deferred to a special meeting on 11 February. For further details see the announcement here.

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North Sutton Low Traffic Neighbourhoods to be opened up for local residents

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 21 January, 2021

Since the beginning of the trial in Sutton North we have been listening to residents and gathering feedback. In the autumn we held virtual meetings with residents in the Sutton Garden Suburb Conservation Area and in the Woodside Road area. We also organised a residents’ survey to gather feedback on potential improvements to the scheme.  […]

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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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Sutton Local Committee to meet on 12 November at 7pm

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

Local Committees are resuming their business virtually, using an internet link.  Local Councillors and community representatives will be able to meet via the internet to discuss important local issues.  The agenda and papers are here.  Residents will be able to view the meeting using this link, which is also on the agenda page. On the […]

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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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