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Archive for the ‘Traffic’ Category


by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 18 October, 2021

Residents in Collingwood Road will have noticed the new speed signs which switch on ‘20mph’ when traffic exceeds the speed limit.  Initial impressions are that this may be having some effect, though it will be important that this is sustained. Ruth Dombey was out with the police Community Speedwatch team recording the speed of traffic, […]

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Final statutory consultation with Residents about minor parking schemes

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 22 September, 2021

The Council is now undertaking a final Traffic Management Order consultation on minor changes to parking arrangements in some parts of some roads.  These changes are where there are road safety and access concerns, or requests from residents.  The changes are: Double yellow lines: Short stretch in Benhill Wood Road outside and opposite the entrance […]

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Resurfacing of Collingwood Road to begin on Monday 23 August

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

The long-awaited resurfacing of part of Collingwood Road will begin next week, and residents are asked not to park in the road while the work is going on. The work is being done in two stages, and it is the first stretch, between Alexandra Ave and the by-pass which is being done next week.  The […]

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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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