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Archive for the ‘Traffic’ Category

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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New plans to make walking and cycling safer during lockdown.

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 24 May, 2020

Sutton Council is launching plans to make walking and cycling safer at nine key locations during lockdown. These temporary measures for safer, active streets are part of the Council’s response to the COVID-19 situation and will help ensure social distancing and improve local air quality in advance of more business premises opening in early June. […]

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Cycleway update

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 22 February, 2020

The first stage of the cycle way – the part through Greenshaw woods to the Rose Hill park West/ Grennell Road junction is to go ahead. Further details of this are here. There was very little response to the Council’s consultation, and the work will begin in June, giving the park time to dry out. […]

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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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Road safety improvements get underway

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 5 August, 2019

The works will include: Work will shortly begin on road safety improvements in Collingwood Road and Anton Crescent, following the consultation with residents earlier this year.  The works are planned to begin in the week commencing Monday 12 August 2018.  It is expected that most of the works around Westbourne School will be completed before […]

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Collingwood Road road safety: you said, we have listened.

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 28 January, 2019

We got a good response to this consultation, with 45 people taking the trouble to reply – which is a good figure for a consultation of this sort.  You will recall that the Council proposals included: Width restrictions with give-ways to replace existing refuge islands and speed cushions Reversal of the one-way on Anton Crescent […]

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Collingwood Road: proposals to address road safety

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 16 November, 2018

Residents in the Collingwood Road area will shortly be consulted on proposals to improve safety in the road.  Many people have raised concerns with us about speeding traffic and heavy lorries. There are particular concerns for parents taking their children to Westbourne School.  Look out for a letter from the Council explaining the proposals, which […]

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Speeding cars caught in Collingwood Road

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 26 September, 2018

Marlene and Steve were out again in Collingwood Road, supported by the police at Wednesday lunchtime, as part of Community Speedwatch. Using a hand held speed camera in just one hour they identified 23 cars exceeding the 20 mph speed limit.  The police will be writing to the owners of the cars to warn them of […]

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