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Archive for the ‘Traffic’ Category

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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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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The pandemic and the resulting lockdown has had a massive effect on our community and across the country.  In Sutton it has also meant less traffic and better air quality.  The Council is proposing to create what is often called ‘low-traffic neighbourhoods’ to cut the volume and speed of traffic in the area by reducing […]

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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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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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