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Council decisions on Low Traffic Neighbourhoods deferred

by Sam, Ruth and Chris 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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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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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 Sam, Ruth and Chris 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 Sam, Ruth and Chris 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 Sam, Ruth and Chris 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 Sam, Ruth and Chris 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 Sam, Ruth and Chris 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 Sam, Ruth and Chris 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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