traffic

Rat-run fears in Westcombe Park as diggers move in for IKEA

Local Conservatives in Westcombe Park have raised concerns about roads such as Westcombe Hill and Humber Road being used a ‘Rat-runs’ after the new IKEA store in Charlton is finished

Action Team take Blackheath Speeding/Noise petition to City Hall

Campaigners challenge the Mayor to act for local residents on traffic blight

Action secured on speeding and noisy vehicles

Successful police meeting as activists press ahead with calls on Greenwich Council and Transport for London

Too many lorries for the Westcombe area

Over the past year, Greenwich Council has been consulting with residents of Kidbrooke Park Road and Brook Lane about introducing a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ).This is partly in response to projected parking pressure in relation to Kidbrooke Village and also in part due to complaints from residents about increased parking on the street relating to the school and commuters using Kidbrooke station.

Eltham North Councillors talk to residents on Dairsie Road

Eltham North councillors Spencer Drury and Dermot Poston, led a team this Saturday to talk to residents in Dairsie Road about their concerns over speeding cars as well as collecting signatures for a petition to present to Greenwich council.

The petition calls for the council to consider what traffic calming measures could be put in place on the road to make it safer, as well as full consultation with residents and Deansfield School. Residents also showed councillors Drury and Poston signs that local children had made themselves asking drivers to slow down.

Court Road - makes list of most congested roads in London

Recent analysis by TomTom has shown that Court Road in Eltham South ward is the 8th most congested road in Greater London, being congested for 82 hours a week!

Red Lion Lane - one way traffic

Conservatives have campaigned for one way traffic in Red Lion Lane, including a petition to Greenwich Council. Greenwich Council have refused to find the cash to make this road safer, despite spending vast sums on a variety of less important projects. Your Labour Councillors (when in the country) have paid little attention to this issue until elections started to loom.

Pedestrianisation of Greenwich Town Centre

The Labour Councils plans for the pedestrianisation of Greenwich Town Centre appear to be yet another poorly thought out scheme related to the 2012 Olympic games.

Although the current layout of the centre is not the greatest, the proposed changes would make the situation considerably worse.

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