Council was petitioned by local residents to close this street. it refused but set up bollards to narrow it. These bollards were damaged and ripped out by people who liked fast through traffic.
This is a crucial place to filter. The council will not filter it. It's following one ineffectual intervention with a new consultation:
We are considering making improvements to Harper Road, to improve the look and feel of the area for residents, businesses and visitors.
We are conducting this survey to find how people who live on the street or visit it regularly feel about it as a place to visit, stop, shop or travel through.