Issues

This section lists issues - problems on the street network and related matters.

Issues always relate to some geographical location, whether very local or perhaps city-wide.

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Listed issues, most recent first:

  • Dog Kennel Hill Bus Lane Widening

    Created by Sean Howes // 1 thread

    Dog Kennel Hill Bus Lane Widening

    Closes 29 Sep 2019

    Opened 23 Aug 2019

    Contact

    Lola Olanlokun

    (Project Manager)

    Highways

    highways@southwark.gov.uk

    Overview

    We want to improve bus journey times along Dog Kennel Hill, as it has been identified that the bus lane is on a steep hill in this section and cyclists can hold up buses significantly as the lane is currently too narrow for buses to safely overtake cyclists travelling up the hill.

    In order to support this, we are proposing to widen the northbound bus lane on Dog Kennel Hill, either side of the junction with Albrighton Road. We are also considering changing the bus lane hours of operation to 24 hours a day 7 days a week. This will reduce conflict with other vehicle types and help buses keep to timetable.

    These proposals should improve journey times for passengers using the 40, 176, 185 and 484 bus routes. By making bus travel more reliable, this supports Transport for London's Healthy Streets indicator: 'People choose to walk, cycle and use public transport'.

    To do this and maintain the carriageway width for other vehicles, we plan to reduce the width of the central reservation. This will involve the transplanting of one tree, but we plan to plant an additional new tree, so the net impact would be additional tree cover.

    Please see the plan for these works here:

    If the project goes ahead, works will be undertaken in early 2020. We would try to minimise any disruption, and no full road closure should be required.

    Why We Are Consulting

    As there may be some disruption for local residents during construction, we want to make sure you have the opportunity to review the proposals and let us know if you have any concerns.

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  • 'Southwark Spine' (North)

    Created by Sean Howes // 1 thread

    Traffic order has been raised for the Southwark Spine North section we need to gather feedback for any objections and urgent suggestions. 

    Focus only on issues that are serious as its going to go in most as is.

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  • Hi Events

    Tom McKeown // 3 threads

    Events to promote cycling within Histon and Impington. Raise awareness for groups other activities.

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  • Thessaly Road SW8

    Created by Simon Munk // 1 thread

    Council says:

    Wandsworth Council would like to hear your views on proposed improvements for pedestrians and cyclists along Thessaly Road, enhancing access and the local environment.

    As motorised vehicle movements are relatively low on Thessaly Road, the proposals aim to provide safer infrastructure for more vulnerable road users.

    The proposed introduction of raised, controlled crossing points would benefit pedestrians, particularly school children visiting local community facilities and St George’s Primary School, whilst also slowing traffic speeds along Thessaly Road.

    Within the scope of the scheme, Thessaly Road would also have new raised ‘Copenhagen style’ junctions with side roads, to create an improved pedestrian and cycle user experience and slow down traffic joining Thessaly Road. ‘Copenhagen style’ junctions allow cyclists and pedestrians to have priority over vehicles exiting the side roads. The scheme will also include installation of new high-quality paving materials and new cycle parking.

    A segregated cycle track would provide a safe route for cyclists between Battersea Park Road at the north end (which is the subject of proposed improvements being developed in partnership with Transport for London) and Wandsworth Road and Lambeth to the south. It would also provide a safe route to the two new Northern Line Extension stations opening in 2021.

    The proposals include improvements to the public realm at the junction of Condell Road, Deeley Road and Battersea Park Road, featuring new seating areas and new planting.

    The scheme is part of a package of infrastructure improvements in the area which include proposals for a Controlled Parking Zone and a colourful ‘Happy Street’ redesign for the Thessaly Road rail bridge, all funded by contributions from developers in the area.

    In line with strategic masterplans for the Vauxhall Nine Elms Battersea Opportunity Area, Thessaly Road has been identified as a key strategic link for cycle and pedestrian movements from north to south through the opportunity area, and so the proposed improvements reflect the need to meet changing demands of this growing central London area.

    It is important for the Council to know the views of local residents and businesses before progressing with any improvements.

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  • Camden Street/Camden Road Safety Improvements

    Created by John Chamberlain // 2 threads

    TfL are consulting on changes to the junction of Camden Street with Camden Road. These include a new pedestrian crossing on Camden Road, cycle ASLs on all three approaches and a left-turn ban plus cycle feeder lane on Camden Street.

    The consultation is at https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/roads/camden-street-camden-road/  This includes a plan of the proposed layout and a Healthy Streets checklist (which shows minor improvements).

    You can respond direct to TfL via the website or by email to consultations@tfl.gov.uk. We will put in our formal response before the 29th September deadline, incorporating responses gathered here.

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  • SE Bermondsey parking study

    Created by Sean Howes // 1 thread

    Overview

    We are conducting a parking study in the South East (SE) Bermondsey area, shown outlined in blue below, with a view to introducing a parking zone.

    We have received numerous requests from residents and businesses, including a petition, requesting parking controls from a number of streets within the area shown below.

    A parking study is an opportunity for the council to assess the parking issues in a certain area by asking the local residents and businesses how they view parking on their street and whether they would like a parking zone to be introduced.

    A parking zone is a network of streets covered by parking controls. Each street is marked out with either parking bays or double yellow lines.

    The council will analyse responses on a road by road basis and make recommendations to the decision maker on zone boundary and operation days and times based on the street by street analysis.

    Any parking controls that we introduce will take into account the results of the consultation as well as existing highway safety issues in the proposed zone, feedback from emergency services, and our wider transport policies reflecting our responsibilities to air quality and active travel.

    We would like to hear your views on the proposal.

    Please read the consultation booklet and consider the proposed layout design, both attached below, before completing the questionnaire online or by post via the freepost address, by Sunday 22 September 2019.

    For more general information about parking in Southwark visit www.southwark.gov.uk/parking

    Why We Are Consulting

    Since the neighbouring Thorburn Square parking zone was implemented in October 2018 (results of which are summarised here), we have received numerous requests from residents, including a petition, requesting parking controls to be extended into the area to the east of St James Road to address the issue of increased parking pressure.

    The study area includes a section of streets in the north of the study area surrounding the Blue where businesses have voiced concern about parking pressure from commuters.

    We have had discussions with residents, and met with businesses before launching this consultation to discuss parking issues so that our consulation and design best fits the needs of both residents and local businesses and which complements the Good Growth Fund project at The Blue, currently underway.

    Free parking for traders and customers is currently offered at the The Blue car park and improvements to these parking arrangements are being managed separately by the housing parking team alongside the Good Growth Fund project.

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  • S/2896/19/FL Imperial War Museum Hotel

    Created by Matthew // 1 thread

    Construction of a 168 bedroom hotel with ancillary facilities, associated access, gates, car parking (including reconfigured conference centre car parking), cycle parking and landscaping.

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  • Cowley Road potholes

    Created by David Green // 1 thread

    There is a dangerous group of cavities developing around the ironworks at the 'T junction' which cyclists have to negotiate every morning, while the new cyclepath to the SciencePark is unavailable.

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  • loose surface on busway path

    Richard G // 1 thread

    There is a lot of non-slip surface, that red colour stuff, that has rubbed off and collected just on the bend as the path goes under the bridge, as you leave the P&R

    Last week, I came past just as someone was being helped back up again, after their bike slipped on the loose surface.. It feels quite treacherous as you cycle over it.

    I cant see anywhere, who to contact about removing all the loose material.

    Anyone know a good point of contact to report to?

    thanks, Richard

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  • 17/1527/NMA1 213 Mill Road - including changes to cycle parking

    Created by Matthew // 1 thread

    Non-material amendment on application 17/1527/FUL to include changes to Dutch's Corner, townhouses, Mews houses and landscape. Dutch's Corner changes are as follows: raised height of dormer, omission of 3 rooflights, fenestration changes and removal of recess on Ross Street elevation. Townhouse changes are as follows: reconfiguration of rooflights, reduction in bay window depth, 175mm increase to wall and internal changes. Mew houses changes are as follows: fenestration changes, amended position of house, step in roof height relocated, reduced green roof area, amendments to size of basement and front courtyards, relocated cycle store. 5 new trees omitted.

    213 Mill Road Cambridge CB1 3BE

    Cambridge

    Application reference : 17/1527/NMA1

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  • Four Lamps roundabout

    Created by Matthew // 2 threads

    The Four Lamps roundabout at the junction of Victoria Avenue, Jesus Lane, Maid's Causeway, Short Street and King Street was built when traffic flows were anticipated to be much higher than they actually are today.

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  • East Sydenham Healthy Neighbourhood

    East Sydenham is changing

    A key target of both the Mayor of London and the London Borough of Lewisham’s Transport Strategy is for 80% of all journeys in London to be made by sustainable means of transport (walking, cycling and public transport) by 2041. To achieve this, we have to create street environments where traffic is reduced, and where vulnerable road users, including children and the elderly, feel more comfortable making journeys on foot or by bike. 

    What are the issues are most important for us to address? 

    How would you like to change East Sydenham to make your area healthier, greener and more pleasant to live in?

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  • 19/1056/REM Darwin Green BDW2

    Created by Matthew // 1 thread

    Reserved Matters application for second housing phase (known as BDW2) including 330 dwellings with associated internal roads, car parking, landscaping, amenity and public open space. The Reserved Matters include access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale and related partial discharge of conditions 8, 10, 14, 18, 26, 27, 29, 35, 40, 49, 52, 58, 62, 63, and 66 pursuant to outline approval 07/0003/OUT and use of the Pavilion building for Use Classes A1 (shops), A3 (restaurants and cafes), A4 (drinking establishments), A5 (hot food takeaways).

    Land Between Huntingdon Road And Histon Road, Cambridge Known As "Darwin Green One"

    Cambridge

    Application reference : 19/1056/REM

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  • Ellon -Aberdeen Cycle Path

    Created by Debra Storr // 1 thread

    Plans in progress for cycleroute from Ellon to Aberdeen.  Parts of route exist.  Grampian Cycle Partnership involved with both Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire Councils.  

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  • King St - cycle route sorely needed

    Created by Debra Storr // 1 thread

    King St/Ellon Road is a main artery into Aberdeen.  We are advised that the traffic volumes due tot he AWPR have reduced and in order to lock in this benefit there need to be some urgency to utilise freed up road space to more sustainable forms of transport. 

    And no - the parallel NCR1 isn't suitable.  It's hilly with cobbles and have weird diverts.  as a tourist route through the university and Old Aberdeen, its fine.  

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