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  • Cleveland Street Cycleway

    Created by linus // 1 thread

    This is a joint Camden and Westminster consultation of the design of a short route of part of the longer Fitzrovia to Pimlico cycle route. 

    Westminster Council is leading on this project. Consultation closes 3 March. There will also be a drop-in community event about the plans from 3pm to 7.30pm on Tuesday 7 February 2023 at Fitzrovia Community Centre, 2 Foley Street, London W1W 6DL.

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  • Quietway 7 (Cycleway 43) in Westminster - east section

    Created by Colin Wing // 4 threads

    This is the proposed route of the east section of Quietway 7 (Cycleway 43) in Westminster. At the western end, it has two branches: off Quietway 2 (Cycleway 27) at Norfolk Crescent and to/from Hyde Park via Connaught Square and Stanhope Place. It was not possible to show both of those on the map.

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    1. Lower Kilburn High Road

      Created by Jean Dollimore // 1 thread

      Camden Council, Brent Council and Westminster Council  are consulting on the following joint proposals for the section of Kilburn High Road from West End Lane to Greville Place:

      • Extending bus lanes and standardising bus lane hours
      • Changing a zebra crossing to a signalised pedestrian crossing
      • Adding more trees
      • Widening the pavement
      • Providing more informal crossing points and a central island
      • Adding new cycle lanes and longer Advanced Stop Lines

      If the scheme goes ahead, it will be implemented under an ETO with a further consultation after 12 months from the start of the ETO period.

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    2. The Royal Parks' draft Movement Strategy

      Created by Simon Munk // 2 threads

      The Royal Park says:
      "The Royal Parks is embarking on an exciting and ambitious journey to develop a Movement Strategy that will influence movement and transportation throughout our parks and London.

      What is the Movement Strategy?

      The Movement Strategy will set a long-term vision for how park visitors will move within, access and subsequently experience the parks.

      The strategy will include a comprehensive exploration of all movement and access related issues and opportunities that are relevant to the parks both now and into the foreseeable future.

      This will include (but is not limited to) increasing safety for all park users, reducing the impact of vehicle-based traffic and reducing conflict between different modes.

      How will it be developed?

      To develop the strategy, we will utilise an evidence-based approach to explore all current and future movement opportunities. Input from key stakeholders, including the general public, will be a critical component in exploring possibilities, conflicts and issues that will inform the creation of the strategy.

      Engagement Phase One – Now Open.

      We are seeking input from key partners including the general public, Transport for London, neighbouring boroughs and all interested parties. This input is a critical component in exploring possibilities, conflicts and issues that will inform the creation of the strategy.This discussion paper sets out the draft aim and principles for our Movement Strategy. These summarise our aspirations and provide the basis for developing a series of bold projects and proposals across all eight parks."

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    3. Oxford Street District Place Strategy and Delivery Plan

      Created by Simon Munk // 1 thread

      Westminster Council says:

      The draft strategy sets out a series of ambitious, exciting and also deliverable recommendations to significantly improve the district as a whole, with 96 projects across 87 different streets and spaces. We’ve also identified nine zones that reflect varying character from Marble Arch to Tottenham Court Road. The strategy was developed from previous consultation responses, proposed plans and a process of engagement in order to identify and understand concerns and ideas.

      All of the proposals are our ideas as to what could be done to improve the area. Subject to the feedback we receive in the consultation, the council will then carry out the detailed technical work that would be needed to turn those preferred proposals into reality.

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    4. Oxford Street Transformation - 2nd consultation

      Created by Simon Munk // 1 thread

      TfL says...

      In our last consultation in April 2017, we explained that our vision is to transform Oxford Street into the world’s best outdoor shopping experience and an unrivalled place to live, work and visit. We received nearly 12,000 responses. There was support, as well as some understandable concerns, and many respondents indicated the key issues they felt we should consider. We have listened very carefully to the issues raised and in the months since then we have discussed our vision with a large number of local residents groups, businesses and others to help us understand such issues in more detail. As a result, we have developed a set of detailed proposals for the transformation of the street and the entire surrounding district. We genuinely believe these proposals respond positively to the concerns raised by some and would enable us to deliver a significantly improved Oxford Street and the wider Oxford Street area for everyone.

      Our vision is not simply to transform Oxford Street: the proposals we have developed are for the entire district. They would:
      Make it much easier to walk throughout the area
      Create beautiful, safe, accessible and inspiring public spaces full of life and spectacle to address some of the very serious and pressing issues of poor road safety and air quality in the Oxford Street area
      Support businesses to grow and respond to the district as it transforms and create new jobs
      Equally protect and enhance the quality of life for residents in the area
      Support the introduction of the Elizabeth line to the area
      Our proposals represent one of the most significant investments in central London for many years. This is a once in a generation opportunity to transform a key area in central London.

      For the first time ever we are substantially reducing the number of buses in the area. This has allowed us to bring forward these proposals.

      Doing nothing to transform the Oxford Street district would mean that traffic and pedestrian congestion on Oxford Street and in the surrounding area would worsen. Transformation gives us an opportunity to address the very poor air quality in the area, and reduce the number of collisions on Oxford Street in which people are hurt. It would give us the opportunity to create a network of truly world-class and inspiring public spaces, in which businesses could thrive and grow. It would deliver investment for transformational improvements to the entire area.

      Our proposals set out how we would improve the look and feel of the Oxford Street West district, and changes to how people could access and use the space. All of the proposals are intended to transform the way that the West End feels and functions for everybody. We have made no decisions on whether to proceed and we will not do so until you have had your say and we have had chance to consider the points you raise.
      Cllr Robert Davis MBE DL, Deputy Leader, Westminster City Council
      Valerie Shawcross CBE, Deputy Mayor for Transport
      Mike Brown MVO, Commissioner, Transport for London

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    5. Quietway 19 - Cambridge Circus

      Created by Colin Wing // 4 threads

      There has never been a satisfactory cycle route from Soho into Covent Garden. The right turn from Old Compton Street into Charing Cross Road is prohibited. Moor Street lands cyclists at an inconvenient part of the junction. Using Greek Street and Shaftesbury Avenue means a difficult right turn into Charing Cross Road.

      In April 2015 Westminster's contractors are consulting the public about improvements to Cambridge Circus. The consultation period ends on 8th May 2015. Subject to approvals, it is planned to start the works on site in August 2015 and to be completed by February 2016.

      The scheme takes into account the need for Quietway 19 to pass through the junction between Soho and Covent Garden.

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    6. Oxford Street

      Created by Dominic Fee // 3 threads

      Mayor Sadiq Khan's proposal "that would see all motor vehicles removed from Oxford Street and the space given over to pedestrians and cyclists".

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    7. Cycle Superhighway 11 in Westminster and Camden

      Created by Colin Wing // 7 threads

      This is part of a proposed cycle superhighway from the Finchley Road into Central London.
      It will become more attractive after the modification of the Swiss Cottage gyratory system in Camden.
      See the discussion threads for details on the sections in Westminster, Camden and Swiss Cottage

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