Allowing cycling in both directions on streets that have been made One Way for motor traffic is not totally new in Wandsworth. Petworth Street (off Battersea Bridge Road) and more recently, Childerbert Road in Balham have long permitted it, with clear signage alerting drivers to the possibility of meeting cyclists coming towards them. One Way … Continue reading Making the case for contra-flow cycling
Dear Wandsworth Living Streets supporters In my previous email to you a couple of weeks ago (21 March) about the May 3 local elections, I spoke too soon. Spring had not made its appearance at last! Rather, the day or two of good weather was merely to bluff us into thinking Winter wouldn’t put in … Continue reading April WLS newsletter published
Dear Wandsworth Living Streets supporters The May 3 Borough Elections As you know, Councillors in all the London Boroughs are getting ready for the upcoming elections. In our borough, the current state of the parties is: 39 Conservative Councillors; 19 Labour; and 2 Independents. The Conservatives have run the Borough continuously for the past 40 … Continue reading March WLS newsletter published!
On November 4, 2017, David Irvin made a presentation at a Wandsworth Living Streets public meeting. a commentary follows on the content of the talk and Davids slides with brief commentary can be found here: Transforming our Neighbourhoods This street has been transformed into a largely pedestrianised locality with a vibrant local shopping environment. … Continue reading Transforming Streets & Neighbourhoods in our Borough
Wandsworth Living Streets response to proposals for Quietway 21 (Teddington <-> Wandsworth) in the London Borough of Wandsworth was submitted on Monday November 13 and reads as follows: 13 November 2017 Wandsworth Living Streets is the local group representing the UK charity for everyday walking. Our primary purpose is to promote walking as a healthy, … Continue reading Wandsworth Living Streets responds to Quietway 21 proposal
Transforming our Borough’s Streets – Next Steps Proposals for a Pocket Park, a Side Road, a Main Road An illustrated talk by David Irwin David Irwin is an urban planner. He has long been active in the Putney Society and Wandsworth Living Streets. He lives locally, but has worked in many different parts of the world. … Continue reading The next Wandsworth Living Streets meeting, Tuesday, 28 November, 7.30pm
Active Wandsworth is the Community Sport and Physical Activity Network for Wandsworth and is part of the national structure for sport in England. Active Wandsworth brings together Wandsworth Council (including Public Health), Enable Leisure and Culture and other key partners such as schools, further and higher education, local sports clubs, and organisations to provide a … Continue reading WLS responds to consultation on Active Wandsworth Draft Strategy