Wandsworth Living Streets responds to Quietway 21 proposal

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

Our ideas for use of Wandsworth Local Fund

We've submitted suggested ways of using the Wandsworth Local Fund, in response to the Council's invitation for ideas.  Many of our suggestions are low-cost, and could be implemented quickly and relatively easily. Small, people-friendly measures across the borough would make a big difference to everyone's quality of life.  We look forward to seeing some of … Continue reading Our ideas for use of Wandsworth Local Fund

Comments on maintenance works for Putney Bridge, SW15

Given that the entire road surface of Putney Bridge has to be replaced, there is an opportunity to improve the operation of the bridge as part of the reinstatement. We put forward three possibilities for the council's consideration. These suggestions are complementary. We believe that, in combination, their implementation would significantly enhance opportunities for 'active … Continue reading Comments on maintenance works for Putney Bridge, SW15

Submission to London Assembly Transport Committee from Wandsworth Living Streets

Comments 1. We ask the London Assembly to remind the TfL Better Junctions Review to continue and intensify building into their proposals, elements that protect and facilitate pedestrians (and not just cyclists and drivers).   The Better Junctions Review arose because of a recognition that junctions are especially dangerous locations, as measured by KSIs, and so … Continue reading Submission to London Assembly Transport Committee from Wandsworth Living Streets

Solutions for our Streets

Wandsworth Living Streets' most recent public meeting (7 October 2013) discussed 'Solutions – Ideas for How We Travel and Use our Streets', with four speakers exploring the theme, followed by a lively and constructive Q&A session. For those who don't know it, WLS is the local group of the national charity Living Streets; we seek … Continue reading Solutions for our Streets

Traffic speed, public health and Wandsworth

Wandsworth Council is currently considering its strategy for introducing 20mph speed limits and has suggested that this will only happen if streets or groups of streets can organise themselves to petition the Council - a continuation of the current (expensive) piecemeal approach, in other words.  This risks exacerbating the divide between those in more affluent … Continue reading Traffic speed, public health and Wandsworth

Vigil at Kings Cross station tonight – reminder

Quick reminder of this evening's vigil starting at 6pm - outside the main entrance of Kings Cross station, overlooking one of London's most dangerous junctions and the site of the recent death of student Min Joo Lee. All very welcome. Bring candles if you can, warm clothes, and messages for the Mayor of London. Further … Continue reading Vigil at Kings Cross station tonight – reminder