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
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
The Council decision on 5 July 2016 On 5 July, Conservative and Labour Councillors joined hands on the Community Services Committee to decide unanimously that all local residential streets throughout our borough will henceforth have a speed limit of 20mph (currently only a quarter to a third of them are 20mph; the remaining streets having … Continue reading 20mph speed limit on all residential streets in Wandsworth: more detail
20mph will henceforth be the Speed Limit on all local Residential Streets Newsflash to Wandsworth Living Streets Supporters: On Tuesday evening 5 July, Wandsworth Council’s Community Services Committee reached a unanimous decision. The majority Conservative Party Councillors and opposition Labour Party Councillors decided that all local residential streets throughout our borough will henceforth have a … Continue reading Wandsworth Council makes its decision!
Wandsworth Living Streets recently responded to Wandsworth Borough Council's consultation on the Council's proposed inequalities objectives. What have inequalities to do with a more liveable borough? you may ask. We hope that our response will help explain this. We encourage Wandsworth Council to consider how best it can meet its responsibilities under the Equality Act 2010, … Continue reading Response to Wandsworth Inequalities consultation
Wandsworth Living Streets was one of the participants in a 'dragon's den' session organised jointly by London Sustainability Exchange and the UCL (University College London) Engineering Exchange to identify ways in which new technologies can meet the challenges of maintaining health and well being in our ageing population. Improving Pedestrians’ experience of Road Crossings Our … Continue reading Dragon’s Den Win for WLS Project