On Thursday, November 1, members of the Wandsworth Living Streets committee were treated to a presentation by Camilla Ween of her proposal entitled "Putting the Heart into Battersea". The proposal aims to put Battersea on the map by creating a vital heart to Battersea that the community can be proud of and that is based … Continue reading Putting the Heart into Battersea: a presentation by Camilla Ween
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
What kind of streets are we talking about? There are five Town Centres in the Borough – Balham, Tooting, Wandsworth , Putney and Clapham Junction. There are also various other streets which are not primarily residential, nor mainly through routes (for example, the northern half of Trinity Road or the A3). These are often streets … Continue reading Improving our local Shopping Streets and Town Centres – What progress have we made in Wandsworth?
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
Wandsworth Living Streets has long advocated for a new pedestrian crossing at the Brighton Yard entrance to Clapham Junction Station. Watch the video below and tell us what you think: Do you support the proposal ? Let us know in the comments below.
London has always been a centre of innovation, problem-solving and creative thought - and if you're interested in making our city more liveable, the Movement for Liveable London's monthly 'Street Talks' have become essential listening in recent months. Described perhaps somewhat unkindly as a 'drink tank' - meetings normally take place on the first Tuesday … Continue reading Sustaining suburbia – transport solutions for outer London
Good News: A piece of good news was announced in October 2011. Transport for London, in conjunction with Wandsworth Council, is proposing to extend the very popular Central London cycle hire scheme to a large part of the borough in 2013. Parts of the Borough to be included: The projected area for the scheme is … Continue reading Barclays Cycle Hire Scheme is to come to the northern part of the Borough