Barclays Cycle Hire Scheme is to come to the northern part of the Borough

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

Putney Station — Improvements to the Pedestrian environment on their way

Wandsworth Council announced on 6 October 2011 that they are planning to improve the pedestrian environment at this busy station.  Wandsworth Living Streets (WLS) congratulates the Council on this long overdue initiative. The Council’s proposals: They include: De-cluttering the footway and upgrading the streetscape. Widening the footway outside Putney Station.  Altering the layout of traffic lanes, … Continue reading Putney Station — Improvements to the Pedestrian environment on their way

The Mayor’s Transport Plan – Responding to Wandsworth Council

Author: Susie Morrow On 20 December 2010, Wandsworth Council published a new draft Local Implementation Plan (LIP). The LIP sets out in considerable detail the Council's plans for delivering the Mayor of London's Transport Strategy for 2011 onwards. Consultation on the content of the draft LIP closed on 18 February 2011. Wandsworth Living Streets (WLS) … Continue reading The Mayor’s Transport Plan – Responding to Wandsworth Council

Transport in Wandsworth: Second Local Implementation Plan

Robert Molteno, Secretary Wandsworth Living Streets supporters, Susie Morrow and Ian Ralph, have been examining in great detail, and responding to the consultation on, Wandsworth Council’s Transport in Wandsworth: Second Local Implementation Plan (LIP). Congratulations and thanks to both of them for all the time, effort and expertise they put into this. We hope very … Continue reading Transport in Wandsworth: Second Local Implementation Plan

The Cut, London, Waterloo SE1 – An excellent example of what can be done

Author: Robert Molteno, Secretary I visited The Cut one week day evening about 6pm. This was in late 2010, shortly after its completion. The road runs eastwards from the Old Vic, past the Young Vic, and on for about 250 yards. What struck me were the interesting innovations which Southwark and Lambeth Councils’ engineers have … Continue reading The Cut, London, Waterloo SE1 – An excellent example of what can be done