Improving our local Shopping Streets and Town Centres – What progress have we made in Wandsworth?

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?

Pedestrian Crossings in Wandsworth – Where have we got to?

Transport for London’s attempt to abolish some signal-controlled Pedestrian Crossings in Wandsworth – how Wandsworth Living Streets started back in 2010 Three years ago.  Autumn 2010. Boris, the Mayor of London, wanted to ‘smooth’ traffic flow.  TfL Officers rushed out a list of 145 crossings all over London which they proposed to abolish outright.  Eight … Continue reading Pedestrian Crossings in Wandsworth – Where have we got to?

20mph in Wandsworth – Where have we got to?

Reducing the default speed limit on local roads where people live, shop and work from 30mph to 20mph has been an issue many local people in Wandsworth feel very strongly. It is the original thing that got Wandsworth Living Streets going as a local residents’ campaigning group. We all still feel strongly about it today. … Continue reading 20mph in Wandsworth – Where have we got to?