Transforming Streets & Neighbourhoods in our Borough

  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

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

The next Wandsworth Living Streets meeting, Tuesday, 28 November, 7.30pm

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

WLS responds to consultation on Active Wandsworth Draft Strategy

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

20mph speed limit on all residential streets in Wandsworth: more detail

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

Wandsworth Council makes its decision!

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!

Response to Wandsworth Inequalities consultation

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