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More news from TfL on Charlie Brown’s

by gwynethdeakins on 9 January, 2017

Lib Dems continue to keep up the pressure on TfL to carry out the long-promised installation of pedestrian crossings at Charlie Brown’s Roundabout. GLA Member Caroline Pidgeon has tabled a Question to the Mayor of London and recently received the answer below.  It reveals that there is to be a public consultation on a proposed […]

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Bus and Tube News

by gwynethdeakins on 20 July, 2016

TfL have told us that they are reviewing whether they should alter the schedules of the W12 and W14 buses because of the continual disruption to these services caused by roadworks in Waltham Forest. This could help to reduce the number of times the buses are cancelled or terminated short of their intended destination. The […]

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W14 – delays and diversions this weekend

by gwynethdeakins on 16 September, 2015

We have heard from Transport for London (TfL) that there are likely to be delays and diversions to the W14 route this coming weekend. The southbound slip road between the M11 and the A406 North Circular will be closed in order to complete the work to strengthen the Nightingale Bridge under the A406.  The slip road will […]

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Road Works on the A406

by gwynethdeakins on 23 August, 2015

We have been notified that there will be disruption to the A406 and nearby major roads at the end of this month.  The details are as follows: Friday 28 August (22:00) to Monday 31 August 2015 (05:00) The slip road from the A406 northbound to the M11 will be closed for the entire weekend, with traffic diverted […]

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The Council has confirmed to us that the proposed yellow lines for Hermon Hill, on the western side north of the junction with Osprey Close, together with the associated proposals for no parking on the verges on the eastern side, will now not be progressed.  This follows large numbers of objections from residents of Hermon […]

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U turn ban; Tories still wriggling!

by gwynethdeakins on 17 December, 2014

As reported below, the Council’s Cabinet recently agreed NOT to impose a ban on U-turns in front of the width restriction in Clayhall Avenue. That should have been the end of the matter since the Council’s Highways officers stated that there was no justification for a ban – there have been no recorded accidents and a […]

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Repairs planned for the A406

by gwynethdeakins on 24 July, 2014

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that it will be carrying out major resurfacing work on the A406 North Circular between the Waterworks Roundabout and Charlie Brown’s Roundabout, starting on Friday 25 July (tomorrow).   The work will also affect the M11 slip road. The aim is not only to repair the surface but also […]

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Clayhall Avenue U-turn – Traffic Order proposed

by gwynethdeakins on 18 July, 2014

After Tory and Labour Councillors recently refused to ask Area Committees to reconsider banning U-turns at Clayhall Avenue, the Council has published its proposed Traffic Order to bring the ban into effect. Anyone can make an objection to the Traffic Order.  All you have to do is send your objections in writing – stating the […]

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Clayhall Avenue U-turns – the fight continues!

by gwynethdeakins on 25 June, 2014

At last week’s meeting of Redbridge Council, Roding Councillors Gwyneth Deakins and Ian Bond sought to persuade the full Council to tell Tory Councillors in Clayhall and Fulwell to reconsider the proposed ban on U-turns at Clayhall Avenue. A group of residents from the Hill Farm estate spoke on behalf of their neighbours and others who use the U-turn to […]

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There were angry scenes at last night’s Area Three Committee meeting, as Tory councillors once again pushed through their proposed ban on all U-turns at the width restriction in Clayhall Avenue. Addressing the meeting, Cllr Robert Cole called Hill Farm residents “selfish” – for exercising their democratic right to petition the Council!   He becomes the […]

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