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New crossing - Mount Nod Road, Leigham Avenue and Leigham Court Road junction

Later this month, we are installing a new walking and cycle crossing on Leigham Court Road, at the junction with Mount Nod Road & Leigham Avenue. The crossing is a key part of Lambeth’s Healthy Route Network linking Streatham to Brockwell Park and beyond. In order to improve this location for walking and cycling, we will be installing: The Healthy Route connects Lambeth to neighbouring Southwark using mainly quiet residential streets. Phase 1 of the project is underway, with some walking and cycling improvements already in place on Norwood and Rosendale Road. Phase 2 will see further improvements, to enable more people to walk and cycle safely. Location : Mount Nod Road x Leigham Court Road x Leigham Avenue Junction Description : Parallel Zebra : A new dedicated crossing facility with segregated walking and cycling provision Raised Table : Raising carriageway level to zebra crossing level Banned Right Turn : For drivers exiting Mount Nod Road onto Leigham Court Road Works will commence from 7.30am Monday 28th February for 11 weeks. To facilitate these works safely, our contractor Ringway will need to put the following traffic management measures in place for the duration of the works. At the end of the allotted works period, the junction will be closed completely overnight for 3 consecutive nights to carry out carriageway surfacing works and road marking works. We will be sending a follow-up letter to inform you of the exact dates that these works will take place. It is expected that all works for this scheme will be completed within 12 weeks, provided there are no unforeseen circumstances or weather conditions that delay or prevent works taking place. If you wish to contact Lambeth Council for any other matters relating to the works being undertaken, please contact Highways on 020 7926 9000, or email Lambeth.schemes@ringway.co.uk Ringway correspondence.pdf - official Ringway notice More info will be available here soon on our plans on tackling speeding - https://speedreductionlambeth.commonplace.is/

Posted on 23rd February 2022

by DG

Update 13/12/2021

This is an update from the Low Traffic Neighbourhood team at Lambeth Council. The Streatham Hill consultation is ongoing. We have had a strong response to the survey so far, and would encourage those who are yet to complete the survey to do so by 11.59pm Sunday 19th December. As always, our lowtrafficneighbourhoods@lambeth.gov.uk inbox is also open for questions and feedback. Since 15th November, we have held discussions with various stakeholders in the area in Q&A sessions, working towards solutions and hearing their thoughts on certain issues. One such focus was on how the LTN has impacted certain schools, and this provided valuable feedback for the consultation. Five pop up stalls have been held at various places since 15th November to provide residents with more information on completing the surveys. We’ve had mechanics at our sessions to help fix and maintain people’s bikes, as well as balance bike lessons for young ones. The stalls have served as a valuable source of feedback from residents, businesses, and many more. Councillors were present on occasion and were able to discuss matters with a host of visitors. Joyriders Joyriders is an organisation that supports women to gain confidence in their riding skills to the point where they are happy and comfortable riding a bike independently. Since April 2021 they have trained 90 ride leaders and run 259 rides for 1600+ women, across 4 cities. JoyRiders' #WinterChallenge is their main fundraising event of the year. This year they are challenging you - and anyone you know who rides a bike - to help them reach a 100,000 mile target. All rides between 1st December and 28th February count... and you can either upload directly, or link to Strava to record your rides. JoyRiders' Winter 100,000 Challenge Streatham Wells The initial response to our launch of the Commonplace has resulted in plenty of feedback from the community and will be analysed extensively to identify issues in and around the Streatham Wells area. We have also started meeting with key stakeholders, including group representatives and councillors, who have provided further valuable insight into transport and public realm considerations in the area. Lamppost posters have been installed around Streatham Wells to promote the Commonplace. We would encourage you to spread the word and encourage further feedback!

Posted on 13th December 2021

by JM

Low Traffic Neighbourhoods Update 10.11.21

This is an update from the Low Traffic Neighbourhood team at Lambeth Council. Have your say… We’re asking people who live, work and travel in the trial low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) to share their views by doing a survey. We want your views because we’re considering making the changes permanent. This is because we’ve monitored the LTN and evidence shows that it’s achieving its aim of reducing traffic in the area. Why the LTN was introduced We put in LTNs, which use measures such as traffic filters, to help reduce motor vehicle traffic. With less traffic we aim to: • improve road safety for all users • encourage travel in more active and healthy ways • support the local economy and make streets nicer places to be • reduce air pollution and improve air quality • help prevent climate change LTNs were recommended in our long-term transport strategy agreed in 2019. They were introduced more quickly than planned because of Covid-19. You can pre-register for the survey now by filling out your details here (https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/VFX98F5) Need help with the survey? While the consultation is running, we’ll be out in the area and can help you complete the survey on a tablet or answer quick questions. You can find us at: • Tulse Hill Station (Palace Road/Leigham Vale junction) on Wednesday 17 November from 9am to 11am • Christ Church on Saturday 20 November from 12pm to 2pm • Hillside Passage on Wednesday 24 November from 2pm to 4pm • Junction of Leigham Ave and Leigham Court Road on Monday 29 November from 2pm to 4pm • ‘ Doodlebug Garden’ (junction of Wavertree Road and Daysbrook Road) on Wednesday 8 December from 9am to 11am At these sessions we’ll also be offering free cycle repairs, and at Hillside Passage we’ll also be offering free cycle training for children aged 4 to 7. Earlier this year the ‘Your Streets Your Way’ competition launched aiming to involve local people in designing changes on their streets that could be translated into real world projects. 10 locations were chosen across Lambeth's 5 low traffic neighbourhoods to be redesigned. 72 people submitted designs and judges awarded prizes for the categories of Winner, Runner Up and Judge’s Choice. Below are the winners of each location: Ferndale- Bedford House, Samir (u18) Oval- Mursell Estate , Lidia Gherghe Oval- Dorset Road, Grace Thomas Oval- Claylands Path, Tor Ewen Railton- Somerleyton Passage, Nick Saiger Railton- St Matthews , Location withdrawn due to lack of submissions Streatham- Livity Passage, Divya Scialo Streatham- Hillside Passage, Vladimir Guculak Tulse Hill, Roupell Park Estate, Fair-Rose (u18) Tulse Hill, Fairview Place , Location withdrawn due to lack of submissions The scale of some of these projects mean they need technical expertise in order to develop the winning ideas into detailed designs- these will be managed by landscape architects at Sustrans. Other projects have designs that are ready to be translated on the ground, these will be managed and built by local organisation In-Use, Re-Use. All of the designs are subject to engagement from local residents and stakeholders. • Tuesday 9th of November: Notice boards are being erected at winning locations to inform the local community about the project. The boards will include a QR code which links to an audio recording of the winners describing their designs and inspirations. • The Sustrans team will be running pop ups at all of the sites to talk to the local community and stakeholders and have invited the winners to attend. See details below: • Thursday 11th November: Roupell Park Estate Pop Up 3-5pm – Holmewood Road on the green space in front of Thursley House • Friday 12th November: Bedford House Pop Up 11:30am-1:30pm – Hetherington Road pedestrian entrance to Bedford House • Friday 12th November: Hillside Passage Pop Up 3-5pm – Hillside Passage. The national lottery community fund is offering from £1,000 to £10,000 of National Lottery funding to support communities across the UK to take action on climate change. Projects should reflect what matters to your community and can be small in scale. They could cover an area like: • food • transport • energy • waste and consumption • the natural environment. You do not need to be an expert in any of these areas to apply. They are particularly interested to hear from people starting to think about taking action on climate change in their communities. To find out more information visit their site here. The application deadline is 5pm on 18 November 2021.

Posted on 10th November 2021

by ND

Lambeth Council announces latest low traffic neighbourhood consultations

Lambeth Council is set to launch a consultation next month into two Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) schemes as part of our plans to create safer, healthier streets. The council is seeking the views of residents and businesses around the Tulse Hill and Streatham Hill LTNs as we consider whether to make the changes permanent. Both LTNs were introduced as temporary measures last year aimed at reducing motor vehicle traffic from certain residential roads. Residents and businesses will be able to take part in the consultation by completing a short online survey from November 15. Cllr Danny Adilypour, joint Cabinet Member for Sustainable Transport, Environment and Clean Air, said: “Throughout the trial phase of both low traffic neighbourhoods, the council has listened to the views of local people who live, or work, or travel through, Tulse Hill and Streatham Hill. This is a chance for you to provide feedback on the scheme, suggest improvements or highlight related issues in your neighbourhood before we make a final decision.” Lambeth Council has been monitoring traffic volume and air quality around both the trial Tulse Hill and Streatham Hill LTNs. Monitoring data shows vehicle traffic was reduced by 6,100 vehicles a day within Streatham Hill LTN trail, while the number of cycling journeys has increased by 55 percent. In Tulse Hill there vehicle journeys decreased by 2,000 vehicles a day and there was a 92 percent rise in cycle journeys throughout the trial period. A consultation was carried out into the Oval to Stockwell and Railton LTNs in September and responses are now being analysed before a final decision is made. A consultation into the Ferndale LTN trial will take place over the coming months. Lambeth Council was the first London borough to declare a climate emergency and is committed to taking bold steps to create a greener, healthier borough that is more climate resilient. The council has set a target to be carbon neutral by 2030 and is exploring a range of measures to ensure cleaner air and safe space for cyclists and pedestrians. Cllr Adilypour added: “We believe the use of low traffic neighbourhoods can help reduce traffic, improve road safety and enable active travel such as walking or cycling. Less dependence on motor vehicle use means we can reduce air pollution and improve air quality. Low traffic neighbourhoods are an effective way to create safer, greener and less polluted streets that respond to the challenges of the climate emergency.” The consultation will run from November 15 on both Streatham Hill and Tulse Hill low traffic neighbourhoods. For information visit the Tulse Hill commonplace or the Streatham Hill commonplace. Pre-registration is now open to receive updates and notifications on either scheme. Pre-register for the Tulse Hill and Streatham Hill LTN consultation survey Are you a disabled person? Do you work, live or socialise in Lambeth? Do you want to share your views on Low Traffic Neighbourhoods? Transport for All invites you to join a short street visit around the LTNs. • Streatham Hill - Monday 8th November • Tulse Hill - Tuesday 9th November Come along to share your views if you are a disabled person or support a disabled person. • We will be in the area from 11am to 2pm • We’re offering 30 minute slots to join the session, for no more than 2 people at a time • Please pre book your session • Contact us to book your time slot & confirm where you would like to meet in the LTN area • A payment incentive will be available to everyone who signs up in advance and joins on the day To sign up contact Caroline (email: caroline@transportforall.org.uk ) and tell us: • Where you live • What times you are available between 11am and 2pm on Monday 8th November or Tuesday 9th November. • Any information you would like to share about any access needs you, or the person you support, have.

Posted on 27th October 2021

by DG

Leigham Vale & Leigham Court Road Q&A Session

Thank you to all that attended this session on 25/08/21. See questions and answers below: Parking Why not make the railway side of the road double yellow lines all the way on LV? We are considering parking restrictions in response to feedback received. We will need to consider parking demand as part of this process. Stage 2 monitoring data will shortly be available and this will include further traffic counts and impact analysis. LV PARKING SPACES Q - in terms of limiting parking spaces - I have seen when the parking spaces/count was done - it was middle of the winter in full lockdown when school was closed and many people decided to isolate outside London - it was dead empty here - instead can you compare it during the busy time or compare the number of spaces with number of cars registered here? We are conducting three, rigorous stages of monitoring, at different times of the year and at stages of the scheme where it has been given time to settle. We have a pre-Covid baseline that we reconcile our data against. Traffic/displacement Surely that would just make Leigham Court Road and Streatham Common North even worse? Our monitoring data has shown that despite congestion being higher at certain points of the day, overall traffic volumes are down. Over time we expect this trend to continue as more people alter travel behaviour. These issues are due to the LTN shunting all the through traffic down roads like Leigham Vale - any chance you might recognise that and remove the LTN road blocks if residents are against the LTN remaining? The aim of the LTNs is to reduce overall traffic; stage 2 monitoring data will reveal insights into how effective this is. Whilst we value local community feedback, this is a borough- and city-wide issue, and the final decision will be made by the joint cabinet members for Sustainable Transport, Environment and Clean Air. Why is it acceptable to consider closing Valley Road off to through traffic and not Leigham Vale? Firstly, LTNs need to be a manageable size. Secondly, Leigham Vale is considered a natural boundary road because of the adjacent railway line. We are planning for traffic reduction across the wider area and expect Leigham Vale traffic to decrease with the introduction of measures on Valley Road. Lastly, Valley Road is complemented by more arterial roads than Leigham Vale, namely Streatham High Road and Leigham Court Road. How can we be supportive of an LTN which has increased congestion, idling cars and antisocial driving behaviour right outside a school ... Hitherfield, on LV, where the children actually spend their day (rather than on the now silent ABCD roads in Streatham Hill!)  We need to see your solutions asap, to know this critical issue is being taken seriously. We are maintaining communication with representatives from Hitherfield School and welcome their input into how we can make the road safer. For more information please refer to the Stage 2 data, including air quality modelling. There is no sign of traffic reducing on LV & LCR. This LTN has been implemented for a year and the traffic has increased on these roads by 50%. There’s been inadequate monitoring of traffic & pollution. What are you doing to compensate residents and children that attend schools on these roads for the severe impact on their health & loss of value to their property in the apparent interim & how is it ethical to experiment with people’s lives in this way? LTNs are part of our borough-wide traffic reduction strategy. Travel behaviour takes time to change. The schemes are being implemented to improve public health through three primary channels; firstly, reducing overall traffic volumes so air quality improves. Secondly, reduced traffic volumes and speeds, especially in residential areas, will reduce the chance of individuals suffering accidents. Third, by encouraging active travel, the population should naturally become fitter, and an attendant improvement in mental wellbeing – as extensive research has demonstrated – will follow. Please refer to the Stage 2 monitoring data for more detail. It’s worth noting that traffic volumes are trending downward. How do Lambeth propose to enforce the 7.5T weight limit on roads as this would help with traffic issues. FOI’s for the existing camera car in Streatham show that there are multiple repeat offenders, so clearly the fines are not having the desired effect Our first priority is to reduce vandalism to the cameras and signage, as this encourages a lack of compliance as well as making enforcement more difficult. We have been collecting data on HGV traffic volume across the LTN and will use this to make recommendations. Air quality How does improved (rather than reduced) traffic flow improve air quality for Leigham Vale residents (and pupils at Hitherfield school) in the long term? Still feels like a two tier system. We need to look at air quality as a whole, on a broader scale. This is being covered by Stage 2 monitoring, and the data will be made publicly available. Safety What about reduced levels of incidents injuring pedestrians and cyclists? A recent study has shown that pedestrian casualties (deaths and serious injuries) have drastically decreased within LTNs across London, since the introduction of the scheme. See https://findingspress.org/article/25633-impacts-of-2020-low-traffic-neighbourhoods-in-london-on-road-traffic-injuries for more detailed information. General Are other solutions being considered (rather than just removing parking) ... e.g. making LV one way with a cycle lane (esp for school kids) ... we are not traffic experts, we can only flag potential outcomes of proposed changes, rather than create holistic solutions that consider all the many variables We are looking at any viable solution that could improve safety and public health. This is why we are keen to engage with residents, whose opinions are valued given their familiarity with the areas where we have LTNs. Traffic calming measures such as speed bumps, buildouts, and width restrictions are being considered for LV. I walk in the ABCD area every morning. Anecdotally, I see plenty of families walking and cycling on their way to school / work. This is encouraging. Hopefully this will proliferate within and outside the LTNs as we make our transport network as accessible as possible for as many as possible, whilst considering public health and environmental impacts. Why can't you make these LTN's time sensitive as in Dulwich, or use ANPR to enable residents to drive normally as they use in Hammersmith & Fulham. Please refer to the exemptions policy for more detail on where exemptions may be granted. Regarding timed closures, these are possible and the consultation will capture views on this. How is it ethical to increase pollution on our roads & outside of our schools? What have you done to negate the impact on our health & are you going to compensate us for the increased traffic, noise and pollution? The LTNs are an adopted policy from the current government, whose direction has not made any mention of compensation. The schemes are being implemented to improve public health through three primary channels; firstly, reducing overall traffic volumes so air quality improves. Globally, poor air quality reduces the average human’s lifespan by 2.2 years, hence the need to do something. Secondly, reduced traffic volumes and speeds, especially in residential areas, will reduce the chance of individuals suffering accidents. Third, by encouraging active travel, the population should naturally become fitter, and an attendant improvement in mental wellbeing – as extensive research has demonstrated – will follow. With Romeyn and Rosedene Roads being closed, our building on the corner of Leigham Vale/Knollys Road can't be accessed if approaching from the south via Leigham Court Road. Will exemptions for residents be considered - otherwise we literally cannot access the only gate to our block of flats without taking a massive detour We are forming an exemption policy as part of the scheme. Currently, residents aren’t expected to be exempt from complying, although those with certain characteristics may be considered for exemptions. Consultation Will you publish the data from that consultation, to establish irrevocably that there is more support in favour of parking restriction and higher speeds on a School Road? We will publish a summary of all data collected and detailed data will be available on request. What will the consultation have to show in order for the councillors to be happy with the standard of consultation on Leigham court road residents’ behalf. our opposition to the LTN as an entire road surely should make a difference? Councillors will consider all information carefully when reviewing the scheme. This will include all the traffic and related data and analysis, responses to the statutory traffic order consultation as well as the forthcoming public consultation. The Monitoring Strategy sets out overall objectives for the scheme. What responsibility do the council take for the detrimental effects to the health of residents on leigham court road as a result of the increased levels of traffic and pollution? Our monitoring data shows an overall decrease in traffic volume in the LTN (including boundary roads) and an attendant improvement in air quality. CONSULTATION Q: Do you have process in mind for all stakeholders? LV and LCR are not within LTNs - can we take part too? Also how would you reach out to all people who may not be internet savy - and may not be aware about any meetings etc? We are looking to engage with a diverse and broad population. This will involve online Q&As, pop-up stalls, and drop-ins to community events. We welcome the participation of residents from LV and LCR – these roads are considered part of the LTNs as they are the boundary roads for the neighbourhood. For those not online, we are looking to engage with them via post. There will be an option to complete a physical copy of the survey during the consultation period. Monitoring Have you added environment/pollution monitoring across the LTNs including boundary roads? Please refer to the air quality modelling in stage 2 data. I am still not convinced that vehicle count is the best way to assess the pollution issue - unless you detail what the cars are and how polluting they are? Please refer to the air quality modelling in Stage 2 data. Pollution absolutely should be monitored. Much more stationary traffic now increasing pollution beyond that caused by increased traffic volume. Road is already higher in pollution than those within proposed LTN We are measuring air quality at each stage of the monitoring process. MONITORING AGAIN: Are Probyn and Lanercost Roads which are both boundary roads monitored? Probyn Road and Lanercost Road are not considered boundary roads in this scheme. Lanercost Road is being monitored and has shown a 20% reduction in cars, a 173% increase in cycles, 34% decrease in HGVs and a 2% decrease in LGVs.

Posted on 23rd September 2021

by DG

Low Traffic Neighbourhoods Update 09/08/21

Consultation Programme Announced: Lambeth Council has announced the start of its Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTNs) consultation programme, which will see residents given the chance to shape the future of each of the five LTNs that currently operate in the borough. The consultation process will happen in stages over the coming months, beginning with consultation on the Oval to Stockwell and Railton LTNs from September 6. The consultation will ask whether the LTNs should be made permanent or not and seek local experiences of living and working in and around the areas where the schemes operate, which will be a key input to the decision-making process. During the consultation there will be a range of engagement activities for local people, who will be asked to share their views through a survey. There will also be opportunities to feedback in person and through targeted events and focus groups for people with specific needs. LTNs form a key part of Lambeth Council’s Transport Strategy to create a future transport network for Lambeth that is healthier, more inclusive, accessible to all, and that responds to the climate emergency. Both Railton and Oval to Stockwell LTNs were established in June 2020 under Temporary Traffic Orders and subsequently moved to Experimental Traffic Orders, allowing the schemes to be enforced, data collected and statutory consultation to take place. Three other LTNs – in Tulse Hill, Streatham Hill and Ferndale – will follow the same public consultation process over the coming months. Pre-register: Railton Oval Lambeth: Zero tolerance over LTN vandalism Two people have been arrested in Lambeth following extra measures introduced to stop vandalism of signage installed by the council and plantings carried out by the community at the borough’s emergency Low Traffic Neighbourhood schemes. A man was arrested on Saturday, July 31 after allegedly spray painting signs at the Ferndale Road Low Traffic Neighbourhood, and a second man was arrested the next day after allegedly stealing a sign from the same scheme which is between Brixton and Clapham. CCTV evidence has been passed to the police so further action can be taken. The arrests follow Lambeth Council announcing on July 16 that new measures would be put in place to tackle criminal vandalism at the emergency Low Traffic Neighbourhood schemes which are in place to maintain a safe street environment, support green transport options and improve air quality. The eCargo Bike Grant Fund 2021/22 is open for applications. Apply here . £400,000 has been made available by the Department for Transport in 2021/22 for the purchase of ecargo bikes, to support businesses switching to a sustainable transport solution. • Funding covers up to 40% of the total cost of an ecargo bike, up to a maximum of £2,500 for two-wheel models and £4,500 for three-wheel models. • Applications will be capped at five bikes per organisation. Larger applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. • Applications may include more than one organisation. In these joint ‘high-street’ applications, a lead applicant will be responsible for submitting the application. For more information please see the Eligibility Criteria and Code of Practice . The application deadline is 14 December 2021. The claim deadline is 14 February 2022. eCargo bikes do not need to have been delivered for the grant to be paid. Upcoming DR Bike Events: Railton Wed 11th August 2021 4:00PM - 7:00PM, Lambeth, Shakespeare Rd (junction w. Coldharbour Lane) SE24, Lambeth

Posted on 9th August 2021

by DG

Low Traffic Neighbourhoods Update 26/07/2021

This is an update from the Low Traffic Neighbourhood team at Lambeth Council. The sessions will be recorded and made available online following the event using the session link provided. Screen names will be publicly visible in the recordings, but there is a facility to post as anonymous in Microsoft Teams if you wish to do so. Unfortunately, there has been repeated criminal damage to the signage, cameras and other equipment used across all LTNS. We want to thank everyone who has reported the issues to the council and patience as we work to resolve the vandalism. It is costing the Council money to replace and repair equipment. Additionally, residents who have sowed plants and flowers at their own expense have in some cases seen them cut down or torn up. Cllr Danny Adilypour, joint Cabinet Member for Sustainable Transport, Environment & Clean Air, has said: “People are entitled to express their views over our Low Traffic Neighbourhood trials, but there is no excuse for acts of criminal vandalism which put our residents at risk and this is not an effective way to engage with the council or fellow residents. “Residents who oppose the schemes or would like to see improvements have many ways to constructively engage with the council, and we’re actively seeking their feedback. Vandalism poses a danger to the public, is criminal and will be treated as such.” You can read more here: https://love.lambeth.gov.uk/lambeth-low-traffic-neighbourhoods/ The Mayor of London and Thames Water are looking for community projects that will improve access to greenspace. Funding of up to £75,000 is available to community projects that will make our city greener and help us adapt to climate change. The deadline for application is the 13th September. REMINDER! Final applicant information webinar on the following date: Lambeth held an independent citizens’ assembly on the climate crisis, to come together and work towards a consensus on how we reduce the borough’s carbon emissions. The assembly was made up of 50 randomly selected Lambeth citizens, who reflect the population of Lambeth. Participants heard evidence from different groups, including climate experts and local campaigns. The recommendations from the Citizen’s Assembly have now been published and can be viewed online. Click here to find out more. The recommendations for transport were:

Posted on 26th July 2021

by RF

Low Traffic Neighbourhoods Update 13/07/2021

This is an update from the Low Traffic Neighbourhood team at Lambeth Council. Reminder! Upcoming LTN Q&As: The sessions will be recorded and made available online following the event using the session link provided. Screen names will be publicly visible in the recordings, but there is a facility to post as anonymous in Microsoft Teams if you wish to do so. The GLA are looking for community projects that will improve access to green space and help us adapt to climate change. A total of £1.2m is available in this funding round, across two themes: access to green space , and climate adaptation and water . Applications are open until 5:00pm on Monday 13 September . Full details about the fund are available in the Grants Guide , and you can apply online now . Applicant information webinars on the following dates: • Monday 19 July 2021, 5:30pm – 7:00pm. Register here • Wednesday 21 July 2021, 3:00pm – 4:30pm. Register here • Thursday 2 September 2021, 11:00am – 12:30pm. Register here . The Lambeth Street Design Competition was an amazing opportunity for local people to lead on how their streets are designed and created. 10 locations across Lambeth were up for redesign. Over 60 submissions from the local community were received. The competition was judged by people that work every day to make the local area the best place it can be. Judges chose the winning design, runner up and Judge’s Choice for each location. Winners have been announced, prizes awarded, and the designs will be built by the council. To find out more visit Urban growth’s Instagram page: @urbangrowthlondon or view the winning submissions at: https://urbangrowth.london/ Father Nature will be hosting planting parties at the Mount Nod and Rosedene filters 22nd July 2021. Come and get involved from 3pm.

Posted on 13th July 2021

by RF

Low Traffic Neighbourhoods Update 07/06/2021

This is an update from the Low Traffic Neighbourhood team at Lambeth Council. Two new modal filters in the southern part of the LTN were installed over the weekend. The signs have been unbagged and the amendments to the LTN are now LIVE . Father Nature will be on site installing the planters from the 8th June ‘21’. In the weeks following installation, we will be arranging traffic counts in the area. We are also working on air pollution modelling that will indicate levels of NO2, PM10 and PM2.5 both prior to the LTN and currently. This data will be made available as part of the stage 2 monitoring along with a collation of all community feedback to date. The last Streatham Hill LTN Q&A session was held on Thursday 20th May, 18:00-19:00. The recordings from previous Q&A sessions are available to view on the Commonplace - Community meetings page . Reminder! The next Streatham Hill LTN Q&A session will be held on Thursday 17 June '21', 18:00- 19:00 , using Microsoft Teams. If you would like to register for this event, please send your name and address to: lowtrafficneighbourhoods@lambeth.gov.uk using ‘Streatham Hill Q and A’ in the subject line. Other upcoming LTN Q&As : The sessions will be recorded and made available online following the event using the session link provided. Screen names will be publicly visible in the recordings, but there is a facility to post as anonymous in Microsoft Teams if you wish to do so. A public consultation will follow later this year during which we will proactively gather views on the changes, to be considered alongside objective data collected before a decision is taken on the future of the scheme. A small minority of people have taken to criminal damage by removing traffic signs in Ferndale LTN. The removal of signs is not an acceptable form of protest. It is a criminal offence and puts local people, including children, at risk. Lambeth Council takes this very seriously and all vandalism is reported to the police for further investigation. Threats to residents and staff are also not acceptable and will be reported to the police for further investigation. We encourage anybody who feels unsafe to speak to the police.

Posted on 7th June 2021

by RF

Low Traffic Neighbourhoods Update 24/05/2021

This is an update from the Low Traffic Neighbourhood team at Lambeth Council. Due to implementation issues, the installation of two new modal filters in the southern part of the LTN has been delayed. We will be using this time to carry on with engagement work and making sure everyone is aware of the changes, how they'll be monitored, and how they can feed back. Signs will remain bagged up. In the weeks following installation, we will be arranging traffic counts in the area. We are also working on air pollution modelling that will indicate levels of NO2, PM10 and PM2.5 both prior to the LTN and currently. This data will be made available as part of the stage 2 monitoring along with a collation of all community feedback to date. The last Streatham Hill LTN Q&A session was held on Thursday 20th May, 18:00-19:00. The recording from the May Q&A session and previous have been made available to view on the Commonplace – Community meetings page. The next Streatham Hill LTN Q&A session will be held on Thursday 17 June '21', 18:00- 19:00. If you would like to register for this event, please send your name, your address and question to: lowtrafficneighbourhoods@lambeth.gov.uk using ‘Streatham Hill Q and A’ in the subject line. Questions registered at least 3 working days before the scheduled event would be prioritised for discussion. If the scheme is meeting its objectives, a public consultation will follow later this year during which we will proactively gather views on the changes, to be considered alongside objective data collected before a decision is taken on the future of the scheme.

Posted on 24th May 2021

by JM

Low Traffic Neighbourhoods Update 10/05/2021

This is an update from the Low Traffic Neighbourhood team at Lambeth Council. The next Streatham Hill LTN Q&A session will be held on Thursday 20 May '21', 18:00- 19:00 . If you would like to register for this event, please send your name, your address and question to: lowtrafficneighbourhoods@lambeth.gov.uk using ‘Streatham Hill Q and A’ in the subject line. We will keep you updated on further details of the location/ format which will be in line with covid restrictions. Questions registered at least 3 working days before the scheduled event would be prioritised for discussion. If the scheme is meeting its objectives, a public consultation will follow later this year during which we will proactively gather views on the changes, to be considered alongside objective data collected before a decision is taken on the future of the scheme. The recording from the April Q&A session have been made available to view on the Commonplace – Community meetings page . Stage 2: Two new modal filters using no motor vehicle signage will be installed soon; along with wooden planters to make the new restriction more obvious. These changes are scheduled to come into force on Friday 21 May . Signs will be bagged until they are enforceable. The new modal filters will alter how the areas, shown in the map below, can be accessed by motor vehicle. Drivers will need to access Areas 1 and 2 via Leigham Court Road and Area 3 via Leigham Vale. In the weeks following installation, we will be arranging traffic counts in the area. We are also working on air pollution modelling that will indicate levels of NO2, PM10 and PM2.5 both prior to the LTN and currently. This data will be made available as part of the stage 2 monitoring along with a collation of all community feedback to date.

Posted on 10th May 2021

by RF

Low Traffic Neighbourhoods Update 23/04/2021

Dear Residents, This is an update from the Low Traffic Neighbourhood team at Lambeth Council. Changes to reduce traffic within the LTN have been published. On Friday 16 April we published a report setting out how we will change the LTN to remove through traffic using streets such as Stockfield Road and Rosedene Avenue. This is in response to resident feedback and counts which showed an increase in traffic since the LTN was introduced. These improvements will ensure the southern area of the low traffic neighbourhood will benefit from being within the LTN. Residents should see the new filters in place before the end of May. Areas 1 & 2 on the map below, including; Rosedene Avenue, Romeyn Road, Mountearl Gardens, Adare Walk and Mt Nod Road, (south of the junction with Hailsham Avenue including Dunraven Primary) will be accessed from Leigham Court Rd. Area 3 on the map below, including; Stockfield Road, Hitherfield Road, Mount Nod (north of the junction with Hailsham Ave) Hailsham Avenue, Keymer Road, Lydhurst Avenue and the blue shaded sections of Amesbury Avenue and Faygate Road will be accessed from Leigham Vale. We will write to affected households in the coming weeks so everyone is aware of the changes and there will be an online Q&A session ahead of the changes. The following links will take you to the detailed designs for the new modal filters, which will be located at the junction of Rosedene Avenue and Stockfield Road and the second on Mount Nod Road . At the request of the ambulance service we have also included some additional double yellow lines on Mountearl Gardens to make access to the ambulance station easier by preventing delays due to parked cars. Within our stage 1 review of the LTN, which can be read here , we also committed to review how traffic flows on Leigham Vale can be improved. Details of this will be included in our next newsletter. We are incredibly excited with the response to our first design competition ‘Your streets, your way’. The deadline was Monday 19th April and we are currently collating all the entries ready for judging. We look forward to updating you on the winners and sharing the fantastic designs we have received. In April 2016, the speed limit on Lambeth's roads was reduced to 20mph. In March 2021, new and colourful banners were introduced across the borough to continue to remind drivers to monitor their speed. Installed at over 150 sites across Lambeth, these banners provide a strong visual impact, raising awareness and reminding drivers that the speed limit of 20mph is the law.

Posted on 23rd April 2021

by JM

Low Traffic Neighbourhoods Update 06/04/2021

On the 19th April 2021, 5pm we will be having our first live question and answer session for Streatham Hill Low Traffic Neighbourhood. We would like to take this opportunity to summarise the stage one monitoring reports recently published. We know that there may be questions you want to ask. If you would like to attend please confirm your name, address and question to: lowtrafficneighbourhoods@lambeth.gov.uk using ‘Streatham Hill Q and A’ in the subject line. These questions will be collated and discussed at the session. Q and A content will be made readily available following the sessions. For translations in other languages, Easyread, large print or any other accessible format including Braille please contact lowtrafficneighbourhoods@lambeth.gov.uk' Your Streets, Your Way is fully underway, look out for the colourful signs near competition locations and attend a digital café to get support with your competition entry. The competition aims to provide an amazing opportunity for local people to lead on how their streets are designed and created. We are looking for your ideas to create a healthier, greener city. There are 10 locations across Lambeth: 1. Bedford House 2. Claylands Road 3. Dorset Road Shops Mural 4. Fairview Place 5. Hillside Passage 6. Holmewood x Roupell Estate 7. Livity School Passage 8. Mursell Estate and Undercroft 9. Somerleyton Passage 10. St Matthew’s Road A winner will be announced in each location, receive £750 and will have their design built!* There will also be a £500 cash prize for the Judge’s Choice and a £200 Runner Up cash prize for each location. The competition will be judged by people that work every day to make your neighbourhood the best place it can be. They will be looking for a community-led vision that will improve the area for both people and the planet. For more information please read the competition guidance at: https://urbangrowth.london/competition/ *under 18s will receive a £100 gift voucher in agreement with their parent/guardian. We have extended the deadline for our Many Different Voices competition to 18th April 2021 . The competition remains open to all Lambeth residents aged 13-18. The prizes: ▪ Mentoring programme with DSDHA ▪ £100 Vouchers for winners and judges choice awards ▪ Limited edition Brixton Pound Prints

Posted on 6th April 2021

by RF

Low Traffic Neighbourhoods Update 19/03/2021

Hi residents, This is our second bi-weekly update on Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN)s. We want to let you know what we've been doing and anything you should look out for/ sign-up to in the coming weeks regarding the respective LTNs. The London Mayoral and Greater London Assembly Elections are due be held on 6 May 2021. As a result the pre-election rules on publicity (PERP) will be in place across the Council from 22 March 2021 to 6 May 2021. We will still be updating you on details in your area but the content may be reduced in this period. Street design competition Your Streets, Your Way is Lambeth’s street design competition which aims to provide an amazing opportunity for local people to lead on how their streets are designed and created. We are looking for your ideas to create a healthier, greener city. There are 10 locations across Lambeth: A winner will be announced in each location, receive £750 and will have their design built!* There will also be a £500 cash prize for the Judge’s Choice and a £200 Runner Up cash prize for each location. The competition will be judged by people that work every day to make your neighbourhood the best place it can be. They will be looking for a community-led vision that will improve the area for both people and the planet. For more information please read the competition guidance at: https://urbangrowth.london/competition/ *under 18s will receive a £100 gift voucher in agreement with their parent/guardian. Many Different Voices Our Many Different Voices workshops kicked off this week introducing young people to the principles of urban design and the many different careers available with skills in research and design. The competition remains open to all Lambeth residents aged 13-18, with the chance to win a skills training course with professional urban research and architecture studio DSDHA, £100 vouchers and limited edition Brixton Pound prints. Get help with your idea/entry from professional architects at the next online workshop by emailing Ed@headstarted.co.uk Streatham Hill LTN Stage 1 Monitoring: Early results from our Stage 1 Monitoring Report are in and include the findings below: • Car traffic is down by 25% within the LTN overall. • Palace Road has increased car traffic (77%) but goods vehicles are down by 36% and cycles are up 53%. • Motor vehicle flows in the southern portion of the LTN have increased. • Cycling is up by 135% across the whole LTN. Tulse Hill LTN Stage 1 Monitoring: Early results from our Stage 1 Monitoring Report are in and include the findings below: • Across both internal and peripheral roads, the following overall percentage changes in counts were: o Car: -14% o Cycle: +59% o Goods Vehicle: -1% • Inside the LTN, there was a decrease in all types of motor vehicles, including cars (-35%) and goods vehicles (-17%), when compared with the baseline. • Josephine Avenue has seen an increase in flows being the main access point to the northern part of the LTN, this should be improved with the introduction of the filter on Arodene Road.

Posted on 19th March 2021

by Jessica Marston

Low Traffic Neighbourhoods Update 08/03/2021

Hi residents, This is our first in what will be a bi-weekly update on Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN)s. We will use this newsletter to ensure everyone feels informed going forwards. We want to let you know what we've been doing and anything you should look out for/ sign-up to in the coming weeks regarding the respective LTNs. Image: Streatham Hill CPZ outline amendment zones in green alongside the original CPZ boundary and Low Traffic Neighbourhood filters. Following feedback from residents regarding parking issues that were caused by the interaction of Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) M with the LTN a recommendation for the 152 affected households outside the CPZ to have the ability to purchase permits for zone M was made on the 27/01/2021. A decision to allow Hillside residents south of the modal filter and Palace Road residents west of the filter (highlighted in the above image) to purchase a zone M permit, for as long as the trial Streatham Hill LTN remains in operation was made on the 04/02/2021. Details of the full decision and associated equalities impact assessment can be found at: http://moderngov.lambeth.gov.uk/ieDecisionDetails.aspx?ID=6752 Leigham Vale X Leigham Court Road As a result of feedback received regarding traffic in the southern part of the LTN, we will be investigating possible interventions that can be used to address this. Progress made on this will be communicated in future updates. Online Q&A: We are going to begin holding a series of digital questions and answer sessions with residents to give you an opportunity to speak to officers about the changes happening in the area. To find out more please visit: streathamhilllowtrafficneighbourhoodproposals.commonplace.is/overview --- Image: View of initial Dorset Road Planter and Notice board and complete with planting. Father Nature has been busy! A planter and notice board was installed in Dorset Road outside the shopping parade and Broadstone House. The notice board will provide an information point for members of the community to be informed about what is going on within the LTN and provide updates on the upcoming reviews, Q&A sessions and local projects. Supporting you to walk and cycle: The next mini ‘Dr Bike’ event in Oval to Stockwell LTN will take place at the corner of Cobbett Street and Dorset Road on 13 March 10:00 – 11:30. Great News!! The “Bike it You Can too” Project run by Sustrans is coming this Spring. To find out more register your interest and fill out a short survey. Scan the QR code or visit: https://sustrans.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/cycling-in-the-oval-stockwell-traingle Online Q&A: We are going to begin holding a series of digital questions and answer sessions with residents to give you an opportunity to speak to officers about the changes happening in the area. To find out more please visit: ovalltnproposals.commonplace.is/proposals/what-happens-next Clapham Road x Stockwell Terrace: Following the investigation of collisions at the junction of Stockwell terrace and Clapham road, and in response to customer concerns we have liaised with TfL regarding the safety of the junction. TfL have started exploring installing wands to prevent right turning traffic from Clapham road onto Stockwell terrace. Whilst a timeline for installation is being confirmed we will be conducting traffic counts to assess what the left and right turn split is and monitor whether further interventions would be needed. --- Based on community feedback and traffic data gathered during autumn 2020, we are working on alterations to the Ferndale LTN. This should address existing issues and lead to a truly Low Traffic Neighbourhood. We hope to share validated traffic data in a monitoring report in the coming weeks and the consequential changes to the scheme. We will be sending letters to all residents to notify them of the changes. In collaboration with architects DSDHA, Brixton Pound and HeadstartED. We are inviting younger residents (aged 13-18) to design an improvement to the public space on Pulross Road as part of the Many Different Voices Competition. Architects DSDHA will be running digital workshops throughout March/ April to help young people with their designs, you can sign-up via the competition webpage. Vandalism: We have an ongoing issue with signs being removed or damaged throughout the Ferndale LTN. We are working closely with our Safer Neighbourhood Team and residents to resolve this. It is really important signs remain-up to ensure drivers understand the road layout and ensure the safety of all road users including pedestrians and cyclists. Please report information about signs being removed or damaged with date and details to: • SNTLX-Ferndale@met.police.uk Your Safer Neighbourhood Team Officers are: • Sam Honeyball • Emma Paterson • James Russell Online questions and answers session (Q&A): We are going to begin holding a series of digital questions and answer sessions with residents to give you an opportunity to speak to officers about the changes happening in the area. To find out more please visit: fdstreets.commonplace.is --- Enforcement began in the Railton LTN on 18/01/2021, this included the introduction of a filters on Trelawn, Dalberg and Rattray Road. Last week we published the Stage 1 Monitoring Report which included the following findings: • Car traffic down by 31% across the area • HGVs down 23% across the area • Cycling up 32% across the area • Cycling up 51% within LTN Planters: Father Nature have been busy transforming the space outside of Hamilton’s Supermarket. The parklet is a public space with the potential to serve a variety of functions including ; • a resting space for people walking, running or cycling • an area for information on community activities • a place for kids to play • a convenient waiting area for shoppers • A place for locking bicycles while shopping The design of the parklet has been reviewed to ensure it complies with highway requirements, including the implementation of traffic islands and markings. In collaboration with architects DSDHA, Brixton Pound and HeadstartED. We are inviting younger residents (aged 13-18) to design an improvement to the public space on Shakespeare Road as part of the Many Different Voices Competition. Architects DSDHA will be running digital workshops throughout March/ April to help young people with their designs, you can sign-up via the competition webpage. Online Q&A: We are going to begin holding a series of digital questions and answer sessions with residents to give you an opportunity to speak to officers about the changes happening in the area. To find out more please visit: rtstreets.commonplace.is/proposals/what-happens-next Enforcement began in the Tulse Hill LTN on 18/01/2021, this included the introduction of a modal filter on Arodene Road. We hope to publish the traffic data and community feedback in a Stage 1 Monitoring report by the end of March. TRA Updates: We held a Q&A Session with residents of St Martins Estate 10/02/2021. We are happy to meet with Tenants and Residents Associations to update on the progress of the LTN schemes and answer any questions you may have. Vandalism: We have an ongoing issue with cameras being moved in the Tulse Hill LTN and we are working closely with our Safer Neighbourhood Team and residents to resolve this. It is important the LTN is enforced so we can gain a clear understanding of how the LTN is impacting traffic flow. With delays to enforcement, we may have to extend the Experimental Traffic Order to gather sufficient data for monitoring. Please report information about signs being removed or damaged with date and details to: • tulsehill.snt@met.police.uk Your Safer Neighbourhood Team Officers are: • Lucy Burrows • Andrew Harland • Kunle Kolawole Online Q&A: We are going to begin holding a series of digital questions and answer sessions with residents to give you an opportunity to speak to officers about the changes happening in the area. To find out more please visit: tulsehillltn.commonplace.is/proposals/what-happens-next

Posted on 8th March 2021

by RF

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