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Articles about the Cycle Enfield project to create cycle lanes along main roads in Enfield. 

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15 November 2017

The operating hours of the Lodge Drive car park in Palmers Green are to be extended, probably from this weekend. Cars will be able to enter up until 11.30pm and leave at any time. The failure to extend the car park's operating hours - something promised as part of the Cycle Enfield project - was raised at the September meeting of the Palmers Green Ward Forum. In an email to attendees sent out today, Councillor Mary Maguire wrote: Please also note that following the September ward forum I.......

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08 November 2017

Clare Rogers of Better Streets for Enfield defends the Quieter Neighbourhood schemes against attacks by opponents of Cycle Enfield.

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08 November 2017

Better Streets for Enfield have posted some comments about the Fox Lane Quieter Neighbourhood proposals on their website (republished below).  These are not yet finalised, they may take on board any useful comments. Fox Lane Quieter Neighbourhood plans The Fox Lane Quieter Neighbourhood consultation is open, showing some innovative and promising ideas. You can see the plans and respond here, while the technical drawings are here – the closing date is 26 November. The map in the Fox.......

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29 October 2017

Consultations are currently under way for four minor proposals that form part of the Cycle Enfield scheme: A short section of cycle track at the junction of Bury Street West and Church Street designed to provide a safe link between the main A105 cycle lanes and the new Quietway running alongside the Salmons Brook (deadline for responses 12th November) Bike hangars in three locations (deadline for responses 13th November). Bury Street West/Church Street The proposal is to provide a.......

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05 October 2017

Last week saw the first Healthy Streets conference, held appropriately enough in Walthamstow, the location of pioneering Mini Holland and Villageisation schemes.  More than 300 attendees were there to explore the connections between public health and transport strategies.  Topics covered included health-led street design, re-allocation of road space, behaviour change and measures to improve air quality. Public health specialists: "Active travel is the wonder drug" Healthy Streets is.......

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27 September 2017

The second Quieter Neighbourhoods scheme to be consulted on is for the "Connaught Gardens" QN - the triangular area bounded by Hedge Lane, the North Circular and Green Lanes.  The deadline for responses is 22nd October. I was hoping that Enfield Council's traffic planners would have studied how tremendously effective the "villages" in Walthamstow have proved, dramatically improving the liveability of residential streets by making it awkward, but not impossible, for cars to drive through.......

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13 September 2017

To facilitate carriageway resurfacing Green Lanes (A105) will be CLOSED in Winchmore Hill nightly from 20:00 to 05:00 the following day on the dates 11th September to 23rd September 2017 inclusive Buses on routes 329 and N29 are expected to follow their normal route along the A105 until the Bourne Hill/ Hedge Lane junction and then non stop via A111 Hedge Lane to A10/A406 roundabout and then via A10 Great Cambridge Road and B154 Church Street to rejoin the line of route A105 at Village Road........

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16 August 2017

As part of the Cycle Enfield works, Green Lanes will be closed between Hedge Lane and Hazelwood Lane overnight for four nights, commencing on Tuesday 29th August.  The closures will be from 8pm to 6am and will allow resurfacing of the main carriageway.  The noisiest work will be carried out up to midnight.  There will be no access to Green Lanes from Osborne Road, Windsor Road, Park Avenue and Fox Lane during the overnight closures. The eventual layout of this stretch of Green.......

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02 May 2017

A105 Scheme Green Dragon Lane to York Road –The zebra crossing is now complete and has been reopened. Borden Avenue to Walnut Grove – The final section of line marking and cycle segregation units has been installed. The rain garden outside St Stephen’s has been installed and further work will continue to replace the raised flower beds and other landscaping work. Our lighting contractor Bouygues are scheduled to install the new crossing adjacent to Regency Court later this.......

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23 April 2017

Update on work to build cycle lanes

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19 April 2017

The Department for Transport (DfT) has today announced a competition seeking proposals that would encourage more people to make journeys by bicycle and/or on foot. The text below is an abridged version of the announcement extracted from the www.gov.uk website.  To read the complete announcement visit www.gov.uk/government/publications/funding-competition-innovation-in-cycling-and-walking/competition-brief-innovation-in-cycling-and-walking This competition seeks proposals for.......

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14 April 2017

Below is a brief description of the progress of work in each of the area we are currently working. It is not an exhaustive list and may be subject to change due to adverse weather conditions. A105 Scheme Green Dragon Lane to York Road –The zebra crossing is now complete and has been reopened. Borden Avenue to Walnut Grove – We will continue to install cycle segregation units until early April. Line marking will continue this week. The bus shelter outside the church will be.......

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09 April 2017

A105 Scheme Green Dragon Lane to York Road - Most substantive work on this section is complete. The zebra crossing has now been connected and the associated road marking work will take place next week. Borden Avenue to Walnut Grove - We will continue to install cycle segregation units until early April. Line marking will continue this week. The bus shelter outside the church will be replaced at a later date by Transport for London. Work is expected to be complete by the mid April. Sainsbury's.......

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10 March 2017

Ringway Jacobs have sent the following letter to Palmers Green residents and business owners. Dear Resident / Business Owner, This letter is to inform you of work in your area as part of the Cycle Enfield project and the associated complimentary measures.Work to increase the number of parking bays within the Lodge Drive car park is due to take place from Monday the 6th of March until the end of April 2017.  Work will take place primarily between 7am and 6pm Monday to Friday.Once the work.......

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10 March 2017

A105 Scheme Green Dragon Lane to York Road – Most substantive work on this section is complete. A zebra crossing will be commissioned next week. Borden Avenue to Walnut Grove – We have removed and replaced a bus shelter and completed the drainage. Some additional surfacing and lining work will take place during daytime hours. Work is expected to be complete by the end of March. Sainsbury’s Junction – We will be working on the traffic signals at the junction. Work.......

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06 March 2017

Enfield Council has published the following information about parking along the A105 for disabled people. Disabled parking on the A105 scheme We are aware concerns were raised over the cycle lane reducing the availability of parking spaces and preventing people with disabilities transported by private vehicles gaining access in certain areas. We also understand the concerns that the cycle lane could restrict the dial-a-ride from operating at locations such as the Ruth Winston Centre. We.......

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17 February 2017

The following information is taken from the latest Cycle Enfield newsletter.  Dates may affected by adverse weather. Please note that there will be overnight road closures for resurfacing of the main carriageway in the vicinity of the big Sainsbury's store between 24th February and 3rd March   Green Dragon Lane to York Road The next two weeks will see a variety of work including completing road line marking as well as the installation of a tree pit at Mason’s corner, .......

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08 February 2017

Now that construction of cycle lanes is finally under way, Enfield Council will shortly be making announcements about the other important aspect of its Cycle Enfield/Mini Holland project - measures to set up a network of Quieter Neighbourhoods throughout the borough. Two of the planned Quieter Neighbourhoods in Palmers Green. Click on the map to enlargeWork on developing Quieter Neighbourhoods - involving measures to reduce the amount of traffic in residential side streets, and in.......

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03 February 2017

The latest news about the Triangle from Richard Eason, Cycle Enfield Consultation Manager, is that the plans include six new trees. Five of these are intended to be ‘heavy standard’ trees (three located around HSBC and two by Starbucks). The sixth tree will be a semi-mature tree to be placed in the middle of the triangle. So essentially as captured in the attached visualisation, though the positioning of the clock is yet to be agreed. Work on the triangle is currently scheduled.......

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01 February 2017

According to a letter delivered to homes in the vicinity of the A105, Cycle Enfield construction work in Palmers Green was due to start "by late January 2017" between Lodge Drive and Osborne Road.  Work on this section would continue until June. 17th January 2017 Cycle Enfield construction on the A105 This letter is to inform you of work in your area to construct the A105 cycle lane. Work on the upcoming sections of the cycle route (between Lodge Drive and Osborne Road and also.......

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