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Subject tag: Quieter Neighbourhoods

05 June 2019

Enfield Council is to end the trial placement of large planters at road junctions in the Fox Lane area because traffic count data collected in May this year shows that the planters are not achieving their intended objective of reducing through traffic. Before trialling an alternative method of reducing through traffic, the council will ask residents to comment on its ideas

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14 May 2019

The campaign group Better Streets for Enfield is this week publishing its five 'asks'. Ask No 1 is A low traffic neighbourhood in every ward

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30 April 2019

A new traffic filter in Warwick Road, which local activists see as the first step in a wider effort to implement a Low Traffic Neighbourhood in the west of Bowes Ward, has had a bumpier ride than envisaged

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07 April 2019

Fox Lane quieter neighbourhood baseline data showing speeds and total vehicle counts over a one week period. The data was collected in November and December 2018.

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03 April 2019

Waltham Forest Council has released a short video outlining the achievements of the Enjoy Waltham Forest project since it began five years ago, when the borough was one of three to win bids for Mini-Holland funding from the Mayor of London and Transport for London.

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19 March 2019

Newly published traffic count data for a second residential street in the Fox Lane neighbourhood confirms what its residents know only too well - that up to 400 vehicles an hour are using it as a cut-through and that, even though the street is short and has a sharp bend, there is widespread disregard for the speed limit.

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05 March 2019

Traffic count data recently published on the Cycle Enfield website gives a clear picture of the sheer amount of traffic using residential streets in the Fox Lane neighbourhood and of the prevalence of speeding.

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25 February 2019

Traffic count data for Grovelands Road collected during a week in December 2018 has provided hard evidence about the large amount of traffic using this residential street and the number of drivers who are breaking the 30mph speed limit. Every day some 1,300 vehicles used the road. Nine people were recorded driving at more than 50mph, including three who were doing more than 60mph. The highest speed recorded was 70.4mph.

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06 February 2019

Clare Rogers of Better Streets for Enfield reports back from a seminar on the low traffic neighbourhoods concept hosted by the Urban Design Group and London Living Streets.

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04 February 2019

An update on the (so far very slow) progress of the Fox Lane 'quieter neighbourhoods' scheme has been published on the Cycle Enfield website.

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04 December 2018

The draft minutes of the Winchmore Hill ward forum held on 2nd November are now on the council website.

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06 November 2018

Updated publicity issued by Cycle Enfield shows the definitive design of the Fox Lane Quieter Neighbourhood measures

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26 October 2018

At the Winchmore Hill ward forum on 2nd November there will be presentations on the Fox Lane quieter neighbourhood and from the Save the Intimate Theatre campaign.

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09 October 2018

Enfield Council is to go ahead with implementation of their November 2017 proposals for the Fox Lane Quieter Neighbourhood, though with some modifications.

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22 August 2018

Following consideration of responses to statutory consultation, Enfield Council will be implementing an amended version of its proposals for the Fernleigh Road Quieter Neighbourhood. It will also be going ahead with measures to provide safer access to the Salmons Brook Quietway from the A105 at Bush Hill Parade.

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28 July 2018

In the second of the Citizen's Eye series of video interview, Francis Sealey of Enfield Voices and GlobalNet21 talks to Clare Rogers about the genesis of the Better Streets for Enfield campaign.

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17 June 2018

Two new briefing documents set out the case for creating Low Traffic Neighbourhoods in London and explain the various design principles that can be used.

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