Late and at risk - will our Community Streets Project ever happen?

 

Over a year late and fast running out of time, it's time for residents to demand action on this long overdue environmental improvement project. Following officers attending our spring get-together, we have set out our priorities as follows:

Generally

  • 7.5t weight restriction for the whole length of Hornsey Park Road
  • gateways at both ends, to introduce the road as a quiet residential street, to slow and constrict traffic and enhance the environment
  • build-outs in the kerb parking for trees

Specifically

  • action to reduce the noise nuisance arising from the zebra crossing between Malvern and Ravenstone roads.
  • in collaboration with St.William, the area opposite the lime trees to be turned into a shared surface, with a crossing and the space enhanced to extend the influence of the new Pocket Park across the street.
  • lost funding should be restored to enhance the space through the S bend.
Hornsey Park Rd

Hornsey Park Road

We have only recently learned that funding allocated to ‘Hornsey Park’ has now been spread across a wider area that includes the adjacent Woodside ward, as far away as Bounds Green Road, Watsons Road, Park Avenue and side roads. These areas have had their own funding and, in the case of Watsons Road, was promised new funding, not money snatched from a neighbour. Which council officers thought it appropriate to 'nick' our name and our funding and why did councilors approve it?

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