As part of the consultation, here is the strategy proposed by PMRA that supports the ‘Going Green’ strategy and endorses that residents are against any closure of the High Road for traffic: -
PMRA supports the Council’s ‘Going Green’, Haringey’s Greenest Borough strategy 2008 – 18. To promote sustainable travel as the strategy calls for and deliver the Priorities and Outcomes aim of improving the urban environment, PMRA is calling for the Council to introduce measures that will help ...’create sustainable, attractive, clean and safe streets .... that people will want to use’ in line with the strategy. Adopting this 3 point plan will enable the Council to fulfil ‘Priority six: Promoting sustainable travel by ‘Improved, safe, accessible travel with reduced environmental impact’. By making Hornsey Park a more pleasant residential area, this will help.....’ minimise congestion and reduce carbon emissions and pollutants in Haringey’, helping to .....’ to reduce car based journeys and encourage workers, residents and businesses to switch to walking, cycling and public transport’. Three of the four key objectives will be delivered, namely: -
- Reduce car and lorry travel in the borough.
- Encourage more people to walk and cycle.
- Reduce the environmental impact of transport.
We are working with the residents from our Hornsey Park area and our three point strategy calls for: -
Life on Hornsey Park Road has been plagued with problems including noise, pollution and crumbling pavements, on top of this there appears to be a lack of strategic vision for the future. Council Leader Peray Ahmet and a few of her fellow councillors came to discuss the issues with our representatives.
Eight of us got out before the rain last Saturday. We cut back a lot of growth at the Lavender Garden ready for winter. Most of what we cleared has now gone down for composting. By John Miles
The loss of trees is becoming an issue locally. The wonderful false acacia at the junction of Mayes Road and Coburg Road was removed because it ‘had a fungus’ - just in time for the planning application to build on the petrol station site beside it.
Photo: The gardening team – John. Ben, Polly and John – out on a Saturday morning
Sometime in the next week or so the work on Mayes Road will near completion. It will be a new benchmark for the look and feel of our neighbourhood and enhance its biodiversity. (photo: Luke 'Duke' Newcombe)
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