In an e-mail replying to pleas from the Association, Haringey Council Leader, Claire Kober has refused to support calls for buses to use the new spine road, which was specifically designed for buses. While the spine road stands almost empty, buses cause noise, vibration and congestion in busy Hornsey Park Road. Despite calling for buses to use the new road since it opened, incredably Transport for London say they have never been requested by Haringey to consider this! It now comes to light that the new road has been incorrectly designed for buses (and presumably other long and heavy vehicles) - a defect that will not surprise residents.
The urgent need to remove buses from Hornsey Park Road will be high on the list of complaints to our councillors at the General Meeting on the 17th February. Residents should use the opportunity to demand change.
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)
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
A Haringey Council consultation for those living/working in the Crouch End […]
"When the wheels finally came off the wagon it was from an unexpected angle. Why, it was asked, was there so much space for cycle parking and no segregated cycle route?"
Earlier this year PMRA was awarded money by central government to […]
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