Category: Roads and Traffic

August 14, 2010
Traffic slowing on Hornsey Park Road: How to move on?

The last General Meeting overall welcomed the 20 mph limit now applying to Hornsey Park Road, but still many questions remain to be answered. What further traffic calming measures could be introduced? Should the pavements be extended narrowing space for traffic? Are the speed humps having an impact or are they adding noise and damage […]

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May 30, 2010
Vote for our 2010 Making the Difference bid

 This year's bid is for planters at the junctions of Mayes Road and Park Ridings and Hornsey Park Road/Mayes Road, to be maintained by the Association through an agreement with the Council. These will help create attractive ‘gateways' to our area, reinforcing the residential character of the streets, instead of the 'traffic' corridor preferred by […]

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April 9, 2010
Time to improve dangerous footpath at Hornsey railway bridge

This week's  Hornsey Journal has exposed Haringey Council's excuses for not widening this vital footpath as muddled and confused. While Cllr John Bevan, cabinet member for Environment claims the council cannot do anything, TfL has confirmed to the Hornsey Journal that the road is wide enough to allow the path to be widened and that they were, and remain […]

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March 12, 2010
Noel Park Conservatives are backing PMRA

Maybe it's the upcoming elections, maybe it is just common sense winning the day, but Parkside Malvern Residents Association are getting a lot of support from local politicians for their campaign to distribute the traffic that is currently shouldered by Hornsey Park Road alone.

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March 5, 2010
Buses to stop using Hornsey Park Road?

The council has, finally requested a route test  from TfL to see whether it will be possible for buses to use Mary Neuner Way in the future. We think they should be able to use a road that was designed as a bus route and serves local businesses, emergency vehicles and utility vehicles. We hope that […]

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March 5, 2010
Council Leader promises improvements to Hornsey Park Road next year

In an email response to complaints raised at the General Meeting on 17th February 2010, Council Leader Claire Kober has confirmed that there is both funding and a commitment  from her and the council to deliver  improvements to Hornsey Park Road next year and that the Association will be contacted  in early summer (May/June), to start to […]

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February 27, 2010
Hornsey Park Road/Spine Road Saga better than East Enders!

Ivor Baddiel's satirical view of life hereabouts on page 6 of this week's Hornsey Journal. To view the digital edition this clipping was taken from, click on this link

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February 25, 2010
After the Frost has gone... here comes Pothole Hell!

Just when you thought the lack of grit for icy streets was no longer an issue, potholes are the next threat to road and pavements. David Winskill, LibDem ward councillor, counted 12 potholes in a stretch of Tottenham Lane just 100 yards long, and some were several inches deep. Potholes do not just cause damage […]

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February 23, 2010
Why is the traffic so bad in Hornsey Park Road?

Despite a lengthy email correspondence with the council, Hornsey Park Road still suffers from inadequate transport infrastructure and planning which leads to congestion, fumes, and noise while the £6m spine road remains almost empty even during peak traffic.

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February 13, 2010
Council Ignores Pleas for Buses to Stop Using Hornsey Park Road

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.

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