The Green/St Marys Avenue - Road Safety Improvements

Closed 21 Jan 2022

Opened 17 Dec 2021

Feedback updated 9 May 2022

We asked

A consultation exercise was carried out with residents and frontages regarding road safety improvements on St Mary’s Avenue and The Green. The proposals included the installation of traffic calming measures in the form of speed cushions. We would like to thank those who completed and responded to the consultation.

You said

The majority of residents that responded supported the road safety improvements on St Mary’s Avenue and The Green. The results of the consultation including all the views received from residents, businesses, Metropolitan Police, London Fire Brigade, London Ambulance Services and Transport for London have been considered by the Council and it has been agreed to proceed with the proposals.

We did

It is proposed to introduce road safety improvements along the length of St Mary’s Avenue and The Green. The consultation exercise indicated issues with the location of the set of speed cushions outside No. 5 The Green and the design has been updated to relocate this measure 15 metres to the north. The final layout of the proposed scheme is shown on Plan 2021/E/168A below.

Overview

The Council is proposing to introduce road safety improvements on St Mary’s Avenue and The Green.  The Council is proposing to provide traffic calming in the form of speed cushions on St Mary’s Avenue and The Green as shown on the plan below. The Council are intending to install 75mm high (3 inch) speed cushions with associated signage and “At Any Time” Waiting Restrictions (Double Yellow Lines). The main objective of the proposed traffic calming measures is to make this road safer for all vulnerable road users. By doing so, this will help reduce vehicular speeds, improve driver awareness and improve road safety in the area.

What Happens Next

This consultation is now closed. 

Works on the proposed road safety scheme in St Mary’s Avenue and The Green are programmed to start on week commencing 16th May 2022. During the construction works temporary traffic management will operate for short periods but every effort will be made to keep inconvenience to residents and businesses to a minimum.

 

Results updated 9 May 2022

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Overview

The Council is proposing to introduce road safety improvements on The Green and St Mary’s Avenue.  The Council is proposing to provide traffic calming in the form of speed cushions on The Green and St Mary’s Avenue as shown on the plan below. The Council are intending to install 75mm high (3 inch) speed cushions with associated signage and “At Any Time” Waiting Restrictions (Double Yellow Lines).

The Metropolitan Police, London Fire Brigade, London Ambulance Services and Transport for London are being consulted on the proposals.

Why make changes?

Traffic surveys undertaken on St Mary’s Avenue have demonstrated that vehicle speeds are often in excess of the speed limit. The main objective of the proposed scheme is to make this area safer for all road users. The proposed scheme will help reduce vehicular speeds, reduce the occurrence of collisions and improve road safety in the area.

Lowering traffic speeds also makes our streets less polluted, and better and safer places to walk and cycle.

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Your feedback is important to us. We want to know your views about the proposed road safety improvements in your area.  

Please note, we will only accept one completed questionnaire per household. In the event of multiple submissions from the same postal address, only the most recent will be accepted. We are also not able to respond to all comments made, however, they will be considered when making our recommendations. 

The Council will consider the consultation results and decide on how to proceed with the proposals - we will advise you of the outcome.

Areas

  • Wanstead Park
  • Wanstead Village

Audiences

  • All residents

Interests

  • Neighbourhoods