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Wallington Green traffic lights petition

by Sunita Gordon on 15 May, 2018

Your Wallington North Councillors and local residents are calling on TfL to re-configure the traffic lights at Wallington Green (A232/A237). Sign the petition: I/We the undersigned want a traffic light controlled crossings and additional north & south filter lights at Wallington Green junction. Sign here.

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Sutton Council opposes changes to 463 bus route

by Sunita Gordon on 9 October, 2015

Sutton Council has voiced its opposition to Transport for London’s proposed changes to the 463 bus route in Beddington and Wallington. In the council’s response to the TfL consultation, which ends today (Friday 9 October), the council considered any proposed amendment to the bus route to be “unwelcome and unwise” and asked TfL “not to […]

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Butter Hill traffic solution voted by residents

by Sunita Gordon on 2 August, 2013

The votes are in and that the residents have chosen option 1 . In May & June a Public Consultation was conducted that involved distributing consultation leaflets to local residents and holding a public exhibition to introduce the project to the local residents and to respond to any questions that they may have. Consultation questionnaire […]

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Blue Badges

by Sunita Gordon on 23 June, 2013

The Blue Badge renewal recommendations that have been issued by your department and have been adopted by local councils in their entirely need to be reconsidered as they do not take an applicant’s entire wellbeing into account: • GP recommendations are no longer given serious consideration and are in fact are treated with derision • […]

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Good news for Wallington North commuters

by Sunita Gordon on 21 January, 2013

Today the Government has announced that Thameslink trains services from Carshalton will be safeguarded and rail users will not be forced to change trains at Blackfriars. This will mean that our local area will maintain direct connections with St Pancras International rail station and the new £15bn Crossrail project that will link east and west […]

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New Car Club Scheme

by Sunita Gordon on 7 December, 2012

A new car club scheme called Car2go launched in Sutton on Tuesday 4th December with 100 Smart for Two cars on the borough’s streets. Car2go are a new concept in car clubs and urban mobility, with the cars ‘free-floating’ rather than having fixed bays. They can therefore be used for one-way journeys rather than having […]

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Butter Hill Traffic Residents Working Group

by Sunita Gordon on 10 March, 2011

The resident’s working party steering group meet on 1st March at 7pm in Holly Trinity Church, Wallington, to discuss the practical outcomes for Butter Hill, traffic issues. The meeting was well attended ideas and issues were freely discussed. After a good debate there was a consensus that safe and easy access for both pedestrians and vehicular […]

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Wallington High Street improvements starting soon

by Sunita Gordon on 5 February, 2011

The Wallington Integrated Transport Package (WIPT), engaged the local community in the development of the improvements to the high street. It started with an informal consultation with a range of residents, local businesses and visitors asking them what they liked and disliked about Wallington and what improvements could be made to encourage them to use […]

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London Road Hackbridge – bridge open

by Sunita Gordon on 5 February, 2011

I am pleased to advise that as of 27th January 2011, the bridge was opened to two way traffic. However, there are still a few finishing tasks to be carried out on the bridge, which should be completed by the end of this month.

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Butter Hill traffic calming

by Sunita Gordon on 2 January, 2011

Your hard working ward councillors are pleased to report that action is being taken in getting a solution to the traffic problems in Butter Hill. As residents of the Elms estate will be only too aware, traffic can be very busy and chaotic at times along Butter Hill. Most notable is the chaos caused at the […]

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