Open activities

  • School Streets: Thomson House

    A School Street is where a road with a school temporarily closes to reduce vehicular traffic during the school's opening and closing times, to enhance the safety of school children. There are many benefits of Schools Streets including keeping the area outside the school gates free of congestion, reducing idling vehicles and potentially improving air quality, encouraging active travel to school, creating a pleasant and calm atmosphere at the start and end of the school day... More
    Closes 24 November 2023
  • E-Scooter Rental Trial and E-Bike Hire Scheme

    Richmond is participating in Transport for London’s (TfL) multi-borough e-scooter rental trial, which began on 7 June 2021. The scheme is made possible by legislation enabling local authorities to host public hire schemes subject to Department for Transport approval. The trial aims to test the viability and safety of e-scooters as part of a long-term solution to air quality and congestion issues across London. An overview of the e-scooter rental trial is available here . ... More
    Closes 19 November 2023
  • Renewal of Public Spaces Protection Orders for Anti-Social Behaviour and Dog Control in Richmond borough 2023-26

    What are PSPOs? PSPOs are powers available to local authorities under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, to restrict problem behaviours and ensure that public spaces are safe and enjoyable for everyone to use. Background Richmond Council introduced two Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) in October 2017 and renewed them in 2020. Our PSPO for Anti-Social Behaviour prohibits or restricts behaviours that are recurring problems... More
    Closes 2 July 2023
  • Ham Parade – proposed changes to your area

    Richmond Council is reviewing Ham Parade. The east side of the parade has not been refurbished in recent times and there are existing concerns around the quality of the pedestrian environment, narrow pavements, and difficulty for those in wheelchairs to access the bus stop. The monthly closure of the slip road to host the market has shown the potential for an alternative use of the existing space. We would like to refurbish the east side of Ham Parade to a more closely... More
    Closes 30 June 2023
  • Speed reduction measures in Riverside Drive and Dukes Avenue, Ham

    The Council is keen to understand the views of residents about traffic and speed conditions in Riverside Drive and Dukes Avenue. These roads have been highlighted as having unacceptable average speeds for a 20mph speed limit. In light of this, the Council requested Police speed enforcement, which has been carried out on a number of occasions. Unfortunately the Police recorded high levels of non-compliance. In order to address these concerns, the Council has... More
    Closes 29 June 2023
  • Hospital Bridge Road – proposed changes to your area

    Richmond Council are seeking your views on proposed changes to Hospital Bridge Road between Ashley Drive and the A316 Chertsey Road. The scheme is focused on providing safe facilities for walking and cycling and reducing vehicle speeds while maintaining space for general traffic flow and essential parking needs. Why are we proposing changes? The safety of road users, particularly pedestrians and cyclists, caused by high vehicle speeds were a concern prior... More
    Closes 9 June 2023
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