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  • Richmond Bikehangars Consultation 2024

    Richmond Council is seeking views on the introduction of up to 41 additional bikehangars throughout the borough. There are currently 53 bikehangars in Richmond. The introduction of additional bikehangars will help to alleviate some of the demand for the existing units while also improving geographic coverage. What is a bikehangar? A bikehangar is an on-street cycle parking apparatus that securely houses six bicycles and takes up the space of about half of a car parking... More
    Opened 26 February 2024
  • Milestone Green

    Richmond Council recognises the importance of ensuring that the trading environment of its town and district centres must be of a quality to attract and retain residents of and visitors to these areas. Consequently, as part of a Public Realm Improvement Fund (PRIF), the Council has identified the area known as Milestone Green as one of a number of these areas for investment. Proposals have been developed to create a more welcoming and greener space that facilitates people... More
    Opened 15 February 2024
  • Barn Elms Southside

    As part of the Council’s continued commitment to improve our parks and open spaces, the Council are proposing to introduce a new all abilities outdoor gym that will have a range of equipment. The proposed area for the gym is marked in the yellow box below. The equipment will include a mixture of static and moving items including a phone charging spin bike. These items have not yet been finalised, so we encourage feedback from respondents on their preferred... More
    Opened 12 February 2024
  • Pools on the Park Group Exercise Studio

    Richmond Council has approved plans for a new group exercise studio at Pools on the Park to enable greater community activity and improve access to services as part of the work to promote healthier, more active lifestyles for all residents. Group exercise sessions at Pools on the Park are often fully booked. The proposed new facilities will also see improvements to the changing facilities and will increase the popular leisure centre’s capacity to deliver a... More
    Opened 1 February 2024
  • Hampton Wick Controlled Parking Zone Review

    In 1987, the Council implemented the Hampton Wick Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ), Zone X, operating 8.30am to 6.30pm, Monday to Saturday. Please click here to see a map of the zone. In the 36 years since the scheme was introduced, shopping habits have changed and Sundays and Bank Holidays are now amongst the busiest shopping days in Kingston. Over the years, some Hampton Wick residents have reported parking difficulties on these days in particular, when the CPZ does not... More
    Opened 26 January 2024
  • Proposed Public Realm Improvements and Introduction of Contra-Flow Cycle Measures

    As part of Wandsworth Council’s Walking and Cycling Strategy , the Council is consulting on contraflow cycle infrastructure measures along a number of roads in the borough. The objective is to improve the layout on one-way streets by providing a more direct route for cyclists to join existing cycle networks. These measures will provide more space for cyclists, encourage a shift away from vehicles and towards more cycling , and improve cycling safety as part of... More
    Opened 22 January 2024
  • Reduced chemical street weeding trials

    As part of our response to the climate emergency, Richmond Council is committed to reducing our environmental impact and ensuring our borough is a place that is safe and healthy for people to live and work in. Like other councils, Richmond Council has historically used a weed killer containing a chemical herbicide called glyphosate to control street plant growth, but has reduced the quantity in recent years, including no longer spraying around the base of street trees. ... More
    Opened 10 January 2024
  • Shacklegate Lane - Proposed Zebra Crossings

    Richmond Council is consulting on the introduction of two possible zebra crossings on Shacklegate Lane. The Council has received requests for improved crossing facilities on Shacklegate Lane. A review of conditions has shown that traffic volume can be high at peak times and crossing demand on the two existing traffic islands is such that more formal crossing facilities can be justified. We are therefore seeking your views on new zebra crossings in the following... More
    Opened 8 January 2024
  • Strawberry Vale Drainage Scheme

    Strawberry Vale and the surrounding streets have suffered repeated flood incidents, including four incidents within the space of two months in the summer of 2021. These incidents have been partially attributed to tide locking (where the outlet to the Thames is blocked due to high tide), which causes surface water to back up onto the road. There have also been instances of sewer flooding and Thames Water has undertaken a number of actions to reduce the likelihood of... More
    Opened 19 December 2023
  • Draft Resident Participation and Consultation Strategy 2023

    The Council would like to hear your views on its draft Resident Participation and Consultation Strategy. The draft Strategy sets out the different ways that residents can get involved with the Housing and Regeneration Department. The aim of the Strategy is to offer a range of participation activities which allow residents to be involved at the level of their choosing, including those who do not want to be involved in the more formal structures. ... More
    Opened 27 November 2023
  • Consultation on proposals to improve Castelnau Parade

    Please note: this consultation has now been extended until Sunday 7th January. Castelnau Parade has been negatively impacted by the Hammersmith Bridge closure. The aim of this initiative is to: create improvement to the public space; enhance the community’s experience; and encourage people to spend more time here. The bigger picture is to encourage businesses to move into the area. The Parade can also be a hub for wider links – to Barnes Village, to the river... More
    Opened 22 November 2023
  • Chestnut Grove & Boundaries Road - Road Safety & Public Realm Improvements

    Wandsworth Council has developed proposals to improve road safety and public realm on the streets surrounding Chestnut Grove Academy and Hornsby House Schools. The Council is committed to making the streets outside our schools safer and healthier for children, parents, and residents. In accordance with the Council’s Walking & Cycling Strategy the objective of our proposals is to make it easier and safer for children to travel to and from school, encourage the... More
    Opened 21 November 2023
  • Arragon Road School Safety Measures

    The Council is consulting on proposed safety measures for St Mary’s School in Twickenham. You can see the proposals on a map here. Arragon Road north-west of the entrance to Waitrose Car Park A new zebra crossing will be introduced directly outside of the school to provide a safer and more convenient pedestrian crossing point in Arragon Road. The footways will be widened with the crossing placed on a raised table. This will reduce the width of the... More
    Opened 17 November 2023
  • Putney Embankment Trial Pedestrianisation

    As part of the Waterman’s Green improvements, highway works have been underway on The Embankment at the junction with Lower Richmond Road. During this time road closures have been in place to facilitate the works, essentially making the road traffic free. The Council received positive feedback on this arrangement. It is therefore proposed to install a short pedestrian and cycle zone between the junction with Lower Richmond Road and Thames Place, as there are currently no loading /... More
    Opened 14 November 2023
  • Childhood Vaccinations in Wandsworth and Richmond

    Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are looking to hear from parents about their views of childhood vaccinations. The views of our residents will help inform and improve the services delivered across both boroughs. You will be asked about Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) and depending on the age of your children you may also be asked about Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine . This survey will take you less than 10 minutes to complete. You will be entered into a raffle to win £50... More
    Opened 13 November 2023
  • Revised Proposals for Riverside Drive and Dukes Avenue, Ham

    The Council sought views of residents in June 2023 on proposed speed reduction measures in Riverside Drive and Dukes Avenue, Ham. Riverside Drive and Dukes Avenue have been highlighted as having unacceptable average speeds for a 20mph speed limit. In light of this, the Council requested Police speed enforcement which they carried out on a number of occasions and unfortunately, they recorded high levels of non-compliance. To overcome these concerns, the Council has... More
    Opened 11 November 2023
  • Proposed improvements to transform Sheen Lane

    Richmond Council wants the environment of its town and district centres to be attractive to both residents and visitors. We want people to enjoy spending more time in these centres by making them greener and with more space for pedestrians; this would also help traders and the local economy. The Council has identified some local centres for investment and is providing funding through a Public Realm Improvement Fund (PRIF) programme. One of these areas is in Sheen... More
    Opened 7 November 2023
  • Stanley Road Parking Consultation

    The Council is re-consulting roads in this area on the possibility of introducing new parking controls. This new consultation is being carried out following petitions received from residents of roads including Railway Road, Shacklegate Lane, Clifton Road, Somerset Gardens, Somerset Road (part) and Church Road (part). These petitions suggest a greater level of support for parking controls exists from these roads than from previous consultations carried out by the Council. ... More
    Opened 6 November 2023
  • Teddington Zone T6 Consultation

    The Council is re-consulting roads in this area on the possibility of introducing a new controlled parking zone (Zone T6). This new consultation is being carried out following petitions received from residents of roads including Railway Road, Shacklegate Lane, Clifton Road, Somerset Gardens, Somerset Road (part) and Church Road (part). These petitions suggest a greater level of support for parking controls exists from these roads than from previous consultations carried out by the... More
    Opened 6 November 2023
  • Park Road, Hampton Hill junction of St James’s Avenue – Proposed zebra crossing

    Richmond Council would like to hear your views on a proposal to introduce a new zebra crossing on Park Road at the junction of St James’s Avenue. You can see the proposal on a map here. Concerns have been raised with regards limited crossing facilities on Park Road, particularly during busier times. Previously, the Council introduced a zebra crossing on Park Road at the junction of St James’s Road. We are now proposing to introduce an... More
    Opened 2 November 2023
  • Parks Satisfaction Survey 2023

    The Richmond Council Parks Satisfaction Survey takes place every two years and aims to assess overall satisfaction with local parks and highlight any areas for improvement. It provides an understanding of what residents would like to see. In turn, this informs spending on park improvements to reflect the views and life style choices of local residents, current and potential park users. We welcome your views and invite you to complete the online survey below. If you would... More
    Opened 31 October 2023
  • Wandsworth School Streets - St Michael's trial

    A School Street is where a road or section of a road near a school temporarily closes to motor traffic to become a pedestrian and cycle zone at the start and end of the school day. There are many benefits of Schools Streets including keeping the area outside the school gates free of congestion, reducing idling vehicles and improving air quality, encouraging active travel to school, creating a pleasant and calm atmosphere at the start and end of the school day and, of course, improving... More
    Opened 30 October 2023
  • Wandsworth Draft Statement of Licensing Policy 2024-2029

    *Please note: this consultation has been extended until Monday 12th February 2024* The Council, as the Licensing Authority under the Licensing Act 2003, is now undertaking a consultation process to review and update its Statement of Licensing Policy. As such, we would like to hear views from local businesses, local ward councillors, local residents and responsible authorities on the Draft Statement of Licensing Policy 2024 -2029 . ... More
    Opened 30 October 2023
  • Proposed traffic reduction, school safety, and parking proposals in the Wykeham Estate

    In March this year we asked for your views on traffic and safety concerns on the Wykeham Estate. The outcome of this suggested that residents have concerns regarding traffic and road safety issues and as a result the Council has developed a package of measures aimed at reducing non-residential through traffic, improving safety, and regulating parking. The full report outlining the views of residents can be found here. We are now seeking your views on the following... More
    Opened 28 October 2023
  • Wandsworth Local Plan: Partial Review

    What is the Local Plan and why are we reviewing it? The Wandsworth Local Plan (2023-2038) was adopted in July 2023, and it sets out a 15-year strategic vision, objectives and spatial strategy to guide the future development in Wandsworth. It aims to ensure that growth and renewal happens in a sustainable and co-ordinated way, through a series of policies covering issues including housing, sustainability, heritage and employment. The Plan allows for development to meet the... More
    Opened 23 October 2023
  • Perspectives on the HPV Vaccine - People aged 16-18 years old

    Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are looking to hear from people aged 16-18 about their opinions of and decisions about the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. These views are important as they will help provide tailored advice and improve the services delivered across both boroughs, so that they meet the needs of teenagers and young people. This survey will take you less than 10 minutes to complete and you will be entered into a raffle to win £10 Amazon gift voucher as a thank you... More
    Opened 23 October 2023
  • Traffic issues in North Worple Way Area

    Following the closure of Hammersmith Bridge to vehicular traffic and modifications to parking bays on Alder Road, to provide emergency vehicle access, concerns have been raised about pedestrian safety, traffic volumes and vehicle conflict in the North Worple Way (NWW) area (bounded by Mortlake High St, White Hart Lane, railway line and Sheen Lane). A consultation was undertaken, with results considered by the Transport & Air Quality Services Committee in September 2022.... More
    Opened 23 October 2023
  • Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2024/25

    The Council is considering making a change to its current Council Tax Reduction (CTR) scheme from 1 April 2024. If you are a Wandsworth resident liable to pay Council Tax, this is an opportunity to share your thoughts on our proposed revision of the CTR scheme. Please ensure you have read all the information on this page before you complete the survey. Over the next few years, working-age residents in receipt of Council Tax Reduction will transition over to Universal... More
    Opened 18 October 2023
  • Proposed East Sheen Controlled Parking Zone

    In September, we wrote to inform you of the Council’s decision to advertise traffic management orders proposing a new controlled parking zone (CPZ) in East Sheen in the following areas/roads: Wallorton Gardens, Gilpin Avenue, Park Avenue, East Sheen Avenue, Gordon Avenue, Parkfield Avenue, Palewell Park (between Upper Richmond Road West and Park Avenue) Muirdown Avenue and Shrewsbury Avenue Advertisement of Traffic Management Orders... More
    Opened 12 October 2023
  • A305 Twickenham Road and Staines Road (Apex Corner to Sixth Cross Road): Proposed 20mph and complementary speed reduction measures

    Reducing vehicle speeds has been proven to have a positive impact on road safety. Research by the Transport Research Laboratory has shown that a 1mph reduction in average speed equates to a 5% reduction in accidents. In 2020, the Council implemented a 20mph speed limit on the majority of roads in Richmond but a small number of roads were retained at 30mph, including this section of Staines Road and Twickenham Road . Following a detailed analysis of speeds across the... More
    Opened 9 October 2023
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