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  • 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
    Closed 19 January 2024
  • 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
    Closed 7 January 2024
  • 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
    Closed 17 December 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
    Closed 15 December 2023
  • Wandsworth School Streets - Riversdale and Smallwood

    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
    Closed 12 December 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
    Closed 8 December 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
    Closed 5 December 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
    Closed 4 December 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
    Closed 3 December 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
    Closed 3 December 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
    Closed 3 December 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
    Closed 30 November 2023
  • Wandsworth Residents Survey 2023

    The 2023 Wandsworth Residents Survey will run from 4 October to the end of November. The Council is committed to listening to residents and taking their views into account when making decisions. The Residents Survey is a face to face survey which asks a random sample of around a thousand local people about a number of important issues. The results from the Residents Survey are a very important source of information as they help the Council to understand what is important to... More
    Closed 30 November 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
    Closed 26 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
    Closed 23 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
    Closed 20 November 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
    Closed 19 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
    Closed 19 November 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
    Closed 15 November 2023
  • Tooting Common Play Area Survey

    Tooting Common Lakeside Playground Wandsworth Council plan to spend £384,000 on refurbishing Tooting Common Lakeside Playground and we want to hear from you! The Plan The project will see us design a new, bigger playground for children age 0-12. It will provide accessible equipment and opportunities to develop fine motor skills, as well as encouraging active lifestyles. There will also be the opportunity for child-led nature play and learning. All new equipment,... More
    Closed 14 November 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
    Closed 13 November 2023
  • Oak Avenue - Proposed Pedestrian Crossing

    Please note the closing date has now been extended to Sunday 5th November. Richmond Council would like to hear your views on a proposal to introduce a new signalised pedestrian crossing on Oak Avenue, Hampton. The Council received a petition to install a new pedestrian crossing on Oak Avenue in the vicinity of Old Farm Road and South Road. In response, traffic surveys were undertaken to determine whether there was sufficient justification. Although... More
    Closed 5 November 2023
  • Merton Road Bus Lane – Time Extension Trial

    The Council submitted a bid to Transport for London (TfL) in November 2021 for a Bus Priority scheme on Merton Road that would deliver a benefit to passengers using the corridor and also to pedal cyclists and motorcyclists (P2W) having road space away from general traffic during the proposed times of operation. Funding was made available in September 2022 to deliver the scheme. The initial proposals aim to extend the current time of operation of the northbound bus lane between Brookwood... More
    Closed 2 November 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
    Closed 2 November 2023
  • Introduction of cycle lanes and road safety measures on Mitcham Lane

    As part of the Council’s new walking and cycling strategy, and residents’ requests to 'make Mitcham Lane safe for all', we are introducing the following measures on Mitcham Lane on a trial basis, between the junctions with Southcroft Road and Blegborough Road, to improve cycle provision and road safety for all road users. Measures to be introduced Mandatory cycle lanes in both directions to provide designated and safe space for cycling and... More
    Closed 31 October 2023
  • Richmond Residents Survey 2023

    The 2023 Richmond Residents Survey will run from 18 September to the end of October. The Council is committed to listening to residents and taking their views into account when making decisions. The Residents Survey is a face to face survey which asks a random sample of around a thousand local people about a number of important issues. The results from the Residents Survey are a very important source of information as they help the Council to understand what is important to... More
    Closed 31 October 2023
  • Proposed School Safety Measures on Oldfield Road

    The Council would like to hear your views on a proposal to introduce a section of northbound one-way working on Oldfield Road, Hampton, between a point just north of the entrance to the industrial units extending to just north of the railway bridge. Over recent years, and particularly since the opening of St Mary’s School, the Council has received concerns regarding potential conflict between pedestrians walking on Oldfield Road and vehicles, which are currently permitted... More
    Closed 30 October 2023
  • Consultation on proposed greening in Powder Mill Lane / Hanworth Lane, Whitton

    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 Heathfield... More
    Closed 29 October 2023
  • Conservation Area Appraisals within Richmond: Barnes Green and Kew Green

    We are currently undertaking a boroughwide programme of reviewing existing Conservation Area Appraisals to ensure they are reflective of their current character and appearance. What is a Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan? Conservation Areas are areas of special architectural and historic interest, the character and appearance of which is worth of preserving or enhancing. This character is derived from the area as a whole rather than the... More
    Closed 27 October 2023
  • School Streets: St Boniface, Tooting Primary

    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,... More
    Closed 24 October 2023
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