Harrow council says ‘yes’ to three school streets

On 7 December 2021, Harrow's TARSAP committee agreed to make the 'Streetspace' school streets at Grimsdyke, Park High and Newton Farm permanent. A decision about the fourth school street for Marlborough School will be deferred until March 2022. One issue with the Marlborough Scheme is the lack of permanent CCTV causing issues with enforcement, and … Continue reading Harrow council says ‘yes’ to three school streets

Proposed electric car charger on Uxbridge Road will put cyclists in danger

Harrow council s proposing to install an electric car charger on Uxbridge Road, near Hatch End Station. Link to proposal. This part of Uxbridge Road is proposed to become the 'Northern' cycle route. The road is wide enough for safe, protected cycle lanes that meet the LTN 1/20 standard. The existing layout does not meet … Continue reading Proposed electric car charger on Uxbridge Road will put cyclists in danger

The need for a cycling strategy for Harrow

Links to our recommendations: Overall active travel strategy, Cycle network, Low traffic neighbourhoods, High Street Fund schemes Harrow is set to lose access to significant funding following the inappropriate removal of the Streetspace low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) and cycle lanes. This was announced by the transport adviser to the Prime Minister on 30 July and reported in the … Continue reading The need for a cycling strategy for Harrow

Wheels for All inclusive cycling event 13-14 August

Harrow Cycle Hub and Cycling Projects ran a free inclusive cycling event on 13-14 August at Bannister Sports Centre in Harrow Weald, sponsored by BrickMortar Property Specialists. The event attracted over 100 people, including The Mayor of Harrow and local councillors. Participants could try out a range of specially adapted bikes which enable those with … Continue reading Wheels for All inclusive cycling event 13-14 August

Harrow’s TARSAP committee says it supports cycling but decides to spend £50k removing safe cycle lanes

Harrow's Traffic and Road Safety Advisory Panel met on 22 April to discuss the 'Streetspace' schemes. These schemes included low traffic neighbourhoods (removal of through traffic from minor roads), temporary cycle lanes and school streets - 'swift' and 'meaningful' changes to encourage walking and cycling after the COVID-19 pandemic, as required by Government advice, and … Continue reading Harrow’s TARSAP committee says it supports cycling but decides to spend £50k removing safe cycle lanes

The case for keeping and improving the Streetspace cycle lanes

22 April - councillors recommend removal of the cycle lanes The report written for Harrow council's Traffic and Road Safety Advisory Panel meeting on 22 April 2021 underpinned the decision to remove the cycle lanes. The report is seriously flawed in its interpretation of evidence and the basis for the recommendations, and our impression is … Continue reading The case for keeping and improving the Streetspace cycle lanes

Low traffic neighbourhood consultations now live – please support!

Harrow council has proposed permanent schemes in the West Harrow (Vaughan Road area), Headstone South and Francis Road low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) areas. The proposed scheme is a compromise which replaces the physical barriers with automatic numberplate recognition (ANPR) cameras. Visitors will be able to access all properties by car from a convenient main road … Continue reading Low traffic neighbourhood consultations now live – please support!

Community Zoom meeting Thu 18 Feb, 7.30pm-8.30pm

We will be holding a community zoom meeting on 18 February - please join us if you are interested in helping with our campaign. We will be discussing current and proposed campaigns, including Streetspace (low traffic neighbourhoods, temporary cycle lanes and school streets), the cycle network strategy, 20mph speed limit and safe routes to Northwick … Continue reading Community Zoom meeting Thu 18 Feb, 7.30pm-8.30pm