Background to the cycle routes In summer 2020, Harrow council created 3 temporary cycle lanes following Government guidance to rapidly improve walking and cycling infrastructure in order to prevent a car-led recovery post pandemic. Harrow's Streetspace measures are described in more detail here. Temporary cycle lane on Sheepcote Road - reallocation of a motor vehicle … Continue reading Campaign to retain and improve the Streetspace cycle lanes
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!
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
Harrow council Zoom meeting for local residents on Wednesday 3rd February 6.30-7.30pm, to discuss the low traffic neighbourhood.
Click here for the latest news on Harrow's Streetspace schemes. Harrow's low traffic neighbourhood trials were put in place to create safe, quiet walking and cycling routes and help people to reduce their car use. In accordance with advice from the World Health Organisation and instructions from government, these changes were required rapidly to help … Continue reading Low traffic neighbourhood update – Dec 2020
In the 1970s, minor residential streets had little motor traffic and it was normal for children to play in the streets. However, the streets in Harrow and other UK towns and cities have become dominated by cars, and are increasingly hostile for people to walk, cycle or socialise. Over the past decade alone the amount … Continue reading Safe streets for childhood freedom
As of 12 October 2020, all of Harrow's COVID-19 emergency Streetspace schemes have been implemented. There are three sections of temporary cycle lane in place (Honeypot Lane, Sheepcote Road and Uxbridge Road), and some layouts of minor roads have changed significantly, particularly in the West Harrow and Headstone South low traffic neighbourhoods. At this early … Continue reading Harrow Streetspace update – Oct 2020
Veronica, Emma and Tara presented a deputation on behalf of Healthy Streets for Harrow to the council's Traffic and Road Safety Advisory Panel meeting on 13 October 2020, asking for a better strategic approach for walking and cycling in Harrow, and ensuring that the Streetspace trials continue. Click here for the full speech of the … Continue reading Deputation to TARSAP meeting 13 Oct 2020
We held a community meeting for those who are interested in making Harrow a healthier, happier place to live! At the meeting we discussed the recent Streetspace cycle lanes and low traffic neighbourhoods, and planned to present a deputation to the council at the forthcoming Traffic and Road Safety Advisory Panel on 13 October. The … Continue reading Community Zoom meeting, Tue 6 Oct 7.30pm
On Monday 22 June 2020, 6-7pm, the leader of the council, Councillor Graham Henson, joined us on Zoom to talk about Harrow's Street Space improvements and answer questions. Harrow council is already working up plans for 9 low traffic neighbourhoods and 3 school streets, and is seeking comments on plans for 4 cycle lanes along major … Continue reading Zoom meeting with leader of the Council, 22 June 2020, 6pm