TfL Provides £7.6m Capital For Croydon Transport Projects

Transport for London (TfL) plans to invest  £7.6m  into Croydon’s transport in 2017/18. The projects include

  • having a second 20mph zone in the rest of North Croydon (£300,000)
  • improved pedestrian crossings
  • for action to improve air quality (£70,000).
  • improving pedestrian access, tree planting, upgrading pavements, and installing new outdoor seating in Station Road and Portland Road in South Norwood (£750,000)
  • Bridge replacement in Blackhorse Lane (£3m)
  • Other bridge works (£0.4m)
  • Grange Rd wall replacement (£120,000)
  • Other council projects set to benefit from the funding include road safety measures such as new speed signs (£465,000)
  • walking and cycling measures, including better pedestrian crossings (£460,000)
  • new network of walking and cycling routes through parks (£200,000)
  • improved bus stop accessibility (150,000)


For the Council’’ press news about it see

The full details are in the ‘Investing in our District Centres LIP (Local Implementation Plan) Funding 2017/18’ paper at the Cabinet on Monday 19 September, accessible at


About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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