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)

Read more at

http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/tfl-pours-7-6m-into-upgrading-transport-around-croydon

For the Council’’ press news about it see

http://news.croydon.gov.uk/council-in-multi-million-pound-district-centre-and-transport-boost

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 https://secure.croydon.gov.uk/akscroydon/users/public/admin/kabmenu.pl

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About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly, and am a member of the latter's Environment Forum. I am a member of the 5 Norbury Residents Associations Joint Planning Committee, and a Governor of Norbury Manor Primary School. I write for Croydon Citizen at http://thecroydoncitizen.com. I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and advise the North East People's 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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