Archive for the ‘Tilehurst Road’ Category

Malden Road, Road safety meeting

by Mary Burstow on 22 May, 2015

A local residents meeting will be held on Wednesday 27th May at 7:30pm, at Cheam Baptist Church (hall entrance at the back of church), to discuss how road safety can be improved on Malden Road. The issue of road safety on Malden Road has been an ongoing issue.  Now that the flats in Mickleham Gardens […]

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Cheam Rec, Gates now locked

by Mary Burstow on 1 May, 2015

On Thursday, I paid a site visit to double check that the Gates at the Tilehurst Road entrance had been locked, in preparation for work to start on the Cheam Rec Pavilion. The Netley Close entrance will remain open.  This is the entrance the Sutton runners will be using for the 10K run on Sunday […]

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A new footpath for Cheam Rec

by Mary Burstow on 27 January, 2015

I am very pleased to report that Transport for London and Sutton Council have approved funding for a new footpath to run through Cheam Rec, from the Netley Close gates to the Tilehurst road entrance of Cheam Rec.  It will mean residents can now safely walk from the newly installed Pelican Crossing, on Malden Road […]

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A new Pelican Crossing on Malden Road

by Mary Burstow on 11 December, 2014

After a year of hard campaigning and local awareness raising, work was completed on upgrading the Zebra Crossing on Malden road to a Pelican Crossing. It was in December of 2013 that a local girl was knocked over by a car at the crossing, highlighting the need to get it upgraded to a Pelican Crossing. […]

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Malden Road Pelican Crossing, the saga continues

by Mary Burstow on 27 October, 2014

The saga of the Malden Road Pelican Crossing continues. At the beginning of this week, it was look as if TfL could not start work on upgrading the Malden Road Zebra crossing to a  Pelican Crossing in October.  Instead they were saying they MAY be able to do it in February. Local residents and Ward […]

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Transport for London delay Malden Road Pelican Crossing

by Mary Burstow on 22 October, 2014

I am furious that Transport for London have decided to delay the replacement of the Zebra Crossing with a Pelican Crossing on Malden Road.  The work was originally meant to take place over the October half term, but Mary now hears TfL MAY only to start work in February.  So no guarantee even of that! […]

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I am very pleased that at the Area Committee,  it was agreed to introduce “No Parking At Any Time” Double Yellow lines, at the junctions of Fieldsend Road, Fromondes Road, Kingsdown Road and Stoughton Avenue.  Cars are a little prone to parking at these junctions, which can cause problems with sightlines, especially when pulling out. […]

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Another near miss at Malden Road Zebra Crossing

by Mary Burstow on 26 July, 2014

Another near miss at the Malden Road Zebra Crossing: Penny Carloni reported on Thursday “Just witnessed absolute shocker at Malden Rd crossing, had to share, it really frightened me. Lady ahead of me started crossing, a 151 bus stopped for her but as she crossed large van overtook the stationery bus and very nearly slammed […]

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More near misses on the Malden Road

by Mary Burstow on 12 July, 2014

The problem of poor driving on the Malden Road, near the Zebra Crossing has not gone away.   I hear the stories and feel as if I should throw my hands up in exasperation.  In the last week, three more incidents have been reported: One resident said: “I was trying to cross using the crossing […]

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The Big Count on the Malden Road

by Mary Burstow on 30 June, 2014

  On Thursday, Cllr Adrian Davey and I joined local residents counting pedestrians crossing the Malden Road.  This was between 8.00 -10.00 & 2.00-4.00.  This was to find out how many people used the Zebra Crossing and who they were.  Were they older people, teenagers or young mums with children.  In total 687 people used […]

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