Your local councillors recently attended an update briefing from Surrey CC’s Transport Strategy Project Manager and Transport Planner on the work planned to provide improved pedestrian and cycling paths from Weybridge town centre to the station and through to Brooklands Park. Some preparatory work has already been completed: Last summer clearing of ground-covering scrub and […]
Would you believe that some city governments are actually removing roadside cycle paths? In most places across the country there is a dire need for safer cycle facilities. Surely removing cycle paths is grossly irresponsible. Well it depends on the circumstances. If traffic is already going at less than 20mph then separating cycles and cars […]
In my May 2018 election literature I promised to run town meetings, if elected. My ambition is to try and establish a kind of forum where residents and businesses in Weybridge can come together on a regular basis and talk about the kind of Weybridge we want for the future. Why did I want to […]
When most new developments in Weybridge are built the developer has to pay a tax referred to as CIL (Community Infrastructure Levy) to help fund any increased needs locally, as a consequence of the building. This infrastructure can be equipment for schools, health centres, community centres or safer or better designed streets. CIL funds may only […]
The Grotto Road, Thames Street junction in Weybridge is notorious for road danger – the pedestrian risk and traffic around school times is horrendous. What makes it really dangerous is that there is no footpath by the fence in Grotto Road. Many primary age children walk by themselves or with their parents either alongside the […]
Have you ever walked along Church Street and wondered why pedestrians should give way to traffic coming out of 10 Church Street next to the Golden Place? Well of course you shouldn’t but the way the footway is laid out makes you think you had better stop for traffic. […]
A further update. Elmbridge says that it intends to place cones in the space today and next Thursday, weather permitting, will white line the access for pedestrians.
Following requests for better access to the path behind Morrisons from Baker Street Car Park, I asked for the railing to be removed and a parking space to be set aside for pedestrians. Railings The administration does not want to remove the railings because it does not want to establish a right of way across […]
The Weybridge cycling campaign welcomes the move to set Weybridge as the town in Elmbridge to begin the new cycling strategy. This five year strategy looks to the present and future needs of the town in planning new facilities for cyclists. The main trust will be to plan for a network of safe cycling routes […]
Have you noticed that lights in your street are not coming on at the proper time? If you have then please report it. If you do not get a response than please contact me.