Harrow Road Crossings: Three Winners and a Failure

LCC Westminster website »

LCC Westminster discussions index »

At Westminster Cycling Campaign we are enjoying the newly-opened Harrow Road Crossings, which link Paddington Basin in the south to St Mary’s Terrace in the north. This outstanding scheme opened on Saturday 4th May 2013 and consists of four elements:

  • A new northbound contraflow for cyclists in Hermitage Street;
  • The new crossings of the Harrow Road, passing under Westway;
  • A new, straight ramp up from the Harrow Road to St Mary's Terrace; and
  • Shared use of the north footway of Harrow Road by pedestrians and cyclists from the bottom of the St Mary's Terrace ramp to the road on the west side of Paddington Green. This road has bollards at both ends preventing car access, and provides cycle access to a Barclays Cycle Hire docking station and to City of Westminster College.

The photographs below show that unfortunately the shared use north footway has a fault: it extends for around 120 metres but ends 5 metres before reaching its target!
We are particularly surprised by this gap in the cycle route from the Harrow Road Crossings to City of Westminster College, because we attended several months of steering group meetings about the proposed crossings, which were hosted by the College! Their students also took part in the official opening of the scheme.

The wrong placement of the sign and accompanying corduroy paving encourage illegal footway cycling, particularly by westbound cyclists from City of Westminster College to the Harrow Road Crossing - will this make them an easy target for police officers from the nearby police station?

We will discuss this failure at our group's meeting on Monday 10th June 2013 and raise it with Sustrans, to see whether it accords with the requirements of the scheme they funded, and with Westminster City Council. We are nevertheless pleased by the number of cyclists using the Harrow Road Crossings scheme, including the 5 metres of illegal footway cycling!
Dominic Fee, Secretary
Westminster Cycling Campaign: the local group of the London Cycling Campaign

This post was edited by dominicfee at 8:19am 31 March 2015.

Replies

  • By AsharSeo at 10:19am 16 February 2015

We focus on safe childbirth and preventing child abandonment. For more information, please visit our website..

 

 

3 credit scores

Ενώ κάποτε οι υπηρεσίες μεταφορών ήταν αρκετά ασύμφορες αλλά και με μεγαλύτερη καθυστέρηση, πλέον λόγω της μεγάλης ζήτησης αλλά και των ευκολιών μεταξύ των μεταφορικών μπορεί να καλύψει ακόμη και τον πιο απαιτητικό πελάτη και να προσφέρουν σε πολύ λογικές τιμές και με μεγάλη ταχύτητα προιόντα απο οπαιδήποτε περιοχή της Ελλάδος πρός οποιαδήποτε περιοχή της Ελλάδος ή και εκτός. 

φωτογραφος γαμου
  • By AsharSeo at 6:29am 23 February 2015

It's a great pleasure reading your post.It's full of information I am looking for and I love to post a comment that "The content of your post is awesome" Great work!

 

mittel gegen nagelpilz

I was recommended this website by my cousin. I'm not sure whether this post is written by him as no one else know such detailed about my problem.You are amazing! Thanks!

entering canada with criminal record

I was recommended this website by my cousin. I'm not sure whether this post is written by him as no one else know such detailed about my problem..

car from delhi to jaipur

Mit unseren hochwertigen und modernen Galerieschienen lassen sich Bilder sowohl zu Hause als auch in gewerblichen Räumen schnell, leicht und vor allem exibel aufhängen.Mit Galerieschienen brauchen Sie nie mehr Nägel in eine Wand zu schlagen...

 

Galerieschienen

Mit unseren hochwertigen und modernen Galerieschienen lassen sich Bilder sowohl zu Hause als auch in gewerblichen Räumen schnell, leicht und vor allem exibel aufhängen.Mit Galerieschienen brauchen Sie nie mehr Nägel in eine Wand zu schlagen.

dong ho deo tay gia re

I have great experience of backlinks blog comments and i will increase your site rank within few days Best blog comments provider

furniture is a popular choice for outdoor applications due to its rust resistance/

targeted email campaigns

That is very interesting Smile I love reading and I Cipto Junaedy always searching for informative information like this Jadwal MotoGP 2015. This is exactly what I was looking for Cara Upload Video ke Youtube.  Really this system so amazing. Cipto Junaedy  so happy to browsing this BBM Untuk Android Versi Terbaru. Simply fill out a quick and easy application, and you'll be on your way to getting your new Cara Membuat Email  and Cara Instal Windows 7 avoiding Thanks for sharing this great article . Don't forget for reading the articles about Jinpoker.com Agen Judi Poker Online dan Domino Online Indonesia Terpercaya. And I encourage you to bookmark the following page if Cahayapoker.com Agen Judi Poker Dan Domino Uang Asli Online Terpercaya Indonesia considered important ... Regards

Post a reply

Sign in to post a reply.