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What changes are being made to the Village Junction?

This week the council’s contractors have started on the long-planned changes to the layout of the Dulwich Village crossroads. Many changes have been made to the junction over the years to try to accommodate the many pedestrians, cyclists, motor cyclists, lorries, vans, coaches, buses and cars which use it.  The junction is on a popular […]

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Quietway – delayed??

Residents have received a letter through their doors saying works to install the Quietway will start next Monday 7 August.  This came as a surprise as the Council has not yet decided to proceed with the Quietway. Council officers have made their final proposals and it is expected that just a rubber-stamp formal decision will […]

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Parking – Crowds -Safety -Pollution

We may think of kerbsides as just space on the public highway next to the pavement.  But they are more than that.  Kerbsides include footpaths by the kerb and which might be widened for tree planting and street seating. They include the white posts and green verges we love in Dulwich. There is great competition for the […]

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Number 3 Bus route is changing

Transport for London is making changes to a number of bus routes in order to cut the air pollution in Oxford Street.  Many bus routes go through the centre of London and are creating hazardous conditions for shoppers and shop staff. With the support of retailers and others in the West End, buses are being […]

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High air pollution in Dulwich Village

London Air has issued the following urgent health warning for HIGH levels of pollution along main roads and locations such as Dulwich Village: An area of high pressure over the UK is resulting in calm, settled and cold conditions and poor dispersal of local pollutants. Thursday is forecast to be slightly less cold with winds […]

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Quietway – breaking news!

At this week’s Dulwich Community Council (DCC) the meeting chair read out the following statement regarding Quietway 7. “The cabinet member requested officers, following feedback at the last community council meeting, to reconsider various aspects of the design and related issues.  In particular officers were asked to conclude the Foundation Schools Coach service study (working […]

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Speeding cars, vans and trucks

Our worries about speeding vehicles in our roads is shared across the borough. Nationally dangerous driving is a big problem and has led to the introduction of the 20mph limit on local roads. However drivers are having difficulties understanding the issue and continue to drive at higher speeds. Even in our roads, with their multiplicity […]

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Village Ward councillors urge reconsideration of the Quietway 7 route through Dulwich Village

Our Village Ward councillors wrote on Monday 23rd May to the new Mayor, new GLA Transport Committee Chair and the new Southwark Cabinet Member responsible for cycling requesting pause and reconsideration of the Quietway 7 route. From: Lyons, Jane Sent: Monday, May 23, 2016 12:34 PM To: ‘mayor@london.gov.uk’; ‘caroline.pidgeon@london.gov.uk’; Wingfield, Ian Subject: Reconsider Quietway 7 […]

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Final Chance to respond to the Quietway 7 Consultations.

19th March 2016 Dear Neighbours This is the final reminder about the Southwark and Lambeth Consultations on Quietway 7.  If you haven’t already responded to the consultation there is still time to respond to this important local consultation. The closing dates and times are: Southwark – TOMORROW Sunday 20th March 2016 Midnight Lambeth – TOMORROW […]

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See local Quietway 7 Consultation responses

We will be posting up responses to the Quietway 7 consultation on this page: Dulwich Society Quietway Response Letter from Co-heads of Dulwich Village Infants School Response from children of Dulwich Village Hamlet School Court Lane RA Dulwich Village Junction Survey Court Lane Survey Monkey data on Dulwich Village Junction 19 March 2016