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by MET
15 Sep 2020 09:10
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Does Lewisham Council take it constituents support for granted?
Replies: 8
Views: 863

Re: Does Lewisham Council take it constituents support for granted?

Labour have 54 out of 54 seats on Lewisham council, and got 60% of the vote in 2018: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2018_Lewi ... l_election

(i.e. it's unlikely they feel the need to bung money to certain areas to get more voters!)
by MET
31 Jul 2020 14:27
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Consultation on Proposal to Close Silverdale/Bishopsthorpe Road to traffic
Replies: 92
Views: 18125

Re: Consultation on Proposal to Close Silverdale/Bishopsthorpe Road to traffic

Also there is a lot of evidence that building more roads only leads to more traffic, not quieter roads. Hopefully reducing through routes has the same effect! And if it fails, it can always change back.
by MET
31 Jul 2020 14:19
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Consultation on Proposal to Close Silverdale/Bishopsthorpe Road to traffic
Replies: 92
Views: 18125

Re: Consultation on Proposal to Close Silverdale/Bishopsthorpe Road to traffic

For all those complaining about the additional traffic on Sydenham Road and Mayow Road - the whole point is to encourage people to walk or cycle rather than drive. If you don't like being stuck in your car, think of the alternatives. My alternative would be... Train to Clapham Junction wait for con...
by MET
31 Jul 2020 14:09
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Consultation on Proposal to Close Silverdale/Bishopsthorpe Road to traffic
Replies: 92
Views: 18125

Re: Consultation on Proposal to Close Silverdale/Bishopsthorpe Road to traffic

For all those complaining about the additional traffic on Sydenham Road and Mayow Road - the whole point is to encourage people to walk or cycle rather than drive. If you don't like being stuck in your car, think of the alternatives. My alternative would be... Train to Clapham Junction wait for con...
by MET
24 Jul 2020 13:25
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Consultation on Proposal to Close Silverdale/Bishopsthorpe Road to traffic
Replies: 92
Views: 18125

Re: Consultation on Proposal to Close Silverdale/Bishopsthorpe Road to traffic

Jacks wrote: 23 Jul 2020 16:08 we should be rallying to see if we can improve things elsewhere too?!
100% - a race to the bottom helps nobody. Instead of begrudging those that benefit, let's use this as a positive example for change across sydenham.
by MET
22 Jul 2020 16:20
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Consultation on Proposal to Close Silverdale/Bishopsthorpe Road to traffic
Replies: 92
Views: 18125

Re: Consultation on Proposal to Close Silverdale/Bishopsthorpe Road to traffic

Restricting traffic down these roads is an excellent idea. These changes are happening across London and, in my opinion, making places a lot nicer for residents. This is a good thread covering some of the new infrastructure across the city https://twitter.com/joncstone/status/1285497479060959233 It ...