Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Public Realm
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Decision will make interim safer cycle pathway
on King Street (Goldhawk Road to Lyric Square) permanent.
1. To note that Appendix 2 is not for publication on the basis that it contains information relating to any individual, information which is likely to reveal the identity of an individual, or information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information) as set out in paragraphs 1 to 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).
2. To note and carefully consider the consultation responses received during the Safer Cycle Pathway (SCP) interim scheme attached at Appendix 2.
3. To approve the making of a permanent traffic management order for the SCP scheme along with any necessary associated highway works subject to the outcome of the statutory consultation process.
4. To continue monitoring traffic, usage and collision data and introduce immediate improvements including traffic calming, signage, junction treatments, pedestrian crossings and traffic restrictions on King Street and any adjoining side roads including Rivercourt Road and Weltje Road (as detailed in the Further Improvements section of this report).
5. That medium and long-term improvements identified through the SCP consultation, engagement and data analysis, will be investigated further and progressed wherever possible as detailed in the Further Improvements section of this report.
6. To delegate authority to the Strategic Director of Environment in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Public Realm to take all necessary steps to affect the decisions in recommendation 3, 4 and 5.
7. That the development of future Highway schemes will be informed by the engagement and recommendations from the Disabled Residents Team (DRT) as identified in Appendix 4.
8. That TfL will be engaged to provide the necessary approvals, agreements and funding required to deliver the improvements.
The SCP isa key component of the Council’s Climate Emergency programme and its route to net zero emissions in the borough by 2030. Transport produced an estimated 153.3 kilotons of CO2 in the borough in 2017 (the most recent data available), representing 22.5% of H&F’s total emissions.
Option 1. Implement all recommendations
• To make the SCP scheme permanent and implement where possible all the recommendations identified in this report.
• To continue monitoring traffic, usage and collision data and introduce further improvements including traffic calming, signage, junction treatments, pedestrian crossings and traffic restrictions on King Street and/or all adjoining side roads including Rivercourt Road and Weltje Road.
Option 2. Do nothing
Publication date: 06/03/2023
Date of decision: 05/03/2023
Effective from: 10/03/2023