Council proposals for our area
The Council has been set very tough priorities and targets by central Government and the Mayor of London in relation to sustainable traffic management and providing Croydon residents with a good quality of life. The Local Implementation Plan for Traffic can be found online at the Council’s website.
It contains the strategies to meet these priorities and targets. There are many elements to this.
Here’s information on three that might be arriving in our roads.
If you have any opinions on these, do please let our Councillors and us know.
Electric car charging points
Firstly – the Council is considering installing an electric car charging point, possibly in Canning Road towards the Lower Addiscombe Road end, so people in the flats above the shops can also access it.
Secondly – The Council is considering installing a bike hangar store in either Canning or Clyde Road. This is so the very many of us who live in flats and may have difficulty storing a bike have a means to do so. A bike hangar is a lockable roadside store about the size of a current parking space.
The hangars are
Consultation on residents' parking permits charges
Thirdly - Croydon Council has launched a consultation on new emissions-based parking charges, offering major discounts to drivers with less polluting cars. The scheme would offer significant parking permit discounts for the least polluting vehicles with some drivers only paying £6.50 for an annual resident’s parking permit.
If you would like to take part in the survey, you will find it here. The survey closes 20 June 2019.