Strand On The GreenAssociation

Cycle Superhighway 9

Letter from Alex Morrison Consultation Team Transport for London

Dear Sir or Madam,

In close consultation with our partners the London Borough of Hounslow and the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, we would like your views on proposals to transform roads in west Kensington, Hammersmith, Chiswick and Brentford town centre tomake cycling and walking easier, safer and more appealing.

Cycle Superhighway 9 (CS9) would provide improvements for all road users and communities on the alignment, offering a clearer and safer route for people to cycle in west London, making it easier to cross busy roads and removing through-traffic on some residential roads. Changing the layout of many of the roads along the CS9 route would create a more appealing environment for everyone to enjoy.

CS9 would form part of an emerging network of Cycle Superhighways. These are an important part of the Mayor’s draft Transport Strategy and Healthy Streets Approach, which aim to encourage walking, cycling and using public transport, and make London greener, healthier and more pleasant.

Our proposals include:

  • Two-way segregated cycle track on Hammersmith Road, King Street and Chiswick High Road, providing dedicated space for anyone who wants to cycle
  • Five new signal-controlled pedestrian crossings and over 20 upgraded pedestrian crossings, making it easier and safer to cross the road
  • Reducing through-traffic and rat-running in residential roads by restricting access to the South Circular from Wellesley Road and Stile Hall Gardens for motor vehicles, making these streets more appealing places to walk and cycle   
  • Stepped cycle tracks (at a lower height than the footway) in each direction on Brentford High Street; eastbound stepped track on Kew Bridge Road, westbound cycle path through Waterman’s Park
  • Changes to bus stop locations and layouts, including new bus stop bypasses for cyclists
  • Changes to parking and loading bays and hours of operation

For more information and to give us your views, please visittfl.gov.uk/roads/cs9. Please respond beforeTuesday 31 October 2017.

We will be holding public events where staff involved in the project will be available to answer your questions. See the website for details of times and locations.

Yours faithfully,

Alex Morrison Consultation Team Transport for London