Your questions answered
Thank you so much to everyone who came to speak to us at the various events we have been attending over the last couple of months. There were quite a few questions that lots of people asked, so we thought that the best way to try and spread the word would be to write a Q&A, hopefully answering all your burning questions. How are my taxes funding this project? The work being undertaken in this project is completely funded by TFL. Council offers do support the scheme – but the
Pavements – from shabby to chic
Have you seen that whilst some of our pavements are looking brand new, others are a bit, well, battered? Maybe you have noticed the lack of proper paving slabs, or the strange tarmac mounds joining the pavement to the roads at side streets? Don’t worry! This is just a temporary measure. The plans for our high street show that where possible all pavements will be widened and will have lovely new paving slabs put down. However, before this can be done several other companies wh
Problems for cyclists - what is the solution?
As the pavements have begun to be widened on Norwood Road we have had reports from cyclists who have said that in one particular place, near the junction with Elmcourt Road, they felt as if they were coming into conflict with those who were driving. Here both the pavement and parking bays have been pushed out further into the carriageway -meaning that cars can come close to cyclists when overtaking. We want these designs to work in practice for walkers and cyclists and make e
The designs are here!
You may have seen some of the improvement works on our high street have started to take place. But maybe you are unclear as to what the final product will look like? The technical drawings outlining the plans for Norwood High Street are now online, and you can check out how your thoughts and ideas have fed in to the designs. However, technical drawings can sometimes be confusing and difficult to interpret. So here are some of the exciting things you can expect to see happen o