SUTTON COURT ROAD
plans drawn up for crossings on Sutton Court
Road - "a good result" for local
for local road safety received a massive boost
this week when it was revealed that two schemes
on Sutton Court Road have secured funding.
Peter Thompson informed residents through the
discussion forum that the "Safer Routes
to Schools" budget will be providing the
necessary funds. One crossing will be by Staveley
Gardens and one further down by the bridge
over into Grove Park by Lawford Road (see map
is planned to introduce one crossing this year
and one next as the funding allows. Consultation
will take place in November on the detailed
Thompson congratulated local residents who
had collected a petition in support of crossings
calling it "a good result".
resident Peter Gardiner had collected signatures
for a petition to Hounslow Borough Council
to provide a safe crossing for pedestrians
and cyclists on Sutton Court Road in the region
of Lawford Road and Grove Park Bridge. In five
days of collecting he gathered more than 300
signatures with almost universal support. He
witnessed an accident at the junction on his
first night of campaigning.
junction is used by many pedestrians: - adults
and children walking to and from local schools
and by children cycling to Chiswick Community
School. Local residents on Sutton Court Rd
and especially the elderly residents of St
Thomasís Road and Montgomery Court flats and
others also need to cross Sutton Court Road
to use the E3 bus service.
is also a playground by the bridge which attracts
children from both sides of Sutton Court Road.
Local Resident Argues
for a crossing on Sutton Court Road