Local campaigner Meera Chadha has been working with residents on Grove Green Road affected by changes to the road layout.
Pavements and parking bays have been narrowed, limiting access for wheelchairs and pushchairs, and residents’ driveways have been blocked. The work has dragged on for over a year and residents’ concerns have been largely dismissed.
“Encouraging cycling in the area is a priority,” Meera said, “but we demand that the council listens to concerns so we can find solutions that work for cyclists, pedestrians and residents.”
Pushing through changes, causing significant disruption for residents and not taking issues like accessibility into consideration is a common pattern from the council. We want residents’ concerns listened to.
Residents have a petition which you can sign here: https://www.change.org/p/waltham-forest-council-grove-green-concerns-make-waltham-forest-council-listen