Category Archives: Pedestrianisation

A challenge to pedestrianisation

Long-time readers of this blog will no doubt be familiar with the story of East Street in Horsham. This is a narrow town centre street that used to be a one-way road, with narrow pavements and plenty of on-street parking, … Continue reading

Posted in Horsham, Horsham District Council, Parking, Pedestrianisation, Shared Space, Street closures, West Sussex County Council | 6 Comments

The civilising of Horsham town centre

Only two years ago, East Street in Horsham looked like this. A narrow street, with large numbers of shops and restaurants, but designed principally around the motor vehicle. Despite the large numbers of pedestrians using the street, the pavements were … Continue reading

Posted in Horsham, Horsham District Council, One-way streets, Pedestrianisation, Shared Space, Street closures, Town planning, West Sussex County Council | 5 Comments

Love London, Go Dutch – Cycle tracks and civility

This is the third in a series of posts on LCC’s Love London, Go Dutch campaign – the first two are here and here A surprisingly common response to the idea of creating Dutch-style cycle tracks on some of London’s roads … Continue reading

Posted in Go Dutch, Infrastructure, LCC, London, Pedestrianisation, Shared Space, Street closures, Subjective safety, The Netherlands, Transport for London | 21 Comments

Friday Facility no.12 – The High Street, Guildford

This year’s Tour Of Britain will finish on Guildford High Street, in Surrey. It promises to be a fantastic spectacle, with the riders racing up the steep cobbled hill, surrounded on both sides by thousands of fans. Throughout the rest … Continue reading

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Right and wrong ways to keep our streets lively

My local paper, the West Sussex County Times, have reported an apparent proposal to reintroduce motor traffic to a pedestrianised street in Horsham – West Street. They write – Could traffic be brought back into pedestrianised West Street? Should traffic … Continue reading

Posted in Car dependence, Horsham, Horsham District Council, Parking, Pedestrianisation, Shared Space, Street closures, Town planning | 6 Comments