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Proposed Streatham Road area GC1 CPZ

Cabinet Member Approval - 3 January 2017

Following the statutory consultation, the feedback from the community was reported to the Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Environment and Housing in December.

Approval has been given to proceed with implementation of the GC1 CPZ with the anticipated operational start in March 2017. For further information to the Cabinet Member decision sheet and detailed information to the result of the statutory consultation please see the following link to the Cabinet Member report.

A newsletter will be distributed shortly to all residents / businesses in the boundary of the CPZ to update them of the decision and to notify of the next stage with regards to implementation dates of the CPZ and information for the application of parking permits.

 

Statutory Consultation - 27 October 2016

The informal consultation carried out between 20 May and 10 June 2016 on the proposed GC1 controlled parking zone (CPZ) in the Streatham Road area resulted in a total of 22 online questionnaires returned, representing a response rate of 18%. Of the 22 responses, 86% support a CPZ in their road, compared to 5% who do not and 9% who are unsure. Residents were asked which hours of operation they would prefer should the CPZ be introduced in their road, results show 45% of respondents preferred Monday to Friday and 55% preferred Monday to Saturday. Residents were also asked which hours of operation they would prefer should the CPZ be introduced, results show 77% prefer 8.30am - 6.30pm, 9% prefer 10am - 4m and 14% prefer 11am - 3pm.

The Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Environment and Housing has given approval to proceed with statutory consultation of the proposed GC1 CPZ with an operational period of Monday - Friday 8.30am - 6.30pm.

To view the Cabinet Member decision sheet and report for the informal consultation please see the links below.

A statutory consultation newsletter with layout plan of the proposed GC1 CPZ will be distributed to all properties within the boundary of the proposal. To download and view an electronic version of the statutory consultation documentation and proposed layout plan please see the following links.

Documents


Representations in regards to the proposals described in this Notice must be made via email to trafficandhighways@merton.gov.uk
or in writing to Head of Traffic and Highways, Merton Civic Centre, London Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5DX
Representations must reach the Council by no later than 18 November 2016 quoting reference ES/GC1. Objections must relate only to the elements of the scheme that are subject to this statutory consultation.

 

Informal Consultation 20 May - 10 June 2016

Following a petition received from residents in Streatham Road between it's junction with The Bungalows (north of the railway bridge) and the borough boundary, experiencing parking difficulties in their road, the Council is proposing to introduce a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) in this section of Streatham Road. In anticipation of the likely parking displacement into the side roads; The Bungalows, Rustic Avenue and Rural Way, these roads are being included into the consultation to give residents in there roads an opportunity to express their views also.

 

Let us know your views

The Council is seeking the views of the community for a proposed CPZ in the Streatham Road area. The decision on whether or not to proceed with the next step, which would involve a statutory consultation on the proposals, will be subject to the responses received during this consultation. To view the proposed design layout of the zone please see the links in the related documents section below.
Please let us have your views by Friday 10 June 2016 by visiting the following link to the online e-questionnaire.
E-questionnaire for the proposed Streatham Road area CPZ

Related documents