Category: Highways

  • St Paul’s Close Finally Cleansed This Year

    For the past few months, residents of St Paul’s Close have noticed that their area is not being cleansed, in fact, it has not been cleaned since last autumn. Residents contacted Cllr Joanna Dabrowska who has finally succeeded, after a two month battle, to get the Council contractor finally to deep clean the area. St…

  • Conservatives Launch Petition to Save “Stop and Shop” Bays

      Ealing Conservative Councillors have launched an online petition to save Stop and Shop Bays, which the Labour Council now intends to abolish to make way for more paid parking. The Council’s own report notes that the free bays were implemented to encourage motorists to use local businesses.  However, without any consultation, with local businesses…

  • Warwick Dene gully finally unblocked

    At last Wednesday’s Ward Forum, the chair, Cllr Joanna Dabrowska, took on the action of getting the gully unblocked and drained by the E11 bus stop on Warwick Dene.  The next day, the gully was unblocked and is now operational. BEFORE: AFTER: Photos: Local resident (before) and Highways Services (after)

  • Filming on Ealing Common

    Technically, not “on” Ealing Common, but Cllr Joanna Dabrowska wants to inform local residents that the current volume of vans and caravans camping out by the Common are part of a film crew. They are filming a BBC production and will be parked up on the Warwick Road Extension, where they have received a parking…

  • All Saints CPZ – update

    Cllr Joanna Dabrowska would like to update residents on the forthcoming Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) consultation. Following on from my postcard survey (link) last October/November, Cllr Dabrowska communicated the results to residents. Funds for the CPZ consultation were approved in December. As nothing was happening, Cllr Dabrowska chased up the highways engineers and nothing had been progressed.…

  • Gunnersbury Park CPZ – amendments

    Following last Spring’s shambolic introduction of the Gunnersbury Park CPZ*, there were many concerns raised by residents. CllrJoanna Dabrowska, together with a CPZ highways engineer, spent four hours last August going round the zone analysing every road, corner, road marking and parking bay, not mentioning minding the hedges. After such a hot summer, it was…

  • 20mph speed limits coming to a road near you

    Following the trials in Acton in recent years, the 20mph speed limit has been made permanent in 2018. From 31st March 2019, roads enclosed by the A406, A40, Greenford Road, Windmill Lane and the southern borough boundary will have the reduced speed limit adopted. Residents have enquired with Cllr Joanna Dabrowska as to the sudden…

  • Trees Estate Traffic Surveys

    Residents in the Trees Estate (formally known as the Village Park Estate) will recall previous attempts to calm the traffic and reduce, or indeed, eliminate the rat run through and around the Estate. Cllr Joanna Dabrowska has met up with highways officers in recent months to determine the next steps using Local Implementation Plan (LIP) funding…

  • CONSULTATION: 112 bus re-routing along Madeley Road scheme

    Residents and readers alike may recall TfL and Ealing Council’s go-ahead with re-routing the 112 bus route (Ealing Broadway to Brent Cross) despite the majority of responses to their 2016 consultation objecting to the proposals. (Link to earlier article: http://ealingcommon.yourcllr.com/2018/09/28/tfl-to-reroute-112-bus-despite-opposition/) Over the last two months, councillors# from Hanger Hill and Ealing Broadway wards as well as Cllr Joanna…

  • Lionel Road South to be closed all 2019

    Residents may remember that Cllr Dabrowska alerted users of Lionel Road South (the road on the other side of the A4) that it will be closed for the majority of 2018 when it would reopen in the new year.  Today, Cllr Dabrowska found out that the new Brentford FC stadium has asked for a further…