Category: Highways

  • Road closure for pedestrians at Gunnersbury Park

    Gunnersbury Park CIC are intending to close the pedestrian route along the road from Popes Lane to the Park’s car park (as per the map below) between Wednesday, 6th November til Tuesday, 31st December 2019 but only Monday-Friday. Motor vehicles will still be allowed. Limited car parking will be available during this time. This is…

  • Redundant traffic counter cables

    Residents may have noticed from time to time that various cables are laid across roads. The strip cables across the public highway are automatic traffic counters (ATCs). They are useful in determining traffic volumes, speeds as well as type of vehicles using that particular route. Cllr Joanna Dabrowska asked the council to carry out various…

  • Logged out!

      A couple of weeks ago a local resident contacted Cllr Joanna Dabrowska to highlight the issue of vehicles driving over the grassy part of Ealing Common, past the bollards, to avoid the A406 traffic. Cllr Dabrowska spoke with the trees manager proposing to plant trees at the eastern end of Elm Avenue and avoiding ‘synthetic’…

  • UPDATE: All Saints* CPZ consultation – finally coming to a doormat near you!

    Residents will be aware that the long-awaited CPZ consultation has suffered several setbacks since the funds were approved last autumn. After several iterations, and several mistakes, the consultation documents have been finally been…well, finalised! Assuming no hiccups on the printing (of the documents), the creation of the consultation online (apparently, the biggest determining factor), and the actual…

  • Durham, Sunderland and Cherry residents get more parking capacity

    Residents in the most southwesterly corner of Ealing Common ward, namely, Durham Road, Sunderland Road and Cherry Close, currently in CPZ* zone S2 , will be ecstatic to hear that they have a few more parking bays to hand. A handful of bays on the western side of Olive Road are becoming dual-zone, meaning that…

  • CPZ Zone D – are you happy with the current parking restrictions?

    Over the past year, Cllr Joanna Dabrowska has received many complaints from residents about their parking restrictions, namely, Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ). Residents in Zone D* have commented to feeling overwhelmed by commuters and holidaymakers as well as university summer students who from 1st July embark on parking in one of the last remaining free…

  • Another parking hoop to jump through

    Cllr Joanna Dabrowska, like many other Ealing residents, received an expiry notification email from Ealing Council’s parking department on 20th September. A notification informing residents that their ‘right’ to obtaining resident visitor permits is expiring in 14 days (which is incorrect, as it is 13 days as per the days given). Some residents have been in contact…

  • Filming along Warwick Road Extension – Thursday, 12th September

    Cllr Joanna Dabrowska has been informed that next Thursday, 12th September, the whole of Warwick Road Extension will be used for filming of the new Steve McQueen film. The bay suspension covers all bays along the road which crosses Ealing Common, from The Grange pub by Warwick Road to Gunnersbury Avenue (A406) opposite Leopold Avenue,…

  • Ealing Half Marathon – this month – road closures

    The Ealing Half Marathon will take place this month on Sunday, September 29th starting in Lammas Park at 9:00am. The 13.1 mile course will still be run in a single lap, taking in parts of Central Ealing, Montpelier, Pitshanger, West Ealing, Hanwell and St Stephens before returning to Lammas Park via the Uxbridge Road. The…

  • South Ealing Road – Gas Main Replacement – Update

    On a sweltering Monday afternoon, Cllr Joanna Dabrowska attended the public exhibition about the gas main replacement that is planned along South Ealing Road. Here is the map of the planned works, which start from the south and progress to the north: Cadent, (formerly, National Grid) has sent the following information: We are carrying out…