Category Archives: College Road

Wood Lane 2: more details but communications require a revamp

It’s no mean feat fixing Hounslow’s roads, pavements, street lights and signs; an ambitious long term project welcomed and complimented by most citizens. Hounslow Highways is good at engineering but telling people about the forthcoming Wood Lane works may suggest, the way information has been shared and the opportunities to make enquiries, is weak in comparison.

Wood Lane road resurfacing starts here on 12.10.2015, north to the Great West Road

Wood Lane resurfacing,north to the Great West Road, starts here on 12.10.2015

Both Wednesday and Friday last week, residents in the area received inaccurate and incomplete information in two separate letters about the start of planned road resurfacing, see here and here.

With 103 roads in this (the borough’s biggest) ward, it shouldn’t be up to a councillor to seek and share bread and butter stuff but by late Friday, a couple of calls and a few emails have so far yielded the following: Continue reading

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Filed under College Road, Great West Road, Hounslow Highways, London Road, Northumberland Estate, Osterley, Public transport, Road works, Roads, Traffic

Spring Grove to the rescue 2 – Sainsbury’s

The Barklays Bank site acquired by Tesco

The Barclays Bank site being acquired by Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury’s and Tesco are less able to cut it with their big shops or the Germans so they’re coming to a High Street near you

Sainsbury’s has secured all permissions for the former Barclays Bank site at 459 London Road and Tesco is developing 1 Clifton Road.

The closure of the third and last of Isleworth’s Barclays Bank branches offered the orange team an opportunity to maintain their rivalry with the blue team, Sainsbury’s secured the option to buy the lease on the former bank site but they had to get their permissions first. Continue reading

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Response to College Road area parking petition being worked on

Click on image to download pdf file for a full map of the proposed CPZs

Click on image to download pdf file for a full map of the proposed CPZs

I handed a petition to the Mayor of Hounslow on behalf of signatories from the College Road, Grove Road, Avenue Road neighbourhood requesting parking controls at the 27.1.2015 Borough Council meeting.

Other submissions recorded that night were two separate petitions from the Thornbury Road neighbourhood and another from Wyke Gardens estate, also requesting local parking controls. Continue reading

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