Quietway7 Update – What’s Next for Gipsy Hill?

Introduction:
Quietway7 links a cycle route from Elephant & Castle (E&C) with Crystal Palace, and was routed by TfL to be via Dulwich Village, West Norwood (Thurlow Park Road), Gipsy Hill and then Crystal Palace (via Farquhar Road).

The route from E&C southbound is in Southwark (to Dulwich) then is in Lambeth (Turney Road, Rosendale Road/Thurlow Park Road, Hamilton Road, to Gipsy Hill), then goes back into Southwark (from Gipsy Hill to Crystal Palace).  Southwark had their part of the quietway consultation approved.

Lambeth delayed their decision to June 2017, and was then subsequently “called in” as there were widespread concerns from both the local community and cycling groups for parts of the route. Three cycling groups objected to the proposed “advisory cycle lane” design along Gipsy Hill. 70% of overall respondents objected to the the proposed design on Gipsy Hill.

Next Steps:
Lambeth are actively progressing engagement and revised designs for their part of the route, with a new consultation process due in September. To stay informed contact form:  www.tinyurl.com/gipsyhillq

Events / Workshops:

Gipsy Hill Ward Meeting
Thursday 24th August, 6.00pm – 8.00pm. Hear from the designers and feed in views, over 3  three slots.

1.        6.00pm – 6.40pm
2.        6.40pm – 7.20pm
3.        7.20pm – 8.00pm
If possible, please indicate what time you may arrive by e-mailing Luke on LMurphy1@lambeth.gov.uk so that we can have an idea of numbers for each group.
Where: Emmanuel Church and Community Centre, 96 Clive Rd, West Dulwich, London, SE21 8BU
For more info, see: Quietways.pdf  

Thurlow Park Ward Meeting
Monday 14th August at 6-8pm
– All Saints Church, Rosendale Road
– A chance to sit down 1-to-1 with the Quietways designers to raise individual concerns about the designs. Turn up any time within the two hours.

Background:
Quietway 7 Lambeth proposal that was “called-in” :
Quietway 7 – Elephand Castle to Crystal Palace – Decision Report – 12 June 2017
Appendix B – Quietway 7 – detailed designs  and responses (Gipsy Hill pages: 23, 46-49)

Thurlow Park Ward Cllr updates:
http://thurlowparklabour.org/post/164248095792/quietways-update-from-the-drop-in-surgery-this/amp

London Cycling Design Standards – what are quietways (page 15):
http://content.tfl.gov.uk/lcds-chapter1-designrequirements.pdf

TfL Quietway 7 Programme (Elephant & Castle to Crystal Palace) – Proposed changes in Lambeth – West Dulwich area
https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/cycling/lambeth-q7-wd/