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Wed 14 Sep: Estate Walk crossing Shire Lane to High Elms Country Park

Reported via desktop in the Public Right of Way footpath category by Friends of Green Street Green Common at 18:32, Thursday 15 September 2022

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

At the point where the marked Estate Walk crosses Shire Lane to High Elms Country Park there is a blind approach from the right. Shire Lane has a 40mph speed limit but many vehicle are driven noticeably faster. There is no warning to motorists that pedestrians may be crossing (as elsewhere on Shire Lane). Nearer to High Elms Road the London Loop crosses Shire Lane. Given the increase in walking prompted by the pandemic may we suggest some road danger reduction measures are introduced on Shire Lane between, say, Church Road and High Elms Road; e.g 'Beware Pedestrians Crossing' signs, reducing the speed limit to 30mph, improving sight line. For sure it would be appreciated by, and encourage, visitors to High Elms. TIA

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  • Thank you for your report, this is now being investigated. Information on our services and the timeframes we aim to respond in can be found: http://www.bromley.gov.uk/ fixservices

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 18:32, Thursday 15 September 2022

  • Our Traffic Team are continuing to investigate this reported concern.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 11:58, Thursday 22 September 2022

  • Thank you for your report. This location has been added to the traffic engineering departments list for signage investigation. Please note that investigation and implementation times are currently 12-18 months.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:04, Friday 30 September 2022

  • Thank you for your report. This has been passed to the traffic engineering department for investigation and action if required.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:05, Friday 30 September 2022

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