Southwark’s Quietways proposals for Dulwich

Jan 2016

 What is Southwark proposing for Court Lane and the Dulwich Village Junction?

  • Reduce cycle times at the junction
  • Staggered pedestrian crossings – less waiting time
  • Kerbs to separate cyclists from general traffic in space and time
  • Separate traffic signals phase for cyclists
  • Cyclists negotiate the junction with lower risk of collision
  • Change of priority at the Court Lane/Calton Avenue junction in favour of Calton Avenue
  • Wider footways for pedestrians
  • Pedestrian countdown signals
  • Banned left turn from Dulwich Village into Turney Road

What are Southwark proposing for Calton Avenue and Turney Road?

  • Removal of traffic islands
  • Marked advisory parking bays – non-enforceable
  • Removal of centre line road markings
  • Parking restrictions at junctions to remove pinch points
  • New Zebra crossing on Turney Road
  • Additional speed humps
  • Raised table on Turney Road at junction with Burbage Road to be re-profiled and enlarged into side roads
  • Build-outs to replace refuges

The COLAR committee met on January 22nd to discuss the Quietways plans, as presented by Southwark (shown above). A summary of the issues raised at the meeting can be downloaded by clicking on the following link:

Notes from 22nd Jan – final pages

The start date for the four week Quietways consultation period is now February 15th. This delay is due to Southwark needing time to consider the feedback from the stakeholders meeting on January 21st at which COLAR was represented.

The Sustrans consultation report can be found here.