Pedestrian Crossing for our safety in W9

We the undersigned, being local residents, school children and visitors petition Westminster Council to install a pedestrian crossing on the Formosa Street and Warwick Avenue junction (Sutherland Avenue side). This junction is in urgent need of a safe, pedestrian crossing and is a direct route for a high volume of pedestrians commuting to and from a number of local pre, primary and secondary schools (Park View, St Saviour’s CE, St Joseph’s RC and St Mary Magdalene's CE to name only 3 primary schools); as well as a well travelled route to the canal bridge at Formosa Street/Blomfield Road and local businesses on Formosa Street. At present, NO safe crossing point exists and vehicles barely stop at the roundabout for each other, let alone for hapless pedestrians.

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We are local parents who would like everyone to be able to get across this busy junction in safety and believe that a pedestrian crossing is the only solution.

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    Cindy Vallis, United Kingdom

    5 years ago Comments: There are frequent near misses as vehicles traverse the mini roundabout at this junction, particularly from the Warwick Avenue direction towards Sutherland Ave. Perhaps a warning sign can be put up before the junction (which flashes if a vehicle is going over the limit) to remind drivers not to speed. The crossing could be inserted with minimum disruption, the rubbish containers would only need moving a little up Warwick Avenue to allow space for the crossing.
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    Gareth Wyn Jones, United Kingdom

    5 years ago
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    David O`Brien, United Kingdom

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