We’re crying out for more one-way roads

We’re crying out for more one-way roads

We’re crying out for more one-way roads

First published in Local News by , Senior reporter

TOWN councillors say oneway systems should be introduced in Leigh to stop roads becoming gridlocked and potentially dangerous.

They are calling for changes to roads, especially those south of London Road, to ease traffic flow and improve safety.

They are planning to survey streets to see which would be most suited to a one-way system with a view urging Southend Council to implement changes.

Caroline Parker, Leigh Town Council chairman, said: “There are roads which, because of parked cars, two cars can’t pass each other. One has to reverse all the way up the road, which can be quite dangerous, especially as roads off Pall Mall are on a incline.

“The roads are also near Leigh North Street Junior School.

“The roads are terrible. Sometimes I could walk down them more quickly than I could drive.

“They are reaching gridlock and something needs to be done.”

Town councillor Donald Fraser, a transport and highways committee member, added oneway systems work well in Westcliff and could be expanded.

Town clerk Paul Beckerson said: “It’s mainly people who use the roads as a cut through, not the residents themselves, who often can’t park outside their own houses.”

Leigh councillor Peter Wexham said Southend Council was already aware of the issues.

He added: “There are certainly problems all the way along there from Leigh Road to London Road because cars are parked both sides. They get blocked up, and Southend Council is looking at introducing one way systems.

“It should be up to the residents there to say whether they want them or not.”

Tony Cox, Southend councillor responsible for transport said the borough is open to listening to suggestions from anyone on the issue.

Leigh town councillors identified roads including Victoria Drive, Torquay Drive, Dawlish Drive, Fernleigh Drive, and Dundonald Drive, as those which possibly need one-way systems.

But it emerged yesterday that Southend Council was about to announce its intention to bring in such schemes in nearby Southsea Avenue and Leighville Grove.

It shelved a possible plan to do the same in Lymington Avenue after a large proportion of residents did not want it.

A decision will be made on Southsea Avenue and Leighville Grove at a meeting of Southend Council’s traffic and parking working party, on March 13.

Laura Hoile, 46, of Torquay Drive, Leigh, said: “No way do I want a one-way system.

“It would be a nightmare. I don’t like not being able to drive both ways along a road.

“It is very irritating and only people with local knowledge will know if they can only go down this road and not the next one.

“I have an off-road parking space.

“I do have people parking across it, which is a problem, but a one-way system would not make any difference to that.”

David Rummey, 61, of Dawlish Drive, Leigh, said: “I would go with a one-way system.

“It is difficult parking outside your own house and a one-way system might do the trick.

“Traffic and parking problems have been getting worse.

“We also have traffic problems from vans and other larger vehicles on the road that people use for work and bring home.”

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6:10am Mon 24 Feb 14

Keptquiettillnow says...

If you make a road a one way street it simply becomes more of an attractive cut through for Rat-Running motorists.
There is no magical solution to create more parking spaces for resident other than less cars.
If you make a road a one way street it simply becomes more of an attractive cut through for Rat-Running motorists. There is no magical solution to create more parking spaces for resident other than less cars. Keptquiettillnow
  • Score: -3

6:31am Mon 24 Feb 14

Fu5ck The Police says...

1 way systems are good for cyclists like me, as I always cycle the wrong way down them!
1 way systems are good for cyclists like me, as I always cycle the wrong way down them! Fu5ck The Police
  • Score: -21

7:22am Mon 24 Feb 14

carnmountyouknowitmakessense says...

Cars need to be banned from those narrow streets
Cars need to be banned from those narrow streets carnmountyouknowitmakessense
  • Score: -5

7:30am Mon 24 Feb 14

Nebs says...

Make the parking one side only, then there will be plenty of room for cars to go both ways.
Make the parking one side only, then there will be plenty of room for cars to go both ways. Nebs
  • Score: 29

7:34am Mon 24 Feb 14

carnmountyouknowitmakessense says...

Id drive an old beaten up fire engine down there, at speed each day, they'd soon learn....
Id drive an old beaten up fire engine down there, at speed each day, they'd soon learn.... carnmountyouknowitmakessense
  • Score: -3

7:50am Mon 24 Feb 14

DogsMessInLeigh says...

many of the cars are visiting/working in the Broadway, even i have to use the side streets sometimes ever since they changed the 1 hour limit along the broadway to 2 hours, not easy getting a spot to pop in the bank or a shop etc, you drive round..and round...and round and round, the town council bang their own drum but now suffering the consequences with parking, homes divided into flats and what with many homes being 2 or 3 car owners with no off street parking...its inevitable, even one way streets are tight sometimes, besides i don't recall having trouble using tight 2 way streets, if drivers are clever and courteous then things are good...i feel its the ones who can't drive a car properly or driving one thats too big for them are the ones that are finding it hard.....i see those everyday in leigh streets.

Ask the residents..if they don't want it then Leave the streets alone.
many of the cars are visiting/working in the Broadway, even i have to use the side streets sometimes ever since they changed the 1 hour limit along the broadway to 2 hours, not easy getting a spot to pop in the bank or a shop etc, you drive round..and round...and round and round, the town council bang their own drum but now suffering the consequences with parking, homes divided into flats and what with many homes being 2 or 3 car owners with no off street parking...its inevitable, even one way streets are tight sometimes, besides i don't recall having trouble using tight 2 way streets, if drivers are clever and courteous then things are good...i feel its the ones who can't drive a car properly or driving one thats too big for them are the ones that are finding it hard.....i see those everyday in leigh streets. Ask the residents..if they don't want it then Leave the streets alone. DogsMessInLeigh
  • Score: 21

7:58am Mon 24 Feb 14

pembury53 says...

Keptquiettillnow wrote:
If you make a road a one way street it simply becomes more of an attractive cut through for Rat-Running motorists. There is no magical solution to create more parking spaces for resident other than less cars.
"rat running motorists" ?
[quote][p][bold]Keptquiettillnow[/bold] wrote: If you make a road a one way street it simply becomes more of an attractive cut through for Rat-Running motorists. There is no magical solution to create more parking spaces for resident other than less cars.[/p][/quote]"rat running motorists" ? pembury53
  • Score: -5

8:13am Mon 24 Feb 14

bignosechaff says...

I live in Southsea Avenue and there is no problem with 2 way traffic because there are so many driveways. Turning it into a oneway street would only allow cars to speed and being its a busy walking route for children walking to and from Westleigh school, it will be too dangerous. Leave it as it is!
I live in Southsea Avenue and there is no problem with 2 way traffic because there are so many driveways. Turning it into a oneway street would only allow cars to speed and being its a busy walking route for children walking to and from Westleigh school, it will be too dangerous. Leave it as it is! bignosechaff
  • Score: 6

8:24am Mon 24 Feb 14

carnmountyouknowitmakessense says...

bignosechaff wrote:
I live in Southsea Avenue and there is no problem with 2 way traffic because there are so many driveways. Turning it into a oneway street would only allow cars to speed and being its a busy walking route for children walking to and from Westleigh school, it will be too dangerous. Leave it as it is!
Speed humps sort both the speedsters and the suspension struts, if travelled over too fast...
[quote][p][bold]bignosechaff[/bold] wrote: I live in Southsea Avenue and there is no problem with 2 way traffic because there are so many driveways. Turning it into a oneway street would only allow cars to speed and being its a busy walking route for children walking to and from Westleigh school, it will be too dangerous. Leave it as it is![/p][/quote]Speed humps sort both the speedsters and the suspension struts, if travelled over too fast... carnmountyouknowitmakessense
  • Score: -7

8:25am Mon 24 Feb 14

carnmountyouknowitmakessense says...

DogsMessInLeigh wrote:
many of the cars are visiting/working in the Broadway, even i have to use the side streets sometimes ever since they changed the 1 hour limit along the broadway to 2 hours, not easy getting a spot to pop in the bank or a shop etc, you drive round..and round...and round and round, the town council bang their own drum but now suffering the consequences with parking, homes divided into flats and what with many homes being 2 or 3 car owners with no off street parking...its inevitable, even one way streets are tight sometimes, besides i don't recall having trouble using tight 2 way streets, if drivers are clever and courteous then things are good...i feel its the ones who can't drive a car properly or driving one thats too big for them are the ones that are finding it hard.....i see those everyday in leigh streets.

Ask the residents..if they don't want it then Leave the streets alone.
Thats why residents parking permits will be introduced, to stop the lazy from clogging up these narrow residential roads.
[quote][p][bold]DogsMessInLeigh[/bold] wrote: many of the cars are visiting/working in the Broadway, even i have to use the side streets sometimes ever since they changed the 1 hour limit along the broadway to 2 hours, not easy getting a spot to pop in the bank or a shop etc, you drive round..and round...and round and round, the town council bang their own drum but now suffering the consequences with parking, homes divided into flats and what with many homes being 2 or 3 car owners with no off street parking...its inevitable, even one way streets are tight sometimes, besides i don't recall having trouble using tight 2 way streets, if drivers are clever and courteous then things are good...i feel its the ones who can't drive a car properly or driving one thats too big for them are the ones that are finding it hard.....i see those everyday in leigh streets. Ask the residents..if they don't want it then Leave the streets alone.[/p][/quote]Thats why residents parking permits will be introduced, to stop the lazy from clogging up these narrow residential roads. carnmountyouknowitmakessense
  • Score: -22

9:17am Mon 24 Feb 14

stopmoaning1 says...

carnmountyouknowitma
kessense
wrote:
Id drive an old beaten up fire engine down there, at speed each day, they'd soon learn....
Who would learn what?
[quote][p][bold]carnmountyouknowitma kessense[/bold] wrote: Id drive an old beaten up fire engine down there, at speed each day, they'd soon learn....[/p][/quote]Who would learn what? stopmoaning1
  • Score: 16

9:26am Mon 24 Feb 14

DCLEIGH says...

Leigh will suffer from "through traffic" because of geography and a ridiculous roads policy.
There are so many reasons to drop off the A13 and into residential roads.....2-lanes into one, traffic lights, poor Bus stops, Badly phased Pedestrian crossings so near to each other and other impediments.
Leigh needs parking solutions and fewer reasons to drive through Leigh.
If people buy houses in roads which have no off road parking, they should be subject to residential parking restrictions (one car per household). If car parking over flow is needed, then there MUST be a solution found to the parking problem....Just look around at the wasted space nearby.....
To have a half baked idea from a half baked Town Council is the last thing needed.
Leigh will suffer from "through traffic" because of geography and a ridiculous roads policy. There are so many reasons to drop off the A13 and into residential roads.....2-lanes into one, traffic lights, poor Bus stops, Badly phased Pedestrian crossings so near to each other and other impediments. Leigh needs parking solutions and fewer reasons to drive through Leigh. If people buy houses in roads which have no off road parking, they should be subject to residential parking restrictions (one car per household). If car parking over flow is needed, then there MUST be a solution found to the parking problem....Just look around at the wasted space nearby..... To have a half baked idea from a half baked Town Council is the last thing needed. DCLEIGH
  • Score: 12

9:47am Mon 24 Feb 14

live in westcliff says...

Lansdowne Avenue in Leigh has to be made a one way street. As there are no driveways for two thirds of the road there is no way you can pull in to let a car past and end up reversing half way up the road and it is so narrow this is quite a stressful thing to do. I never drive down this road any more as it is ridiculous that this is two way!!
Lansdowne Avenue in Leigh has to be made a one way street. As there are no driveways for two thirds of the road there is no way you can pull in to let a car past and end up reversing half way up the road and it is so narrow this is quite a stressful thing to do. I never drive down this road any more as it is ridiculous that this is two way!! live in westcliff
  • Score: 1

10:04am Mon 24 Feb 14

DogsMessInLeigh says...

"We’re crying out for more one-way roads"....says one person...!



are we..? sounds just like that 'fantastic christmas present' for all of Leigh at Christmas...the Grand renovations(whats not happened yet), that the very same person announced.

Just a thought but ask all the residents before answering for them, and how is the dogs mess program coming on in Leigh, i still encounter plenty of it around.
"We’re crying out for more one-way roads"....says one person...! are we..? sounds just like that 'fantastic christmas present' for all of Leigh at Christmas...the Grand renovations(whats not happened yet), that the very same person announced. Just a thought but ask all the residents before answering for them, and how is the dogs mess program coming on in Leigh, i still encounter plenty of it around. DogsMessInLeigh
  • Score: 14

10:34am Mon 24 Feb 14

Jack222 says...

How can it be gridlocked and dangerous?
How can it be gridlocked and dangerous? Jack222
  • Score: 3

12:23pm Mon 24 Feb 14

Ian P says...

A local resident said: "...only people with local knowledge will know if they can only go down this road and not the next one." As each end of a one-way street is marked with the appropriate traffic signs, which should be recognisable by anyone worthy of holding any European driving licence, including one from the UK, I struggle to understand the comment.
A local resident said: "...only people with local knowledge will know if they can only go down this road and not the next one." As each end of a one-way street is marked with the appropriate traffic signs, which should be recognisable by anyone worthy of holding any European driving licence, including one from the UK, I struggle to understand the comment. Ian P
  • Score: 12

12:25pm Mon 24 Feb 14

Leighdweller says...

Dear Caroline, I don't want my road to be made one way, and I'm sure that if asked most of my neighbours would feel the same way.

Instead of worrying about making roads one way, why don't you start applying as much pressure as you're able on SBC to get them to see sense on allowing off road parking to be more accessible for those that want it.
Dear Caroline, I don't want my road to be made one way, and I'm sure that if asked most of my neighbours would feel the same way. Instead of worrying about making roads one way, why don't you start applying as much pressure as you're able on SBC to get them to see sense on allowing off road parking to be more accessible for those that want it. Leighdweller
  • Score: 13

12:44pm Mon 24 Feb 14

carnmountyouknowitmakessense says...

YELLOW LINES ON ONE SIDE, LET THE BICKERING BEGIN LOL
YELLOW LINES ON ONE SIDE, LET THE BICKERING BEGIN LOL carnmountyouknowitmakessense
  • Score: 3

12:58pm Mon 24 Feb 14

DogsMessInLeigh says...

Leighdweller wrote:
Dear Caroline, I don't want my road to be made one way, and I'm sure that if asked most of my neighbours would feel the same way.

Instead of worrying about making roads one way, why don't you start applying as much pressure as you're able on SBC to get them to see sense on allowing off road parking to be more accessible for those that want it.
if you want to cough up over £2000 to SBC you can have it...after jumping through a through hoops, and no you can't get your own people at half the price to do it.
[quote][p][bold]Leighdweller[/bold] wrote: Dear Caroline, I don't want my road to be made one way, and I'm sure that if asked most of my neighbours would feel the same way. Instead of worrying about making roads one way, why don't you start applying as much pressure as you're able on SBC to get them to see sense on allowing off road parking to be more accessible for those that want it.[/p][/quote]if you want to cough up over £2000 to SBC you can have it...after jumping through a through hoops, and no you can't get your own people at half the price to do it. DogsMessInLeigh
  • Score: 4

1:33pm Mon 24 Feb 14

Leighdweller says...

DogsMessInLeigh wrote:
Leighdweller wrote: Dear Caroline, I don't want my road to be made one way, and I'm sure that if asked most of my neighbours would feel the same way. Instead of worrying about making roads one way, why don't you start applying as much pressure as you're able on SBC to get them to see sense on allowing off road parking to be more accessible for those that want it.
if you want to cough up over £2000 to SBC you can have it...after jumping through a through hoops, and no you can't get your own people at half the price to do it.
It's not as simple as you think. My frontage tapers very slightly, to the extent that at the extreme end of the frontage I am 2cm below the advised threshold. On no account will the Council authorise the work to go ahead. Rules are rules, I appreciate that but there are plenty of narrower frontages that have been converted "under prior administrations" and they won't even enter into a dialogue. I'd pay the £2k happily, more if they asked.
[quote][p][bold]DogsMessInLeigh[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Leighdweller[/bold] wrote: Dear Caroline, I don't want my road to be made one way, and I'm sure that if asked most of my neighbours would feel the same way. Instead of worrying about making roads one way, why don't you start applying as much pressure as you're able on SBC to get them to see sense on allowing off road parking to be more accessible for those that want it.[/p][/quote]if you want to cough up over £2000 to SBC you can have it...after jumping through a through hoops, and no you can't get your own people at half the price to do it.[/p][/quote]It's not as simple as you think. My frontage tapers very slightly, to the extent that at the extreme end of the frontage I am 2cm below the advised threshold. On no account will the Council authorise the work to go ahead. Rules are rules, I appreciate that but there are plenty of narrower frontages that have been converted "under prior administrations" and they won't even enter into a dialogue. I'd pay the £2k happily, more if they asked. Leighdweller
  • Score: 2

4:32pm Mon 24 Feb 14

scrounger‎ says...

After the Victoria Gateway and the City Beach would you trust the council to do anything?
After the Victoria Gateway and the City Beach would you trust the council to do anything? scrounger‎
  • Score: 17

5:33pm Mon 24 Feb 14

runwellian says...

bignosechaff wrote:
I live in Southsea Avenue and there is no problem with 2 way traffic because there are so many driveways. Turning it into a oneway street would only allow cars to speed and being its a busy walking route for children walking to and from Westleigh school, it will be too dangerous. Leave it as it is!
When driveways become the household parking space, the decreases the numbers of parking spaces anyway.

What Leigh really needs is car park to meet demands of the local folk.

Parking on one side of the road helps but where do the other cars park then find space to park ... hence the need for a huge car park .... problem solved!
[quote][p][bold]bignosechaff[/bold] wrote: I live in Southsea Avenue and there is no problem with 2 way traffic because there are so many driveways. Turning it into a oneway street would only allow cars to speed and being its a busy walking route for children walking to and from Westleigh school, it will be too dangerous. Leave it as it is![/p][/quote]When driveways become the household parking space, the decreases the numbers of parking spaces anyway. What Leigh really needs is car park to meet demands of the local folk. Parking on one side of the road helps but where do the other cars park then find space to park ... hence the need for a huge car park .... problem solved! runwellian
  • Score: 2

6:02pm Mon 24 Feb 14

Eric the Red says...

The main problem is that the whole of the area was built before people had cars! 'Some of the people some of the time'...............
..but you'll never solve the problems.
The main problem is that the whole of the area was built before people had cars! 'Some of the people some of the time'............... ..but you'll never solve the problems. Eric the Red
  • Score: 1

6:13pm Mon 24 Feb 14

Living the La Vida Legra says...

I for one would like to see double yellows on one side Only for children's safety and Fire acess
I for one would like to see double yellows on one side Only for children's safety and Fire acess Living the La Vida Legra
  • Score: 1

7:53pm Mon 24 Feb 14

silverleaf48 says...

if cars were made to park one side the road users would not have trouble
in the 1970 westbourne grove from off the 127 but seeing as the council have no clue what they are doing things get out of hand
ii lived on the corner of Fairfax drive
if cars were made to park one side the road users would not have trouble in the 1970 westbourne grove from off the 127 but seeing as the council have no clue what they are doing things get out of hand ii lived on the corner of Fairfax drive silverleaf48
  • Score: 1

7:58pm Mon 24 Feb 14

silverleaf48 says...

councils use to rent of garage but now theirs not money in it so council sale
them off and build flats just like the ones in Fairfax drive westcilff-on-sea
the council makes problems for themselves put morons in charge thats what you and i get
councils use to rent of garage but now theirs not money in it so council sale them off and build flats just like the ones in Fairfax drive westcilff-on-sea the council makes problems for themselves put morons in charge thats what you and i get silverleaf48
  • Score: 2

8:12pm Mon 24 Feb 14

silverleaf48 says...

runwellian wrote:
bignosechaff wrote:
I live in Southsea Avenue and there is no problem with 2 way traffic because there are so many driveways. Turning it into a oneway street would only allow cars to speed and being its a busy walking route for children walking to and from Westleigh school, it will be too dangerous. Leave it as it is!
When driveways become the household parking space, the decreases the numbers of parking spaces anyway.

What Leigh really needs is car park to meet demands of the local folk.

Parking on one side of the road helps but where do the other cars park then find space to park ... hence the need for a huge car park .... problem solved!
and who is going to pay for that another cash cow for the council and thats not Leigh council that will be sbc collecting the gold
[quote][p][bold]runwellian[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]bignosechaff[/bold] wrote: I live in Southsea Avenue and there is no problem with 2 way traffic because there are so many driveways. Turning it into a oneway street would only allow cars to speed and being its a busy walking route for children walking to and from Westleigh school, it will be too dangerous. Leave it as it is![/p][/quote]When driveways become the household parking space, the decreases the numbers of parking spaces anyway. What Leigh really needs is car park to meet demands of the local folk. Parking on one side of the road helps but where do the other cars park then find space to park ... hence the need for a huge car park .... problem solved![/p][/quote]and who is going to pay for that another cash cow for the council and thats not Leigh council that will be sbc collecting the gold silverleaf48
  • Score: 0

8:21pm Mon 24 Feb 14

Little John says...

Personally, I would like to see less vans parked in the streets. More and more big firms are cottoning onto the fact that if they let their staff take their vans home, they save on having to pay for a yard big enough to park them all over night and over the weekends. It's free to leave them to clog up our roads

To some point, this also applies to smaller one man band firms like plumbers, builders etc. It's not great when a household has a couple of cars to park in a street but commercial vehicles as well rather takes the biscuit.
Personally, I would like to see less vans parked in the streets. More and more big firms are cottoning onto the fact that if they let their staff take their vans home, they save on having to pay for a yard big enough to park them all over night and over the weekends. It's free to leave them to clog up our roads To some point, this also applies to smaller one man band firms like plumbers, builders etc. It's not great when a household has a couple of cars to park in a street but commercial vehicles as well rather takes the biscuit. Little John
  • Score: 0

10:38pm Mon 24 Feb 14

joe2345 says...

Keptquiettillnow wrote:
If you make a road a one way street it simply becomes more of an attractive cut through for Rat-Running motorists.
There is no magical solution to create more parking spaces for resident other than less cars.
Yeah, them pesky motorists - Actually using the road for driving down! How dare they!

Maybe they should take away some of the parking if there is problems. Roads are made for driving down, not as car parks for people who hardly use their cars anyway.

Caroline admits the problem is the parked cars, therefore we should punish the drivers - no vested interest there then.

Paul Beckerson said: “It’s mainly people who use the roads as a cut through, not the residents themselves, who often can’t park outside their own houses.”
How does he know, does he interview every driver?

SBC should have left chichester road as one way. It is seriously dangerous with buses going both ways at full pelt and cars exiting the nearby carparks. Of course, now they blocked off the underpass and redone victoria circus, there is no way back. Now we have to deal with heavy traffic *and* unsafe roads - Thanks for that SBC, good one!
[quote][p][bold]Keptquiettillnow[/bold] wrote: If you make a road a one way street it simply becomes more of an attractive cut through for Rat-Running motorists. There is no magical solution to create more parking spaces for resident other than less cars.[/p][/quote]Yeah, them pesky motorists - Actually using the road for driving down! How dare they! Maybe they should take away some of the parking if there is problems. Roads are made for driving down, not as car parks for people who hardly use their cars anyway. Caroline admits the problem is the parked cars, therefore we should punish the drivers - no vested interest there then. Paul Beckerson said: “It’s mainly people who use the roads as a cut through, not the residents themselves, who often can’t park outside their own houses.” How does he know, does he interview every driver? SBC should have left chichester road as one way. It is seriously dangerous with buses going both ways at full pelt and cars exiting the nearby carparks. Of course, now they blocked off the underpass and redone victoria circus, there is no way back. Now we have to deal with heavy traffic *and* unsafe roads - Thanks for that SBC, good one! joe2345
  • Score: 1

10:58pm Mon 24 Feb 14

profondo asbo says...

resident permits. per household car 1 £50, car 2 £50^2 ie £2,500, car 3 £50^3 ie £125,000. problem solved overnight.
resident permits. per household car 1 £50, car 2 £50^2 ie £2,500, car 3 £50^3 ie £125,000. problem solved overnight. profondo asbo
  • Score: 1

11:43pm Mon 24 Feb 14

ThisYear says...

Nebs wrote:
Make the parking one side only, then there will be plenty of room for cars to go both ways.
And just to have more room make the parking side the opposite to the one way system..
[quote][p][bold]Nebs[/bold] wrote: Make the parking one side only, then there will be plenty of room for cars to go both ways.[/p][/quote]And just to have more room make the parking side the opposite to the one way system.. ThisYear
  • Score: 0

11:45pm Mon 24 Feb 14

ThisYear says...

DogsMessInLeigh wrote:
"We’re crying out for more one-way roads"....says one person...!



are we..? sounds just like that 'fantastic christmas present' for all of Leigh at Christmas...the Grand renovations(whats not happened yet), that the very same person announced.

Just a thought but ask all the residents before answering for them, and how is the dogs mess program coming on in Leigh, i still encounter plenty of it around.
Seek and ye shall find!
[quote][p][bold]DogsMessInLeigh[/bold] wrote: "We’re crying out for more one-way roads"....says one person...! are we..? sounds just like that 'fantastic christmas present' for all of Leigh at Christmas...the Grand renovations(whats not happened yet), that the very same person announced. Just a thought but ask all the residents before answering for them, and how is the dogs mess program coming on in Leigh, i still encounter plenty of it around.[/p][/quote]Seek and ye shall find! ThisYear
  • Score: 1

3:57pm Tue 25 Feb 14

the citizen says...

Lansdowne Avenue is also a nightmare! Most problems caused by workers parking in the Avenue plus the garage at the top always park loads of taxis and other cars waiting for work to be done. I don't live there but often use the road. I suggest 1-way from North to South so that Fire Engines from Blenheim can come straight up Darlinghurst and then up Lansdowne to get to the rest of Leigh.
Lansdowne Avenue is also a nightmare! Most problems caused by workers parking in the Avenue plus the garage at the top always park loads of taxis and other cars waiting for work to be done. I don't live there but often use the road. I suggest 1-way from North to South so that Fire Engines from Blenheim can come straight up Darlinghurst and then up Lansdowne to get to the rest of Leigh. the citizen
  • Score: 1

4:43pm Tue 25 Feb 14

rayleigh123 says...

Perhaps the council should have had more thought before they gave permission for houses to be changed into flats.

I know of one house, now 3 flats - each as 2 cars that's 6 cars outside a single property - then they wonder why they have parking problems ????/


.
Perhaps the council should have had more thought before they gave permission for houses to be changed into flats. I know of one house, now 3 flats - each as 2 cars that's 6 cars outside a single property - then they wonder why they have parking problems ????/ . rayleigh123
  • Score: 3

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