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‘Fourways junction’: TfL’s latest botch for Purley Way traffic

Nightmare!

Inside Croydon

Transport for London wants to re-configure the Fiveways junction on the A23 Purley Way, turning it into “Fourways” by diverting Denning Avenue away from one of the worst traffic choke points in south London.

Jammed traffic on the A23 bridge near Waddon station. TfL has no real solutions Fancy a McD’s drive through? Jammed traffic on the A23 bridge near Waddon station. TfL has no real solutions

How this will reduce the number of vehicle movements in and around the Purley Way is unclear, since TfL has so far failed to produce any details of the proposals and Croydon councillors, headed by Kathy Bee, Labour’s cabinet member for transport, has refused to share the information they have been given by City Hall.

But Bee and sources at TfL have confirmed that the Tory Mayor’s transport department at City Hall is seriously considering a major piece of road re-routing to take Denning Avenue – the road through the Waddon estate to South Croydon – away…

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