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Council’s U-turn creates a road block to residents’ complaints

Inside Croydon

A council report to this Wednesday’s traffic management committee at the Town Hall recommends a U-turn on the controversial one-way system on residential streets between Addiscombe Road and Cherry Orchard Road which has caused distress and dismay for hundreds of residents since Lebanon Road was made one-way 12 months ago.

Integrating road traffic with the trams at Lebanon Road tram stop is something the council is failing to manage Integrating road traffic with the trams at Lebanon Road tram stop is something the council is failing to manage

There’s even a form of admission that the council got the whole process wrong, as it is now recommending an area-wide consultation of all affected roads – something it ought to have done originally.

Back in 2015, the plan was agreed to reduce traffic on Lebanon Road after the council consulted only those people who live on… Lebanon Road. Which just happens to be where council cabinet member and ward councillor Mark Watson has his home.

The council officials are this…

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