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Road closures at Easter will offer taste of chaos to come

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Inside Croydon

Croydon is about to get a taste of the sort of traffic chaos and disruption which may await once the Hammersfield development gets underway – if it ever does – when the town centre is closed down for 10 days over Easter for repairs to the tram tracks.

TfL is closing a stretch of the busy Wellesley Road for 10 days over Easter

The work, being undertaken for Transport for London, will shut down Wellesley Road for more than a week, but will not involve any new track for the Dingwall Road loop, which TfL has promised to build as part of the “improvements” to the transport infrastructure to be imposed on Croydon once Westfield and Hammerson actually begin to build their £1.4billion supermall.

“Given the length of the closures and the disruption it will cause to bus and tram passengers, as well as car drivers, plus the expense, you…

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