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RBWM Transport and Highways satisfaction survey

https://www3.rbwm.gov.uk/info/200122/transport_and_streets/1447/transport_and_highways_satisfaction_survey

Open until the 28th February, this is your opportunity to

Share your thoughts

Councils across the UK are asking residents to tell them what they think of Transport and Highways services in their area, and we’re one of those councils.

There are six independent surveys in total – we would appreciate if you can participate in one or all of them. The survey closes on Thursday 28 February 2019.

Each survey will only take a few minutes of your time.

Please share your views on:

  • Accessibility.
  • Highways maintenance.
  • Public transport.
  • Road safety.
  • Tackling congestion.
  • Walking and cycling.

Find out more about each category and submit your thoughts.

The answers you give will:

  • help us to understand how you feel about our service,
  • inform decisions about roads, cycling, bus services and public transport in the our borough.

You will remain anonymous by taking the survey online and the only details we ask are for demographic purposes such as your age range.

It doesn’t matter if you’ve only just moved to the area, or if you don’t pay council tax, we want to hear from a wide range of people.

You can take the survey in other formats such as:

  • in another language,
  • in large print.

To request a different format, or if you have other queries, contact Ipsos MORI:

  • email: nhtsurvey@ipsos.com.
  • telephone: 0808 238 5486 (leave a message with your phone number).

Heathrow Airspace and Future Operations Consultation

https://feedback.heathrowconsultation.com/

The Heathrow Airspace and Future Operations Consultation is running for eight weeks from 8 January until 11.55pm on 4 March 2019. It is seeking feedback on proposed changes to our airspace and future runway operations.

This consultation gives you the chance to have your say on three key areas:

  • Airspace change for an expanded Heathrow: the local factors we should consider in different geographic areas when designing future flight paths.
  • Airspace change to make better use of our existing two runways: the local factors we should consider in different geographic areas when designing new flight paths for some arrivals on our existing two runways.
  • Future operations for an expanded Heathrow: how we will operate our three runways in the future, this includes managing noise; respite through runway and airspace alternation; directional preference and night flights.

There are 6 topics spread across 7 pages:

  • Airspace change 1
  • Airspace change 2 (continued)
  • Managing noise
  • Respite
  • Directional preference
  • Night flights 1 (Early morning arrivals)
  • Night flights 2 (Other night restrictions)

Update on Chobham Rd parking

As many of you will have seen, the work is progressing well with the new parking provision.   The project is being managed by RBWM and the link below takes you to the current information on the project.

https://www3.rbwm.gov.uk/info/200213/parking/664/parking_consultations/21

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There is a current consultation on the highways safety addition of speed bumps.  This is not a postal consultation, the information is displayed on the lamp posts in the area.

If you wish to respond the deadline is the 13th February, please see the full Road Hump Notice for all the information.

17 01188 Ben Lynwood Medical Centre update

At the parish council meeting on the 8th January 2019, council received a question from a resident regarding the status of the application  17 01188 for the medical centre at Ben Lynwood.   At the time, the council did not believe they had enough information to provide a complete answer and therefore the Chairman of the Planning Committee provided this at the planning meeting on the 22nd January.

We appreciate that this is an application which many residents have an active interest in, therefore the PowerPoint attached here is the presentation made to the planning committee.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the council, remembering that the planning decision is with the planning authority at the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.

Chobham Road parking to commence January 2019

On Tuesday 13th November, Ben Smith, RBWM Head of Commissioning and Cllr Christine Bateson attended the parish council meeting to update the council and interested residents on the parking to be provided on Chobham Road.

After the extremely positive consultation earlier with 88% of respondents supporting the creation of the new parking area, work on the project has been proceeding with the engineers at the Project Centre and the stage 1 safety audit has taken place which has made slight amendments to the plans as originally presented.  The safety audit raised 2 issues: the depth of buffer zone was increased slightly further into Chobham Road which will provide better indication to traffic on the Chobham Road of the parking area; and to provide an easier pedestrian crossing in the area of the new parking.   The improved crossing will be a drop crossing with tactile paving the Stage 2 safety audit will review this again and any further safety amendments will be made.

The outline of the project has been confirmed with materials, fit to the environment, utilities etc being confirmed and the programme of works is due to start in January 2019.  The estimated time for the works is 6 to 8 weeks and the Borough Officers will keep disruption of traffic lights as a priority for the engineering management of the project.

The will be a total of 13 spaces of 2.7m wide and additional parking will be provided in Halfpenny Lane and Northend Lane with the relaxation of the residents only parking during business hours.

Areas which were highlighted and requested at the Parish Council meeting were to look at a reducing the speed to 20mph in the area; a provision for exit out of Broomfield Park maybe a box junction and was it possible to shorten construction timings by working longer hours with more people and finish sooner.

The Parish Council will update as soon as more information is made available from the RBWM.

Update on Chobham Road Parking

LATE UPDATE

There will be an update by RBWM at the parish council meeting this evening – 13th November – at 7:30pm on the new car parking to be created on Chobham Road outside Lewis’, Costa Coffee and the Kluckow Gallery.

Residents are welcome to attend.  The meeting is held at the Pavilion, Broomhall Lane Recreation Ground, however this will be an update and the opportunity to pose questions may be limited.

For more information please contact Ruth Davies 01344 874268.

An update will be posted as soon as information is provided by RBWM.