The FlixBus fightback begins

@LewishamCouncil Can you get this company sorted out? This is on the corner of Ashby road and Wickham Road. They are always parked here, it’s dangerous as well as illegal.@BrockleyCentral @MPSLewisham @FlixBus pic.twitter.com/X46vRzQE8R— Philos (@philos90) June 25, 2018#Flexibus it is against law to leave engine running while parked. Your driver refused to turn engine off ...

Brockley Streets

Let's Push Things Forward: The Streets exists to fight this kind of abuseBrockley Streets is a new community campaign group dedicated to improving local roads for pedestrians and cyclists.By encouraging better road design and re-routing traffic, The Streets want to stop cars prangin' out or squeezing down roads that don't fit but they know it. ...

Vulcan Death Slip

Lewisham's preparations for the Beast from the East leave a little to be desired:@LewishamCouncil @BrockleyCentral dangerous conditions on Shardlowes Road and Vulcan Road SE4. People slipping and falling. #lewishamcouncil action required now pic.twitter.com/VuTxmfxrwu— Matt Scott (@mattdascott1) February 27, 2018

Crofton Park refresh

Lewisham Council has a launched  public consultation in relation to its plans for the Crofton Park stretch of Brockley Road.The proposals are to:Narrow the available road width widening footways allowing for inset parking, disabled parking and electrical vehicle charging bays to be constructedRaise the carriageway level (raised junctions) locally in three areas to reduce vehicle ...

South Circular to move south

At a meeting this week, Lewisham Council decided to move the stretch of the South Circular that snarls up Catford approximately 50 metres further south. The News Shopper reports:The road will be moved to the south of Laurence House on Catford Road (through the car and lorry park).The gyratory will also be removed to create ...

Deptford High Street improvement works start this week

A map of the improvement worksThe Deptford Dame reports:"Lewisham Council has got some funding from Transport for London to pay for improvements to the north end of Deptford High Street and the six-month programme of construction work is set to start this week."The work will involve widening the pavements, planting trees, installing new seating, traffic ...

Ladies and Gentlemen: We got him

Able was Howard ere he saw Brockley. We have accomplished what Jeremy Paxman never could. We have taken down the kingpin. The Mail reports:Former Tory leader Michael Howard has been convicted of failing to say who was driving his car when it was caught by a speed camera [on Lewisham Way].Lord Howard, 75, and his ...

Lewisham’s Lament Configuration Shifts Again

Lewisham layout changes again this Sunday. Check bus routes @BrockleyCentral @TheLewishamWay pic.twitter.com/0nnYceMA1k— Claire Shaw (@clairebaigent) August 26, 2016

Lewisham borough goes 20mph from September

From September 2016, all council-managed roads in the London Borough of Lewisham will have a 20mph speed limit, to reduce accidents and all the horrible things associated with them.Roads that are managed by Transport for London (red routes) will not be included at this time. These are primarily the South Circular (A205), New Cross Road ...

Mayor considers Ultra Low Emissions Zone for the South Circular

London's planned Ultra Low Emissions Zone could be expanded to cover the South Circular (which grazes the bottom of Greater Brockley as it travels through Catford and Forest Hill).The new Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced today that he will launch a formal policy consultation on a major package of measures to tackle air ...