For years this site has highlighted the almost entire absence of work improving roads and street around Greenwich despite a plethora of new housing, shops and a rising population. Sections between established areas and the Peninsula are particularly poor.
TfL and Greenwich Council take turns in passing the buck. The reality is both have failed the area in their respective area of control (though 90%+ is Greenwich Council maintained).
Yet some work is now underway on Blackwall Lane underneath the A102 Blackwall Flyover approach. Some de-cluttering has occurred and a mirror attached to traffic lights for greater visibility. It’s certainly more appealing as a pedestrian even after modest changes.
Information on the wider scheme is extremely limited. All I could find was a notice of “Junction Improvement Works” with work due to end on July 13th.
How much of the area it will cover seems a mystery. Will there be improvements under the flyover I wonder?
Or anything to improve the approaches from the northern side of the flyover near the forthcoming 1,600-pupil St Mary Magdalene school?
If work is due to be wrapped up by the 13th July then the scope is presumably not very extensive.
We’ll have to wait and see.