Walworth Road - Southwark

The lower levels of car ownership in the area mean it’s all the more important to enhance the walkability of the local high street. Photo by Jane Sebire

The lower levels of car ownership in the area mean it’s all the more important to enhance the walkability of the local high street. Photo by Jane Sebire

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Bus ‘gates’ were installed at both entrances to the scheme area. Photo by Jane SebireImproved and new formal and informal crossing points along the street. Photo by Jane SebireOne of the most critical issues was the reallocation of space – carriageway to footway – to enable the street to function far better as a local high street and neighbourhood centre. Photo by Jane SebireEast Street Market. Photo by Jane SebireThe lower levels of car ownership in the area mean it’s all the more important to enhance the walkability of the local high street. Photo by Jane Sebire Easier pedestrian movement due to the removal of unnecessary street clutter and the creation of raised side street crossings.  Photo by Jane SebireRaised side street crossings. Photo by Jane SebireExtensive tree planting. Photo by Jane Sebire The Walworth Road had been dominated by traffic at the expense of pedestrians. Photo by Ian Hingley

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