The latest round of post lockdown road closures aimed at encouraging more walking and cycling to work have been approved by Southwark Council.
The decision, formalised on Sunday, will see pavements widened, one-way systems, road blocks, no right turns, and new cycling lanes put in four key arterial routes: Peckham Rye, Great Suffolk Street, Bermondsey Street, Lower Road, and the south section of Burbage Road.
Many of the changes have already been brought in under emergency COVID-19 legislation.
In Peckham Rye, the plans include a bus gate between Nunhead Crescent and Nunhead Lane.
A modal filter will be placed in Bermondsey Street, between Morocco Street and Whites Grounds, along with cycling improvements.
Changes in Great Suffolk Street would see one-way only systems and banned turns in numerous surrounding streets.
Dulwich’s Burbage Road will see buses, cycles and taxis only north-bound, from the junction of Gallery Road.
Lower Road will have Cycleway 4 installation, using temporary materials.
Visit www.tinyurl.com/y4nods93 to see full details and images of the plans.
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