Archive for the ‘Transport’ Category

In March and early April, residents in parts of Elthorne and Walpole were consulted by Ealing Council about a series of proposals for improving the Uxbridge Road in Hanwell and West Ealing. The main aims of the scheme were to improve road safety and the local environment by smoothing traffic flow, reducing traffic speed, making it […]

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Parking Charges

by Nigel Bakhai on 16 April, 2013

Please find below a copy of my speech to the April 2013 council meeting in relation to a debate on increased parking charges for CPZ (Controlled Parking Zone) permits and visitor vouchers:- Mr Mayor, we all in this chamber should not need reminding that the council’s finances over the last three years has meant that […]

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Question Wandsworth, Richmond, Hounslow and Hillingdon Councils have all called on BAA to end the ‘mixed mode’ trial at Heathrow. Does the Portfolio Holder plan to commit the support of Ealing Council to this campaign? Answer The Operational Freedoms trial isn’t in fact mixed mode as aircraft do not land and take off on the […]

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High Speed Rail 2

by Nigel Bakhai on 31 January, 2012

Please find below a copy of the text of my speech to the January 2012 council meeting regarding the HS2 project:- Thank you, Mr Mayor. It is quite clear from the demonstration outside the town hall and full public gallery this evening that there is a great deal of public concern in this borough about […]

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Question Following the success of last year’s Sky Ride in Ealing and the offer made by the London Mayor at a public meeting in Greenford earlier this year to share the costs of a future event, what progress has been made to plan another traffic-free cycle ride in the borough? Answer The Skyride event in […]

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Question What progress has the Portfolio holder made in re-opening the southern entrance, more frequent services and step free access at Hanwell Station? Answer The Transport Planning team has recently begun further work to look at options for a potential southern entrance and possible step free access options at Hanwell Station. The initial work is […]

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Church Road Consultation Results

by Nigel Bakhai on 22 January, 2011

2,354 consultation documents were mailed out to residents regarding the proposal to introduce raised tables at the Church Road and St. George’s Road junctions with the Uxbridge Road. Church Road Consultation Drawing 56 were returned undeliverable and there were 267 completed responses.  There was also an identical online consultation, which received 17 responses.  The total […]

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