LONG TERM: OPTION 1

Option Principle: Designated bays on High Street to allow parking earlier in the day with enhanced public realm and improved visibility of High Street at key junctions.

KEY FEATURES

  • Full transformation of the public realm
  • Extension of the pedestrian zone to include Sundays to provide consistency, create a better pedestrian experience everyday and improve accessibility for all users
  • Hours of the pedestrian zone to remain 10am to 4:30pm to match business licences for outdoor seating
  • Cycling allowed all day on High Street and increased cycle parking
  • Earlier access to High Street for parking with parking allowed from 4:30pm to 8am
  • Loading allowed on High Street from 4:30pm to 10am
  • Parking and loading to be within designated bays to ensure sufficient space for pedestrians, to create a safe environment where people feel comfortable to spend time and to comply with accessibility and design requirements
  • New planting and seating throughout to improve the pedestrian environment and encourage people to dwell longer
  • Redesigned accessibility ramp at the bottom of High Street to create a more flexible community space
  • Redesign of the entries to High Street at Epsom Road and Bull Hill to increase the prominence of the town centre
  • High quality materials throughout to match Church Street
  • New raised surface to improve the pedestrian connection across North Street at the junction with High Street
  • Relocated disabled bays on North Street to improve the visibility of High Street and improve access for buses

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EXAMPLE FEATURES AT OTHER LOCATIONS

Eastcheap, Letchworth
Permanent planting between parking bays

Eastcheap Leatchworth
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Purley High Street, Croydon
Permanent planting and cycle stands between parking bays

© Google

East Street, Bromley
A transformation of the public realm which has incorporated a mix of permanent planting, planting in containers, outdoor seating and parking bays

East Street Bromley
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