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L ION G REEN R OAD & C ANE H ILL Traffic; parking & Pedestrians Charles King. Chair : East Coulsdon RA August 2013.

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1 L ION G REEN R OAD & C ANE H ILL Traffic; parking & Pedestrians Charles King. Chair : East Coulsdon RA August 2013

2 W AITROSE : L ION G REEN R D

3 B ARRATT H OMES : C ANE H ILL

4 T RAFFIC IN L ION G REEN R OAD Mayer Brown am (north) = 984 With Food store + 54 = 1038 With Cane Hill + 99 = 1137 Less long term parking - 71 =1066

5 T HE I SSUES : Parking, Traffic & Pedestrians

6 I SSUE : L OSS OF P ARKING Lion Green Road Parking loss of 165 all day and 35 short term spaces (plus 150 other) Waitrose loss of 54 short term spaces

7 U SE OF LION GREEN CAR PARK (WSP ) Tues Max usage 154(72.%) at < 3hrs 43% 3-7hrs 6.4% > 7hrs 46.6% Sat Max 69 (32%) at 10.30, & < 3hrs 92.2% 3-7hrs 6.5% > 7hrs 1.3%

8 O THER P ARKING ISSUES  Parking Policy and Charging regime Transfers from Croydon Council to Waitrose  It assumes that a lot of all day parking will move to Coulsdon South Station Where 40 extra spaces have been created. In July the first month of operation, on average 33 of the spaces where already taken at Coulsdon South.

9 K EY T RAFFIC J UNCTIONS  Between Coulsdon South Station/ Marlpit Lane and Chipstead Valley Road a distance of 0.21miles(0.35Km). There are 7 restrictions to traffic flow. Marlpit Lane Roundabout with 3 associated traffic signals. Lion Green Road / Brighton Road Entrance to Lion Green car park Lion Green Road/Chipstead Valley Road

10 M ARLPIT L ANE R OUNDABOUT AND T RAFFIC S IGNALS

11 M ARLPIT L ANE R OUNDABOUT

12 L ION G REEN R OAD / B RIGHTON R OAD

13 C HIPSTEAD V ALLEY R OAD & W OODCOTE G ROVE R OAD

14 C ANE H ILL P ORTNALLS ROAD ENTRANCE ? Upper entrance opposite the Pines Entrance by footpath 744

15 C ANE H ILL P ORTNALLS ROAD ENTRANCE ? Original Rear Entrance Portnalls Road Portnalls Road Straight fast section

16 C AR O WNERSHIP AND U SAGE  UK 77% a car Coulsdon 61%  UK 20% 2 cars; Coulsdon 23%  UK 5% 3 or more; Coulsdn 8%  UK1.2 per household; London 0.76; Coulsdon 1.5  1 car per 3 people in London  1 car per 2 people in SE England  Car ownership Coulsdon app. 20,000  Cane Hill 2.5% - 6.5% increase in cars for Coulsdon  UK 780 cars; London 494; Coulsdon 975  1370 cars if 2 per house hold  Trips between 8-9am MBrown 321 (391SE) 20% will commute by Rail 7% will walk, bus or cycle 13% will stay at home Cars leaving site 296 London Cars leaving site 585 Coulsdon Cars leaving site 468 UK Cars leaving site 780 (2ph) Car ownership per household (RAC Foundation) Cane Hill 650 households

17 T RAVEL P ATTERNS (D F T, T F L, ORR)  Croydon 18% drop traffic volume in last 10 years  Cars commuting into London down 25% last 10 years.  DfT Drop in mileage last 10 years  DfT Road building based on 14% increase car ownership next 20 years (but less in cities)  Trips Under 5 miles walking, cycling and public transport :London 59% SE England 41%  Train usage doubled in the last 10 years  Coulsdon South 1.5m Coulsdon Town 0.5m Woodmansterne 0.4m journeys per year 2012  Bus usage London 130% increase since 2004  Cycling doubled in Outer London

18 P EDESTRIAN A CCESS TO S TORE & MEDICAL C ENTRE L INKAGE WITH THE REST OF THE TOWN CENTRE  No Public Transport in Lion Green Road  No pedestrian Refuge in Lion Green Road  Poor Signage

19 M ITIGATION OF I MPACT ON P ARKING Increase the number of parking places  Impose Short term parking of a minimum of 3 hours Free parking  Impose a minimum of 50 long term parking spaces  Impose condition that charges can be no higher than the local authority charges for the area  Change town centre parking from 1hr to 2hrs with second hour chargeable Planning Conditions on CCRUVE & Waitrose

20 M ITIGATION OF I MPACT ON P ARKING Encourage Sainsbury’s or Morrisons to take over vacant building & Car Park. Council to take control of car park Increase parking Coulsdon South station Increase car parking on Calat site Move Calat Centre and library to site and keep car park. Loss of Waitrose Existing Car park

21 M ITIGATION F OR P EDESTRIANS AND L INKAGE TO T OWN C ENTRE Install a pedestrian Crossing refuge mid way Lion Green Road Improve signage to town centre

22 I MPACT OF T RAFFIC LEAVING C ANE H ILL AT MARLPIT L ANE AND P ORTNALLS R OAD Mayer Brown 321 Vehicles leaving Cane Hill Marlpit Lane 8-9am Lion Green Road 99 (31%) Bypass North 71(22%) Marlpit Lane 81 (25%) Bypass South 71 (22%) An additional exit direct on to Bypass would reduce load on Marlpit Lane Roundabout by 142 (44%) vehicles. Install additional Exit direct on to Bypass

23 W HERE TO P UT AN A DDITIONAL J UNCTION ON THE B YPASS ? Southern Roundabout ?  Advantages: Relief of Marlpit Lane 44% & Portnalls Road ? Easy Junction with A23 Bus from Cane Hill could pass direct by Coulsdon South Station.  Disadvantages : Requires TFL Approval Difficult and costly to construct Considerable scarring of Green Belt and views

24 W HERE TO P UT AN A DDITIONAL J UNCTION ON THE B YPASS ?  Advantages: Relief of Marlpit Lane 44% & Portnalls Road ? Easy Junction with A23 Bus from Cane Hill could pass direct by Coulsdon South Station. Would improve safety of footpath 744 crossing Bypass Does not Scar Green Belt and views  Disadvantages : Requires Traffic Lights & TFL Approval Near Footpath 774 where Cane Hill Drive is level and within 7metres of Bypass

25 I MPACT OF I NCREASED T RAFFIC P ORTNALS R OAD  Between am o MB (321) 80 = 1.3pmn o SE (391) 97 = 1.6pmn o *UK (780) 78 = 1.3 pmn o *Ldn (494) 49 = 0.8pmn o *2ph 1370 (205) = 3.4pmn * (25% of 60% of total)  Additional exit on to Bypass  Cane Hill Road layout designed not provide a short cut  Mini Roundabout  Traffic Calming  Improved signage  Bus to serve Portnalls area as well as Cane Hill linking Coulsdon South Station. How Much Traffic ?Mitigation

26 O THER M ITIGATION  Foot & Cycle paths to : Lion Green Road Brighton Road Holymeoak Road Portnalls Road Smitham and St Aidan’s Schools  Buses introduced at early stage and bus to also serve local community in Portnalls Road area

27 U SE OF CIL AND 106. T HE MONEY COLLECTED FROM SECTION 106 OR THE LOCAL CIL SHOULD BE USED FOR IMPROVING THE PUBLIC REALM SPECIFICALLY FOR C OULSDON.  New combined Community centre, Calat centre and Library with rooms and halls.  Up dated medical facilities with surgeries and clinics.  Diversion of London Loop to expose Embankment (AM) to the Public  Provision towards step free access to Coulsdon South Station.  Facilities for the young including a skate park and fishing lake.  Public art on the Cane Hill site and the Town Centre  Improved facilities for the local Scout groups.  Improved leisure facilities.  Improved CCTV in Lion Green Road & the Town Centre.  Improved car parking. Providing the following :


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