Neighbourhood improvements for popular shopping parade
Published: Thursday 20th September 18
Wandsworth Common’s popular Bellevue Road is to benefit from a range of streetscape improvements after local residents and businesses backed a series of council proposals.
Work will begin before the end of this month to implement a comprehensive improvement scheme for this busy parade of shops, bars and restaurants following a public consultation earlier this year.
Bellevue Road as seen from the common
The benefits will include the introduction of new high quality York stone pavements, new street trees, more cycle parking, better street lighting, additional pedestrian safety measures, improved anti-theft security for motorcycles and the removal of redundant street furniture.
These improvements will be implemented to the stretch of Bellevue Road between Trinity Road and St James’s Drive.
Transport spokesman Cllr Jonathan Cook said: “These plans have been drawn up following some very positive feedback from business and the local community.
“The changes will make a real difference to the look and feel of Bellevue Road, making it much more attractive for residents, shoppers and visitors.”
The scheme will cost £440,000 and is being funded by a levy on housing developers in the area to fund improvements that benefit the wider community.