Clapham Junction Roadworks
The long running roadworks on Lavender Hill by Clapham Junction are now more or less over, with the right turn into Falcon Lane now open.
This is part of a long term plan to improve traffic flow at the main crossroad by Clapham Junction Station. The new right turn allows traffic heading for Falcon Road, Battersea Park Road and York Road to avoid the busy Falcon Road/St John’s Hill.
Travelling along this stretch regularly, it certainly seems to have made a beneficial difference. Let’s hope the council doesn’t mess up the good work by littering the area with unneccesary traffic lights.
Long awaited work to allieviate traffic congestion around Clapham Junction has started on Lavender Hill.
The work will allow road vehicles coming down Lavender Hill towards Clapham Junction to turn right at Asda. At present traffic wishing to turn into Falcon Road has to queue up at the busy junction with St Johns Hill/Falcon Road/St Johns Road. The roadworks are currently causing tailbacks on Lavender Hill, and the new turning is not expected to open until Q1 2011.
The announcement was made over a year ago, but council politics have held up the work until now.
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