Have your say on proposed changes to the A23 / A232 in the Fiveways Croydon area

Transport for London (TfL) are seeking your views on proposals for the A23 / A232 in the Fiveways Croydon area.

They are proposing major changes to the A23 / A232 in Waddon and at Fiveways Corner. The proposals aim to improve road safety, create better conditions for pedestrians and cyclists, improve journey time, and would create new public spaces. This will have an impact on Sutton residents travelling to Croydon via the Croydon Road or Stafford Road in Wallington.

Proposals include:

A23 Purley Way (Waddon Station bridge)

  • Replacing the A23 (Purley Way) bridge at Waddon Station with a wider structure and realigning it to the west of the existing location
  • Increasing the number of lanes on the bridge from two to three in both directions
  • Introducing cycle lanes in both directions and improving pedestrian footways and crossings

A232 Epsom Road

  • Introducing cycle lanes in both directions
  • Improving pedestrian access to Waddon Station
  • Widening Epsom Road and converting it to two-way traffic

A232 Stafford Road

  • Introducing a new bus lane for northbound traffic
  • Creating partially inset parking bays on both sides of Stafford Road

A23/A232 Fiveways Corner junction

  • Simplifying Fiveways Corner and realigning Denning Avenue
  • Improving pedestrian footways and providing simpler crossings
  • Introducing new cycle facilities, cycle friendly crossings, and cycle parking

New public spaces

  • Creating new places to sit and dwell at Fiveways Corner and on the A23 (Purley Way) Waddon Bridge
  • Planting of mature trees and new green spaces

You can find more details and leave feedback on these proposals via the TfL website at www.tfl.gov.uk/fiveways-croydon.

The consultation is now open and runs until Monday 18 September 2017.