Here we are tracking Southwark Council’s progress on turning over road space to people to make social distancing safer.
This page was last updated on Friday 22, May 2020.
Southwark Council has released their transport response to Covid-19 which sets forth to make it easier to walk and cycle, discourage driving and accelerate their highways programme along with a map for residents to give intervention suggestions. We are currently preparing a priority list of strategic intervention locations. We look forward to seeing Southwark Council’s detailed implementation plan.
The council has installed temporary barriers to widen pavements in the following locations:
- Rye Lane – In front of Peckham Rye Station. 1 May
- Macleod Street – To provide queueing space at the Walworth Iceland. 1 May
- Borough High Street, Southwark Street, St Thomas Street – TfL has widened pavements near London Bridge and Borough Market. 16 May