BLOOMSBURY ROADS ARE LIKELY TO BE COMPLETELY CLOSED TO TRAFFIC ALONG SOUTH, EAST AND WEST BORDERS
It is important for local residents and businesses to know that due to TfL'sStreetspace for Londonplans, all major roads bordering the south, east and west sides of the east Bloomsbury area are likely to be closed to motor vehicles, apart from buses and emergency vehicles. BRAG supports walking and cycling initiatives - especially for improved air quality - but is concerned about the impact of these changes upon residents' quality of life, and particularly the impact on deliveries - we need our small shops and local businesses to survive Covid-19.
The cycle lanes and one-way traffic in Tavistock Place has caused constant south/north traffic jams in Southampton Row/ Upper Woburn Place, partly caused by traffic having to use Endsleigh Gardens to access Euston Station. It also causes jams in Coram Street with traffic trying to exit turning right towards Euston. The traffic that used to go west along Tavistock Place has just spilled out into the side streets around making our quality of life worse.