Road Works Planned for Hayes Lane (UPDATED)

Major road works are to take place along the Bromley end of Hayes Lane over the summer holiday period, as a gas main is replaced.

Southern Gas Networks (SGN) have agreed with the council for the works to be completed during the six week school holiday period when the roads are noticeably more quieter. The works are located between Masons Hill (The A21) and Hayes Road, Bromley and the first part of the project – lasting some two to three weeks – will see the works being managed under a ‘half road closure’.

This means that, during this first phase, traffic heading north towards the A21 will be unaffected, while traffic that would usually turn into Hayes Lane from the A21 (towards Hayes)* will have to follow the available diversion routes. There will be two diversions in place depending on which direction you are travelling from:

Diversion One (from the south-east): A21, Oakley Road, Croydon Road, Baston Road, Hayes Street, then arriving at Hayes Lane.
Diversion Two (from the north/north-west): A21, Masons Hill, Westmoreland Road, Hayes Road, then arriving at Hayes Lane

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SGN are proposing to start works on Monday 03/08/2015. The council has authorised them to work extended hours (07:00-19:00) and also Saturdays to allow them to complete the works as quickly as possible. Once the road is re-opened (after the half road closure), there will be temporary traffic lights in place until the project is complete. The council has made it clear to SGN that they will not be allowed any extensions and that works must be complete before the start of September when the schools go back.

* Following engineering difficulties, the one-way working was replaced by a full closure of this stretch of Hayes Lane on 11/8/15, however, the original one-way working arragnement has now been restored.

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Bromley F.C. Unveils New Stand Plans

BromFCSStandBromley Football Club, following their successful promotion to the Vanarama Conference Premier League, have unveiled plans for a new South stand, together with additional facilites.

We understand an upgrade of the stand is necessary under league rules, but the plans also include “a multi purpose facility with badminton, volleyball and indoor cricket facilities, a café and viewing boxes”. The proposals will undoubtedly garner a lot of interest, particularly among the club’s neighbours.

The full plans can be viewed here.

A232/Hartfield Crescent Crossing – TFL Consults

A232 Croydon RoadAnother step has been taken in the long running effort to get a pededstrian crossing installed on the busy A232 Croydon Road, near the junction with Harttfield Crescent.

Having received the blessing of the City of London (custodians of West Wickham Common) and Bromley Council, Transport for London (TfL) is formally consulting residents on the proposal.

You can add your voice of support here. The consultation closes on Friday 28th August.