Contact & Activities

Participating city

London Borough of Waltham Forest
223.230 inhabitants

Local contact

Environmental Services - Transport Planning
Linda Webb
Sycamore House, Town Hall site, Forest Road, Walthamstow
E17 4JF London
++44 020 8496 6781

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Church Lane, Kirkdale Road and 1 other (tbc) Road will be closed to all motor traffic. High Road Leytonstone will have buses running 2 way along it all day.
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans