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Commuters parking cars on both siides of the road

Reported in the Road defect category anonymously at 18:05, Tuesday 14 November 2017 using FixMyStreet Professional

Sent to Bromley Council 4 minutes later

In the past few months there has been significant increase in the number of inconsiderate commuters parking their cars on both sides of the road on Albemarle Road which is causing a serious bottleneck. From 8am to 6pm the road is reduced to a single car width. Visibility of cars pulling out from driveways has been reduced and aggressive driving down the single car width bottleneck is resulting in near misses. A serious accident appeared to have occurred in the past few weeks with the back of a car being entirely destroyed.

Albemarle Road (west of the Westgate Road intersection) has a single yellow line on both sides of the road and which allows for smooth safe traffic flow. Please could this single yellow line be extended on one side of the road on the eastern side of the intersection to alleviate the problem.

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  • Thank you for your report, this is now being investigated. Information on our services and the timeframes we aim to respond in can be found: http://www.bromley.gov.uk/ fixservices

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 18:13, Tuesday 14 November 2017

  • This report has been referred to our Traffic Management Team who are responsible for the way traffic is managed on Bromley's roads; including, but not limited to, implementing new road markings and signage in relation to road safety and parking; walking and cycling improvements, including identifying locations for new cycle racks and installing Vehicle Activated speed signs - however, please note that responsibility for enforcing speed limits rests with the Police.
    Where requests are made for changes, our Traffic Management Team will consider all requests but often there is a need for a full investigation, planning and consultation within the local area particularly around proposed new traffic schemes, and any considerations must be balanced with borough-wide priorities. This report is now closed on FixMyStreet and our Traffic Management Team will consider this matter.

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:18, Wednesday 15 November 2017

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