Correspondence with Southwark Officers and Councillors
Request ID: FOI-1324-2324 Date published: 24 August 2023
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000,
*I would like to see any correspondence of any type connected to the Southwark Highways plans to close Turney Road SE21, which TfL would have been consulted about by Southwark Officers and Councillors.
*I would also like to see any correspondence TfL have had with Southwark Councillors or Highways Officers about the lights on all or some of the sides of the Dulwich Village junction, (including Turney Road as above) which is now closed at the south end of Calton Avenue SE21 and the north end of Court Lane SE21 where they meet at the semi closed junction.
*I would also ask for any correspondence between Southwark Highways, Councillors Newens and Leeming and TfL concerning discussions about closing this junction to Emergency vehicles.
The dates for all these questions are 30 April 2022 to 30 June 2023.
Our ref: FOI-1324-2324/GH Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 24 July 2023 asking for correspondence with Southwark. Your request has been considered under the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and our information access policy. I can confirm that we do hold the information you require.
Please see the attachments providing the following emails:
Emails dated 24th June 2022 and 20th July 2022 containing chains on a request to ‘unbag’ pedestrian signals on Calton Avenue
Email dated 23rd Dec 2022 discussing planned upgrade at junction of Turney Road/Calton Avenue
Email dated 4th Jan 2023 that contains a chain discussing the signal method of control at the junction of Turney Road/Calton Avenue.
Emails dated 17th Jan 2023 and 18th May 2023 containing chains discussing the installation of the junction of Turney Road/Calton Avenue
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