The improvements made in Woolwich are good examples of the way we want to use design to improve the look and feel of London's public spaces
A £6m facelift that has transformed Woolwich town centre is now complete.
Pavements have been widened to create more space and reduce crowding at bus stops.
The area around General Gordon Square has been pedestrianised and part of Woolwich New Road has been made two-way.
Work was carried out by Transport for London (TfL) and Greenwich Council.
The improvements support the aims of the Mayor of London's Great Outdoors Programme, which is providing a focus on improving public spaces all over the Capital.
Pedestrians will benefit from new signalised crossings on key junctions and road surfaces have been brought up to pavement level at side roads to make it easier for people using wheelchairs or those with buggies.
New street lighting and new longer bus shelters have also been put in.
Kulveer Ranger, the Mayor of London's Transport Advisor, said: 'The improvements made in Woolwich are good examples of the way we want to use design to improve the look and feel of London's public spaces.
'They will make a real difference to people visiting or working in the town centre and reflect the Mayor's determination to make the public spaces of our city areas that we can all be proud of.'
The latest improvements are in addition to initial work completed in 2008, which saw a 'super crossing' installed on Plumstead Road and the planting of over 100 new trees.
Ben Plowden, Director of Better Routes and Places at TfL, said: 'We are pleased with the timely completion of these improvement works.
'Transport for London is keen to work with London Boroughs to support key development schemes across London and applauds the cooperation with Greenwich Council in delivering this project.
'These significant improvements will not only provide improved public transport interchanges but bring real benefits to residents and visitors to Woolwich with safer cycling routes, better walking access and a much improved public realm.'
Greenwich Council Deputy Leader, Cllr Peter Brooks, said: 'These works have not only improved the look and feel of the town, but have also enhanced community access to local businesses and other facilities.
'Greenwich Council is committed to ensure safety for its residents and well lit streets will reduce the fear of crime.
'Completion of the phase two works also paves the way for Greenwich Council's programme to regenerate Woolwich Squares as part of the Mayor's Great Spaces initiative.'
The Woolwich Town Centre Project has also already picked up two awards this year.
It won a Special Award for its contribution to the local community at the Engineering London awards and a commendation at the 2010 London Transport Awards for its contribution to Walking and Public Realm.
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