The Markhouse Area is the final residential scheme in the Enjoy Waltham Forest programme. The area is framed by Hoe Street, Selborne Road, Markhouse Road and Lea Bridge Road.
In September 2018 Waltham Forest Council carried out a public consultation with the local community on plans for the Markhouse Area. Overall, 2,205 people responded to the public consultation, leaving almost 13,000 comments on our proposals to discourage non-local traffic from moving through the area. In total 915 of these respondents were from residential or business addresses within the scheme boundary, and contributed more than 6,000 comments on the plans.
After carrying out a detailed and thorough analysis of this feedback the council has decided not to progress the below proposals:
Series 1 Queen’s Road and Boundary Road: timed closures and traffic direction changes
Series 2 Albert Road/Shrubland Road/Edinburgh Road area: traffic management and modal filters (road closures)
Series 5 Farmilo Road area: traffic management and modal filters
Series 6 Queen’s Road and Boundary Road: environmental and public realm improvements
Series 7 Farmilo Road: traffic calming improvements
Series 8 Boundary Road: street improvements
Series 9 Bowdon Road to Shrubland Road: alleyway improvements.
Analysis of the consultation responses showed that feedback from residents within Series 3 (Gosport Road area) and Series 4 (Chelmsford Road, Lansdowne Road, Somerset Road areas) was mixed and there is local interest in measures to help reduce vehicle numbers and speeds, improve road safety and the look and feel of these areas.
A full analysis of the consultation responses can be found in the useful documents section on the right of this page, and in a link at the bottom of this page.
We intend to do further design development work in the Series 3 and 4 areas to look at what improvements will be possible, in light of the other improvements not going ahead.
In April 2019 we circulated new proposals to the 1,200 residents living in the Series 3 area and invited their comments on our proposals. The council will analyse the residents' responses and let those living in the area know the outcome of the consultation.
If any resident in the area would like a copy of the consultation document it can be requested by emailing your name and full postal address to firstname.lastname@example.org
We will be in touch with residents living in the Series 4 area later this year.
Please select a title below for more information on the Markhouse Village area scheme and see the most recent documents in the sidebar.
- September 2018 public consultation report
- What you told us about Markhouse Area
- Construction updates