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Weekend pedestrianisation boosts takings of cafes and bars

Traffic Management

16 November 2020
Northcote Road: cafes and restaurants recruited extra staff to cope with demand
Northcote Road: cafes and restaurants recruited extra staff to cope with demand


The London Borough of Wandsworth has hailed the impact of weekend closures of  high streets to vehicular traffic, saying the actions boosted trade in the cafes, restaurants and bars. 

Wandsworth introduced temporary pedestrianisation schemes this summer on three high streets – Old York Road, Northcote Road, and Bedford Hill. The schemes on Old York Road and Northcote Road were extended until late October because of their popularity. Wandsworth says the closure of Bedford Hill...

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