Hitchin town centre pedestrianisation to be made permanent

A pedestrianisation project that has created “people-focused” spaces in Hitchin High Street and Market Place in Hertfordshire is to be made permanent, following a public consultation. The council says the trial has “created a friendlier space that is more pleasant for people walking, wheeling and cycling and helps cafés, restaurants and other nearby businesses accommodate […]

“Iconic” plans for Oxford Circus unveilled

Oxford Circus is to be transformed into two pedestrian-friendly piazzas as part of plans unveiled by Westminster City Council and The Crown Estate in a project described as becoming “London’s front door”. Westminster City Council says the “reinvention” of the Circus as a “world-leading, forward-facing, urban space”, is “the latest step in the council’s ambitious […]

Cars remain banned during daytimes in Bridgend Town Centre

Bridgend County Borough Council is leaving a traffic order in place which means no vehicles can enter the town centre between 10am and 6pm. NewsfromWales.co.uk reports that no changes have been made to it since the pandemic lockdown, and a clarification has been issued to explain why drivers have been unable to take vehicles into […]


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