Yesterday I met the Leader of Camden Council, Keith Moffat, in Highgate Village to make him see for himself how destructive Camden’s proposals to stand buses outside the restaurants on South Grove would be. If Transport for London will consider the Highgate Society’s plan to move the whole caboodle – this might turn into a golden opportunity to sort the village out. Fortunately, Keith saw immediately the problem and promised to look into the issue further.
It’s the subject of my latest column:
The plan to start parking buses alongside the restaurants in Highgate Village is insane. The bus stands should never have been sited 30 years ago in the middle of the Village on the opposite side of the road from the restaurants anyway – but to propose parking them on the same (south) side as the restaurants … !
You can read the full piece on my website.