Category Archives: Transport

CAPS – Combatting Air Pollution on Salusbury Road – project update

The CAPS project has moved forward rapidly since our first posting. Brent has confirmed that they can let us use their big mobile monitoring machine either in July/August or later if we need time to agree a suitable site close to Salusbury Road. This machine measures NOX and particulate pollution from diesel by time of day. We […]

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Read QPARA’s response to Brent’s Parking Consultation

QPARA responded to Brent’s recent consultation on on-street parking and charges following a discussion between members at our May meeting. You can  read the letter we sent to Brent here: Parking consultation QPARA response May 2016

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Have your say about parking in CPZs. Register by 2pm tomorrow, Friday 22nd April, to join Brent focus group. First come, first served.

We have been asked to widely circulate this invitation: From: “Olatunde, Bola”<Bola.Olatunde@brent.gov.uk> Date: 21 Apr 2016 12:44 Subject: Parking consultation – invitation to join a focus group Dear Panel Member Brent Parking Services recently launched an online consultation about proposed changes to parking charges and the management of on-street parking in Controlled Parking Zones (CPZs) […]

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Please complete to Brent’s questionnaire on parking in CPZs

Brent Council is consulting residents, schools, and businesses about proposals to change how they manage on-street parking in Controlled Parking Zones (CPZ) across the borough. The Association will be responding following our May monthly meeting. Meanwhile please complete the questionnaire, so that Brent’s policy is informed by as wider cross section of views as possible. The questionnaire is now […]

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Queen’s Park ticket office to close?

London Underground has proposed closing the ticket office at Queen’s Park station. There was widespread community concern and QPARA objected. We understand that London Underground will install better ticket machines in December and will then monitor the number of ticket office transactions to see if they justify keeping the office open. Here’s hoping! After the successful introduction of the […]

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Select Committee supports move of proposed vent shaft from Queen’s Park station site

Further to our post last month, QPARA appears before parliamentary Select Committee, the HS2 Select Committee has now reported and has supported the move of the ventshaft and auto-transformer to the Canterbury Works site in South Kilburn. The HS2 Bill is now going through the normal stages in the House of Commons, after which it will […]

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QPARA appears before parliamentary Select Committee

QPARA representatives, Robin Sharp and Kevin Barrett, appeared before the  HS2 Select Committee on 26 January. We were ‘petitioners’ against HS2’s plan to build a large ventilation shaft and transformer unit on the Keniston Press and car park site by Queen’s Park station. Although HS2’s most recent plan is to switch this to the Canterbury Works site on Canterbury Road, […]

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QPARA helps see off immediate rise in visitor parking charges

Before Christmas the Brent Council Cabinet approved plans to increase visitor parking charges in resident parking zones (CPZs) by 200%. The intention was to make the necessary traffic orders in the New Year. QPARA got hold of the Cabinet paper and asked for discussions with Cllr Ellie Southwood, who is the lead for the Environment […]

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Water main renewal will lead to six months’ traffic disruption to Chamberlayne Road

  Here are the details from Brent Council’s website. Use this link to find updates on Road works, closures and diversions.    18/1/16 – 12/2/16 – Chamberlayne Road will be closed between the junction of Kilburn Lane and Banister Road, large scale diversions including HGVs will be in place and buses will be rerouted to suitable routes. […]

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QPARA objects to closure of Queen’s Park station ticket office. Consultation closes 27 January.

  Ticket offices at eight out of the nine Overground stations in Brent are being earmarked for closure. Please have your say by responding to the consultation. The deadline is 27 January. http://www.londontravelwatch.org.uk/news/view?id=571&x%5B0%5D=news%2Flist

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