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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.

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Brent and Kilburn Times publicises cleaner buses petition: last chance to sign A timely reminder that the petition closes on 4th November, so there is only one week left to sign.

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Brent and HS2 Ltd to discuss location of HS2 tunnel vent shaft with local residents – Thu 8th and Mon 12th Oct

Brent residents living above the route of the new high speed rail line will have an opportunity to speak to experts working on the project at two community events being held in October. QPARA members should note that while QPARA is firmly against the siting of the ventshaft and transformer on the Queen’s Park station car […]

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Sign our petition for cleaner, greener buses, to help tackle air pollution in Queen’s Park QPARA is working with the three other residents’ associations of Queen’s Park Ward on a campaign to secure more low emission hybrid buses on the bus routes along Chamberlayne Road to help tackle dangerous levels of air pollution that are damaging our health.   Transport for London currently operates 13,800 bus services weekly […]

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Sign the petition for cleaner, greener buses along Chamberlayne Road at the QPARA tent tomorrow!

Sign the petition for cleaner, greener buses along Chamberlayne Road at the QPARA tent tomorrow! We had a presentation on Air Quality from Client Earth at the QPARA meeting on Thursday. The Mayor of London’s Breathe Better Together web page summarises information on how air quality affects us and what we can do to better […]

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Queen’s Park station car park plans: HS2 vent or housing?

QPARA is continuing to monitor HS2’s plan to build an enormous ventilation shaft structure in the car park in coming years to sit above their tunnels on the new line between London and Birmingham. We have made a submission (called a ‘petition’) to the HS2 Select Committee opposing these plans and suggesting that such an industrial type structure […]

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Road Safety / 20mph zones

Brent Council workers and contractors are racing to complete the final stages of traffic ‘calming’ on Salusbury Road by the end of March. Speed platforms and lighted 20mph speed signs are being installed. A major 20mph zone was introduced in 2013 between Salusbury and Chamberlayne roads. QPARA had pressed for this over the years and also for Salusbury […]

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