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Second phase of the £2.25m Wealdstone improvements will start next week

Following successful changes to George Gange Way this spring, Wealdstone town centre continues onto its second phase of improvement works.

This phase will run from next week (Monday 28 June) and will continue for approx 10 weeks.

Wealdstone mural

The southern end of the high street by Harrow & Wealdstone station, The Bridge / Ellen Webb Drive / Masons Avenue junction, will be re-designed, to create an attractive public space and gateway into the town from the station.

The planned improvements take into account local residents’ feedback on the space surrounding the station.

Harrow & Wealdstone Station

The design features a new road layout, along with re-positioning of taxi-ranks and new cycle facilities, to increase the size and enhance the function of the station forecourt area.

Public realm improvements at the station, introduce green space, trees, lighting and seating, creating a pedestrian-friendly area to pause and meet people.

Harrow & Wealdstone station will be accessible while phase two works are carried out. Temporary diversion routes for pedestrians, clearly signposted, will be in place throughout the works programme as needed.

Wealdstone

There are no planned changes to local bus routes.

Councillor Varsha Parmar, Portfolio Holder for Environment, said: “Upgrading the public space around the station creates a greener, open and more pleasant environment for Wealdstone residents and visitors to travel to or from.”

The overall programme of improvements to transform Wealdstone, will take approximately 12 months to complete and will be carried out over several phases.

Wealdstone

For further information on Wealdstone Town Centre Improvements visit http://bit.ly/WealdstoneImprovements