Windsor and Maidenhead Active Travel Measures

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The Council has secured £335,000 of funding from the Department for Transport (DfT) for emergency measures to support social distancing and enable more walking and cycling. We will be implementing these changes as soon as possible to assist with a green recovery.

Originally, a bid submission for £761,000 was made, for the implementation of five schemes across the borough. Unfortunately, despite the Council's efforts, this bid was only partly successful, meaning that not all parts of the original scheme can currently be introduced. However, we would still like your feedback on all of these proposals to help inform future opportunities.

The proposed measures being taken forward at this time are designed to reduce the amount of motor traffic using local roads for 'rat-running' or 'cut-throughs' in residential areas and around schools and to provide more pleasant, quieter, safer, less polluted streets for everybody. The safety of our community is of utmost importance and where travelling to and from school or work can be improved and made cleaner and safer, it will be.

The council arrived at the proposals outlined below by reviewing potential schemes with a prioritisation process based on the Rapid Cycle Prioritisation Tool, the Propensity to Cycle Tool (or PCT - both commuting and school layers), the RBWM Cycling Action Plan 2018, and local knowledge derived from discussion with cycling groups and residents’ input. Consideration was also given to highways schemes already in the pipeline to ensure these proposals complement planned council projects.

These proposals are aligned with the Government's approach to emergency active travel during the Covid-19 pandemic and we believe these are the right solutions for the borough. We appreciate they may cause some short-term disruption but believe the long-term benefits outweigh any disadvantages. We want to hear from you to ensure that the schemes implemented work well for your area.

The proposals we want to take forward and gather your feedback on include:

  • Two Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs) in West Windsor – LTNs can include road closures and modal filters at specific junctions amongst other measures. To find out more information and have your say on the proposals, please click here.
  • A borough-wide programme of School Streets – these are timed closures of roads surrounding schools. For further information on School Streets and to have your say on the proposals for schools in Maidenhead, Windsor and Ascot, please click here.
  • A Bus Gate on Shoppenhangers Road - for details on the proposal and to have your say, please click here.

Proposals which will not be taken forward but feedback still encouraged for:

  • 1.2km South-West to North-East Maidenhead segregated cycle route
  • Dedworth Road segregated cycle route

Please click here for more information and to give us your thoughts on these cycle routes. This will help us to prioritise them in the future if alternative funding becomes available.

If you would like to feedback on any one or all of these proposals, please visit the related pages and fill out the relevant survey by midnight on Tuesday 9th February 2021. Please note that these are individual surveys and each require information about yourself to proceed through.

Any scheme implemented will be monitored over a 12-month period and follow up engagement will be conducted to measure the effectiveness.


If you are having any trouble accessing any part of the website or require further assistance, please email us at RBWM@projectcentre.co.uk

The Council has secured £335,000 of funding from the Department for Transport (DfT) for emergency measures to support social distancing and enable more walking and cycling. We will be implementing these changes as soon as possible to assist with a green recovery.

Originally, a bid submission for £761,000 was made, for the implementation of five schemes across the borough. Unfortunately, despite the Council's efforts, this bid was only partly successful, meaning that not all parts of the original scheme can currently be introduced. However, we would still like your feedback on all of these proposals to help inform future opportunities.

The proposed measures being taken forward at this time are designed to reduce the amount of motor traffic using local roads for 'rat-running' or 'cut-throughs' in residential areas and around schools and to provide more pleasant, quieter, safer, less polluted streets for everybody. The safety of our community is of utmost importance and where travelling to and from school or work can be improved and made cleaner and safer, it will be.

The council arrived at the proposals outlined below by reviewing potential schemes with a prioritisation process based on the Rapid Cycle Prioritisation Tool, the Propensity to Cycle Tool (or PCT - both commuting and school layers), the RBWM Cycling Action Plan 2018, and local knowledge derived from discussion with cycling groups and residents’ input. Consideration was also given to highways schemes already in the pipeline to ensure these proposals complement planned council projects.

These proposals are aligned with the Government's approach to emergency active travel during the Covid-19 pandemic and we believe these are the right solutions for the borough. We appreciate they may cause some short-term disruption but believe the long-term benefits outweigh any disadvantages. We want to hear from you to ensure that the schemes implemented work well for your area.

The proposals we want to take forward and gather your feedback on include:

  • Two Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs) in West Windsor – LTNs can include road closures and modal filters at specific junctions amongst other measures. To find out more information and have your say on the proposals, please click here.
  • A borough-wide programme of School Streets – these are timed closures of roads surrounding schools. For further information on School Streets and to have your say on the proposals for schools in Maidenhead, Windsor and Ascot, please click here.
  • A Bus Gate on Shoppenhangers Road - for details on the proposal and to have your say, please click here.

Proposals which will not be taken forward but feedback still encouraged for:

  • 1.2km South-West to North-East Maidenhead segregated cycle route
  • Dedworth Road segregated cycle route

Please click here for more information and to give us your thoughts on these cycle routes. This will help us to prioritise them in the future if alternative funding becomes available.

If you would like to feedback on any one or all of these proposals, please visit the related pages and fill out the relevant survey by midnight on Tuesday 9th February 2021. Please note that these are individual surveys and each require information about yourself to proceed through.

Any scheme implemented will be monitored over a 12-month period and follow up engagement will be conducted to measure the effectiveness.


If you are having any trouble accessing any part of the website or require further assistance, please email us at RBWM@projectcentre.co.uk