What about emergency vehicles?

    The Council works closely with emergency services and they will continue to have access to all the properties in the area. 

    What is a rat-run?

    A rat-run is a typically residential street used as a cut-through used by motorists who want to avoid traffic on main roads.

    What is a raised table?

    Raised tables force vehicles turning into or out of residential streets to slow down at a point where pedestrians may be crossing. A level crossing point is created for pedestrians, improving accessibility.

    What is a school street?

    A school street is when the roads around a school are temporarily closed to vehicles on school days during set times to ensure the safety of school children as well as restrict their exposure to increased air pollution during the school run.

    What does public realm improvement mean?

    Improving the public realm might involve a general improvement to the streetscape through greening, tree planting and the creation of new public spaces such as pocket parks and school streets.

    How can I find more information about the works?

    For more information about this consultation, email us at towerhamlets.consultation@projectcentre.co.uk or phone us on 02030920401.