Henson - improving safety and calming traffic


Council has developed a draft Local Area Traffic Management Plan to address key concerns about traffic, pedestrian and cycling in the Henson area. The boundary of this area is Addison Road, Enmore Road/Victoria Road, Sydenham Road and Livingstone Road.

How was the draft plan prepared?

The plan has been developed using information from:

  • a survey distributed to 2165 households and businesses in 2012
  • ongoing correspondence from the community about issues in the Henson area
  • a review of traffic volumes, vehicle speeds, heavy vehicle use and crash statistics in the local area.

What’s in the draft plan?

The plan includes options

Council has developed a draft Local Area Traffic Management Plan to address key concerns about traffic, pedestrian and cycling in the Henson area. The boundary of this area is Addison Road, Enmore Road/Victoria Road, Sydenham Road and Livingstone Road.

How was the draft plan prepared?

The plan has been developed using information from:

  • a survey distributed to 2165 households and businesses in 2012
  • ongoing correspondence from the community about issues in the Henson area
  • a review of traffic volumes, vehicle speeds, heavy vehicle use and crash statistics in the local area.

What’s in the draft plan?

The plan includes options of traffic management treatments and changes in the following streets:

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Have your say

You are invited to provide feedback on the draft plan by completing the form below. The last day to provide feedback is Wednesday 14 December 2016.

What happens next?

Council will consider all feedback when deciding whether to adopt the draft plan without changes, with changes or not to adopt it. The treatments are expected to be built within 2 – 5 years, subject to the feedback received through this engagement, prioritisation of options and budget allocation.

Other plans in the Henson area

A draft for managing parking in the Stanmore precinct, which includes the Henson area, is expected to go on public exhibition in December. Council is also developing a draft concept plan for improving cycling along Addison Road which is expected to go on public exhibition in early 2017.

Members of the community will be invited to provide feedback on both plans during the exhibition periods.

Queries

If you have any queries about the draft plan please contact Council's Traffic Management Planner, Felix Liu, on 9392 5463 or email.