Residents in Upper Leytonstone have voted by a huge majority against a controlled parking zone according to a newsletter delivered by Leytonstone Labour Councillors today.
Only one road, Corbicum, voted in favour, and that was by a margin of 4 to 3 votes. The Council will decide today (Tuesday 23 October) if Corbicum will have a controlled parking zone. Signs and yellow lines will be removed in other roads according to the newsletter.
Of the 16 roads voting (Ripley Mews was included but nobody voted), seven had nobody at all in favour of the controlled parking zone.
Six roads had a turnout of 50% or more with Wadley Road achieving 70%.
The overall result was:
The full breakdown was:
Upper Leytonstone Street Party
A group of local residsents are holding a meeting on Wednesday 18 April to discuss holding a street party on 4 June.
Date: Wednesday 18 April 2012
St Andrews Church
St Andrews Road
Facebook: Upper-Leytonstone StreetParty
Leytonstone parking drop-in sessions next week
Find out about plans for parking during the Olympic and Paralympic Games at drop-in sessions next week organised by London 2012 with TfL and the Council.
Tuesday 13 March 2012
41 West Street
Leytonstone E11 4LJ
4pm – 8pm
Wednesday 14 March 2012
6 Church Lane
Leytonstone E11 1HG
4pm – 8pm
It is understood that new parking zones will be introduced during the Olympics with free permits for residents. However, some residents in Upper Leytonstone are known to be concerned that the Council may try to extend these zones after the Olympics, following attempts a few years ago to extend parking zones across the Upper Leytonstone area. If you have a view, do try to attend one of the these meetings!