Locations of Historic Modal Filters & Road Blocks

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Dear Waltham Forest Borough Council,

We would like to request the locations and any data held on road blocks and modal filters installed by the Council.
We are requesting the geographical locations of these blocks and modal filters installed between 1970 and 2015, as well as the dates they were installed, the type of filter and the materials used (if this information is available)

The data we require is:

1. Location
2. Date implemented (year or year/month)
3. Type of block or filter: allows pedestrians only, pedestrians & cyclists (modal filter), buses (bus gate), emergency services only (fire gate)
4. Information on materials if available (concrete, brick, planters etc.)

We are asking a number of Local Authorities for this information, and would like to make comparisons between authorities, so we may ask for clarification of some aspects and/or data points as part of our data cleaning process.

Thank you for your time, and we look forward to hearing from you

Yours faithfully,

Anzir Boodoo

Information Officer | Waltham Forest Council, Waltham Forest Borough Council

Re: "FOI request - Locations of Historic Modal Filters & Road Blocks"
Reference: FOI331785075
Date of request: 2021-05-04 18:00:51

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Re: FOI Response FOI331785075 "FOI request - Locations of Historic Modal
Filters & Road Blocks".

Dear Anzir Boodoo ,

I am writing to confirm that the Council has now completed its search for
the information which you requested on 4th May 2021 about FOI request -
Locations of Historic Modal Filters & Road Blocks.

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We would like to request the locations and any data held on road blocks
and modal filters installed by the Council.

We are requesting the geographical locations of these blocks and modal
filters installed between 1970 and 2015, as well as the dates they were
installed, the type of filter and the materials used (if this information
is available)

 

The data we require is:

 

1. Location

2. Date implemented (year or year/month)

 

We are asking a number of Local Authorities for this information, and
would like to make comparisons between authorities, so we may ask for
clarification of some aspects and/or data points as part of our data
cleaning process.

 

Please find below a list of locations of traffic restrictions that may be
considered a modal filter with installation dates:

Location Date
Manor Road junction with Grange Park Road (E10) 1978
Mornington Road Junction with Harvey Road (E11) 1979
Barclay Road junction with Mornington Road (E11) 1979
Bushwood next to junction with Stanmore Road (E11) 1981
Hampton Road junction with York Road (E4) 1982
Westward Road Junction with York Road (E4) 1982
Sinclair Road Junction with York Road (E4) 1982
Mission Grove junction with Buxton Road (E17) 1984
Between 58 and 60 Macdonald Road (E17) 1989
Raglan Road Junction with Lea Bridge Road (E17) 1989
Brookscroft Road junction with Sturge Avenue and 
Kitchener Road (E17) 1990
Gosport Road junction wih Hove Avenue (E17 ) 1992
Nelson Road junction with Selwyn Avenue (E4) 1995
Church Lane Junction with Harrington Road (E11) 1999
York Road Junction with Soper Close (E4 ) 2008
240 Westward Road (E4) 2009
Cleveland Park Avenue E17 2013
West End Avenue E10 2014
Copeland Road E17 2015
East Avenue E17 2015
West Avenue E17 2015
Grosvenor Rise East E17 2015
Grove Road E17 2015
Shernall Street E17 2015
Eden Road E17 south of Grosvenor Rise E 2015
Eden Road E17 northmost end 2015
Orford Road E17 2015

3. Type of block or filter: allows pedestrians only, pedestrians &
cyclists (modal filter), buses (bus gate), emergency services only (fire
gate)

 

This information is not held in an accessible format and would exceed the
appropriate limit specified in the Freedom of Information and Data
Protection (Appropriate Limit of Fees) Regulations 2004. Under section 12
of FOIA, the Council is not obliged to comply with your request.

 

4. Information on materials if available (concrete, brick, planters etc.)

 

The Council does not hold this information.

 

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your
request and wish to request a review of our decision, you should contact
us via e-mail at:[1][email address] or by post:

The London Borough of Waltham Forest
The Information Officer
Town Hall
Forest Road
London
E17 4JA

Please remember to quote the reference number FOI331785075 in any future
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Kind regards,
The Information Officer

Kind regards,

The Information Officer
The London Borough of Waltham Forest
Town Hall
Forest Road
London
E17 4JF
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