Introduced by the Liberal Democrats 20 years ago, the Chessington Park and Ride Scheme has been axed by the Conservative Administration.
Providing a service between Chessington World of Adventures and Kingston town centre, the Christmas scheme has been cut without any consultation with residents or options to improve the scheme.Read more
According to the Mayor of London, every Londoner should live within 400m of a bus stop with a good bus service. Many residents in Surbiton and Chessington not only live over 400m from a bus stop, but the service is very poor. The K4 bus only runs every half an hour with no service on Sunday!Read more
Local councillor Tricia Bamford has slammed a change in the timetable for the 71 bus route, which is under the Mayor’s control.
Cllr Bamford spotted the change when travelling to work on Tuesday of this week and was able to take photographs of the new and old timetables as they were being taken down.Read more
On Wednesday 9 March, TfL representatives attended a meeting of the South of Borough Neighbourhood Committe to discuss plans for the Malden Rushett Junction.
This was in direct response to two objectives in the community plan. Through the plan, local residents had asked specifically for the junction be made safer and less congested and also for TfL engagement with residents to improve.Read more
Cllr Tricia Bamford of Chessington South ward has met with Caroline Pidgeon, the Vice Chair of the London Assembly’s Transport Group to discuss problems affecting the A243 Hook Road - Leatherhead Road.
At the request of South of the Borough Liberal Democrat councillors, Cllr Bamford invited Caroline Pidgeon to look at issues on the A243. Tackling issues affecting this busy road are also a key component of the South of the Borough Neighbourhood Community Plan.Read more
Amy Woodgate House, a Council-run care home for dementia has received an award recognising it as the best facility in the country. The purpose-built residential and day care centre was a Liberal Democrat Administration initiative which opened in April 2009, providing support services in the heart of Chessington.Read more