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Make Epping Forests Roads safer for use

Review and address the road safety issues for Horse Riders, pedestrians and cyclists in and around the Epping Forest area of Epping Forest district. 

For many years repeated requests have been made for a crossing at Honey Lane to no avail and recently there has been a double fatal Horse accident plus cycling accidents in the near vacinity.

There have been recent traffic schemes such as Red lines delivered and expired at significant cost upond private land owners request and we the undersigned wish to petition the council to stop focusing on private requests and look towards making the roads safer to use in and around the forest rather than support income generation schemes like car parking charges.


We need an overall assesment and delivery of suitable traffic schemes that enable safe use of the roads around the forest.

Not Specified
Thursday, 3 February 2022
Tuesday, 31 May 2022
Epping Forest Forum
This petition currently has 112 signatures in total.
Petition Signatories
112 electronic signatures
 Page 5 of 12, items 41 to 50 of 112.
Lester Hatch
Joanne Hill
Janet Holdway
Caroline House
David Hulme
Peter Hurwood
Adrian Hutchins
Beverley James
Jess James
Jennifer Johns
This petition has been reviewed and the following response has been offered:
 Page 1 of 13, items 1 to 10 of 121.
20/10/2022 16:21 Jasmine Carswell  Response Awaiting Approval
01/06/2022 14:06 Jasmine Carswell  Response Awaiting Approval
01/06/2022 00:19(System Event)Petition Closed (responder emailed requesting response)Response Pending
08/04/2022 09:03Unregistered UserPetition Signed: Lucienne MahoneyPetition Active
01/04/2022 23:19Unregistered UserPetition Signed: Janet HoldwayPetition Active
01/04/2022 07:20Unregistered UserPetition Signed: Carol GibbsPetition Active
31/03/2022 17:17Unregistered UserPetition Signed: Kaori NishimuraPetition Active
31/03/2022 14:00Unregistered UserPetition Signed: Susan CoughlanPetition Active
31/03/2022 13:29Unregistered UserPetition Signed: Paula WadePetition Active
31/03/2022 12:37Unregistered UserPetition Signed: Peter HurwoodPetition Active
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