Dr Johnson Avenue – the background

By: Jonathan Bartley

The trial closure of Dr Johnson Avenue has generated huge local feeling since Heart Streatham's April landed on people’s doorsteps carrying the news of the proposal.   

We must wait until the first week of June to hear if it will go ahead and so discover whether the apocalyptic predictions about increases in local traffic are correct.  But one thing is certain now.  Whatever the decision, it will be open to challenge because of yet another failure to consult local people.