Pollards Hill Estate

MQT on 2002-11-20
Session date: 
November 20, 2002
Question By: 
Elizabeth Howlett
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


Does TfL plan to introduce any more bus routes to serve the Pollards Hill Estate in Mitcham. The residents of Pollards Hill suffer from access problems and are cut off from many local services, including health services like St George's Hospital, due to the lack of public transport which serves the area.



Answer for Pollards Hill Estate

Answer for Pollards Hill Estate

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Pollards Hill is served by three bus routes: 60, 152 and 255 and there are no plans to introduce further routes to the area. Pollards Hill has a variety of direct links including to Thornton Heath Pond, Norbury, Croydon, Streatham, Mitcham and Clapham Common. Where direct links cannot be provided London Buses aims to provide reliable services with good interchange facilities. Further journeys from Pollards Hill are available by interchange, for example between routes 152 and 280 at Mitcham to reach St Georges Hospital. Each of them runs seven days per week from early in the morning to late at night and London Buses are considering increasing the frequency on routes 60 and 255 in 2003. .