Angel junction

MQT on 2003-11-19
Session date: 
November 19, 2003
Question By: 
Meg Hillier
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


What plans do TfL have for making it safer for people to cross at Angel junction? I recently carried out a snapshot survey and found that the average waiting time to cross was 74 seconds so long that a lot of people cross unsafely. Given that the Department of Transport advises a maximum time waiting time of 1 minute will you re-look at this crossing? (written)



Answer for Angel junction

Answer for Angel junction

Answered By: 
The Mayor

TfL is committed to improving the availability, safety and convenience of pedestrian crossing facilities generally and in recent years a number of new pedestrian facilities have been provided in the area around the Angel. TfL are already working with the London Borough of Islington on a comprehensive study of traffic conditions in the Angel Town Centre, including options to improve this key pedestrian facility. In terms of priority, the crossing at the Angel tube station does not have a poor accident record compared to other similar sites, although pedestrian waiting times, at some times of the day, can be high. .