Junction of Stratford High Street and Warton Road

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-09-16
Session date: 
September 16, 2015
Reference: 
2015/2653
Question By: 
Darren Johnson
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

The junction of Stratford High Street and Warton Road was recently labelled the "worst area" for cyclists in the UK. Eight cyclists were injured here last year and two cyclists lost their lives nearby. Is this junction one of the 'over 50' junctions that TfL informed me in private correspondence will be upgraded as part of the Cycle Superhighway programme within the next year? If not, why not?

Answer

Answer for Junction of Stratford High Street and Warton Road

Answer for Junction of Stratford High Street and Warton Road

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The junction of Stratford High Street and Warton Road underwent a major overhaul when the segregated extension of Cycle Superhighway 2 (CS2) between Bow and Stratford was completed in 2013. 

There were eight recorded collisions near the junction involving cyclists in 2014. All resulted in slight injury and none were serious or fatal collisions. TfL made further improvements to the junction in early 2015, and while it is not one of the 'over 50' junctions referenced above, TfL and the London Borough of Newham are continuing to work collaboratively to keep this junction under review, monitor the recent changes, and consider further improvements if necessary.