School Street Road closures

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We're introducing a new programme called School streets. The aim of this initiative is to improve the safety and air quality around a school and discourage driving.

How it works

Restrictions are put in place in the road immediately outside a school at the beginning and end of a school day. Pedestrians and cyclists are still allowed to access the road during these hours.

What’s next

We will be working closely with Southwark schools that actively campaign on improving road safety and air quality, while also reporting road safety concerns in their school area. We will be assessing schools based on criteria that consider their location and whether they are on a low or medium traffic route.

If you are interested in your school taking part in the Southwark School streets programme please email to make your request.

Page last updated: 05 August 2019