Connected Croydon

THEME: Transport

AREA: Croydon

Wellesly Road crossing improvements. Public realm.

Delivery Body: Croydon Council

Theme: Transport

Coast to Capital LGF Allocation: £2.19m

Match Funding Contribution: £2.30m

Project Status: Complete


Summary of Project

The Connected Croydon programme sets to transform the town centre by creating a more attractive environment in which to walk, live, work, socialise and do business. Improvements have been made to Wellesly Road that include landscaping, de-cluttering, new street furniture, cycle parking and trees planted as well as upgrades to pedestrian crossings, footpaths, cycle ways and roads.

The Local Growth Funds have contributed to construction on this project.


Key Outputs

  • 10,839sqm public realm improved
  • 4 apprentices
  • 0.429km of new roads / cycle ways
  • 128 Temporary construction jobs
  • 2,192sqm of footpaths
  • 6,406sqm carriageway
  • 2,241sqm of landscaping
  • 72 trees planted
  • 84 items of redundant street furniture and lighting removed
  • 8 cycle parking spaces created
  • 15 public seating created
  • 4 new / improved pedestrian crossing

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