Camden to hold inquiry before decision on Torrington-Tavistock road layout

Cyclists and motor vehicles at junction.

Camden Council is to hold a public inquiry ahead of any decision on the future of the experimental Torrington Place and Tavistock Place road layout which prioritises walking and cycling. The new traffic system along the east-west route linking Fitzrovia, Bloomsbury and Kings Cross was implemented in 2015 to address concerns about motor traffic volume and road …

Months of utility works will close sections of road from Torrington Place to Tavistock Place

Road closed and diversion signs.

An operation to lay power cables for a new hospital in Fitzrovia will cause months of disruption this winter from Torrington Place to Tavistock Place with cycle and motor traffic diversions. A trench is currently being dug along Torrington Place, and will continue along Byng Place, Gordon Square, Tavistock Square, and Tavistock Place until February next year, to …

Camden to trial new traffic system along Torrington Place and Tavistock Place

Mix of different forms of traffic mix at junction.

Camden Council is to experiment with a new traffic system along the east-west cycle route linking Fitzrovia, Bloomsbury and Kings Cross to address concerns about motor traffic volume and road safety, before starting work on its major West End Project. Councillor Phil Jones, cabinet member for transport, is due to sign off a decision this Wednesday that will allow …

Camden to decide on West End Project plans

Taxis and delivery vehicles on Tottenham Court Road.

Camden Council's cabinet will be asked to make a decision on the public realm and traffic changes for the Tottenham Court Road area at a town hall meeting next Wednesday. Camden's officers are recommending that the proposals laid out last year for what they call Camden's West End Project be approved subject to some changes as …

Camden’s West End Project consultation

Road and construction site.

Camden Council are currently consulting on plans for the Tottenham Court Road and Gower Street area. Known as Camden's West End Project the public consultation will continue until Friday 1 August 2014. The proposals are the biggest single project undertaken by Camden and have been ten years in the making. The scheme will cost £32m and work …

Whitbread submits plans for 179 bedroom hotel at Torrington Place

By News Reporters Whitbread plc is seeking planning consent to convert the Grade II* listed Brook House in Torrington Place to a 179 bedroom business and leisure hotel. The office block which is on the corner of Tottenham Court Road is part of the building containing Heals and Habitat the furnishings stores.  Planning and listed …