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Thames Water - Again!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Janice Merritt yesterday. 7 Replies

What a relief, Thames Water are digging up the roads again, I was missing them!I went to Kingston today and their work, by the entrance to Bushy Park, was a joy to behold and true to form, massive…Continue

Do the trains really need to come off strike?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roger Merriman Jan 2. 4 Replies

Hampton has for the past month returned to somewhere like it used to be, quiet, so much less traffic, no lazy commuters who can’t be bothered to walk to the station, able to park your car, no angry…Continue

Electioneering

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bryan Alderson B.E.M. Dec 15, 2019. 1 Reply

ElectioneeringI don’t know about you but I’m sick and tired of the verbal diarrhoea, the incessant bull shit, the begging pledges, the continuous barrage of meaningless promises and platitudes every…Continue

Pavement Cycling

Started this discussion. Last reply by Janice Merritt Sep 13, 2019. 2 Replies

So far this week we've had 3 near misses, last week it was two.... ever had the feeling your luck maybe running out?The offenders aren't children but teenagers and (supposedly) grown ups?, not only…Continue

 

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Janice Merritt replied to Ian Cook's discussion Thames Water - Again!
"Well no traffic jam this evening although the buses are running (well the 111) along four at a time, so hope they know.  Good it's something we can do without"
yesterday
jen replied to Ian Cook's discussion Thames Water - Again!
"Am reliably informed the roadworks have finished."
yesterday
Alan Wino replied to Ian Cook's discussion Thames Water - Again!
"I note that the yellow box junction at lower/upper Sunbury Road made over £500,000 in fines last year - it must be making a fortune this week."
Wednesday
Janice Merritt replied to Ian Cook's discussion Thames Water - Again!
"I have read tweets, some say 28th Feb to finish and others say 2nd March. Would be nice to know, as we had the upheaval last week, over half term as always, by Bushy Park Gates and now we are back to where they always dig up, down by the river. The…"
Wednesday
Fat Bob replied to Ian Cook's discussion Thames Water - Again!
"Nice of them to obstruct the pavement too......"
Tuesday
Ian Cook replied to Ian Cook's discussion Thames Water - Again!
"I thought I would share Thames Water's sense of humour with you. 2.00 - 4.00pm today one bloke there sitting in his truck! Great traffic queue though."
Tuesday
Ian Cook replied to Ian Cook's discussion Thames Water - Again!
"Further to the above, they've moved from there down near Garrick's Villa, Saturday afternoon at a standstill, it's TW at their best.  3 in orange overalls sitting in a van whilst their traffic lights are all on RED, bit like me!."
Sunday
Ian Cook posted a discussion

Thames Water - Again!

What a relief, Thames Water are digging up the roads again, I was missing them!I went to Kingston today and their work, by the entrance to Bushy Park, was a joy to behold and true to form, massive tail backs from Hampton, Scilly Isles and Kingston and they didn't disappoint, not a workman in sight, only wasted an hour and a half.It's also good to read, they're working in Oldfield Road from the 2nd March and the warnings have been issued by LBRUT forbidding parking there and access into Percy…See More
Feb 21
Ian Cook replied to Janice Merritt's discussion Why does the council allow bilding works
"QUESTION: Are you assuming the left hand knows what its right hand is doing, and if it does, gives a damn?"
Feb 5
Ian Cook replied to Steph B's discussion Illuminated signs on Dexters
"They're just worried incase you don't know they're there, or perhaps, they can't find their way back in the dark! No we don't need illuminated shop signs, look at Waitrose lights and plastic, or as many street…"
Jan 14
Ian Cook replied to Janice Merritt's discussion No Parking signs for the 16th January and the 17th January
"Reply from Gareth. Hello Ian Have checked and yes this is the replacement of the lamps I imagine it’s the change over to the LED style lamp as opposed to the columns themselves Confirmation from officers “There are street lighting…"
Jan 10
Ian Cook replied to Janice Merritt's discussion No Parking signs for the 16th January and the 17th January
"I have asked Gareth why, If I get a reply I'll put it up here. One opposite us says NO PARKING 19th January 8am - 3pm. Nobody at LBRUT Highways seems to know why, but after 40 minutes on the phone to them someone there suggested the lamp posts…"
Jan 9
Roger Merriman replied to Ian Cook's discussion Do the trains really need to come off strike?
"Can't say I noticed any difference as well to parking/traffic levels i'm down around station road."
Jan 2
Janice Merritt replied to Ian Cook's discussion Do the trains really need to come off strike?
"It would appear that the trains are running normally today, well that's what the times on 'life departures' indicate"
Jan 2
Janice Merritt replied to Ian Cook's discussion Do the trains really need to come off strike?
"Well I must admit during the strike I found Hampton no different, Linden Road and Percy Road weren't empty as one would have expected.  As Simon said maybe you don't use the trains.  I was inconvenienced as I had to make a…"
Jan 1
Simon Gibbs replied to Ian Cook's discussion Do the trains really need to come off strike?
"I am guessing you were not trying to use the trains on a regular basis during the strike? Yes, I along with many other found an alternative and added 2 hours a day to my commute, not to mention the extra cost of using buses as well as…"
Jan 1

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At 20:32 on May 15, 2011,
HPN Team
paul johnston
said…
HI Ian. Welcome to HPN - hope you find being a member of our community useful and fun. Paul

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