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Dukes Head Passage - Save our Shared Path

Started this discussion. Last reply by Matt D Feb 17. 19 Replies

Our petition now is flying past 300 supporters since launch only last week! Many have commented about the safety risks now posed to cyclists, especially school children, who are seen diverting around…Continue

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Matt D replied to richard barrett's discussion Dukes Head Passage - Save our Shared Path
"Got the following update on the Dukes Head Passage petition from Change.org. Sounds very promising and Royal Parks should be commended for trying for a solution. Anyone closer to this with further info? --- Feb 15, 2017 — With your great…"
Feb 17
jen replied to richard barrett's discussion Dukes Head Passage - Save our Shared Path
"Hahaha indeed...!! Keep smiling."
Jan 27
Deb replied to richard barrett's discussion Dukes Head Passage - Save our Shared Path
"lol - so many things to be angry about!  Stop the madness :-) "
Jan 27
jen replied to richard barrett's discussion Dukes Head Passage - Save our Shared Path
"That's a smashing idea Deb. I mean I found two full dirty nappies in dukes head once.. therefore definitely should not allow any babies in the park either"
Jan 27
Deb replied to richard barrett's discussion Dukes Head Passage - Save our Shared Path
"Agree Jen, using that logic Ive also seen a lot of anti-social behaviour in the parks (no dogs and bikes involved), so why don't we just close the parks and build houses on the land.  When did we start becoming so intolerant?"
Jan 27
jen replied to richard barrett's discussion Dukes Head Passage - Save our Shared Path
"It is a legal requirement of dog ownership that dogs are given a suitable chance to exercise off lead every day. So let's not go down this route please or all the responsible dog owners will then be in breach of the law. "
Jan 18
David Green replied to richard barrett's discussion Dukes Head Passage - Save our Shared Path
"R&T Times - 'Dogs are one of the leading causes of deer casualties in Richmond Park and Bushy Park, both by fatally injuring them and by giving chase and forcing deer into the path of oncoming cars.'. Using the same principle as they…"
Jan 12
richard barrett replied to richard barrett's discussion Dukes Head Passage - Save our Shared Path
"The petition currently has over one thousand and three hundred supporters, and we have had widespread and positive coverage across the local and London media. The Royal Parks management don't feel obliged to listen listen views of our local…"
Dec 22, 2016
richard barrett replied to richard barrett's discussion Dukes Head Passage - Save our Shared Path
"Matt - fully agree - you hit the nail on the head - and all that we are asking is for a proportionate, sensible solution which can be signs which remind all users to show car and respect - just have as they have mostly done for half a century on…"
Nov 6, 2016
Matt D replied to richard barrett's discussion Dukes Head Passage - Save our Shared Path
"It's not short: it's 500m. My children are physically incapable of pushing their bikes this distance. This closes the park to us for family cycling as the idea of having them on the narrow path alongside the A308 to get to a south gate is…"
Nov 6, 2016
Alan Wino replied to richard barrett's discussion Dukes Head Passage - Save our Shared Path
"I still don't understand why cyclists can't push their bikes along a short footpath. To say that you have to detour around the A308 is frankly disingenuous."
Nov 6, 2016

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paul johnston replied to richard barrett's discussion Dukes Head Passage - Save our Shared Path
"It seems to include a picture of the A308 that is not the A308 but the High Street, but there you go. At least there was some helpful coverage."
Nov 6, 2016
Samantha Gore replied to richard barrett's discussion Dukes Head Passage - Save our Shared Path
"is there room for a white line up the middle and cyclists keep to one side while walkers use the other, passing cyclists must give way to pedestrians or loose access altogether?"
Nov 5, 2016
Matt D replied to richard barrett's discussion Dukes Head Passage - Save our Shared Path
"Interesting write-up in the Evening Standard: Cyclists demand Bushy Park route ban to be lifted 'because it diverts them towards accident blackspot' Wonder if ES owner (and Hampton Court Park resident) Evgeny Lebedev has taken an…"
Nov 5, 2016
richard barrett replied to richard barrett's discussion Dukes Head Passage - Save our Shared Path
"Niki - thanks and agree - the change.org petition is heading fast towards 1000 supporters in just two weeks which underline the local community feeling on this issue - many comments on the petition echo your views - all we are ask for is sensible…"
Nov 2, 2016
Niki Lawrence replied to richard barrett's discussion Dukes Head Passage - Save our Shared Path
"This is so stupid and thoughtless. What was there reasoning for stopping bike riding and dogs walking free in this lane. I heard that police were stopping people at the end of the passage where it enters Bushy Park - have our police got nothing…"
Nov 2, 2016

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