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Summary

  • Half of respondents who disagree with closing Francis Avenue at this junction feel it is unnecessary (51%), whilst just over a fifth are against the closure as it will make them drive another route on journeys through the area (22%)
  • Those who disagree for ‘other’ reasons feel that the remaining junction will be too difficult to turn out of, especially as it is a sharp angle (7%) or feel that the junctions should be made into one way turns (6%)
  • Only one resident of Francis Avenue disagrees with closing the junction – this is due to the relocation of parking

Why do you disagree with closing Francis Avenue at this junction?

Base: Respondents who disagree – total sample (102)

This chart shows why respondents disagree with closing Francis Avenue at this junction:
51% of total respondents feel it is unnecessary
22% feel it will make them drive another route on journeys through the area
15% feel this will cause issues elsewhere, such as congestion
13% feel this will make it inconvenient to drive to/from their house
10% do not like the relocation of parking
39% disagree for other reasons

This table shows other reasons respondents agree but with some changes with closing Francis Avenue at this junction:
7% feel it will make it harder to turn out of the remaining junction as the angle is too sharp
6% think one-way turns should be created at the junctions instead
4% think Francis Avenue should be made one-way instead
2% think that the other exit should be closed if it is necessary to close one
2% feel this does not solve real issues in this area, such as school traffic or parked cars
8% disagree for other reasons

wdt_ID Responses for 'other' Percentage (%)
1 Will make it harder to turn out of the remaining junction (angle is too sharp) 7
2 Create one way turns at the junctions instead 6
3 Make Francis Avenue one-way instead 4
4 Close the other exit if necessary to close one 2
5 Does not solve real issues in this area (e.g. school traffic, parked cars) 2
6 Other 8