Impact of the cruel road closures on the lives of Islington residents
[This page is a beta release and is still in development - somes names are changed to preserve identity. Over the weeks this page will be enriched with more experiences]
Specialist Nurse, Newington Green
"I have 12 years' experience, as an infection control nurse, exactly what London needs right now In a pandemic. My specialist skills are rare, but Islington council's whims seem more important than the lives of me and my children.
Resident of Wharf Road
"I have a Motability car and recently moved into a flat adapted for the disabled. I thought that this would be a new start to a better quality of life.That flat is is Wharf Road"
The introduction of Canonbury West LTN has resulted with me needing to drive either through the already congested Hackney main roads or via Highbury Corner just to get home - an additional 2 miles and 20-30 minutes
Resident of Northchurch Road
"with the new People Friendly Streets and road closures we are now at the point of social isolation"
Resident of Canonbury
Suffers from arthritis resulting in pain and instability. Reliance on taxi’s for trips has become increasingly stressful due to the unknown timings and expenses caused by the road closures. Social trips are becoming impossible. “no consideration of actual experiences”
Argos / Delivery Driver
"all us delivery drivers are complaining. We can't get close enough to deliver the big heavy items."