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More than 80 percent would like designated cycle lanes in Ilford town centre.

PUBLISHED: 13:00 21 July 2017 | UPDATED: 13:00 21 July 2017

Poll results. Picture Ellena Cruse

Poll results. Picture Ellena Cruse

Ellena Cruse

With the Elizabeth line and high street regeneration it is an exciting time for those living and working in Ilford.

The majority of residents have reacted positively to revamp proposals for the town centre which include mood lighting, plant walls and fountains, but some groups have raised concerns over so called “shared space”.

At a meeting between disability groups and Redbridge Council, images of the revitalised Ilford town centre were previewed.

Opinions were aired about whether shared spaces planned for the High Road would be accessible for people with additional needs.

The council plans would allow cyclist to travel in between pedestrians, rather than have their own designated cycle lane.

The Recorder ran a poll to see which option residents would prefer

A staggering 86 percent were in favour of cycle lanes.

13 percent were in favour of shared spaces and 1 percent did not have a strong opinion on it either way.

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