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Campaigners to protest against Archway gyratory plans on Saturday

PUBLISHED: 12:44 04 February 2016 | UPDATED: 12:44 04 February 2016

Site scene of Archway Junction ahead of plans to introduce more cycle lanes

Site scene of Archway Junction ahead of plans to introduce more cycle lanes

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Protesters will gather outside the Charlotte Despard pub this weekend to demonstrate against TfL’s plans to transform the Archway gyratory.

An artist impression of the new plans for ArchwayAn artist impression of the new plans for Archway

The protest in Archway Road will take place at 9.30am on Saturday February 6, six days after work began on the controversial removal of the one-way system.

TfL says the scheme – which includes making the one-way road two-way and turning the area into a more pedestrian and cycle-friendly zone – will make the area more attractive.

But campaigners have objected to parts of the plans, in particular the relocation of bus stands to Archway Road – where 50 buses an hour would make U-turns – and the banning of the right-turn from St John’s Way to Highgate Hill and Archway Road.

Over 1,000 people have now signed petitions against the plans.


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