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messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by Bic Basher November 27, 12:36PM

singalto Wrote:
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> I checked a board by Whateley rd last Friday and
> it said LL would be closed between the 27th and
> 29th from 7am.

That's for that segment of the works along by Whateley Road. Another board had works by Goodrich Road on Monday.

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by Bic Basher November 27, 03:36PM

I went on the P13 which has a completely different diversion route.

From Goose Green up East Dulwich Road, Peckham Rye, Forest Hill Road, Wood Vale, Melford Road to line of route towards Streatham.

Towards New Cross Gate, the bus serves the first bus stop on Underhill Road, then as above.

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by uncleglen November 27, 06:37PM

According to the info boards near Friern Road/LL junction it is going on until the 31 November...(is that akin to the 12th of Never?)

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by wonderwoman November 27, 09:56PM

Yes agree better to walk, this evening traffic was building up from Goose green down to E Dulwich road and Peckham rye,if Iíd known how bad I would have just walked from goose green via Crystal Palace road to get to plough. In the morning getting to Peckham rye st is quicker maybe than East Dulwich or Denmark hill

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by Nigello November 27, 10:07PM

It would be great if the contractors could remove the warning signs rather than dump them over the railings and in Goose Green itself. (Perhaps they will once the whole works have finished)

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by se22cat November 27, 10:41PM

A P13 bus driver told my wife the diversion was ending in 2 days this evening, it seems nobody has a real clue what is going on.

The amount of roadworks that get repeated within ever decreasing periods of time is getting ridiculous on LL in recent years!

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by wonderwoman November 28, 10:06PM

All clear tonight maybe itís finished fingers x. Someone told me rye lane is due to be closed off January!

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by singalto November 28, 10:17PM

Wonder Woman, there is a thread about the Rye Lane work due to take 60 weeks!I think the buses on LL run between 6 pm and 7 am.

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by East of Dulwich November 29, 12:29PM

We've asked TFL Buses about the lack of information about the diversion over Twitter. At first they said that there were notices on the stops, but not they say they're going to investigate.

Please feel free to add your complaint to this thread, here: [twitter.com]

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Mr. East O'Dulwich esq.

www.eastofdulwich.com
@East_of_Dulwich

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by Bic Basher November 29, 04:15PM

There are cones and no parking signs at the Goose Green end of LL in preparation for work, so I don't think today will be the last day of the diversion.

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by sweetgirl November 29, 05:18PM

Update from one of the workers....

The work over this side of the lane has now finished
Work begins from frogley rd to the roundabout from tomorrow night, lasting for two nights.

🙄🙄🙄🙄

I can't see that's the last of it!!!

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by sally buying November 29, 06:23PM

Does that mean LL will be open during the day as works start from tomorrow evening lasting 2 nights?

Are there any buses using LL during the day now

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by IlonaM November 29, 07:07PM

Will buses be running through Lordship Lane on Saturday? I have a visitor hoping to get the 185 from Victoria to Wood Vale stop.

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by Bic Basher November 29, 09:24PM

IlonaM Wrote:
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> Will buses be running through Lordship Lane on
> Saturday? I have a visitor hoping to get the 185
> from Victoria to Wood Vale stop.

They'll still be able to get to the Wood Vale stop as buses have been running along LL between Dulwich Library and Wood Vale.

In any case, it appears the final part of the resurfacing is going to be overnight work, which will allow buses to run along LL during daytime hours instead on Friday and Saturday.

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by IlonaM November 29, 09:45PM

Bic Basher Wrote:
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> IlonaM Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Will buses be running through Lordship Lane on
> > Saturday? I have a visitor hoping to get the
> 185
> > from Victoria to Wood Vale stop.
>
> They'll still be able to get to the Wood Vale stop
> as buses have been running along LL between
> Dulwich Library and Wood Vale.
>
> In any case, it appears the final part of the
> resurfacing is going to be overnight work, which
> will allow buses to run along LL during daytime
> hours instead on Friday and Saturday.


Thanks. That puts my mind at ease!

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by siousxiesue November 29, 09:57PM

East of Dulwich Wrote:
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> We've asked TFL Buses about the lack of
> information about the diversion over Twitter. At
> first they said that there were notices on the
> stops, but not they say they're going to
> investigate.
>
> Please feel free to add your complaint to this
> thread, here:
> [twitter.com]
> 132215808

I'm not on Twitter unfortunately but can someone point out the signs on the bus stops say buses resume after 5pm. This has clearly not been the case the last 2 nights I worked and finished after 8pm!

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by Sue December 02, 09:30AM

Are buses running up Lordship Lane today?

Is the P13 on its usual route again now?

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by dbboy December 02, 12:25PM

Nightmare getting into town yesterday lunchtime with 12 terminating at Lambeth North, changing buses to find out the far side of the bridge by Parliament Sqaure was all closed off to traffic as it's being dug up and no buses running along Whitehall.

Tried to get a 176 from the Strand back to East Dulwich, had to give up and go further into town to pick up a bus to get back into south east London. So much for bus drivers communicating, arghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!

So what was planned to be a quick trip to pick an item up took a heck of a lot longer. Now I know why I hate travelling into central London.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit was december 02, 12:26pm by dbboy.

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by singalto December 02, 01:52PM

dbboy, I got caught out that way a couple of weeks ago. The 12 stopped for no obvious reason a couple of stops past the IWM. We all got on another bus which was on diversion for the reasons you state but we werenít told anything so the bus stopped at St Thomasís, got stuck in traffic on the Embankment and didnít stop again until Piccadilly. It took an hour and 50 minutes to get from the IWM to Trafalgar Square!

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by Bic Basher December 02, 04:37PM

Sue Wrote:
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> Are buses running up Lordship Lane today?
>
> Is the P13 on its usual route again now?

Normal service resumed on Friday.

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by Sue December 02, 06:08PM

Bic Basher Wrote:
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> Sue Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Are buses running up Lordship Lane today?
> >
> > Is the P13 on its usual route again now?
>
> Normal service resumed on Friday.


Thanks, got to where I needed to go!

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by singalto December 03, 02:07PM

I assumed they were resurfacing the whole of LL but I noticed today that the section from the cinema to Woodfalls hasnít been done.

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by Bic Basher December 03, 02:30PM

singalto Wrote:
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> I assumed they were resurfacing the whole of LL
> but I noticed today that the section from the
> cinema to Woodfalls hasnít been done.


Nor between Barry Road and just before Friern Road. There's also a section between Melford Road and Dulwich Common owned by TfL which hasn't been done either.

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by worldwiser December 03, 08:01PM

Singalto.. Yes I saw that. It makes me livid. They resurface in completely illogical, sectioned ways that must be extraordinarily expensive and causes unnecessary inconvenience. Each time having to close down substantial parts of the area, advance prep the site, suspend bays, bring in plant etc. In the last 3 years, one job was Grove Vale, but not including GG which was merely patch repaired but at a separate time. Which itself was separate from ED Rd, itself separate from the Worlingham Rd job. And then there was the quarter million NX Rd entrance fiasco when they just did about 50m of LL and then finally what they did in the last week. The section of LL remaining is in just as bad shape as what was renewed. The cost of restarting the site (as inevitably they will have to soon) will be eye-watering compared to doing the lot in one.

And in all of this they still haven't done a bloody thing to sort out the EDGrove/LL junction which remains incredibly dangerous for pedestrians.

If anyone can explain the council's logic unless it is to get the poorest value for money from our taxes, I'm all ears.

messageRe: No buses running through lordship laneattachment
Posted by KalamityKel December 04, 07:07AM

See attached notification from Southwark Council back in October.
There was no indication the whole of Lordship Lane was going to be resurfaced.

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messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by singalto December 04, 08:59AM

Kalamitikel, I hadnít seen that before. It just seems odd to cause so much disruption and not do the whole thing. The bit of LL from the cinema to Woodfalls is not in great condition. They did that in my road a few years ago: just resurfaced half of it. The next day, a utility company dug part of the new surface up! I couldnít believe my eyes! The second half of the road was redone a few years later!

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by Bic Basher December 04, 01:59PM

I live on part of the resurfaced road and didn't get any letters.

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by nxjen December 04, 02:44PM

EAst Dulwich bingo. But do you live in a proposed CPZ?

messageRe: No buses running through lordship lane
Posted by KalamityKel December 05, 07:08AM

It's interesting those in the sections that were resurfaced didn't get letters. I'm in the bit that didn't have any work done as was notified...

Not quite sure what your reference to any proposed CPZ is all about nxjen mind.

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