Have your say on Ham Parade improvements
5 June 2023
We have published a proposed scheme to improve Ham Parade and residents are invited to have their say on the plans.
The scheme is designed to improve the trading environment for Ham Parade businesses and the Saturday market, by enhancing the area alongside improved access for pedestrians and cyclists. While we have identified the area for works, the scheme progressed as a result of the Council’s 2021 Future of the High Streets Community Conversation, where residents reinforced it as a local priority. Cllr Phil Giesler, the Council’s Lead Member for Business and Growth, said:
"The Community Conversation gave us insightful, creative and valuable feedback and ideas. Because of those events and the residents of Ham, Petersham and Richmond Riverside Ward who came along and got involved, we have been able to fast-track this scheme as part of our public realm improvement programme."
Residents are being asked to comment on two design options, both of which will refurbish the east side of Ham Parade, addressing the quality of the pedestrian environment, including narrow pavements, accessibility for wheelchair users, seating and support for those travelling to the area on foot, bus or bicycle.
We have carried out analysis of parking usage in the area to ensure proposed changes to parking capacity meet the demand on the area.
Up to: June 2023
Updated: 5 June 2023