Newcastle Cycling Campaign

Gosforth High Street bollards to be removed but replacement plan branded ‘extremely dangerous’

Chronicle – 7 March 2023 (Daniel Holland) Council bosses plan to install a new bus lane along the high street to replace the bollards, which were installed to create social distancing space in 2020 Gosforth High Street’s much-criticised bollards are set to be removed this month – but plans to replace them with a new bus lane have been labelled “extremely dangerous”. Newcastle City Council has confirmed that it will at last get rid of the bollards that have provoked widespread frustration since they were installed in 2020. The changes were made as part of emergency measures during the Covid[…]

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