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Your views: London 'too congested' to restrict Tottenham Court Road

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Your views: Should cars and taxis be banned from Tottenham Court Road?

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Vic Stanley What an absolute joke! Roads are for cars, bus lanes are for buses, bike lanes are for bikes, pavements are for people. Do you understand Boris Johnson? There is enough room on the roads for everyone, but then Ken Livingstone started to mess it all up, and you are continuing it...

Timothy Barson So how are all the shops gonna be stocked? If anything pedestrians and shops should be banned from the road

Your views: Do you agree with the Tottenham Court Road car ban?

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Michael Davies This is a ridiculous idea! Banning vehicles may be suitable in some places, but this is a main artery through the West End essential for travelling from East or South of London, heading either North through Camden or else to the West.

We have to accept cars are a fact of life, not all Londoners live in Zone 1 or travel solely during hours of full tube/train operation. A practical and flowing road network is essential!

London could become a city of 'buses and bikes'

Getting rid of lorries and cars from Tottenham Court Road would be a positive step forwards and opens the way for reducing traffic throughout the West End of London.

London could become a city of buses and bikes, if the Mayor and the boroughs did some bold thinking and examined how other roads could be redesigned.

However, we should be aiming to reduce the traffic and pollution on our streets, not just displace it onto other roads.

Streets become nicer, more human places, as soon as you make the safety of pedestrians and cyclists your number one priority.

– Green Party


CCTV released of men sought over attack on woman

Police have released CCTV images of four men they would like to speak to in connection with an unprovoked attack on a young woman in central London.

The 22-year-old woman suffered serious facial injuries when the attack took place at the junction with Bainbridge Street, WC1, outside Centre Point.

CCTV images of men sought by police over attack of woman in central London. Credit: Metropolitan Police

The woman, who was with a female friend at the time, was attacked by three men who ran off towards Tottenham Court Road. All three men are black - there is no further description at present.

The attack happened in New Oxford Street at the junction with Bainbridge Street, outside Centre Point Credit: Metropolitan Police
Men are sought over the unprovoked attack. Credit: Metropolitan Police
Woman's injuries described as 'life-changing.' Credit: Metropolitan Police
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