Westminster Council to make The Strand Pedestrian-Focused

Westminster City Council has announced plans for The Strand, which will see this ancient route adapted to become a pedestrian-focused destination, transforming this historic gateway to the West End into a world-class and contemporary traffic-free public space. The proposal converts busy roadways into major new public space’s. This week ‘Skate the Strand’, a new free, temporary pop-up skate park located on The Strand outside Somerset House opened, inviting people to return to the city’s streets and enjoy the capital’s famed cultural scene, connecting celebrated talent and communities. Hebe went down there and spoke to the Councillor Matthew Green from Westminster, and a skateboarder.

Tanya Francis 9th September 2021


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