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  • "There are now more than 900 signatures -- if you've not signed yet, do so now!

    online is the easy way (see above)

    If implemented, these plans will destroy many nearby residential streets -- thirty years ago it was shown at the Dials; with half the road access from southbound Dyke Road traffic, diversions MUST occur ... and that's to the nearby streets.

    No intelligent person disagrees the environment would improve with less motor cars -- but residents demand a proper investigation of the plan's implications. Council has not been straight with us!"
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Seven Dials roundabout row

Campaigners at Seven Dials

Campaigners at Seven Dials

First published in News

Community campaigners are opposing town hall plans to revamp a roundabout.

Brighton and Hove City Council is currently asking people for their views on the Seven Dials junction, north-west of Brighton station.

The local authority believes steps can be taken to ease congestion and make it safer for pedestrians and road users.

But members of the Dials North West Community Association believe it will create extra traffic in neighbouring residential streets.

Millie Ferguson, of the group, said: “There is room for improvement at Seven Dials. But we do need to be concerned about the primary intention of the plans – turning the clock back 30 years, prior to any proper consideration of the affect this would have on the surrounding area.

“If we return to the old layout, we are surely faced with a recurrence of the old congestion problem and attempts to return the Dials to its present state will be tremendously difficult.”

To sign, visit www.brighton-hove.gov.uk.

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