Mr. Gresham Cooke
asked the Minister of Transport what action he proposes in the next three years to improve those sections of the North Circular Road, South Circular Road and, from them for a distance of ten miles, radial trunk roads which are substantially overloaded.
§ Mr. Ernest Marples
The following are the schemes costing over £25,000 which are in progress or have been announced for commitment in the next three years. Further schemes will be added during the period.
In addition there will be numerous smaller schemes.73W
CLASSIFIED ROADS Route Number Scheme Estimated cost (including land) £ A.3 … Kingston Road, Wandsworth—widening (1962–63) 110,000 A.23 … Streatham High Road—widening and reconstruction, Streatham Hill-Brixton Hill (in hand). 210,000 A.205 … Lordship Lane and London Road from Dulwich Common to east of Sydenham Hill (2 schemes in hand). 50,000 A.204/A.205 Link Road from Tulse Hill to Christchurch Road and widening Tulse Hill (in hand). 100,000 A.20 … Improvement and dualling at Sidcup Road Railway Bridge, Woolwich (1961–62). 147,000