The city council is asking for residents to give their thoughts on a new pedestrian crossing in Southampton

Southampton City Council is asking those living in the Glenfield Infant School and Beechwood Junior School area to comment on a proposed pedestrian crossing at Mousehole Lane.

The proposed crossing is aimed at improving access as well as benefiting the environment and encouraging walking and cycling.

It follows a public consultation launched by the council in July 2023 with the council stating that walking and cycling will act as a traffic calming measure and reduce the number of vehicles.

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In a statement, a council spokesperson said: “Following the public consultation earlier this year, residents in the area of Glenfield Infant School and Beechwood Junior School are invited to comment on proposals to improve pedestrian access on Mousehole Lane, just east of the junction with Glenfield Avenue, with a new pedestrian crossing.

“These measures are part of the ‘Safer Routes to School’ scheme, funded by the government’s Active Travel Fund.

“The consultation period will last until January 12, 2024.”