Former 271 Bus Stand Opportunities for a public space at the heart of Highgate Village
Now that TfL has implemented the bus route changes, there is an empty space in the middle of the village, and we thought it would be useful to share some ideas from 2007. Hopefully more ideas will be suggested. Perhaps you have an idea? Contact us if you do, ideally with a link to a […]
The short answer is we don’t know. It is incredibly frustrating that the bus route changes have been known about for nearly a year and no one at Camden or TfL seems to have planned ahead for what to do with the old 271 bus stand in such a sensitive location in Highgate village. Surely […]
Many Highgate residents will be sorry to see the loss of the direct 271 route to the City, but there is a positive side. For many years we have thought that parking buses in the centre of the village is a missed opportunity for better use of the space, so during the Fair in the Square and as part of the Highgate Festival we revived some ideas from 2007 and held an exhibition and informal consultation on possibilities. Click More to find out what people said.
Transport for London have launched a consultation about proposed changes to bus routes in Highgate. The main changes proposed are that the 271 route will cease, other than as a night bus. The 143 will be routed via Archway Road instead of Highgate Village and the 263 will travel via Highgate Village instead of Archway Road. For full details and the Highgate Society’s views on the changes click More