We were saddened to hear of the death of 29 year old Jack Ryan, who was killed while out jogging at this junction recently and to see blame for the ongoing unsafe conditions here tossed back and forth between TfL and Kensington & Chelsea council (RBKC). The current junction design has all the worst aspects of motor traffic being prioritised at the expense of the safety of vulnerable road users – there have been a staggering 27 injuries in just the last two years.

The failings of the current design
There are no pedestrian phases on any arm of the junction – pedestrians must just make a dash for it and on some arms there is never a time when there is not potential for turning vehicles.

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