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To: Essex County Council

Zebra Crossings for Paxman Academy

Zebra Crossings for Paxman Academy

My Daughter and her friend pointed out to me today the crossing points outside the new school (Paxman Academy) are dangerous - as there are none! If young children can recognise this as a problem, it’s time for us adults & the council to take action!

Paxman Academy and the local community would benefit from zebra crossings being placed on Walnut Tree Way & Paxman Avenue for students & the community to safely cross the road. Colchester County Council need to implement two zebra crossing ASAP for this growing secondary school, to ensure pupil safety when entering and leaving the school premises.

This action is required ASAP to prevent a Major Road Traffic Accident occurring involving one of our children, family or other community member.

Why is this important?

The students at Paxman Academy and the local community of Shrub End would benefit from safe crossing points on both Paxman Avenue and Walnut Tree Way. These roads are very busy and see lots of traffic passing speedily through and directly passing the School entrance/exit. Pupils & the local community are at great risk of being knocked down by oncoming traffic, as at present there are no safe crossing points.

I have witnessed myself students having near misses on the corner where Walnut Tree Way & Paxman Avenue. We simply cannot leave this and let a fatality / major incident occur because of inaction!

Safe crossing points need to be installed ASAP to ensure everyone’s safety.

This action is required ASAP to prevent a Major Road Traffic Accident occurring, involving one of our children, family or other community member.

Paxman Avenue, Colchester

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Reasons for signing

  • Because it is safety for the children
  • It is a busy road already and on a bend which can be hazardous for many. This will benefit all of the local community.
  • Because it’s a busy road and can be dangerous for the children xxx

Updates

2020-03-06 16:49:58 +0000

1,000 signatures reached

2020-02-16 09:03:28 +0000

500 signatures reached

2020-02-13 21:36:09 +0000

100 signatures reached

2020-02-13 20:59:02 +0000

50 signatures reached

2020-02-13 20:41:18 +0000

25 signatures reached

2020-02-13 20:29:18 +0000

10 signatures reached