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Cycle Future Route 3

Phase 1

Following TfL’s recent consultation with residents and local businesses, plans to install phase 1 of a new cycle route between Dalston and Clapton have been approved.

Delegated powers decision

The delegated powers decision shows the results of the consultation:


The proposals include:

  • a new high quality cycle route that people cycling can use to get around
  • new and upgraded signalised junctions with pedestrian and cycle facilities
  • new and upgraded pedestrian and cycle priority crossings
  • changing entry to and exit from some roads along the route
  • improvements to traffic calming
  • changes to some of the parking and loading provisions
  • improvements to public realm
  • carriageway resurfacing
  • installing 32 new trees and approximately 420 square metres of new green space, in which the majority will incorporate sustainable urban drainage systems (SuDS)

The works are scheduled to start week commencing 9 March 2020 and take approximately 12 weeks to complete (weather permitting).

Detailed plans

The plans below shows details on the proposals listed above.

  1. Downs Road
  2. Queensdown Road JW Downs Road
  3. Queensdown Road
  4. Queensdown Road
  5. Queensdown Road JW Downs Park Road
  6. Downs Park Road
  7. Downs Park Road by Stormont House Special School
  8. Downs Park Road by Andre Street
  9. Downs Park Road by Mossbourne Academy School
  10. Downs Park Road JW Ferncliff Road
  11. Downs Park Road JW Abersham Road
  12. Abersham Road

Phase 1 summer works

Works at the following locations will start summer 2020. We’ll be sending out a notification beforehand. The works will include:

  • crossway junction with Boleyn Road
  • John Campbell Road junction with Crossway
  • A10 junction with Sandringham Road/John Campbell Road (TfL led scheme)
  • Sandringham Road
  • St Marks Rise junction with Sandringham Road
  • Amhurst Road junction with Downs Park Road

Works notification

Phase 2

TfL held a consultation from 17 October to 16 December 2019 on the second phase of CFR3 proposals and the proposed improvements in the area linking Clapton to Lea Bridge. No decision’s   been made on this. We will report on the outcomes of that consultation separately.


Page updated on: 20 February 2020