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Tottenham Court Road And Gower Street

Volume 640: debated on Wednesday 10 May 1961

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asked the Minister of Transport whether he is satisfied with the operation of the new one-way street arrangements for Tottenham Court Road and Gower Street; and how much time is being saved to road users as a result of this innovation.

In its first ten days the scheme has worked well and journey times have been substantially reduced. When the scheme has settled down, the long-term benefits can be assessed more accurately. I should like to take this opportunity of thanking the local authorities for their help in introducing the scheme.