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Hampden Gurney C of E Primary School: Forest Street School Street

Tackling congestion to improve the environment for everyone walking and cycling around Hampden Gurney Primary School.

About this School Street

The School Street provides a Pedestrian and Cycle Zone along Forest Street between its junctions with Nutford Place and Harrowby Street.

Motor vehicle volumes will therefore be reduced between:

  • Monday to Friday
  • 8:45am to 9:30am and 3:15pm to 4pm
  • during term-time only

To inform drivers of the restrictions, advanced warning signs have also been installed as part of the scheme at the junction of Forest Street and Nutford Place on its approach to the School Street.

Road layout changes

The plan of the road layout changes can be viewed on this document:

Please comply with the signs at either end of the road-closure, do not drive past them when the School Street is in operation.

Some vehicles, including Blue Badge holders and emergency vehicles are exempt from the closure and can maintain access at all times. Parking Enforcement Officers will continue to provide kerbside enforcement and the public can report any traffic contraventions online.

Frequently asked questions

Where else can I park?

You can park in:

  • Forest Street between George Street and Nutford Place.
  • George Street
  • Harrowby Street

Use our parking locator tool to find other parking locations, and find more information on how you can park within Westminster.

Other questions

Read the full list of frequently asked questions about School Streets.

Published: 18 October 2021

Last updated: 6 March 2024