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Petition to: Put in pedestrian countdown lights in Woking at the busy Victoria Way crossing near WWF

This petition is now closed, as its deadline has passed.

We the undersigned petition Surrey County Council to Put in pedestrian countdown lights in Woking at the busy Victoria Way crossing near WWF. More details

Petition update 2 from the council, 28 April 2017

The petition was presented to the Woking Joint Committee on Wednesday 7 December 2016 - the papers for the meeting and the initial response can be found via the following link

Since the meeting, the petitioner, local councillors and officers have met on site and the timings for the crossing have been amended as a result of the issues raised in the petition.

Petition update 1 from the council, 24 November 2016

This petition will be presented to the Woking Joint Committee on 7 December. The meeting will start at 6pm and will be held in the Council Chamber at Woking Civic Offices. Papers will be published online at

More details from petition creator

Please install pedestrian countdown lights at this busy crossing from Horsell into Woking (near the Lightbox/WWF) so that users know how long they have to cross safely. I have witnessed many near accidents involving cars and crossings at this part of the ring-road around the town, where pedestrians have to cross five lanes of traffic in a 40-mph zone. Some people are unaware that once the lights change they have only seconds to cross. Elderly people, in particular, are at risk; I saw one elderly woman missed by inches by a car travelling at high speed.

Current signatories

Helen Allen, the petition creator, joined by:

  • Tim Allen
  • Emily ODell
  • Suzanne Hobbs
  • Sarah Wilson
  • Rhiannon Fontaine-Hill
  • Kirsten Conlon
  • Rachel Kersley
  • Sarah Rabi
  • Sally Wells
  • Stephanie Delaney
  • Jawad Rabi
  • Katie Khan
  • Jo Manly
  • James Delaney
  • Adrian Fontaine-Hill
  • Tim Cooper
  • Ann-Marie Barker
  • Melisa Kuipers
  • robert Payne
  • Kathy Welch
  • Debbie Eke
  • Frances Hancock
  • Tracy Ebbatson
  • Joanne Thurling
  • Paula Windsor
  • Carole Ford
  • Georgie Allen
  • Ness Robinson
  • Annabel Hitchin
  • Mrs Bev Tighe
  • Lynne Congreve
  • Elizabeth Allen
  • nicky pucci
  • Dinny court
  • Valerie Holmes
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2018