Our Patch Spring 2018 Chiswick - Page 13

W4 residents.” Community activist and resident Karen Liebreich notes, “The Cycle Superhighway has been blown up out of all proportion, and has become a political and religious football, which is most unfortunate and ridiculous. It’s basically a very good thing.” TFL are currently analysing over 5k responses to the consultation and Hounslow Council believe, “It is evident that some elements of the scheme will need to be revised for it to be acceptable… A decision for the revised scheme will not be taken until the summer.” LOCAL FAVOURITE RUN THE NUMBERS... CRUCIAL CAFÉ AIREDALE AVENUE The average number of Chiswick properties sold each week of the last quarter of 2017. Paul Cooney says, “Many of my buyers and sellers are already W4 locals looking to move within Chiswick. ‘Chiswick chains’ are now the norm and 1 in 5 properties we list is sold off market. Crucial Café at the Hogarth Health Club is tucked away just off the high road. Paul says – “It’s the healthiest, freshest, tastiest menu in Chiswick.” 5.8 The Chiswick Timeline project continues with embroidery workshops; W4 residents are encouraged to join in. The embroidery, ceramics, photos CHISWICK and books will be TIMELINE.ORG displayed at London FOR MORE Auctions this spring. INFO A limited print run of Chiswick Timeline books, designed by local company Starch Green, are available from Fosters Book Shop and the Timeline website. Horton and Garton is proud to support the Art Trail. IT’S A FACT... 50 YRS Fosters Book Shop is the longest established business on the High Road, trading for 50 years. Owned by Stephen Foster, it boasts one of the best book collections in London. Undoubtedly the most contentious topic in Chiswick, plans for the Cycle Superhighway, or CS9, continue to develop. Councillor Sam Hearn, who has represented his constituents for a decade, says, “The key point is within TFL’s own consultation: the scheme will increase pollution on the high road and divert traffic onto the A4 which is already heavily polluted and congested. In principle, it’s an excellent idea but the unfortunate result will be an even poorer air quality for Chiswick YOUR EMBROIDERY STITCH IN TIME CS9 UPDATE ROAD EAR TO THE GROUND LINDEN GARDENS W4 £750,000 LEASEHOLD Call sales  020 7112 5375