Issues

Along with its usual work of helping the residents of Ruislip, the RRA sometimes takes on more national issues, that nevertheless have an effect on Ruislip.

HIGH SPEED 2 (HS2)

At present we are dealing with the proposals for High Speed 2 (HS2), which goes through Ruislip, partly in a tunnel and partly on the surface. We are working to reduce the impact of this major national infrastructure project on Ruislip and its community.

 

Harvil road closure in January – postponed

As of late on 14th January, HS2 have postponed these works, leaving it late to inform us as is their normal habit. Harvil Road was to be closed for HS2 work from 7pm on 17th January to 6am on 20th January 2020 for more tree removals and the erection of new hoardings. You can see […]

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Woodland Trust HS2 petition

The Woodland Trust is running a petition to ask the government to formally stop the destruction of trees and woods by the HS2 programme.  Some of the woods are in our area.  Do have a look at the link below, and if you feel able, sign the petition. https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/hs2

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Breakspear Road South closure update

Following our protest and the subsequent delay to the closure of Breakspear Road South, HS2 have announced new dates for the closure. The new start date of the closure is Saturday 20 July.  The closure will run over 8 weeks as follows – 4 weeks full closure, 2 weeks single lane closure, 2 further weeks […]

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Breakspear Road South closure postponed

Following our formal later to the HS2 Chief executive last week, HS2 have announced they will postpone the closure of Breakspear Road South “until the end of the summer school term (July 19)”.  The exact dates will be advised in due course – hopefully through proper communication channels and not just by sticking signs up […]

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Letter to HS2 about the failure of their community engagement

A letter has been sent to the HS2 Chief Executive and the relevant contacts within HS2 complaining about the failure of HS2 to listen to, and act on, our concerns about the damage the project is doing to our communities.  The letter was signed by eight local community organisations, including the Ruislip Residents’ Association.  It […]

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