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.

 

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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Colne Valley Viaduct events – HS2

HS2 are proposing a number of events to show their updated designs for the CVV.  The details are below. Some points to maybe consider: We don’t want a viaduct in the first place, a tunnel will be better. All the HS2 pictures I have seen for this show the viaduct in the best possible light; […]

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Electric and Magnetic Fields

Concerns were expressed about any issues from HS2 running high voltage cables under residential streets.  This is the reply received from HS2. Following concerns raised over Electric and Magnetic Fields (EMF) from 1979 onwards, an independent Stakeholder Advisory Group on Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) EMFs, “SAGE”, was formed in 2004. The group was made up […]

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