New cycleway opens in Hadley Wood

Enfield Independent: Members of the Hadley Wood Association commemorating the opening of the new pathway Members of the Hadley Wood Association commemorating the opening of the new pathway

Cyclists and walkers can enjoy a new path that has opened in Hadley Wood.

The £90,000 project is part of Transport for London greenways programme and was officially opened by members of Hadley Wood Association.

The footpath and cycleway is part of a national cycle route which will link Enfield Lock to Peterborough when fully completed.

Rod Armstrong, of Hadley Wood Association, said: “It is all much appreciated and there have been many compliments expressed about the path by members of the community already. I warmly thank the Sustrans volunteers for their great efforts, I am sure there will be more praises to come about the new trees.”

Bryn Lockwood, North London area manager for Sustrans, whose volunteers built the path, said: “This path is a fantastic new asset for the people of Enfield and Barnet. I’m delighted with the success of this project - to open up walking and cycling for local people’s everyday journeys.

“The path provides a lovely, non-muddy, safe, traffic free route to the station and a link in National Cycle Route 12, which when completed will provide a quiet greenway connection from the Hertfordshire countryside to National Route 1 in the Lea Valley.”

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