London's Richmond Park car numbers permanently slashed

Bushy and Greenwich Parks also see trial traffic reduction measures continue

Richmond Park
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Car numbers in Richmond Park will be permanently slashed after traffic reduction measures introduced in three London parks over the pandemic have been made permanent.

Richmond, Bushy and Greenwich Parks all had parts closed to traffic from Augusut 2020, and the Royal Parks charity has said that this would continue on a permanent basis, it was announced on Tuesday.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.