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Hammerson partners Westfield in Croydon. Not an inch of trams in Barnet but "Plans for second tram line in Croydon town centre"

Link to Croydon Advertiser

"A SECOND tram line could be created in the town centre, as part of authorities’ efforts to boost public transport capacity ahead before [sic] major town centre redevelopment.

"Getting more travellers out of cars and on to feet, bikes, trams and other public transport is part of Croydon Council’s plan as it readies for long-term development, including the Westfield/ Hammerson shopping centre and thousands of new homes, with the borough’s good transport links much prized by developers.

"Jo Negrini, the council's director of development and environment, says the pending redevelopment is of 'Olympic 2012' proportions 'which will transform and repopulate Croydon’s town centre, and create thousands of jobs', and that the council was working with Network Rail and TfL, among others, to make sure transport could cope.

"She said the town centre had previously been remodelled around car access, but that relying on the car for short trips could lead to 'environmental, economic and health problems,' continuing:
"Consequently, we are working to ensure that walking and cycling become real and practical choices for those shorter journeys, and that Tramlink and other public transport modes continue to improve as a means of catering for the longer journeys."

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