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Active travel proposed route: Lea Green to Whiston Hospital

Senior couple wearing sunglasses while cycling side by side in the countryside

The Lea Green to Whiston Hospital Active Travel Route is proposed between the Linkway (at the junction with Elton Head Road) and the hospital, where it will link into a proposed route, which will soon be under construction.

It will run along Elton Head Road (from Linkway to Rainhill Road), past St John Vianney School, and at The Black Horse Inn the route turns into Ellerslie Avenue, continuing along Two Butt Lane to Holt Lane. The route then runs along Holt Lane, Longview Road and Longview Avenue before linking to Whiston Hospital. 

The proposals include speed reductions, improved street lighting, new pedestrian crossings (which can also be used by cyclists) and cycle lanes to protect users from general traffic.

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You can view the plans for the proposals (PDF) [6MB] (opens new window)  and find answers to frequently asked questions (PDF) [254KB] (opens new window) .