Crossrail 2 is a proposed new railway serving London and the wider South East with a major station at Wimbledon. It should connect Wimbledon with Tottenham Court Road in under 20 minutes with 30 trains an hour.
To deliver this, significant works will need to be carried out in the town centre and surrounding areas. If the plans go ahead as set out in the recent Crossrail 2 consultation, much of our town centre would be destroyed and might never recover.
In Autumn 2015 Crossrail 2 proposed:
This would mean:
We organised a meeting to raise awareness of these plans among our neighbours on 7th January 2016 and were overwhelmed by the response when over 450 people turned up. There was a common view among residents at that meeting…
We want Crossrail 2 to deliver a better plan for Wimbledon.