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Council lands £3m transport boost

PUBLISHED: 15:29 03 December 2008 | UPDATED: 15:46 25 August 2010

A COUNCIL is to be handed £3 million to help make transport in the borough safer and more environmentally friendly.

A COUNCIL is to be handed £3 million to help make transport in the borough safer and more environmentally friendly.

London Mayor Boris Johnson announced an extra £100,000 in a funding package for Bexley council for next year.

Some £515,000 is set aside by Transport for London (TfL) will go towards improvements in Penhill Road, Crayford High Street and the Gravel Hill/Bourne Road roundabout.

Erith Town Centre and Slade Green Road will be receiving £150,000 to improve walking routes and safety.

Mr Johnson said: "I am awarding Bexley a budget of £3 million next year for local schemes that will make travelling safer, more accessible and more environmentally friendly, helping to improve the quality of life for people across the borough.

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