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The purpose of the improvements at the Cricklewood Lane/Claremont Road was to deliver additional capacity for vehicles travelling through the junction, particularly from Cricklewood Lane to the west and Claremont Road to the north.

It will also help to reduce congestion and delays on the roads improving air quality and decreasing journey times.

These highways improvement works were carried out by Conway Aecom at the Claremont Road / Cricklewood Lane / Lichfield Road junction, NW2.

Works update

Work commenced: 20 January 2020 for 25 weeks.

Working hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm, Saturday 8am to 1pm

Contractors: Conway Aecom

Work included:

  • Widening Cricklewood Lane to provide a dedicated left turn lane into Claremont Road
  • Installation of new traffic signals and street lighting
  • New footways and highway surfaces on the junction.

The eastern footway on Claremont Road and the southern footways of Cricklewood Lane at the junction with Lichfield Road were improved to accommodate the next phase of works to widen the junction.

In April 2020, works started on Cricklewood Lane between the Cricklewood Station entrance and Claremont Road to widen the junction, and add new pedestrian crossings and an additional lane.