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Our School Streets programme

Our School Streets aim to support children to walk, cycle and scoot to school, by reducing traffic outside schools at the start and end of the school day

Why are the School Streets important?

The aim of the scheme is to:

  • tackle congestion
  • improve air quality at the school gates
  • make it easier and safer to walk and cycle to school
  • create a friendlier and calmer environment for everyone

How does the School Streets scheme work?

  • the street directly outside a school will have measures introduced to significantly reduce the volume of traffic when children are arriving in the morning and leaving in the afternoon
  • the street will become a pedestrian and cycle zone at these set times
  • motorised vehicles will not be allowed to enter the street between these times unless they have been granted an exemption. Exemptions will be kept to an absolute minimum to improve road safety for everyone in the vicinity of the school gates
  • the school streets will be in operation in term time only. Term time dates.

Where are the School Street closures in place?

There's currently 46 School Streets in our borough, outside 38 local schools - with more planned in the new school year. 

Camera-enforced restrictions are in place at 22 school locations - some of the camera-enforced restrictions affect more than one road around the school.

The below schools have School Streets:

  • Adamsrill – Adamsrill Road
  • Ashmead – Ashmead Road
  • All Saints – Blackheath Vale
  • Athelney - Athelney Street
  • Beecroft - Beecroft Road, Dalrymple Road, Howson Road
  • Brindishe Green - Beacon Road, Ardmere Road
  • Brindishe Lee/Trinity Secondary School - Wantage Road, Taunton Road, Effingham Road & Hedgley Road
  • Brindishe Manor - Leahurst Road
  • Childeric - Clifton Rise
  • Conisborough College - Access Road/ Thornsbeach Road
  • Coopers Lane Primary – Pragnell Road
  • Dalmain - Grove Close
  • Deptford Green - Angus Street
  • Elfrida - Playgreen Way, Elfrida Crescent
  • Eliot Bank - Thorpewood Avenue
  • Forster Park - Boundfield Road
  • Gordonbrock – Amyruth Road, Gordonbrock Road
  • Grinling Gibbons - Grinling Place, Beech Close, Larch Close, Walnut Close, Clyde Street
  • Haseltine - Bell Green Lane, Haseltine Road
  • 'Haberdashers' Aske Knights Academy - Roundtable Road, Ballamore Road
  • 'Haberdashers' Hatcham College / Hatcham Temple Grove - Pepys Road, Pendrell Road
  • Holbeach – Doggett Road
  • Holy Cross - Culverley Road
  • John Ball School - Baizdon Road, Hurren Close, Perks Close, Nesbitt Close
  • Kelvin Grove - Kelvin Grove
  • Kender - Faulkner Street
  • Kilmorie - Kilmorie Road, Elsinore Road
  • Lucas Vale - St Nicholas Street
  • Myatt Garden – Upper Brockley Road leading into Rokeby Road & Upper Brockley Road from A20 Lewisham Way
  • Marvels Lane, Riddons Road
  • Prendergast Ladywell Fields – Ewhurst Road
  • Rangefield Primary School - Rangefield Road, Glenbow Road
  • Rathfern – Rathfern Road
  • Rushey Green – Culverley Road & Penerley Road
  • St William of York, Brockley Park
  • St Winifred’s - Newhurst Road, Birch Grove, Anne Crompton Mews, Stoneycroft Close & Wildwood Close
  • St Bartholomews, The Peak
  • St John the Baptist - Beachborough Road
  • St Saviour’s - Bonfield Road
  • Sir Francis Drake - Scawen Road
  • Stillness Infants - Brockley Rise
  • Stillness Juniors - Brockley Rise
  • Tidemill - Tidemill Way
  • Trinity Church of England Primary School - Leahurst Road / Pascoe Road

More details of the time restrictions at these locations can be found in the table further down this page.

Exempt persons

Exempt persons include:

  • Residents of the street
  • Blue Badge Holding teachers, pupils and parents, carers, and other staff at the school where the restriction is present
  • Carers of residents of the street.

To find out more about how to apply for an exemption, evidence requirements, and how to get in touch with Customer Services, visit School Street Exemptions Questions and Answers

More information

More information on the school streets program can be found on our website, where feedback on the schemes can also be provided.

Further information on restrictions, such as times and locations can be found below.

School Street Between Junctions Operation times


ANPR enforced

Adamsrill Road Fairwyn Road and Champion Road Monday-Friday 8.15-9.15 and 3.00-4.00

All Saints

ANPR enforced

Blackheath Vale Cul-de-sac – Entry west of Duke Humphrey Road Monday-Friday 8.15-9.00 and 3.00-4.00


ANPR enforced

Ashmead Road – One Way Westbound entry from St John’s Vale Monday-Friday 8.30-9.30 and 3.00-4.00
Athelney School managed barriers  Athelney Street Between a point 4.0 meters east of Firhill Road and a point 5.0 meters west of King Alfred Avenue

Monday-Thursday 8.30-9.15 and 2.45-3.30

Friday 8.30-9.15 and 2.00-3.00


ANPR enforced

Beecroft Road & Dalrymple Road Beecroft Road, Dalrymple Road and Howson Road between the northern kerb-line of Dalrymple Road and the southern kerb-line of Whitbread Road Monday-Friday 8.15-9.15 and 2.45-3.45

Brindishe Green

ANPR enforced

Beacon Rd & Ardmere Road Eastbound entry – from Hither Green Lane and Beacon Road and Ardmere Road westbound from Nightingale Grove Monday-Friday 8.30-9.30 and 2.45-3.45

Brindishe Lee/Trinity Secondary School

ANPR enforced

Wantage Road/ Taunton Road/ Effingham Road / Hedgley Road Taunton Road and Handen Road, Manor Lane and no.18 Taunton Road, Manor Lane and Burnt Ash Road, Taunton Road and gated closure adjacent to no. 2 Hedgley Road  Monday-Friday 8.30-9.30 and 2.45-3.45

Brindishe Manor

ANPR enforced

Leahurst Road Fernbrook Crescent and Manor Lane Monday-Friday and 2.45-3.45


ANPR enforced

Clifton Rise Between a point 10 metres south of the southern kerb-line of Sanford Street and its junction with Clifton Rise Monday-Friday 8.30-9.30 and 2.45-3.45

Conisborough College

ANPR enforced

Access Road/ Thornsbeach Road Cul-de-sac – Entry south of Bellingham Road Monday-Friday 8.00-9.15 and 2.30-4.00

Coopers Lane Primary

ANPR enforced

Pragnell Rd Southbound entry from Kingsand Road Monday-Thursday 8.15-9.30 and 2.30-3.30 and Fri 8.15-9.30 and 1.30-2.30


ANPR enforced

Grove Close Grove Close westbound from Brockley Rise  Monday-Friday 8.15-9.15 and 2.30-3.30
Deptford Green School managed barriers  Angus Street From boundary of Deptford Green School and No. 7 Angus Street Monday-Friday 8.15-9.15 and 2.45-3.45


ANPR enforced (Elfrida Crescent) School managed barriers (Playgreen Way)

Playgreen Way & Elfrida Crescent  Between the eastern boundary of No. 27 Playgreen Way and the western boundary of No. 23 Playgreen Way and between the eastern kerb-line of King Alfred and the north-western kerb-line of Overdown Road

Monday-Thursday 8.30-9.15 and 3.00-3.45

Friday 8.30-9.15 and 2.00-2.45

Eliot Bank

ANPR enforced

Thorpewood Ave Eastbound entry from Kirkdale Monday-Friday 8.30-9.30 and 2.45-3.45

Forster Park

ANPR enforced

Boundfield Road Between Castillon Road & Wingrove Road Monday-Thursday 8.30-9.30 and 3.00-4.00 and Fri 8.30-9.30 and 2.00-3.00


ANPR enforced

Amyruth Rd Northbound entry from Chudleigh Road Monday-Friday 8.30-9.30 and 2.45-3.45

Gordonbrock Road 

ANPR enforced

Gordonbrock Road Entry from Chudleigh Road or Brockley Grove Monday-Friday 8.30-9.30 and 2.45-3.45

Grinling Gibbons

ANPR enforced

Grinling Place Grinling Place Monday-Friday 8.00-9.00 and 2.15-3.15

Haberdashers’ Aske’s Knights Academy 

Roundtable Road junction with Dagonet Road and Ballamore Road junction with Shroffold Road

Between the north-eastern kerb-line of Dagonet Road and the south-western kerb-line of Ballamore Road.

Between the north-western kerb-line of Roundtable Road and the north-western kerb-line of Shroffold Road.

Monday - Friday 08:15 - 9:15 and 2:30 - 3:30

'Haberdashers' Hatcham College / Hatcham Temple Grove

ANPR enforced

Pepys Road & Pendrell Road Pepys Road southbound from Vesta Road, Pendrell Road westbound from Wallbutton Road Monday-Friday 8.00-9.15 and 2.45-3.45


ANPR enforced

Bell Green Lane Southbound entry from Stanton Way and northbound entry just south of Haseltine Road Monday-Friday 8.30-9.30 and 2.45-4.00


ANPR enforced

Doggett Road Holbeach Road and Bradgate Road Monday-Friday 8.15-9.30 and 2.30-3.45

Holy Cross

ANPR enforced

Culverley Road East of Service Road to Apex Apartments to West of junction with Thornsbeach Road Monday-Friday 8.15-9.15 and 2.45-3.45

John Ball

School managed barriers

Baizdon Road West of Hurren Close along School frontage Monday-Friday 8.30-9.15 and 2.45-3.30

Kelvin Grove

School managed barriers

Kelvin Grove Kelvin Grove Monday-Friday 8.45-9.15 and 2.45-3.30


School managed barriers

Faulkner Street Faulkner Street Monday-Friday 8.30-9.30 and 3.00-4.00


ANPR enforced (Kilmorie Road) School managed barriers (Elsinore Road)

Kilmorie Rd & Elsinore Road Northbound entry from Woolstone Rd Monday-Friday 8.15-9.15 and 2.45-3.45

Lucas Vale

School managed barriers

St Nicholas Street From junction with Tanners Hill and Lucas Street Monday-Friday 8.15-9.15 and 2.30-3.30

Marvels Lane

ANPR enforced

Riddons Road Riddons Road southbound from Dyneley Road & northbound from Claybridge Road Monday-Friday 8.30-9.30 and 2.45-3.45

Myatt Garden

ANPR enforced

One Way Section of Upper Brockley Rd leading into Rokeby Road & Upper Brockley Road Northbound entry from Ashby Road to A20 Lewisham Way & Southbound entry from Lewisham Way Service Road to Ashby Road Monday-Friday 8.30-9.45 and 2.45-4.00

Prendergast Ladywell Fields

ANPR enforced

Ewhurst Road Cul-de-sac – Entry east of Manwood Road Monday-Friday 8.00-9.15 and 2.45-3.45

Rangefield Primary School

ANPR enforced

Glenbow Road junction with Goudhurst Road

Glenbow Road junction with Farmfield Road

Rangefield Road 

Between the southern kerb-line of Goudhurst Road and the northern kerb-line of Farmfield Road.

Between the north-western kerb-line of Elmscott Road and the south-eastern kerb-line of Rangefield Road (the square which lies between Keedonwood Road and Glenbow Road).

Monday - Thursday 08:30 - 9:15 and 3:15 - 4:00
Friday 08:30 - 09:15 and  2:15-3:00


ANPR enforced

Rathfern Road Northbound entry from Catford Hill & Southbound from Stanstead Road. Elsinore Road between a point 56.0 meters south of Vancouver Road and a point 1.0 meter north of the vehicle access to Hyde Court Monday-Friday 8.15-9.15 and 2.45-3.45

Rushey Green

ANPR enforced

Culverley Rd & Penerley Rd East of Service Road to Apex Apartments to West of junction with Thornsbeach Road & East of Service Rad to Apex Apartments to West of junction with Thornsbeach Road Monday-Friday 8.15-9.15 and 2.45-3.45
Rushey Green Penerley Rd From Dental Practice to North of junction with Bargery Rd Monday-Friday 8.15-9.15 and 2.45-3.45

St Bartholomews

ANPR enforced

The Peak Westbound from Sydenham Park Road Monday-Friday 8.15-9.15 and 3.00-4.00

St John the Baptist School managed barriers

Beachborough Road Between the north-western section between the southern-western arm and the vehicle access to the School House Monday-Friday 8.30-9.30 and 2.45-3.45
St Saviour's ANPR enforced Bonfield Road Albion Way and Clarendon Rise Monday-Friday 8.15-9.15 and 2.45-3.45

St William of York

ANPR enforced

Brockley Park 42m east of Brockley Rise to 30m west of Segal Close Monday-Friday 8.30-9.15 and 2.45-3.30

St Winifred's

ANPR enforced

Newhurst Road

Birch Grove

Anne Crompton Mews

Stoneycroft Close

Wildwood Close

Parkcroft Road and Birch Grove

Newstead Road and St Mildred’s Road

Anne Crompton Mews - Entire road

Stoneycroft Close - Entire road

Wildwood Close - Entire road

Monday-Friday 8.15-9.15 and 2.45-3.45
Sir Francis Drake Modal filter fixed barriers Scawen Road Between a point 10.5 metres south of the common boundary of Sir Francis Drake Primary School and No. 65 Scawen Road and the northern kerb-line of Grinstead Road 24 hours/all year

Stillness Infants

ANPR enforced

Brockley Rise Between its junction with Stillness Road and the south-eastern kerb-line of Brockley Road Monday-Friday 8.30-9.30 and 2.45-3.45

Stillness Juniors

ANPR enforced

Brockley Rise Between its junction with Stillness Road and the south-eastern kerb-line of Brockley Road Monday-Friday 8.30-9.30 and 2.45-3.45


School managed barriers

Tidemill Way Tidemill Way Monday-Friday 8.30-9.30 and 3.00-4.00

Trinity Church of England Primary School

ANPR enforced

 Leahurst Road / Pascoe Road

Between the junction of Leahurst and Dermody Road and Pascoe Road and Ennersdale

Monday-Friday 8.15-9.15 and 2.45-3.45