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These are new traffic lights not prioritising traffic

Reported via desktop in the General Fault category anonymously at 15:01, Monday 11 October 2021

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS3055380.

These traffic lights are new traffic lights placed here for the opening of a new council yard. However that yard is not yet open and the lights are on and prioritising the non existant traffic from the council yard. There is excessive traffic build up caused for no reason these lights are on Watermead Way near the entrance to the car park at Tottenham Marshes.

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  • There could also be an issue with the buttons being stuck as well as the phasing issue mentioned above

    Posted anonymously at 13:53, Tuesday 12 October 2021

  • These lights stop the traffic on watermead way every 40-60 second for almost 40 seconds. There is nobody around. All these lights are doing is causing tailbacks, congestion and POLLUTION all the way back to Tottenham Hale every day. There seem to be sensors on the lights. Facing what seems to be not the oncoming direction but perhaps the pavement and the cars after they have driven through th lights. Maybe these sensors are causing the issue.

    Posted anonymously at 14:10, Tuesday 12 October 2021

  • Pedestrian crossing button stuck

    Posted anonymously at 16:49, Tuesday 12 October 2021

  • When the lights were first operational this was happening too. Then the problem seemed to go away but it's back now. If it is caused by a stuck button perhaps the button sticks too easily.

    Posted anonymously at 17:23, Tuesday 12 October 2021

  • I have spent 30 minutes trying to get through the lights and there isn’t anyone even working there! What’s going on???

    Posted anonymously at 12:58, Thursday 14 October 2021

  • Traffic light buttons seem to be stuck to signify people want to cross when no one is there I pass through at 4:30am / 5am and the roads are empty yet lights still operate and turn red These are new lights which should only turn red when requested

    Posted anonymously at 10:51, Saturday 16 October 2021

  • Why has this not been fixed or at least acknowledged by tfl? Issue is still on going causing pollution and more pollution for no apparent reason.

    Posted anonymously at 14:15, Friday 22 October 2021

  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. It is much appreciated. This was investigated by our team and we were unable to find any defects, or issues at this location. This could be because it has already been resolved. However, if the problem remains, you either resubmit your report with some more information and a photo. Alternatively, you can contact our customer services team on 0343 222 1234 or by using this web form: https://tfl.gov.uk/ help-and-contact/ contact-us-about-streets-and-other-road-issues

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by TfL at 12:30, Monday 25 October 2021

  • Still ongoing plese rectify

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 10:32, Tuesday 26 October 2021

  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. It is much appreciated. This has now been investigated and we can confirm that there is a non-urgent fault at these traffic lights. We have therefore referred it to our contractors, and you should see an improvement within 28 days. If you need anything else, or have any questions, please contact our customer services team on 0343 222 1234

    Please also be aware that, all Action Scheduled reports are automatically closed after 28 days. However, the fault will be fixed within this timescale, which may be sooner, or in a few cases take a little longer.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by TfL at 13:58, Wednesday 3 November 2021

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