Look no cars: LDA Design does The Strand

 View to the west towards St Mary le Strand, under LDA Design's Strand pedestrianisation plans

Practice’s pedestrianisation proposals unclog stretch of historic thoroughfare

LDA Design has drawn up proposals to pedestrianise a run of The Strand to reclaim part of the historic thoroughfare from buses and taxis.

The scheme, created for Westminster council, would remove traffic from a 200-metre stretch of the road, diverting westbound vehicles via Aldwych and creating a new public piazza stretching from Arundel Street to the Waterloo Bridge approach.

In the process the plans would change the setting of the grade I-listed Somerset House and St Mary-le-Strand church, as well as King’s College London, the LSE and a range of other locally listed buildings.

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