Camden Council has secured more than £4m from Transport for London (TfL) for sustainable transport schemes.
The £4m will be used in the following areas: £1.5m for new and improved cycling infrastructure, including segregated cycle lanes; £1m for new bus priority schemes; a partial contribution to a total £1m investment in Holborn for road safety, public realm and green improvements in the Holborn gyratory area; and a partial contribution to a total £1m investment towards projects for healthier and safer streets.
Meanwhile, Camden has also secured £3.58m from the UK government to retrofit 283 council homes to improve the sustainability of local housing.
This funding will cover the installation of new double and triple glazing, roof insulation and ventilation, retrofitting homes to new build Passive energy standard and fitting wall panels with inbuilt insulation and roofing with inbuilt solar panels.
Cllr Adam Harrison, cabinet member for a sustainable Camden, said: “This funding will help reinforce Camden’s position as a leading local authority in tackling the climate emergency.
“We are right in the centre of London and have excellent transport links. We want to encourage our residents to travel by bus, bike or on foot where possible – and to do that we are putting in the infrastructure that will help people get about safely and easily.”