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The client identified 4 key requirements
People in the area
Traffic in the area
The studies confirm the need to improve the balance between people and traffic
What will happen to people and traffic
St Martin's Place and Northumberland Avenue
Horse Guards Parade and Route to River
Raleigh Gardens and Whitehall's hidden spaces
Old Palace Yard
Broad Sanctuary and Residential Areas
Strategy 1 Traffic
Strategy 2 Traffic
Where will the traffic go?
What will the strategies do?
Further factors to consider
Strategy 1 People
Strategy 2 People
Environmental gain/traffic pain
A vision for the future
All traffic removed in front of the National Gallery ...
...with better access to the Square and an appropriate setting for the Gallery