Report and videos by local road safety campaigner Lee Baker
Local residents are waiting to see if their streets will stay as neighbourly, healthy streets or turned back into traffic-clogged cut-throughs.
Community leader Angela said that removing rat-running from Holmesdale Road meant people wanted to spend time together on the street.
“We’re feeling the benefits of a stronger community spirit and don’t want to lose that,” said Angela, of the Holmesdale Road Action Group.
Local resident Aengus and son Joe said they would never have been able to cycle to school together before the scheme was put in.
Holmesdale Road used to be a “racetrack” and parallel Whitehorse Lane was too busy and dangerous to cycle on, Aengus said.
Councillors on the Traffic Management Advisory Committee said the LTN should be retained to get a fuller idea of the benefits for another 12 months. The final decision rests with Cllr Muhammad Ali.