The Most Pointless Speed Hump In London?

Andy Thornley
By Andy Thornley Last edited 83 months ago
The Most Pointless Speed Hump In London?


Is this the most pointless speed hump in London? We certainly think it could be up for the award, if such an award actually existed.

This traffic calming measure appeared on Oxford Street not too long ago, positioned on the pavement in parallel with the road. The reason for its installation is as yet unclear and we are unconvinced that a motorist would clock up enough speed so close to the shop fronts to warrant a speed hump being put in place.

It is clear, however, that many of the shoppers who tripped over while walking down Oxford Street did not expect to see it. Those that did notice it had looks of bemusement on their faces as they contemplated just why it was there.

Have you seen any other pointless pieces of street furniture? Tell us about them below...

Last Updated 05 December 2011