More than 300 people have signed a petition calling for the speed limit on Wraysbury Road to be reduced from 40MPH to 30MPH, following the death of Syed Shiraz Haider Zaidi.

Mr Zaidi, 35, was struck by a speeding vehicle in March, 2019 while waiting to cross the road which links Wraysbury with Staines. He ran the Royal Grill restaurant in Staines.

Now his family want to raise awareness of the dangers on the road where vehicles regularly exceed the existing speed limit.

Afsheen Zaidi said: We have been devastated by the loss of my husband, father and brother and are grateful to our community for the love and support they have shown us since his passing. He was a much-loved figure and his memory will continue.

"The success of the petition shows that the time to reduce the speed limit is now. It is too late for our family but we urgently need a response from the council so that no other family has to endure the same suffering."

Former Royal Borough mayor Colin Rayner, who runs Berkyn Manor Farm in Stanwell Road, Horton, has also called for a reduction in the speed limit.

Residents in Wraysbury say that cars park on footpaths and in the bus stop in Wraysbury Road, forcing adults and children to stand in the road so they can be seen by buses - while mums with prams have to walk in the road to get round cars.

Before the recent council elections in May the then leader for highways Phill Bicknell revealed that the authority was looking at a range of measures including yellow lines, speed reductions or cameras.

There have been three fatal accidents and 19 serious injury ones in Horton and Wraysbury since 2005.