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Southwark Cyclists | April 2, 2015

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Southwark Cyclists

Quietway 2 Progress

March 28, 2015 |

Spotted the link between Oxley Close and Chaucer Drive is finished (apart from removing the odd cone and a bit of planting).  This is the filtered link that used to have the “forest of bollards”  (see previous post).  Now easy … Read More

Healthy Rides Programme – Spring-Summer 2015

March 24, 2015 |

We have now completed planning for the next 4 months and will be running rides every week from May 9th including rides from Dulwich Park and Burgess Park.

Our long-standing 2-hour rides on 2nd and 4th Saturdays and 3.5 hour … Read More

Southwark Cyclists tell Council “Be more ambitious”

March 20, 2015 |

Cycling lawyer Ralph Smyth has written Southwark Cyclists response to the Council’s proposed new plan. The Travel section needs a rethink in the light of national transport planning guidance  published in October last year, he says.

“This requires the preparation … Read More

Quietway 1: first junction modified

March 19, 2015 |

History was made last week in Southwark.  OK – its not quite on the scale of the signing of Magna Carta.  But it is important for cycling in London.

The first junction on one of the Quietways promised in the … Read More

Healthy Ride Report – Feb 28th 2015

February 28, 2015 |

9 riders, including one new rider, departed Peckham Square about 10.05 in light drizzle. Headed west  through back streets to Benhill Rd, then picked up the proposed Quietway route to Dulwich. Warmed up ascending Camberwell Grove, then along Champion Hill … Read More

Central Grid in Southwark – a progress report

February 22, 2015 |

Where we are at Feb 20th 2015 – report compiled by Bruce Lynn


  • As the map shows, in Southwark we are not doing badly.
  • By the end of 2016 we should have all the E-W grid routes, and … Read More

Healthy Ride Report – Feb 21st 2015

February 22, 2015 |

Canada Water to Woolwich Arsenal. Leader Bruce. Only 3 riders, plus Bruce, for this ride. Dry and cold, but overnight rain had stopped. Met with Nigel’s ride at Greenwich.  They were just setting off in search of William Morris.  … Read More

Bridging the Thames: Brunel Bridge

February 20, 2015 |

Sustrans is working on plans for a new cycling and walking bridge and this is their latest proposal. It would run from Durand’s Wharf on the south bank to the West India Dock Impounding Station at Canary Wharf. Sustrans are … Read More

Urban Cycle Loan Scheme for Southwark

February 19, 2015 |

Southwark Council have approved and funded the Urban Cycle Loan Scheme for a year, starting in March 2015. This scheme has run previously in several boroughs including Lewisham (link here It is delivered by the London Cyclists Project Team, … Read More

Healthy Ride Report – Feb 14th 2015

February 15, 2015 |

11 riders set out from Canada Water on a dry, overcast day with David leading. Followed a familiar route across Russia Woodland to the Thames path. Then through Deptford, across the new bridge and on to the Greenwich foot tunnel. … Read More

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