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Our strategy: progress report

At our strategy meeting we set our vision statement to show us where we are going and help us think how to get there.

By 2025 a child and their grandparents can cycle to any destination easily, safely … Read More

Booking cycle parking

Cyclehoop run Southwark’s cycle hangers.

One of the most popular reasons people look at our website is to find out how to get secure cycle parking near their home. Our full advice is here: https://southwarkcyclists.org.uk/campaigns/how-to-get-secure-cycle-parking-on-your-street/

There are some lovely cycle … Read More

Bike Taxis open for business (free)

Bike Taxis are the latest great idea from the team which brought you the Bike Train. The Bike Train has fans (lots of them) but we recognise it can’t be perfect for everyone. That’s why we are introducing Bike Taxis. … Read More

Healthy Rides Picnic 2019

After dodgy forecasts earlier in the week, here we were on picnic Saturday 16th August with blue skies and a pretty decent forecast.  Started to worry that the park would be too crowded for our planned cycling games…  Time for … Read More

Your experience of the Rye Lane closure

Peckham’s Rye Lane has been closed for gas works for 5 months. It was supposed to be longer, but a surprising lack of things going wrong means it’s reopening early.

Southwark Council are interested in hearing your experiences of cycling … Read More

Quietway 1 cyclist numbers still increasing

The linear increase in cyclists on Q1 continues. Peak flows at the Dunton Rd crossing have increased steadily since 2014 with peak morning flows up by an average of 165 riders per year.  This means we are now over the … Read More

Bazalgette 2. Burgess Park to Hammersmith Bridge. Report.

Southwark Cyclists Ride,  April 22nd 2019 Organised by the Healthy Rides group and led by Werner.  This is his report

Bazalgette’s legacy in London didn’t fit into Saturday’s ride (report here) so we had to add a second volume (and … Read More

66 in a 20mph zone

Community Speedwatch sounds a bit tame (it’s the word community) but this picture was taken when a cyclist was holding this speed gun. You can join in. Stand beside a policeman and catch your nominations for the most dangerous driver … Read More

We won and we won big

We’ve won more than £60,000 most of it for contraflows and cycling parking. Next step: do it again. Deadline for the next funding round is October 2019 so now is the time to start drawing up that wish list.

Specially … Read More

38 riders – a Healthy Ride record

The Healthy Ride on 16th February attracted 38 riders, the most we have ever had. And we rode 36km, equalling the longest previous Healthy Ride.

Riders at Thames Flood Barrier on outward leg

After two sunny days, it was … Read More

Getting Parking Under Control in East Dulwich

Walls of metal. Is this really what we want our streets to look like? Southwark trails behind most inner London boughs when it comes to Controlled Parking Zones. They are key to getting parking under control and ensure locals have … Read More