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Southwark Cycles – a review of 2020

Southwark Cyclists is Southwark’s London Cycling Campaign local group. We are a volunteer-led group campaigning for safer and more inclusive cycling in Southwark. This blog outlines Southwark’s progress against this goal as well as the year 2020’s main successes and … Read More

Streets for Distancing

Streets for Distancing: Our campaign asking the council to prioritise active travel in response to Covid-19

We are campaigning to make it easier to walk and cycle in Southwark during the pandemic (read more about the campaign here). … Read More

London Assembly Election

Southwark Cyclists invited the Lambeth and Southwark constituency candidates from the main parties to join us on a ride to look at the good, the bad and the ugly of active travel in Southwark. This was an opportunity for us … Read More

April Newsletter: Climate Safe Streets

Here’s our newsletter for April. If you want it straight to your inbox, then sign up here.

This month Healthy Rides are back and we’re getting involved in LCC’s Climate Safe Streets mayoral election campaign. Read on to … Read More

March Newsletter – A Review of 2020

Here’s our newsletter for March. If you want it straight to your inbox, then sign up here.

As lockdown restrictions ease, we’re looking forward to starting our activities. This month we publish our Southwark Cycles 2020 report, taking a look … Read More

Big increase in weekend cycling

Been counting cyclists on the A200 Jamaica Rd from my balcony for the last 11 months of pandemic.  The effect of successive lockdowns has been to trigger a large increase in cycling at weekends. For example as shown in the … Read More

February Newsletter – Keep Rye Lane Pedestrianised

Here’s our newsletter for February. If you want it straight to your inbox, then sign up here.

This month we have an update about the Dunwich Dynamo, news about upcoming consultations in Southwark, changes to Cycle Superhighway 7 and Cycleway … Read More

January Newsletter – We want Better Streets for Southwark

Here’s our newsletter for January. If you want it straight to your inbox, then sign up here.

Happy new year and welcome to our first newsletter of 2021. 

This month is all about Better Streets. Late last year … Read More

Southwark Council’s Climate Strategy

Southwark Council is consulting on their Climate Strategy.

Respond to the draft Climate Strategy consultation. Deadline is 15 January.

Below is our draft submission to the council. If you think we’ve missed something, contact us.

Southwark Cyclists’ response

The consultation … Read More

Dead bikes cluttering up bike stands

Due to popular demand and realising that this post was completely out of date, I am re-writing it. I’m told that getting dead bikes removed is “capillary activism” and since capillary motion defines as the ability of a liquid to … Read More

December Newsletter – 3 new LTNs coming to Southwark

Here’s our newsletter for December. If you want it straight to your inbox, then sign up here.

Healthy Rides are back and we’ll be reviewing Southwark’s Streetspace measures so far at our general meeting on Wednesday 9 December. We also … Read More