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How I found myself as a cycle campaigner – and how you might, too

March 7, 2018 |

We asked one of our newer members to explain how they got involved with cycle campaigning, and what they enjoy about being in Southwark Cyclists.

By Luci:

How does it work that I have ended up getting into the nitty-gritty … Read More

Old Kent Road Area Action Plan further consultation

February 20, 2018 |

THIS IS IMPORTANT – PLEASE HAVE YOUR SAY Consultation deadline is March 21st Introduction

Southwark Council are consulting on their updated area action plan for the Old Kent Rd Area. This area runs from the Lewisham border to Harper Rd … Read More

Bike Taxis open for business (free)

February 4, 2018 |

Bike Taxis are the latest great idea from the team which brought you the Bike Train. They are just waiting for roll-out when the weather warms up. The Bike Train has fans (lots of them) but we recognise it can’t … Read More

Closing the Arch — any day now

October 16, 2017 |

Peckham Arch, gateway to the rest of the world, is going to shut. Soon. No one knows exactly when. But soon. In situations like this it’s best to Be Prepared. Here is a bit of explanation and preparation.

Southwark has … Read More

Where could you cycle to?

April 17, 2017 |

With the arrival of spring, and better weather, it’s the time of year when many people start to think about getting their bike out. Perhaps you’d like more time outside on sunny days, or to incorporate light exercise into your … Read More

New Southwark Plan (our response)

March 5, 2018 |

When even the author of an opinion thinks it might not be rivetingly exciting you know that it could well be very dull indeed.

However, stuff can appear dull and be very important. Among our members is a guy who … Read More

St Thomas St Consultation – going to be no cycling eastbound.

March 2, 2018 |

St Thomas St, the road that runs alongside the south side of London Bridge Station, will re-open in May after a 6 year closure. Plan is for one way westbound on the whole length, with only access traffic and a … Read More

Millwall Football Club path closures

February 8, 2018 |

Following information from one of the Club stewards here are the following fixture list at Millwall football ground for the rest of this season 2017-2018.

In the order of day, date and kick-off time;

Friday 9th Feb- 7.45pm

Tuesday 20th … Read More

Dulwich Village Junction update late January 2018

February 2, 2018 |

Dulwich Village Junction update

We met Officers, Police Teams, Cllrs on 30th January to review Dulwich Village. Such a range of different viewpoints are particularly helpful.

All agreed the onsite meeting was useful and constructive, and appreciated the input from … Read More

Healthy Rides – More rides and more riders!

December 29, 2017 |

Report by Bruce Lynn, Healthy Rides Co-ordinator.

Healthy Rides are our most successful project. Come and join us. They are great.

They are called “healthy” because cycling is healthy. Lots of gain with no pain. Healthy Rides are fun, … Read More

Hostile Streets – new report from GLA Transport Committee

December 22, 2017 |

This month (December 2017) a new report lambasts TfL for not implementing the Mayor’s Healthy Streets agenda.  It also proposed a serious look at Chris Boardman’s proposal to change the priority at junctions so that turning traffic gives way to … Read More


December 6, 2017 |

Experts shmexberts don’t you just hate’em. Southwark council can’t stand the idea of segregated cycle lanes through Bermondsey — causing congestion, making the air dirty, killing local shops and making little children’s hair turn green.

Well……………cyclists don’t know anything about … Read More