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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

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

Bazalgette 200th Anniversary Rides

It was 200 years from Joseph Bazalgette’s birth on March 28th. A little late, we plan to celebrate with 2 rides around sights associated with the great engineer. On Easter Saturday (April 20th) our regular Healthy Ride + will … Read More

Girls just want to have fun (on bikes)

Ride and find your freedom. Community Cycleworks has a girls bike club and it’s got ride-outs, bike skills training and games plus art sessions with bike bits this Easter and spring. The club is based at CCW in Burgess Park … Read More

Sixty-six in a 20mph zone

Community Road Watch 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 … 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

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 both the right and space to park while stopping non local traffic from blocking … Read More

Street closures at Southwark schools to expand

At least fourteen Southwark schools will be protected by road closures at opening and home times by 2022. That’s the pledge of lead councillor Richard Livingstone, the man in charge of promoting active travel, cycling and clean air.

The council … Read More

Rye Lane closed: cyclists walking round the works

The good news is that cycling up Rye Lane is still allowed but there is about 20 m of pushing your bike up congested Rye Lane pavements. The second bit of good news is that the buses have gone.

Apart … Read More

North Peckham Healthy Streets – Consultation

We are calling all members to support this scheme. The closing date is the 11th of January so you will have to act soon. For more details and to see the official Southwark Cyclists response please see the cycle scape … Read More