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Patrol – Highbury Corner Sept 2017 – late report

November 20, 2017 |

We had a look around the proposed works – in need of work!

Patrol – Highbury Corner Sept 2017 MB2 FB1

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One Minute Action: Demand a Safer Southwark Spine – before December 4th

November 20, 2017 |

We need your help to stop Southwark’s flagship cycle route from being downright dangerous.

New plans for the Southwark Spine cycle route have just been published. We urgently need you to respond to the consultation, to ask for cycling conditions … Read More

Southwark Spine – East Dulwich to Peckham – full consultation response

November 20, 2017 |

– Under Construction –

Our working draft will be up soon – we’re just sweeping up the pencil shavings (metaphorically speaking).

Maybe check back tomorrow?

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New Southwark Spine proposals – are they up to much? (spoiler: they are not)

November 19, 2017 |

A simple test for good cycling infrastructure: if you can’t take your less confident non-cycling loved one on it then it isn’t up to par. If conditions mean it is uncomfortable to hold a leisurely chat, then that’s also a … Read More

Lord Mayors Show Healthy Ride

November 13, 2017 |

Report on Healthy Ride, Nov 11th 2017 by Ride Leader Werner.

For over 800 years the newly elected Lord Mayor of London has polished the coach, fed the horses and set off on a trip from the City to Westminster … Read More

Cycle Superhighway 4

November 3, 2017 |

IOur campaigning team working on Cycle Superhighway 4. It’s finally here: Transport for London have opened consultation on Cycle Superhighway 4 from Tower Bridge to Greenwich. And it’s looking good. Give us a friendly wave.

www.tfl.gov.uk/cs4

This is a very well-designed scheme. Looking at the sections in Southwark, you will be able to cycle on a continuous 2km bidirectional cycle lane, 3-4m wide. And it will be both convenient and safe.

More information on how CS4 will look from the point of view of pedestrians and bus and car users is on our CS4 pages, or click Campaigns > Current consultations.  This will provide information useful if discussing the scheme with non-cyclists.

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

October 24, 2017 |

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

Camberwell Grove closure: but what about…?

October 21, 2017 |

We want Camberwell Grove bridge kept as a cycling / walking bridge only:

https://membership.lcc.org.uk/take-action-keep-camberwell-grove-bridge-closed

Since some people have concerns about keeping motor traffic off the bridge, we hope this post will help. Read More

Take Action: save Quietway 7 and keep Camberwell Grove closed

October 16, 2017 |

We’ve got an opportunity to save Quietway 7 in Camberwell, but we need your help.

We’ve made a ‘Take Action’ page that explains the issues and helps you through the consultation response. It’s https://membership.lcc.org.uk/take-action-keep-camberwell-grove-bridge-closed – Send this link to … 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