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Posts By SallyEva

Snagging Crystal Palace Dutch-style roundabouts

April 16, 2018 |

The Crystal Palace new cycle-friendly roundabouts are not fully open yet, which maybe is just as well. They include a cycle route around the Fountain Drive roundabout which is not as cycle-friendly as it might be. That protective raised kerb … Read More

Harper Road high jinks

April 13, 2018 |

Southwark is installing width restrictions on Harper Road but someone doesn’t like them. Soon after the concrete blocks were installed on March 29th, the blocks were moved out of position and rotated to maximise the distance between them. … 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

Mythbusting

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

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

No Close Pass

July 25, 2017 |

It started in the West Midlands and spread. The Met weren’t impressed but then borough police did it in Camden. Upstaged by Midlands and borough police the Met Cycle Cops came good. They did it in Southwark.

Southwark Cyclists gave … Read More

Secret Try and Ride Scheme (rush quietly)

June 20, 2017 |

Southwark has quietly introduced a Try and Ride or Hire and Ride scheme. Choice of four bikes and lots of goodies. For your £12 you get what Southwark reckons is £300 of equipment which is

Rotherhithe aka Brunel bike and foot bridge

June 12, 2017 |

This is the open version of London’s first proposed pedestrian and cycle bridge. Most of the time we hope it will be close to allow thousands of cyclists and walkers to flow between Canary Wharf and Rotherhithe.

Mayor Sadiq Khan … Read More

New cycle hangars coming

June 9, 2017 |

Aren’t these beautiful? Would you like one near you? Southwark is proposing 64 new hangars just like these – if you have one near you then please support them at the consultation https://consultations.southwark.gov.uk/environment-leisure/cycle-hangars-local-consultation/

We’ve even made a map:  

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Cycle to Work Day Special — with prizes!!!

April 23, 2017 |

 I should confess straight away that I don’t know what the prizes will be. (The discerning will have noticed that the pictures doesn’t give anything away). But while we haven’t (yet) organised the prizes we have organised the rides. We can … Read More