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Snagging Crystal Palace Dutch-style roundabouts

April 16, 2018 |

The Crystal Palace new cycle-friendly roundabouts are fully open now. There’s a consultation on what users think of it but it doesn’t make much sense. If/when it gets amended we’ll let you know.

Various worrying features include a cycle route … Read More

St Thomas St consultation – we say “strongly disagree” because eastbound cycling not allowed.

April 11, 2018 |

Southwark Cyclists have responded negatively to the plans for St Thomas St.  The proposal does reduce motor traffic levels and speeds (if enforced).  But crucially it does not allow cycling in both directions and does not allow cyclists to get … 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

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

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

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

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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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

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

Cycle to Work Day Sept 13th – Lots of Prizes!

September 8, 2017 |

Take the Bike Train and you can enter a national prize draw.  Details at https://www.cycletoworkday.org/   In fact you do not even have to use the Bike Train – anyone pledging to cycle to work on the 13th can enter.  So … Read More