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Campaigns

66 in a 20mph zone

March 25, 2019 |

Community Speedwatch 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 driver … Read More

We won and we won big

February 19, 2019 |

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

Street closures at Southwark schools to expand

January 18, 2019 |

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

One-way filter on Quietway 7 gets the go-ahead for trial

December 18, 2018 |

A trial filter on Champion Hill has been given the go-ahead and should be in place by February 11th. It’s only one-way but that’s better than nothing. Most people (57%) who responded to the consultation supported the trial, rising to … Read More

Wanted: cycling contra-flow on St Thomas St

November 6, 2018 |

Well this is embarrassing. TfL “engaged” with its public about making St Thomas St one-way. The public hated the idea. Key concerns by this public included “the lack of two-way cycling provision along the length of this street”. Help, someone, what … Read More

One Minute Action: protect the award-winning Dante Road closure off CS 7

October 10, 2018 |

This road closure has won an award as the Healthy Streets Community Project of 2018. Tell Southwark Council we agree that it’s great and we want to keep it. 

The nomination (by LB Southwark) says: Dante Road and Brook Drive are narrow … Read More

Routeing Southwark Spine down Barry Road

October 1, 2018 |

This is Barry Road. It is the long straight ugly, polluted, dangerous speed-track from the Plough to the Rye. Only a council could be astonished to learn that drivers go fast on it. Average speeds exceed 24mph. Some people are going … Read More

Tideway Patrol 31 8 2018

September 14, 2018 |

Please see attached report of the most recent Tideway patrol

Tideway road works patrol 30 aug v3-1

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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