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Cycling design standards

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

Support the One-way filter on Quietway 7

October 1, 2018 |

A filter on Champion Hill but unhappily only stopping rat-running traffic in one direction. Still half a loaf is better than none. So what does this one do? The good news is that it’s an experiment and that it’s happening … 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

Bishopsgate (A10) junction with Wormwood Street

September 1, 2017 |

The UKPN traffic management proposals involved a southbound closure to all traffic to facilitate utility connections for 100 Bishopsgate.

TfL and UKPN investigated a cycle way through the works to mitigate the approx. 800 commuters during the morning peak. Due … Read More

Albany Road road works ride

May 11, 2017 |

 

One in deepest Southwark this time  – time Southwark upped its game on road work safety for cyclists.

Read the report on the Albany Road road works ride here:

Roadworks Patrol – 5 May 2017 Albany Road

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Highbury Corner traffic ride

May 2, 2017 |

Out of our area but important none the less.

Firstly, a quick intro for Emile, Laura and Carolyn who were heavily involved. Where possible Emile will assist on other central London projects moving forward

Since the patrol there has been … Read More

Tweaks and fixes

February 27, 2016 |

 

Want a trixy mirror, a new contraflow a barrier removed?

The Southwark Cycling Joint Steering Group (CJSG) process has resulted in an ever increasing list of things to do to improve cycling safety and improve cycling infrastructure in Southwark  … Read More

Pavement build-outs and cycling

December 21, 2015 |

Example of an existing pavement build out in Linden Grove is shown above.

Recent cycle schemes from Southwark are full of pavement build outs. For cyclists, build outs can be dangerous as they force cyclists into the general traffic flow. … Read More

One-way or two-way cycle tracks

December 4, 2015 |

There has been a lot of debate about the merits of a two-way track compared with having 2 one-way tracks on Cycle Superhighway 4 (CS4).   So set out below are some of the points made by Southwark Cyclist members. However, … Read More

Quietway 7 -Falmouth to Albany – Response to consultation

October 17, 2015 |

Please note, Consultation extended to Oct 30th. Please make a personal response supporting the plan.

The link below is to the Southwark Cyclists response to the consultation on Quietway 7.  We are supporting the plan, plus all the specific … Read More