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Cycling promotion

Urban Cycle Loan Scheme for Southwark

February 19, 2015 |

Southwark Council have approved and funded the Urban Cycle Loan Scheme for a year, starting in March 2015. This scheme has run previously in several boroughs including Lewisham (link here http://lcc.org.uk/articles/lewisham-cycle-loan-scheme). It is delivered by the London Cyclists Project Team, … Read More

Draft Cycling Strategy – Comments from Southwark Cyclists

February 13, 2015 |

Southwark Borough Council published its draft Cycling Strategy in November 2014 (see post here). Southwark Cyclists submitted 16 pages of comments! Below are some highlights. For the full document, click this link: Southwark_Cyclists_Response_LBS_Cycling_Strategy_v05. Unfortunately the Council’s draft has now disappeared … Read More

Public Health Case for Cycling

November 28, 2014 |

The public health case for active travel (cycling and walking) is overwhelming.  But is still not getting through to policy-makers.  So when Southwark Cyclists were invited to prepare a paper for the Southwark Council Scrutiny Committee on this topic we … Read More

Southwark’s new cycling strategy — the map

November 28, 2014 |

Whether or not you cycle, Southwark want you to tell them what they can do to make cycling in Southwark better. The general idea is that comments will help Southwark understand how they can improve cycling in our borough and … Read More

Want cycle parking near you?

November 19, 2014 |

Frustrating isn’t it?  You cycle all the way to work or home and there is nowhere safe to leave your trusty bike.  Get more cycle parking where you want it by adding your favourite place to this map.

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North South Cycle Superhighway – St Georges Circus

October 21, 2014 |

Key conclusions

1. Most southbound cyclists will exit the NS CSH for London Rd; TfL’s plans probably will be adequate for this – but may not be.

2. It is madness not to fix the serious E-W problems at the … Read More

How to get secure cycle parking on your street

October 2, 2014 | 2

Many people find it difficult to store their bikes in their home. However, bike lockers and bike hangars are an increasingly popular way to safely park your bike. The following page explains how to get Southwark Council to install secure … Read More

Improve cycling in your area

September 22, 2014 |

Southwark’s Cleaner, Greener, Safer fund is open for applications NOW (in fact it opened on September 9th).  The fund welcomes ideas put forward by local people to improve their local environment.  You can be an individuals or a group – … Read More

An alternative to Surrey Canal Path?

June 26, 2014 |

Surrey Canal Path and its link to Burgess Park are the jewels in the crown of central Southwark and a well-deserved success story for the council’s encouragement of walking and cycling. The only problem is the popularity of the Canal … Read More

Southwark Council pledges money to extend Cycle Hire in the Borough

January 27, 2014 |

The current Cycle Hire scheme stops just south of Elephant and Castle and there are no docking stations east of Tower Bridge Road on the south side of the river.

At last Wednesday’s Council meeting, Cllr. Peter John and Cllr. … Read More