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Campaigns

Your chance to improve cycling in Southwark

January 30, 2014 |

Come along to the Peckham Liberal Club on 12 February, 6.30pm, to discuss which cycling priorities should be top of the agenda for Southwark council candidates in the 2014 local election. The election is a huge chance to make our … 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

Help get secure cycle storage on a street near you

January 21, 2014 |

A number of Southwark residents proposed locations for bike hangars in November. Support an application, and one or more could get installed in your area!

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Cute little traffic lights coming our way

December 20, 2013 |

On Dec 13th the Dept for Transport announced a trial of low level lights “to boost cyclists’ safety”.  Two of the 11 trial sites are in Southark, on the west bypass (CS7) at the Elephant (see map).  Both sites are … Read More

Improvements planned for NR4 near Blackfriars Bridge

December 20, 2013 |

Many of you will have cycled National Route 4 parallel to the river.  The section from Tate Modern to Upper Ground has always been a problem as it involves a large detour on to busy Southwark St.  Made worse recently … Read More

Have your say: Upper Thames Street

November 17, 2013 |

What is being proposed?

Transport for London (TfL) is proposing changes to the junction of Upper Thames Street and Queen Street Place in the City of London. This junction is at the north end of Southwark Bridge and is the … Read More

Grange get Cycling Project – Full Report

November 5, 2013 |

Well we did it!  Succesfully got 16 people cycling using a de-luxe approach with individual leafletting of flats and free everything.  Given the low levels of cycling in Southwark, these 16 probably equate to a 9% increase in cycling.  Just … Read More

Making the case for better cycle parking

September 28, 2013 |

This week we again called on Southwark Council to prioritise secure bike storage – crucial in encouraging more people to cycle.

At a meeting of the Southwark Cycling Joint Steering Group* on Friday, September 27, we  made the case for … Read More

Paxton Green Roundabout

September 6, 2013 |

Changes are afoot around Paxton Green Roundabout, a crucial intersection where Southwark collides with its neighbours.

Southwark Council produced a report about the situation and we issued our response.

Southwark Cyclists’ response

Southwark’s role is to provide cycle routes for … Read More

Resources for cycling design standards

September 6, 2013 |

London Cycling Design Standards (LCDS)

The London Cycling Design Standards report contains guidance and standards for people creating cycle routes and other transport systems which affect cyclists

This report may become the standard for Boroughs to follow when spending Transport … Read More