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Secure bike parking to increase in Southwark

March 18, 2014 |

Residents in Southwark will soon be able to park and store their bikes securely thanks to an award-winning crowdsourcing project to create a cycle-friendly Southwark. Ground-breaking collaboration between Southwark Cyclists, Southwark Council and academics from the Open University highlighted the … Read More

Elephant and Castle improvements revealed

March 4, 2014 |

Further to the announcement on improving 33 road junctions in London, four in Southwark, made last week as part of the Mayor’s cycling programme, images have been released of the proposal for the redevelopment of the northern roundabout at Elephant … Read More

Central Cycling Grid – Southwark Cyclists Comments for TfL

February 13, 2014 |

 

The final version of our Comments on the Central Grid have been submitted to TfL.  They are copied available here: SC_Grid_Comments_Final

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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