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Planning consultations

Southwark Cyclists tell Council “Be more ambitious”

March 20, 2015 |

Cycling lawyer Ralph Smyth has written Southwark Cyclists response to the Council’s proposed new plan. The Travel section needs a rethink in the light of national transport planning guidance  published in October last year, he says.

“This requires the preparation … Read More

Central Grid in Southwark – a progress report

February 22, 2015 |

Where we are at Feb 20th 2015 – report compiled by Bruce Lynn

Summary

  • As the map shows, in Southwark we are not doing badly.
  • By the end of 2016 we should have all the E-W grid routes, and … Read More

Crystal Palace Parade – a personal view

December 12, 2014 |

Southwark Council is holding a consultation regarding proposals to significantly improve the Crystal Palace Parade / Westwood Hill / Sydenham Hill and Fountain Drive road junctions.

Note this post is not agreed SC view.  It is my radical take, put … 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

North-South Cycle Superhighway in Southwark

October 21, 2014 | 1

A key proposal from TfL’s “Vision”

Creating a North-South Cycle Superhighway from the Elephant and Castle to Kings Cross was a key proposal in the Mayor of London’s “Cycling Vision” document (http://www.tfl.gov.uk/corporate/about-tfl/how-we-work/planning-for-the-future/vision-for-cycling) . TfL have now made detailed proposals for … Read More

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

Loughborough Junction Revamp

September 28, 2014 | 1

Lambeth have an ambitious scheme for Loughborough Junction out to consultation until Oct 22nd.  Aim is to improve the area for residents, cyclists and pedestrians by reducing traffic – actually closing roads to motor traffic.  Notably Loughborough Rd will no … Read More

Quietway 2 – First consultation responses

August 16, 2014 |

Quietway 2, specifically the large part running through Southwark, is the first to reach the public consultation stage.  Southwark Cyclists had a good look at the plans at the last meeting (Aug 13th) and subsequently quite a bit of discussion … 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