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Consultations

Southwark Cyclists / TFL Road works ride 10th September 2015

September 17, 2015 |

We rode the road works again on 10th September with TFL and others – usual crop of improvements identified – and good to have TFL encouraging contractors and developers to talk to us about traffic plans

Cycle Run 10 … Read More

Cycling in Southwark needs a strategy for Burgess Park

September 9, 2015 | 1

Let’s talk about cycling in Burgess Park. Deep breaths…

Everyone knows we need safe routes for cycling in Southwark, and everyone likes parks. Why not put lots of the cycle routes we need through Burgess Park? This was probably the train of … Read More

Southwark Cyclists strongly oppose plans for Camberwell Green

August 14, 2015 |

We recently blogged about the council’s proposals for Camberwell Green and surrounding area. The plans are a throwback to the 1980s, with no safe space for cycling, even though the Council’s own Strategy is committed to it. Instead, we’ve got several … Read More

Camberwell Green consultation closing – reject these plans!

August 12, 2015 |

Southwark Council propose expensive and disruptive alterations to Camberwell Green junction and area. The plans are terrible. Southwark Cyclists have thoroughly examined their proposal with expert advice and we have decided to formally reject these plans.    Please respond to the … Read More

Blocking CS5 at Elephant / Ontario street / London Road

June 17, 2015 |

Come on buses, trucks and vans – you can do better than this ………………….we want a yellow box junction either side of the blue paint!!!

And a quid pro quo from the police for fining cyclists when works was in … Read More

Cycling road works patrol

April 24, 2015 |

All, Southwark and Lambeth Cyclists are are riding the road works in our boroughs with TFL, our aim is safer cycling and you can help.

So early Thursday morning we started the process and have ‘photos of the attached … Read More

Quietway 1 Progress

March 28, 2015 |

Spotted the link between Oxley Close and Chaucer Drive is finished (apart from removing the odd cone and a bit of planting).  This is the filtered link that used to have the “forest of bollards”  (see previous post).  Now easy … Read More

Quietway 1: first junction modified

March 19, 2015 |

History was made last week in Southwark.  OK – its not quite on the scale of the signing of Magna Carta.  But it is important for cycling in London.

The first junction on one of the Quietways promised in the … 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

Better Cycle Infrastructure in Southwark

January 25, 2015 |

Rik Andrew was invited to lead a discussion of cycling infrastructure at the meeting on Jan 14th 2015.       Favourite quotes: “One major hazard on a route will deter 98% of potential users”;  Regarding the proposed Central Grid, … Read More