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Quietways

Quietways: critical fails analysis rides

October 3, 2018 |

These are the first seven Quietways. Tfl reckons there are (or will be) lots more now. But are they any good? Just one bad junction is enough to send would-be new riders back to the bus. These bad bits are … Read More

Routeing Southwark Spine down Barry Road

October 1, 2018 |

This is Barry Road. It is the long straight ugly, polluted, dangerous speed-track from the Plough to the Rye. Only a council could be astonished to learn that drivers go fast on it. Average speeds exceed 24mph. Some people are going … Read More

Record numbers on Quietway 1

July 17, 2018 |

The success story of the Southwark section of Quietway 1 continues. Recent counts at morning and evening peaks show a further increase in cyclists over those already reported from previous years (https://southwarkcyclists.org.uk/5479-2/).

The graph shows a steady increase now … Read More

Camberwell Grove closure: but what about…?

October 21, 2017 |

We want Camberwell Grove bridge kept as a cycling / walking bridge only:

https://membership.lcc.org.uk/take-action-keep-camberwell-grove-bridge-closed

Since some people have concerns about keeping motor traffic off the bridge, we hope this post will help. Read More

Southwark Cyclists (and friends) Quietway 83 Excursion and Report

June 16, 2017 |

 

On the 19th of May a group of hardy travellers set out to investigate what Southwark council plans to do with a soon-to-be-developed route: (the Southwark section of) Quietway 83. At the moment there is no … Read More

Southwark Spine update – May 2017

May 8, 2017 |

Members of Southwark Cyclists had a meeting last week (May 3rd) about the Southwark Spine route with project manager Albert Ang and design manager Hugh McCarthy.

The short-term proposal is for the Spine to link up with the proposed Quietway … Read More

Portland Street close passes

May 4, 2017 |

To get from Burgess Park at the south to New Kent Road at the north, the Quietway 7 goes up Portland Street (the lesser, not the Great), over East Street, and up Brandon Street.

This route has recently had the … Read More

Camberwell Grove and Champion Hill

March 7, 2017 |

Part 2 of the Quietway 7 update is rather longer, and about the current situation on Camberwell Grove and Champion Hill.

Camberwell Grove and Champion Hill The situation thus far

There has been no proposal and no consultation on the … Read More

Quietway 7 update

March 7, 2017 |

Quietway 7 runs from Elephant and Castle south through Burgess Park, Camberwell and Dulwich to Crystal Palace.

Official Southwark Council update from January

http://www.2.southwark.gov.uk/downloads/download/4757/qw7_progress_update_jan_2017

 Albany Road (Burgess Park)

Work is physically starting any day now at the junction of Portland … Read More

Quietway 1: More than doubling in cycling

August 6, 2016 |

Quietway 1: 130% increase in cyclist numbers Recently (Aug 3rd and 9th) counted again at the Dunton Road crossing in Bermondsey. Counted during the morning and afternoon peak on a midweek day, repeating counts made previously in January 2016 and … Read More