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Wanted: cycling contra-flow on St Thomas St

November 6, 2018 |

Well this is embarrassing. TfL “engaged” with its public about making St Thomas St one-way. The public hated the idea. Key concerns by this public included “the lack of two-way cycling provision along the length of this street”. Help, someone, what … Read More

Rye Lane to close from January 7th

October 30, 2018 |

And it will stay closed for more than a year. “Approximately 13months” says Southern Gas Networks. All buses and cars will be diverted via Copeland Road except the P13 which will use Lyndhurst Way. Cyclists …………well, seven years after negotiations began … Read More

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

Support the One-way filter on Quietway 7

October 1, 2018 |

A filter on Champion Hill but unhappily only stopping rat-running traffic in one direction. Still half a loaf is better than none. So what does this one do? The good news is that it’s an experiment and that it’s happening … Read More

St Thomas St consultation – we say “strongly disagree” because eastbound cycling not allowed.

April 11, 2018 |

Southwark Cyclists have responded negatively to the plans for St Thomas St.  The proposal does reduce motor traffic levels and speeds (if enforced).  But crucially it does not allow cycling in both directions and does not allow cyclists to get … Read More

Old Kent Road Area Action Plan further consultation

February 20, 2018 |

THIS IS IMPORTANT – PLEASE HAVE YOUR SAY Consultation deadline is March 21st Introduction

Southwark Council are consulting on their updated area action plan for the Old Kent Rd Area. This area runs from the Lewisham border to Harper Rd … Read More

Millwall Football Club path closures

February 8, 2018 |

Following information from one of the Club stewards here are the following fixture list at Millwall football ground for the rest of this season 2017-2018.

In the order of day, date and kick-off time;

Friday 9th Feb- 7.45pm

Tuesday 20th … Read More

Cycle Superhighway 4

November 3, 2017 |

IOur campaigning team working on Cycle Superhighway 4. It’s finally here: Transport for London have opened consultation on Cycle Superhighway 4 from Tower Bridge to Greenwich. And it’s looking good. Give us a friendly wave.

www.tfl.gov.uk/cs4

This is a very well-designed scheme. Looking at the sections in Southwark, you will be able to cycle on a continuous 2km bidirectional cycle lane, 3-4m wide. And it will be both convenient and safe.

More information on how CS4 will look from the point of view of pedestrians and bus and car users is on our CS4 pages, or click Campaigns > Current consultations.  This will provide information useful if discussing the scheme with non-cyclists.

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Bishopsgate (A10) junction with Wormwood Street

September 1, 2017 |

The UKPN traffic management proposals involved a southbound closure to all traffic to facilitate utility connections for 100 Bishopsgate.

TfL and UKPN investigated a cycle way through the works to mitigate the approx. 800 commuters during the morning peak. Due … Read More