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Closing the Arch — any day now

October 16, 2017 |

Peckham Arch, gateway to the rest of the world, is going to shut. Soon. No one knows exactly when. But soon. In situations like this it’s best to Be Prepared. Here is a bit of explanation and preparation.

Southwark has … Read More

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

Close Pass – and why do buses not keep to the speed limit?

August 2, 2017 |

 

This is a video of one of our members being close passed by a bus

It hung behind him when it had to and then accelerated past, cutting him up

This has led to an examination of the “red … Read More

No Close Pass

July 25, 2017 |

It started in the West Midlands and spread. The Met weren’t impressed but then borough police did it in Camden. Upstaged by Midlands and borough police the Met Cycle Cops came good. They did it in Southwark.

Southwark Cyclists gave … Read More

Bishopsgate check on TM with TFL 7th July 2017

July 10, 2017 |

We did a check on TM (temporary building works measures) with TFL   on 7th July 2017 in Bishopsgate in the City

Here is the report

Bishopsgate focus JULY 2017

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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

Albany Road / Portland Place junction works

April 22, 2017 |

On this coming Monday, 24th April 2017, construction work will start on the junction of Albany Road and Portland Place.

This is where Quietway 7 / LCN 23 leaves Burgess Park, heading north to Elephant and Castle.

We are very … Read More

Elephant and Castle Audit

April 13, 2017 |

Verdict – Better Overall

Cyclists overall think the new peninsula layout is an improvement.  The A3 route, the one with the highest cycle flows, is clearly safer now and more cyclists are using it.  The route to St George’s Circus … Read More

Roadworks patrol – 20 Feb 2017

February 21, 2017 |

Another productive ride – thanks Michael and Francis for report

report here – roadworks patrol – 20 Feb 2017 MB

By the way if you are the cyclist in the featured image we would like to know who you are!

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Surrey Canal Path: alternative routes

February 12, 2017 |

Surrey Canal Path is shut for a while for strengthening works to the bridge on Peckham Hill Street/ Willowbrook Way. Quite a lot of cyclists already leave the path here and join road over the bridge. This is not bad … Read More