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Cycle facilities

Quietway 1 cyclist numbers still increasing

May 3, 2019 |

The linear increase in cyclists on Q1 continues. Peak flows at the Dunton Rd crossing have increased steadily since 2014 with peak morning flows up by an average of 165 riders per year.  This means we are now over the … Read More

We won and we won big

February 19, 2019 |

We’ve won more than £60,000 most of it for contraflows and cycling parking. Next step: do it again. Deadline for the next funding round is October 2019 so now is the time to start drawing up that wish list.

Specially … Read More

Rye Lane closed: cyclists walking round the works

January 7, 2019 |

The good news is that cycling up Rye Lane is still allowed but there is about 20 m of pushing your bike up congested Rye Lane pavements. The second bit of good news is that the buses have gone.

Apart … 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

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

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

Latest ideas for the Brunel Bridge (or Mayflower Bridge?)

December 12, 2016 |

On a brief from Sustrans, architects ReForm and engineers elliottwood have developed an exciting new design for the Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf pedestrian/cycle bridge (the Brunel Bridge, or as recently suggested, the Mayflower Bridge).  Details at: http://www.reform-architects.london/projects/rotherhithe-bridge-2/

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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

Space for cycling

March 18, 2016 |

Want better cycling facilities and want the new Mayor to carry on developing them?

See what is going on locally to you…………..

Please sign the LCC petition while you are there – and if you can help with the actions … Read More

Southwark Cyclists Bike Trains

March 7, 2016 |

Fed up with the trains? Take your bike instead — cheap and reliable 

Starting from 30th March, we will be running Bike Trains from Nunhead and Peckham Rye stations up to Blackfriars — taking in two parks, a traffic-calmed backstreet, … Read More