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Draft Cycling Strategy – Comments from Southwark Cyclists

February 13, 2015 |

Southwark Borough Council published its draft Cycling Strategy in November 2014 (see post here). Southwark Cyclists submitted 16 pages of comments! Below are some highlights. For the full document, click this link: Southwark_Cyclists_Response_LBS_Cycling_Strategy_v05. Unfortunately the Council’s draft has now disappeared … Read More

Look – No Bollards! Work on Quietway 1 gets underway

February 13, 2015 |

Work on the eastern sections of Quietway 1 has started.  Photo shows the link between Oxley Close and Chaucer Drive.  This is where the “Forest of Bollards” used to be.  No bollards at all now, so locals are driving through!  … Read More

Deptford Creek Bridge Opens

January 24, 2015 |

The new swing bridge on Deptford Creek opened on Monday Jan 19th 2015.  This takes the Thames path and National Cycle route 4 across between the Deptford side of the creek (by the Tsar statue) and the Greenwich side, now … Read More

Safe Cycle Route and Junction Design

January 8, 2015 |

Open session of Southwark Cyclists to start the next regular Wednesday meeting.  Starts 6.30pm at Better Bankside on Wednesday January 14th 2015.

Rik Andrew, Co-Chair of the LCC Infrastructure Review Group will present his views and lead a discussion on … Read More

Deptford Creek Swing Bridge – Nearly ready

November 17, 2014 |

Recent pictures from Greenwich Cyclists and intelligence from Healthy Rider David Senior show the long-awaited bridge on National Route 4 swinging.  Cannot find a date for official opening, however.  (Photos Courtesy Anthony Austin’s neighbour Derek Kinchington)

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Ceremony to celebrate the life of Richard Muzira

October 10, 2014 |

Zimbabwean-born grandfather Richard Muzira was a volunteer film maker with CoolTan Arts. He was a cyclist.  He died under the wheels of a tipper truck at the junction of Albany Road and Camberwell Road on 18 November last year.  A … Read More

Quietway 2 – First consultation responses

August 16, 2014 |

Quietway 2, specifically the large part running through Southwark, is the first to reach the public consultation stage.  Southwark Cyclists had a good look at the plans at the last meeting (Aug 13th) and subsequently quite a bit of discussion … Read More

Cute little traffic lights coming our way

December 20, 2013 |

On Dec 13th the Dept for Transport announced a trial of low level lights “to boost cyclists’ safety”.  Two of the 11 trial sites are in Southark, on the west bypass (CS7) at the Elephant (see map).  Both sites are … Read More