13 riders gathered at Canada Square at 10 o’clock in bright sunshine with much chatter about our luck in finding a break in the weather. 4 new riders, 3 of whom had seen information on the British Cycling Skyride site. David led off down to the river for a run eastwards to Greenwich. Unannounced, a large black cloud appeared and dumped its wet contents on us. Undaunted we headed on. Stopped at Deptford Creek where David assured us that work on the much delayed pedestrian/cycling bridge was supposed to start next week (see Greenwich Cyclists Yahoo Group, https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/greenwichcyclists/conversations/topics/11166). Looking forward to that opening by the end of the year. With route along the next stretch of river front also opening, the detour out into busy Creek Road becomes unnecessary.
On to Royal Naval College and, guided by one of the riders, a short detour to Park Vista (just across Trafalgar Rd) where the prime meridian is marked on the road (see photo). Back by the same route to Canada Water where the sun was out again!