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Active Travel in Southwark 2017 – The health economic impact of walking and cycling

September 6, 2017 |

This is a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) and was presented at a meeting at Tooley St on August 17th 2017 by Melinda Chau, Public Health Policy Officer, Southwark Council.

The report gives a summary of the health benefits of … Read More

Take action TODAY: Camberwell Green

September 3, 2017 |

Want better for Camberwell Green than painted lines and conflict with buses and lorries?

Respond TODAY, Sunday 3rd September, to TfL’s interim proposals, and let them know they are not good enough.

https://membership.lcc.org.uk/take-action-demand-better-camberwell-green

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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

The Alliston trial

August 29, 2017 |

As Southwark Cyclists we extend our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Mrs Briggs, whom this court case sadly remembers.

Nothing that is said here is intended to diminish the seriousness with which we must all take every death … Read More

Camberwell Green junction “improvements”

August 27, 2017 |

TfL are consulting on plans for an interim proposal to “improve” safety at Camberwell Green junction.

https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/roads/camberwell-green/

Southwark Cyclists disagree that these plans will improve safety for cyclists or pedestrians, and as such we oppose them. 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

Gardens in the City – Healthy Ride Report

July 17, 2017 |

Detailed report below from Ride Leader Werner on a successful “+” ride on July 15th 2017.  Werner has included quite a bit of detail as riders were interested to learn about the gardens and related sites visited.

A long and … 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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Abbey Street Quietway Ride Report (6.7.17)

July 8, 2017 |

A group of hardy cyclists set out on a warm afternoon to assess what shall become a new Quietway (code named: Abbey St. Quietway). There are many challenges with this route; however there’s also a great deal of potential … Read More