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St Thomas St consultation – we say “strongly disagree” because eastbound cycling not allowed.

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

How I found myself as a cycle campaigner – and how you might, too

We asked one of our newer members to explain how they got involved with cycle campaigning, and what they enjoy about being in Southwark Cyclists.

By Luci:

How does it work that I have ended up getting into the nitty-gritty … Read More

New Southwark Plan (our response)

When even the author of an opinion thinks it might not be rivetingly exciting you know that it could well be very dull indeed.

However, stuff can appear dull and be very important. Among our members is a guy who … Read More

Old Kent Road Area Action Plan further consultation

THIS IS IMPORTANT – PLEASE HAVE YOUR SAY Consultation deadline is March 21st Introduction

Southwark Council are consulting on their updated area action plan for the Old Kent Rd Area. This area runs from the Lewisham border to Harper Rd … Read More

Millwall Football Club path closures

Following information from one of the Club stewards here are the following fixture list at Millwall football ground for the rest of this season 2017-2018.

In the order of day, date and kick-off time;

Friday 9th Feb- 7.45pm

Tuesday 20th … Read More

Bike Taxis open for business (free)

Bike Taxis are the latest great idea from the team which brought you the Bike Train. The Bike Train has fans (lots of them) but we recognise it can’t be perfect for everyone. That’s why we are introducing Bike Taxis. … Read More

Dulwich Village Junction update late January 2018

Dulwich Village Junction update

We met Officers, Police Teams, Cllrs on 30th January to review Dulwich Village. Such a range of different viewpoints are particularly helpful.

All agreed the onsite meeting was useful and constructive, and appreciated the input from … Read More

Healthy Rides – More rides and more riders!

Report by Bruce Lynn, Healthy Rides Co-ordinator.

Healthy Rides are our most successful project. Come and join us. They are great.

They are called “healthy” because cycling is healthy. Lots of gain with no pain. Healthy Rides are fun, … Read More

Hostile Streets – new report from GLA Transport Committee

This month (December 2017) a new report lambasts TfL for not implementing the Mayor’s Healthy Streets agenda.  It also proposed a serious look at Chris Boardman’s proposal to change the priority at junctions so that turning traffic gives way to … Read More