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North Peckham Healthy Streets – Consultation

We are calling all members to support this scheme. The closing date is the 11th of January so you will have to act soon. For more details and to see the official Southwark Cyclists response please see the cycle scape … Read More

Sculptures in the City – Boxing Day Healthy Ride

We started running a Boxing Day ride in 2015. Five brave cyclists turned out, led by Werner, whose idea it was. Four years later Werner was out again, but now numbers have risen to 22 riders. Here is his ride … Read More

One-way filter on Quietway 7 gets the go-ahead for trial

A trial filter on Champion Hill has been given the go-ahead and should be in place by February 11th. It’s only one-way but that’s better than nothing. Most people (57%) who responded to the consultation supported the trial, rising to … Read More

26% of people in Southwark cycle once a month

Believe it? I’m not sure I do either. Our task is clear: to turn infrequent cyclists into frequent cyclists.  All those people must have bikes. We need to get them riding them more.

The same table of statistics from HMG says … Read More

Bike maintenance workshops with tuition

These workshops are brought to you by some of the same guys who run our summer-time Dr Bike’s. We have to stop when the weather gets cold and they get bored, their fingers (still warm) start to twitch and they … Read More

Harper Road – One More Push

Southwark want width restrictions – we want a quietway!

Time to tell Southwark that their residents do actually support walking and cycling.

We need you to answer the consultation at: https://consultations.southwark.gov.uk/environment-leisure/harperroadimprovements/

The short response is: agree with everything, but in … Read More

Wanted: cycling contra-flow on St Thomas St

Well this is embarrassing. TfL “engaged” with its public about making St Thomas St one-way. The public hated the idea. Key concerns by this public included “the lack of two-way cycling provision along the length of this street”. Help, someone, what … Read More

One Minute Action: protect the award-winning Dante Road closure off CS 7

This road closure has won an award as the Healthy Streets Community Project of 2018. Tell Southwark Council we agree that it’s great and we want to keep it. 

The nomination (by LB Southwark) says: Dante Road and Brook Drive are narrow … Read More

Quietways: critical fails analysis rides

These are the first seven Quietways. Tfl reckons there are (or will be) lots more now. But are they any good? Just one bad junction is enough to send would-be new riders back to the bus. These bad bits are … Read More

60 Healthy Riders out on Saturday (29th Sept)

We had 30 riders on our Southwark Healthy Ride last Saturday.  Our sister group in Bexley also had 30 riders.  So in the beautiful autumn sunshine last Saturday there were 60 cyclists out enjoying an easy-paced ride thanks to the … Read More