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Cycling infrastructure

Quietway 1: Lynton Road to Rothsay Street: Current situation

January 31, 2016 |
  1. Compared with 2014, 34% more cyclists are using the Q1/LCN22 route along Lynton Rd and Willow Walk
  2. Motor traffic has also increased, particularly turning left from Lynton Rd, up from 44/hr to 110/hr, a 150% increase. This means 2-3 … Read More

Healthy Ride: Canada Water to Camberwell Loop taking in some of the new cycling routes and infrastructure

January 9, 2016 |

Wow!  21 riders at Canada Water on a grey January Saturday morning. Quite a sight. Some regular riders, some irregulars, and several new riders. One new rider had a loan bike from the Southwark cheap loan scheme, still running (http://www.southwark.gov.uk/info/200123/cycling/3935/borrow_a_bike_for_10).

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Pavement build-outs and cycling

December 21, 2015 |

Example of an existing pavement build out in Linden Grove is shown above.

Recent cycle schemes from Southwark are full of pavement build outs. For cyclists, build outs can be dangerous as they force cyclists into the general traffic flow. … Read More

Is this December? Healthy Ride Report

December 20, 2015 |

19 Dec 2015.  Lovely day (14 degrees, occasional sunshine) for our final scheduled Heathy Ride for 2015. What a great early winter we are having, weatherwise. Perfect for our last scheduled ride following a great route devised by ride leader … Read More

One-way or two-way cycle tracks

December 4, 2015 |

There has been a lot of debate about the merits of a two-way track compared with having 2 one-way tracks on Cycle Superhighway 4 (CS4).   So set out below are some of the points made by Southwark Cyclist members. However, … Read More

Dunton Road Crossing – first new signalised crossing on a Quietway

November 28, 2015 |

The photo shows the new crossing lights at the Dunton Rd/Willow Walk/Lynton Rd intersection.  Photo taken on Healthy Ride on Nov 28th 2015.  Crossing lights due to go live on Weds December 2nd.  This is the first piece of serious … Read More

Jubilee Quietway – Blackfriars Rd to Tower Bridge Rd – Response to Consultation

November 7, 2015 |

Plans for the sections of the “Jubilee” Line Quietway from Nicholson St to Tanner St have been out to consultation, with this closing on Nov 9th 2015 (see https://consultations.southwark.gov.uk/)

There are some excellent features – notably 2 new filters to … Read More

Quietway 7 -Falmouth to Albany – Response to consultation

October 17, 2015 |

Please note, Consultation extended to Oct 30th. Please make a personal response supporting the plan.

The link below is to the Southwark Cyclists response to the consultation on Quietway 7.  We are supporting the plan, plus all the specific … Read More

A “hold-the-left” junction finally built.

September 27, 2015 |

TfL have finally built a proper hold the left junction and it works well. The left hook risk at this busy junction has been eliminated. All traffic is flowing well.

Junction is between the A3 (Kennington Park Rd, CS7) and … Read More

Proposal for a new route – The Five Parks route

September 10, 2015 |

The Five Parks route:  a proposal for a leisure cycling and walking route linking the principal green spaces in Southwark

Southwark Cyclists have been running Saturday morning “Healthy Rides” for many years. Routes for these easy-paced leisure rides often include … Read More