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Quietway 1: More than doubling in cycling

August 6, 2016 |

Quietway 1: 130% increase in cyclist numbers Recently (Aug 3rd and 9th) counted again at the Dunton Road crossing in Bermondsey. Counted during the morning and afternoon peak on a midweek day, repeating counts made previously in January 2016 and … Read More

Healthy Ride Report, May 14th 2016

May 16, 2016 |

14 riders turned up at Canada Water including a good number of first- or second-time joiners.  Plan was to ride a stretch of Quietway 1, including the newly opened path past the Millwall stadium (“The Den”). First we went upstream … Read More

Millwall Cycle Path is Open

April 20, 2016 |

It has taken over 20 years, but the Millwall Cycle Path is finally open, and very nice it is!

Path provides an off road route from the Connect 2 Bridge over Rotherhithe New Rd to the existing off road path … Read More

Quietway 1: New signs appearing

February 28, 2016 |

Q1 road markings have started to appear and also a smart direction sign in Trinity Square (see photo). The rather dashing cyclist logo is nice. The purple background is, we are informed, the Quietway colour which is to be – … Read More

Millwall Path on Q1 now visible

February 9, 2016 |

The new path from the Connect 2 bridge at South Bermondsey station to the existing path from Surrey Canal Rd to Oldfield Grove (called Senegal Way according to the Open Street Map) is now clearly visible.  It runs along the … Read More

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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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

Quietway 7 – Burgess Park to Camberwell Grove – Response to Consultation

November 21, 2015 |

Southwark cyclists have responded to the Consultation by Southwark Council regarding the next 2 sections of Quietway 7, from New Church Rd (south border Burgess Park) to Benhill Rd and from Wilson Rd to Lettsom St (junction with Camberwell Grove).

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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