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

April 11, 2018 |

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

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

Look – No Bollards! Work on Quietway 1 gets underway

February 13, 2015 |

Work on the eastern sections of Quietway 1 has started.  Photo shows the link between Oxley Close and Chaucer Drive.  This is where the “Forest of Bollards” used to be.  No bollards at all now, so locals are driving through!  … Read More

Better Cycle Infrastructure in Southwark

January 25, 2015 |

Rik Andrew was invited to lead a discussion of cycling infrastructure at the meeting on Jan 14th 2015.       Favourite quotes: “One major hazard on a route will deter 98% of potential users”;  Regarding the proposed Central Grid, … Read More

North South Cycle Superhighway – St Georges Circus

October 21, 2014 |

Key conclusions

1. Most southbound cyclists will exit the NS CSH for London Rd; TfL’s plans probably will be adequate for this – but may not be.

2. It is madness not to fix the serious E-W problems at the … Read More

Quietway 2

July 7, 2014 |

TfLs new Cycling Quietways programme gets underway this year and one of the first 2 routes, Quietway 2 (Q2), runs across the north of Southwark (Route is shown at https://goo.gl/maps/TttKh). Delivery of each segment is being carried out by … Read More

Parking on CS7 – a common problem

June 23, 2014 |

Nice example of inconsiderate, illegal parking.  While we were having our Bike Week Breakfast at the Isalnd Cafe on Southwark Park Road (see post below), a large articulated truck stopped opposite on a double yellow on the Cycle Superhighway.  This … Read More

Get started on making London a better place to cycle

April 8, 2014 |

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