SE1 -Don’t ban cycling on the South Bank, says Boris
At our November meeting we heard from Kees Frederiks, Residential Cycle Parking Co-ordinator at Lambeth Council about an exciting new initiative the Council is undertaking to bring on street secure cycle parking to Lambeth. In the style of the times it is hoped that it will be run on a ‘co-operative’ basis with local management … Continue reading Lambeth to pioneer new on-street cycling parking
Lambeth Cyclists have come out strongly against the threat of a ban on cycling on the South bank of the Thames.South bank businesses working through their representative body the South Bank Employers’ Group want to ban cycling along the stretch of the riverside encompassing the London Eye, the National Theatre and Gabriels Wharf between the … Continue reading South Bank to ban cycling?
You may have seen signs such as the one pictured on the Clapham Common cycle route suggesting that you cycle with consideration for pedestrians, with a quoted speed limit of 8 mph. Some people have questioned the legality and enforceability of such a stipulation and see it as putting an unfair burden on cyclists. Whilst … Continue reading Signs urging considerate cycling appear on Clapham Common
The Art Deco style, which swept through Europe in the '20s and '30s, brought the streamlined glamour of Cadillac cars and Cunard liners to the design of everything from town halls to teapots, forming an elegant bridge between the Classicism of the early 1900s and the Modernism of the mid-century.In London it is above all … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists architecture ride report: 27 November 2010 Deco Decadence or West London in the Jazz Age
At our November meeting we heard from the Coordinator of the newly launched Lambeth Living Streets and discussed ways in which we can work together to promote the mutual interests of cyclists and pedestrians. We hope to work together initially on the Southbank issue as well as continue in dialogue about local transport developments and … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists support Lambeth Living Streets
A relatively short, leisurely ride looking at the marketplaces and squares of north London plus a few bonus buildings.We'll see the surprising variety of hidden Victorian squares in Islington and Hackney ranging from the Gothic style of Carpenter to the classic lines of Roumieu and Gough as well as Isingtonian 'period' developments by Leroux and … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists architecture ride report: 30 October 2010 Markets and squares in North London