London Cyclists show TfL the future of Blackfriars

London Cycling Campaign has produced fantastic images and animations showing how the junction at the northside of Blackfriars Bridge can be dramatically improved for pedestrians and cyclists. If you cycle in London (or want to but daren't) you absolutely should check these out.Please join the Blackfriars Bridge flashride this Wednesday to push the Mayor and TfL into … Continue reading London Cyclists show TfL the future of Blackfriars

Traffic engineering not necessarily the answer: learning the lessons of neighbourhood improvements in the Ruskin Park area

Most of us will be aware that physical measures are not necessarily the only solution when it comes to slowing dangerous traffic in residential areas. Here Lambeth Cyclists' Clare Neely reflects on developments near her home.Shortly Lambeth Council will be installing a number of physical measures; speed tables and road cushions, to reduce speeds in … Continue reading Traffic engineering not necessarily the answer: learning the lessons of neighbourhood improvements in the Ruskin Park area

Lambeth Cyclists architecture ride report: 24 September 2011: Cubitt

Our September architecture looking at the work of Thomas Cubitt was enjoyed by 20 cyclists on a glorious sunny day. Starting at Buckingham Palace, Cubitt built the East wing, we progressed through the wealthiest parts of London and then down the social scale! From Belgravia to Pimlico to Battersea and Clapham we saw the legacy of Cubitt in … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists architecture ride report: 24 September 2011: Cubitt

Free Dr Bike bike checks today Streatham Common Southside

Lambeth will be running free Dr Bike bike checks every Wednesday 5:30-7:30pm in September. See below for a list of dates and locations for this free service. As well as basic checks, repairs and adjustments to your bike you can also have your bike security marked and gain an idea of what lorry drivers see … Continue reading Free Dr Bike bike checks today Streatham Common Southside

Lambeth green drinks this Wednesday

This Wednesday, 29 September 2011, there will be a gathering of local 'green' activists upstairs at the Priory Arms in Lansdowne Road, Stockwell SW8 (where Lambeth Cyclists meetings are held) - the green drinks will start from 7:30pm. Similar green drinks events are held regularly around the country -come and take part in Lambeth's newest!Further … Continue reading Lambeth green drinks this Wednesday

Lambeth Cyclists architecture ride: 24 September 2011: Cubitt

Thomas Cubitt - master builder, social campaigner, friend of royalty, almost forgotten!Join us for a short ride exploring the legacy of Thomas Cubitt.Cubitt was a Clapham resident who became one of Londons most prolific and influential 19th century builders and architects but who is barely known today.Come and discover how his vision links such varied … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists architecture ride: 24 September 2011: Cubitt