In March Mayor of London Boris Johnson set out with much fanfare his vision for cycling in London.The Mayor pledged increases in funding and new initiatives including a new segregated East-West ‘crossrail superhighway’, improvements to the existing cycle superhighways, signed quietways along backstreets and the creation of ‘miniHollands’ in outer London.We expect the impact of … Continue reading What will the Mayor of London’s cycling vision mean for Lambeth?
Applications are now open for on-road cycle parking in secure Dutch-style 'Bike Hangar' containers in Lambeth.Lambeth bike hangar, photo from cyclehoop.com The cycle parking, provided by Cycle Hoop working with Lambeth Council (and first outlined here in 2011),is currently available in the North of the borough in residential roads between Brixton and Clapham Roads in Kennington, … Continue reading Applications now open for secure on-road cycle parking in North of Lambeth
One hundred years ago today, on Good Friday 1913, poet Edward Thomas (born in Lambeth in 1878)set out on a self-exploratory ride from Clapham Common to the Mendip Hills.He wrote about it in his book In Pursuit of SpringBefore reaching the fields around Garrett lane he came across this:"The suburban by-streets already looked rideable: but … Continue reading In pursuit of Spring 2013
Come to the Lambeth Cyclists meeting tonight!We hope you can join us for Lambeth Cyclists' meeting this evening (19 March 2013) 7:30pm at the Priory Arms pub, Lansdowne Way, Stockwell, SW8. We are usually in the upstairs room.The first part of the meeting will be business looking at latest developments in cycling in the borough … Continue reading Come to the Lambeth Cyclists meeting this evening in Stockwell