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Healthier and safer streets for Ferndale, Loughborough and Railton neighbourhoods

The Brixton Liveable Neighbourhood is getting local with the council starting engagement on improvements in the three areas 'Ferndale', 'Loughborough' and 'Railton'. Find out more and respond to the council's survey. Ferndale There are three ideas the council is asking about: Access to bus, walk, cycle throughSide roads access only, keep traffic on main routes.Access … Continue reading Healthier and safer streets for Ferndale, Loughborough and Railton neighbourhoods

Support safer cycling on the A23 Streatham Hill

TfL has opened a consultation for much needed cycle tracks, and more pedestrian crossings, on Streatham Hill. We support these plans and hope you will show your support too. The A23 at Streatham Hill is currently dominated by motor traffic and can be intimidating and unpleasant place for people who visit, study, live and work … Continue reading Support safer cycling on the A23 Streatham Hill

New Brockwell Park to Gipsy Hill consultation

Act now! The short survey for this consultation closes Saturday 29 February. Great new proposals provide a safer route for people walking and cycling along Rosendale Road, especially for kids heading to school and to Brockwell Park. The council has just published proposals for 11 new zebra crossings, including by the shops, and a segregated cycle … Continue reading New Brockwell Park to Gipsy Hill consultation

Council cabinet member for the environment at our next meeting

Cllr Claire Holland, our guest speaker Wednesday 15 January Councillor Claire Holland, Lambeth's Cabinet member for the Environment and Clean Air will be our guest speaker at our meeting at 7.30pm on Wednesday 15 January. Since starting her cabinet role, Cllr Holland has overseen a change of gear in the council's approach to walking and … Continue reading Council cabinet member for the environment at our next meeting

South bank improvements planned

Lambeth council has a consultation on plans to improve the streets around the south bank centre and access to it from Waterloo station. We fully support these plans to improve the area, including much better conditions for people walking and cycling and reducing or eliminating through traffic from this area.  The proposals include some options. … Continue reading South bank improvements planned

Council approves bold new transport strategy

Lambeth's new transport strategy has been approved by councillors, more importantly so has the plan for how it'll be implemented. Lambeth Cyclists was there. Lambeth Cyclists was there. This is what we told councillors: We welcome Lambeth’s bold new Transport Strategy and support its core principle of rebalancing Lambeth’s streets in favour of walking, cycling … Continue reading Council approves bold new transport strategy

Our November get together

There's lots going on locally so we expect to have a busy meeting on Thursday. Our monthly meeting is open to all members and supporters. This month we will talk about plans to make Rosendale Road safer and also review the new Lambeth Transport strategy, due to be approved by the council just before our meeting.  Our friends at Lambeth Friends of the … Continue reading Our November get together

New Lambeth council transport strategy and implementation plan

There's a lot to like in Lambeth's Transport Strategy that has just become public. The Strategy is largely unchanged from the draft we saw last year but the implementation plans are new and add a lot more detail. The Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) implementation plan includes a map that sets a path for borough wide … Continue reading New Lambeth council transport strategy and implementation plan

Wandsworth Road junction changes

Lambeth council is going ahead with minor changes to to junctions on the Wandsworth Road. These are at Cedars Road/ Queenstown Road, Silverthorne Road/ North Street and Stewart’s Road/ Union Road. We are pleased to see the plans have improved as a result of arguments we made about safety at junctions on Wandsworth Road, especially … Continue reading Wandsworth Road junction changes

Have your say on making Brixton better for people walking and cycling

UPDATE: Comments close Sunday 13 October. You can still comment on Lambeth council's map of the Brixton area where they are seeking input on making streets better, safer and with cleaner air. This is part of the Brixton Liveable Neighbourhood plan. As well as adding new comments to their map you can add support to … Continue reading Have your say on making Brixton better for people walking and cycling