Lambeth and TfL are working with local people in the Norwood and Tulse Hill areas to develop plans for their area.Following a series of local workshops plans are now in place to improve Norwood Road and, by 2020, remove the Tulse Hill one-way gyratory system.Source Streetmap.co.ukThis will make the area a more pleasant place to … Continue reading Tulse Hill one-way system to be removed by 2020?
This Friday, 2 October 2015, and Saturday, 3 October 2015, find out about the future plans for the Vauxhall area at a special exhibition at the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens.Since July Lambeth have been consulting on the future of the area - see the latest thinking about the future and add your voice in support of … Continue reading Join the conversation about the future of Vauxhall Cross
Transport for London have released their initial proposals which aim to transform Vauxhall Cross making the whole area more cycle friendly and therefore more people friendly.TfL are proposing to end the one-way system at Vauxhall and the surrounding roads as well as bring in improvements to the bus, rail and tube station and create a new … Continue reading Space for Cycling at Vauxhall Cross? TfL lay out initial plans to transform area
Several of Lambeth’s most cycle-unfriendly junctions feature in a list published by Transport for London of the 50 junctions to be improved by 2013.A list of a further 50 junctions has been published – these are set to be reviewed by the end of 2013 with improvements being implemented by the end of 2014.As a … Continue reading Lambeth junctions feature in top 100 to be improved by 2014
According to a report on the London SE1 website Lambeth Council Leader Councillor Steve Reed has called for the abolition of the Vauxhall Cross gyratory system - a move Lambeth Cyclists and other local residents' and transport groups have been advocating for some time.The Council in its supplementary planning document is proposing the development of … Continue reading Abolish the Vauxhall Cross gyratory says Lambeth Council Leader
Transport for London have promised to carry out a review of major junctions across London following the publication of the top 10 dangerous junctions lists detailed in the last newsletter. Several of these top 10 dangerous junctions are in Lambeth or, like Elephant and Castle, are likely to be used by Lambeth cyclists. TfL have … Continue reading Junctions under the spotlight
The Guardian today carries an article listing London's top 10 worst gyratories. Lambeth's Vauxhall Cross gyratory is listed at number five.Vauxhall Cross (photo from Cyclists in the City blog)The Guardian Bike Blog article states: 5: Vauxhall CrossWith five lanes for cars, one for buses and cycle lanes squeezed onto narrow pavements around the outside, here … Continue reading Vauxhall Cross named as one of London’s top 10 worst gyratories
And finally a success for Lambeth Cyclists! The Council’s plans to transform central Brixton by linking up Windrush Square and St Matthews churchyard and in the process removing the Brixton gyratory system have been passed and are at the planning stage.Lambeth Cyclists have been campaigning for the closure of gyratory system since the mid-1990s so … Continue reading Effra Road success
Lambeth Cyclists have discovered that the Mayor of London’s (Ken Livingstone’s) long-term transport strategy is to get rid of all gyratory systems in London, acknowledging what we’ve been pushing for some time: that they bring little benefit for pedestrians, public transport users or cyclists. This stunning revelation, confirmed by Deputy Mayor Jenny Jones when she … Continue reading Good bye to the dreaded gyratory?