Free Dr Bike this evening Oval

Lambeth Council are running their popular Dr Bike service on Tuesdays and Wednesdays  in December at various locations around the borough. This evening, Wednesday 17 December 2014, the team will be offering bike checks 4 - 7:30pm in the Kennington/ Oval area - opposite Oval tube station on Kennington Park Road, SE11The Dr Bike team can … Continue reading Free Dr Bike this evening Oval

TfL proposes new segregated cycle route from Oval to Vauxhall Bridge

Transport for London have laid out their plans for the Lambeth section of cycle superhighway 5 which runs from New Cross to Westminster.The proposals include a a two-way segregated cycle path running from Oval along Harleyford Road which will allow cyclists to avoids the dangerous gyratory system at Vauxhall Bridge (see diagram for Bridge layout). … Continue reading TfL proposes new segregated cycle route from Oval to Vauxhall Bridge

Lambeth Cyclists Architecture Ride 26 April 2014: London’s Street Furniture

This Saturday, 26 April 2014, join us for our latest leisurely ride around London when we will be looking at London street furniture - those items we all too frequently cycle or walk past without a second thought. This 10 mile all day trip around street furniture  is suitable for everyone.Extend your familiarity with bollards, … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists Architecture Ride 26 April 2014: London’s Street Furniture

Get your bike checked for free at Oval junction this evening Wednesday 19 March 2014

Lambeth Council's Sustainable Transport team will be running a free Dr Bike session this evening, Wednesday 19 March 2014, 4:30-7pm at Oval junction in Kennington: opposite Oval tube station (SW9/SE5: just off Kennington Park Road, Harleyford Road, Clapham Road, Camberwell New Road and Brixton Road)Come and get your bike checked for free.Qualified bike mechanics will … Continue reading Get your bike checked for free at Oval junction this evening Wednesday 19 March 2014

Oval reversals ensure Lambeth roads remain slightly more cycle- safe

In the Kennington area near Oval tube station cyclists have managed to overturn two decisions –to not reinstall a cycle lane and to install a new barrier on LCN route 3-which made the roads more unsafe for cyclists and pedestrians.Both cases relate primarily to Transport for London roads. Both were cases where we or other … Continue reading Oval reversals ensure Lambeth roads remain slightly more cycle- safe

TfL frustration 1: What happened to our cycle lane?

Anyone who has cycled around the Oval tube station in the North of Lambeth in recent weeks will have noticed the road resurfacing works being undertaken. The results of the resurfacing have made the situation worse for cyclists as cycle lanes appeared to have been be arbitrarily removed.Here Lambeth Cyclists member Mark Knox explains his … Continue reading TfL frustration 1: What happened to our cycle lane?

TfL frustration 2: Barrier makes temporary appearance on LCN 3 cycle route

At the beginning of November 2013 a barrier (photo right) appeared at the top of Meadow Road opposite the Oval cricket ground on London Cycle Network route 3 which travels from Clapham to Waterloo along back routes. The effect of the ill-thought out barrier was to make it dangerous for cyclists and for pedestrians by … Continue reading TfL frustration 2: Barrier makes temporary appearance on LCN 3 cycle route

Find your stolen bike – Lambeth Police to display recovered bikes Friday and Saturday

This Friday and Saturday Lambeth Police will be running drop-in sessions at which they will be displaying stolen bikes that have been recovered around the borough. They will also be offering security marking for bikes.If you have had your bike stolen over the past few months in Lambeth it may have been recovered by the … Continue reading Find your stolen bike – Lambeth Police to display recovered bikes Friday and Saturday

Cyclists protest at danger from new barriers on Oval cycle route

Cyclists from Lambeth and beyond have been protesting at the addition of new barriers on London Cycle Network Route 3 at Meadow Road, SW8 opposite the Oval Cricket Ground. We have received several emails about this over the past few days from concerned Lambeth residents.The new barriers are located at the top of Meadow Road … Continue reading Cyclists protest at danger from new barriers on Oval cycle route