Vauxhall Cross consultation deadline extended to 2 January 2015

Transport for London have extended the deadline for responses to the Vauxhall Cross consultation from 14 December 2014 to 2 January 2015 to allow as many people as possible to respond - please tell TfL we need Space For Cycling in Vauxhall Cross Transport for London have released their initial proposals which aim to transform Vauxhall … Continue reading Vauxhall Cross consultation deadline extended to 2 January 2015

Space for Cycling at Vauxhall Cross? TfL lay out initial plans to transform area

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

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

TfL cycle hire bikes now available in more Lambeth locations

Today, Friday 13 December 2013, the South West expansion of the Transport for London Cyle Hire Scheme goes live.The cycle hire bikes, also known as Boris Bikes, will be available in more Lambeth locations - primarily in the South Lambeth, Stockwell and Vauxhall areas: see map above.The expansion will bring the bikes within reach of … Continue reading TfL cycle hire bikes now available in more Lambeth locations

Lambeth Cyclists and LCC response to Nine Elms draft Design for Cycling strategy

Transport for London held a consultation, now ended, on the draft Nine Elms South Bank (or Vauxhall, Nine Elms, Battersea Opportunity Area in old speak) Design for Cycling strategy documentThis is the response, in full, jointly submitted by London Cycling Campaign and Lambeth CyclistsLondon Cycling Campaign and Lambeth Cyclists response to draft ‘Nine Elms on the … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists and LCC response to Nine Elms draft Design for Cycling strategy

Abolish the Vauxhall Cross gyratory says Lambeth Council Leader

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

Lambeth ‘linear park’ offers hope for Vauxhall Cross

In January Lambeth’s cabinet looked at proposals for Vauxhall which would effectively see the removal of the current cycle-unfriendly road system.Coming on the back of development proposals for Nine Elms the plans seek to reintroduce a high street in Vauxhall along Bondway, where the current gyratory and bus station is located, and create a linear … Continue reading Lambeth ‘linear park’ offers hope for Vauxhall Cross

Vauxhall Cross named as one of London’s top 10 worst gyratories

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

Vauxhall Cross: change on the horizon?

Vauxhall Cross (photo from Cyclists in the City blog)The possibility of making Vauxhall Cross more people friendly has been raised by Transport for London. As you are no doubt aware the current set up of four or five lanes of fast moving one-way traffic does not encourage cycling and the cycle lanes and other measures … Continue reading Vauxhall Cross: change on the horizon?

More blue paint for Lambeth: Cycle superhighway 5 set to run through Vauxhall Cross

The Mayor of London is moving ahead with the next batch of cycle superhighways including superhighway 5 which will run from Lewisham to Westminster. It will come into Lambeth along Camberwell New Road, travel up Harleyford Road before going through Vauxhall Cross. We are hopeful that the superhighway can be used to improve conditions for … Continue reading More blue paint for Lambeth: Cycle superhighway 5 set to run through Vauxhall Cross