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

See Floral and Topiary Bicycles in Lambeth this Sunday

Lambeth Cyclists' Waterloo and Vauxhall Neighbourhood Ride on Sunday afternoon will pass these two beauties, and a splendid Topiary cycle There were loads of artists at work in Leake Street today - I'll be intrigued to see which remain and which have already been sprayed over by Sunday. The swish paving in (gentrified) Lower Marsh is … Continue reading See Floral and Topiary Bicycles in Lambeth this Sunday

Come on an alphabetical adventure in North Lambeth this evening

This evening, Wednesday 4 July 2012, come on a ride exploring the North of the borough.Part of the London Festival of Architecture and open to all this ride is entitled an alphabetical adventure in North Lambeth.It will travel around locations from A to Z introducing 26 (and a few more) curious places, famous people and … Continue reading Come on an alphabetical adventure in North Lambeth this evening

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

Lambeth’s Core Strategy for Vauxhall

The Vauxhall Society reports that, "Lambeth councillors have hired an extremely-expensive architectural practice, Farrells, to make up planners’ and councillors’ minds for them on whether Vauxhall Cross is to be a ‘centre’ (i.e. fit for people) or an ‘interchange’ (what we have now)."Lambeth Council has already made up its mind - Lambeth's Core Strategy, adopted this January, … Continue reading Lambeth’s Core Strategy for Vauxhall

Radical new cycling parking facility arrives in Vauxhall: London (UK?) first

At the end of July the first of, its is hoped many, new cycle parking facilities was installed in Bonnington Sqaure in Vauxhall. The new Fietshangar provides secure parking for five bikes and takes up about half the space of a car parking place. The new facility has been installed following discussions between local residents … Continue reading Radical new cycling parking facility arrives in Vauxhall: London (UK?) first

Vauxhall Slightly Less Cross??? Ken intervenes on cyclists’ behalf

Ken Livingstone has intervened in the Vauxhall Cross redevelopment on behalf of cyclists. Thanks to lobbying by Lambeth Cyclists and pressure from Lambeth GLA member Jenny Jones, LCC Director Peter Lewis was called to a meeting with the mayor at the end of July. There Transport for London were instructed to look again at Vauxhall … Continue reading Vauxhall Slightly Less Cross??? Ken intervenes on cyclists’ behalf