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