Opposition to “bus stop bypass” outside St Thomas’ Hospital based on no evidence say Lambeth Cyclists, LCC & Wheels for Wellbeing

(issued jointly by Lambeth Cyclists, Wheels for Wellbeing and London Cycling Campaign)Lambeth Cyclists, London Cycling Campaign and Wheels for Wellbeing call on Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust to embrace health benefits of cycling, rather than opposing cycling schemes without evidence.Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust has announced that its Chairman and Kate … Continue reading Opposition to “bus stop bypass” outside St Thomas’ Hospital based on no evidence say Lambeth Cyclists, LCC & Wheels for Wellbeing

Lambeth Cyclists step in to halt hospital cycle lane petition

On 19 May 2016 Charlie Holland from Lambeth Cyclists and Isabelle Clements from Wheels for Wellbeing held a meeting with St Thomas' Hospital which sought to address a petition promoted by the Hospital calling for a rethink of the Westminster Bridge cycle lane (part of the TfL proposals for the Southern section of the Bridge … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists step in to halt hospital cycle lane petition

Hospital protests at Westminster Bridge cycle lane changes

According to a report in the Evening Standard 13 May 2016 St Thomas' Hospital have raised concerns about the proposed new cycle lane on Westminster Bridge. The newspaper has raised concerns about the new 'floating' bus stops which they fear will result in patients being endangered by passing cyclists.The new cycle lane was part of … Continue reading Hospital protests at Westminster Bridge cycle lane changes

Make Space4Cycling on Westminster Bridge: please respond to TfL consultation by Tuesday

Transport for London are currently consulting on changes they have proposed to Westminster Bridge and the area in Lambeth South of the Bridge.We encourage all cyclists who use the Bridge to respond as, with a few tweeks, the proposals offer a very real chance of making cycling safer and creating real space for cycling on … Continue reading Make Space4Cycling on Westminster Bridge: please respond to TfL consultation by Tuesday

TfL Westminster Bridge information drop-in event today at St Thomas Hospital SE1

Transport for London will be running an drop-in event to provide information on the Westminster Bridge proposals today (Saturday 28 November 2015) at St Thomas Hospital; Bird Song Corridor between North and South Wing (see map), 11am - 4pm. Go along to find out more about the proposals and talk to TfL staff.Transport for London … Continue reading TfL Westminster Bridge information drop-in event today at St Thomas Hospital SE1

Tfl pledges to make space for cycling and space for people on Westminster Bridge

Transport for London have proposed changes to make the area immediately south of Westminster Bridge in Lambeth and Westminster Bridge itself more cycle and pedestrian friendly.Currently the 'roundabout' formed by the roads around the Park Plaza Hotel, near to County Hall and the rear of Waterloo Station, can be unpleasant and intimidating for cyclists and … Continue reading Tfl pledges to make space for cycling and space for people on Westminster Bridge

London roads and bridges to be closed Wednesday 17 April 2013

Tomorrow, Wednesday 17 April 2013, various roads in Westminster and the City will be closed from approximately 7:30am onwards to allow for Baroness Thatcher's funeral processionOf particular note for cyclists coming from Lambeth and other South London boroughs are the three bridges -Westminster Bridge, Waterloo Bridge and Blackfriars Bridge- which will have restricted acces tomorrow … Continue reading London roads and bridges to be closed Wednesday 17 April 2013