Fiveways Croydon 2017

A response to the TfL/Croydon Council consultation on Fiveways, Croydon | September 2017 Here is our response to the Fiveways consultation (July 2017), as submitted to Transport for London on 18 September 2017. The response is also available to download from

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Sutton Cycle Forum July 2017

1: Overview The third Sutton Cycle Forum of 2017 (and the seventh since the borough’s Cycling Strategy was approved in November 2015, and subsequently published in February 2016) took place on 27 July 2017 at the offices of Sutton Council,

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Sutton’s proposed first Quietway: the conversation begins

Quietway update: June/ July 2017 In mid-June 2017, Sutton Council sent a letter to all residents of Grennell Road, Elgin Road, Benhill Wood Road and the surrounding area [Streetmap], to inform them about the council’s proposals, in partnership with Transport

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Notes from our July 2017 meeting

London Cycling Campaign in Sutton: 10 July 2017 meeting notes Location: Harvest Home, 27 Beddington Lane, Croydon CR0 4TG Present: Marcus Howarth, John Kinnear, Charles Martin (Coordinator and Chair), Colin Shirley, Shirley Quemby, Michael To, Neil Webster Apologies: John Courtman, Stephen Hart, Gary

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RideLondon FreeCycle 2017

Here we present a pictorial snapshot of the London Cycling Campaign’s led ride from Sutton to the Prudential RideLondon FreeCycle event on Saturday 29 July 2017. On behalf of Ride Leader Jess, and marshals Taf, Roy and Chas (plus one or

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Beddington North TfL Major Scheme

On 26th June 2017, the same day on which Transport for London released details of the Better Waterloo and Lambeth Bridge consultations, Sutton Council launched the Beddington North Major Scheme consultation. Unlike the central London consultations, both of which were to run

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Bute Road, the A232 and how to spend some money

You probably know the busy A232, Croydon Road, through Wallington. There is an informal crossing that local cyclists use from Bute Road into Beddington Park. Cycling north on Bute Road, perhaps 5 metres before the A232, you see cyclists…       

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Mayoral Transport Strategy 2017, with a long-term vision

Today, 21 June 2017, saw the publication of the mayor’s draft Transport Strategy for London. … a new long-term vision for our capital – one that puts walking, cycling and zero-emission public transport right at the heart of our day-to-day

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Timely questions to the Council in March 2017

On 8 March 2017, Neil Garratt, Conservative Councillor for Beddington South and Deputy Leader of the Opposition, submitted three questions to Sutton Council under what is known as Standing Order 8.13 [1]. The questions related to Sutton Council’s Cycling Strategy, Hackbridge

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Chris Parry

We are sad to learn that Christopher Parry, local cyclist, founder member of the original Sutton ‘green fair’ (now the Carshalton Environmental Fair), Chemistry teacher and family tree expert, has died. Born in Bradford in November 1942, Chris gave much time

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