Yearly Archives: 2014

What will the new London Cycling Design Standards mean for Sutton?

As 2014 draws to a close it would probably be fair to say that those of us who are advocating transformative improvements for cycling in Sutton, improvements that could ultimately see cycling become a normal everyday activity for many of

Posted in Advocacy

Space for Cycling Petition

At the time of the May council elections this year, just five of the 54 elected councillors in the borough had promised their support to help make our streets safe and more inviting for cycling. Now, six months on, support

Posted in Advocacy

Notes from our December 2014 meeting

For our final meeting of the year, we were back at the Cock and Bull, Sutton High Street, SM1 1HF on Monday, 1st December. We were pleased to be joined by Councillor Richard Marston (Worcester Park, Liberal Democrat, Chair Cheam North

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Is Sutton really trying to provide sustainable transport?

Draft Sustainable Transport Strategy

Sutton Council is consulting local residents and stakeholders on its Draft Sustainable Transport Strategy and would like to hear your views. You need to provide feedback by January 4th. A number of us have read the document and pooling together

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Posted in Advocacy, Consultation, Liveable Town Centres

Green Wrythe Lane footway cycleway proposal – a lack of vision for cycling

London Borough of Sutton

No one said it was going to be easy to start the process of making our streets as safe and inviting for cycling as they are in the Netherlands. It should be, but no one, in their heart of hearts,

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Posted in Advocacy, Comment, Consultation

Notes from our November 2014 meeting

This meeting was effectively the first of Get Sutton Cycling’s regular monthly meetings to be held on the first Monday of each month. The meeting took place in The Parlour at Trinity Church Halls, Hill Road, Sutton, SM1 1DZ. This

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Worcester Park footpath: improvements and designation as cycle route

The Consultation In July 2014, Sutton Council wrote to us asking for our views on proposals to improve the footpath (Public Right of Way 1) between Green Lane and Trafalgar Avenue in Worcester Park and to designate the path as

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Get Sutton Cycling Manifesto

We have decided to write a manifesto to try and clarify what we are trying to achieve with Get Sutton Cycling. Here is our manifesto: What do we do? – We represent the London Cycling Campaign locally, and our aim

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Peterborough Road cycle path

On the 31 July 2014, Get Sutton Cycling wrote to Sutton Council to ask for a new design to the cycle path linking Peterborough Road with Bishopsford Road in the Wandle Valley ward. The email is reproduced below. To: Lynn

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Our feeder ride to FreeCycle Quiz!

Calling all riders who joined our Ride London feeder ride to FreeCycle on Saturday, 7 August! On behalf of the London Cycling Campaign, ride leader Chas, and the ride marshals Ivan, Victoria and Lindsay, would like to thank you for

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