Monthly Archives: April 2021

The 2021 mayoral candidates on cycling

Elections for the Mayor of London, and the twenty-five Members of the London Assembly, will be taking place on 6 May 2021. With campaigns launched, the opportunity has been taken to take a look at what the mayoral candidates are

Posted in Advocacy, Election

Wandle Trail – progress in Hackbridge

The celebrated Wandle Trail is probably Sutton’s most obvious piece of cycling infrastructure and it is much vaunted by local councillors. The short section of shared path in Hackbridge, between Culvers Avenue and Nightingale Lane along the riverside, has been

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Posted in Advocacy, Areas without through motor traffic

TfL cycling agenda in Sutton

On hearing about the resurfacing works on St Dunstans Hill (A217) we wrote to TfL on 19/3/21 asking if they were any plans to improve the cycle lane/shared use path along this route? We got a reply the next working

Posted in Comment, Consultation, Proposals to TfL 2015, Protected Space for Cycling

Newstead Walk and the new Bishopsford Road crossing: update

In the post St Helier section of Sutton’s first proposed Cycleway: feedback to consultation responses from February 2020 (see section 5.2) there is background on the Newstead Walk link with our feedback at the time. I had cycled past on both Bishopsford

Posted in Comment, Consultation

Cycle parking at St Helier Hospital following LCC audit

Hospital data wanted We’ve [LCC] had several reports of thefts of bikes from hospitals and Tom B is doing some research ahead of contacting relevant authorities. Any information about, and photographs of, hospital cycle parking would helpful, notably examples of

Posted in Advocacy, Comment, Survey

#DecisionTime email the candidates to deliver on #ClimateSafeStreets

It’s decision time. London elects a new Mayor on 6th May. The next mayor will decide London’s future – To create a city where the air is clean, neighbourhoods are healthier and where London is playing its part in averting

Posted in Advocacy, Election

Cycle Buddies launch in Sutton #cyclebuddies

Please note: Participants must be 18 or over. Insurance is your responsibility. Get Sutton Cycling cannot accept liability for you or your possessions. It is your responsibility to follow advice and the Highway Code at all times. Your declaration when

Posted in Advocacy, Cycle tour, News
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