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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

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

New TfL cycleway to St Helier Hospital

This new cycleway runs from Robertsbridge Road, on the LCN29 route, along Wrythe Lane towards the hospital. It is clearly a welcome addition, even if both directions are on one side of the carriageway. See also in this blog. It

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Posted in Advocacy, News, Protected Space for Cycling

London local authorities, and Streetspace (June 2020)

This post is a continuation of ‘London local authorities, Covid-19 and social distancing‘ (April/May 2020), and provides a selection of tweets from the official Twitter accounts of all 33 of London’s local authorities. Here, the tweets that make the grade

Posted in Advocacy

Open Letter from XR Sutton

We were pleased to be a cosignatory to Extinction Rebellion Sutton’s Open Letter of 30 May 2020 calling on Sutton Council and Transport for London to take urgent action to make streets safe for walking and cycling. An open letter

Posted in Advocacy

Streetspace for London: Newsfeeds from Sutton and neighbouring boroughs

Last updated 8 July 2020 Following the unveiling of the London Streetspace plan on 6 May 2020, here we present a roundup of ‘Streetspace for London’ related news items published on the council news feeds for Sutton and a selection

Posted in Advocacy, News

Streetspace for Sutton: The timeline of implementation

Last updated 6 July 2020. Note: Not all stages of the development of interventions will be included here (and there can be a delay in posting some of the details). Assistance with updates for Section 2 this article would be

Posted in Advocacy

Streetspace for Sutton: Setting the scene

Last revision 2 July 2020 Introduction This is the first part of a two-part post relating to the ‘London Streetspace’ programme. The aim of ‘Setting the scene’ is to provide some context and background on a plan which will rapidly

Posted in Advocacy, News
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