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‘In town with the tandem’ or ‘A journey by cycle infrastructure design’

This may become the first of a more regular feature as we ask local members to share experiences of routes in and around Sutton and beyond. Thank you Dominic for this contribution and to you for reading. – Marcus Posted

Posted in Cycle tour

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

Waltham Forest mini-Holland with Paul Gasson

Following the talk Paul gave Waltham Forest mini-Holland: reducing road danger and growing active travel Charles Martin, Michael To and myself visited on Saturday, you can see the route taken and Michael’s thread with commentary. On behalf of @cyclinginsutton (including @MarcusHowarth

Posted in Areas without through motor traffic, Cycle tour, Liveable Town Centres

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…       

Posted in Advocacy, Cycle tour, Safe Routes to Schools

Cycle tour of Woodcote Road and Park Lane

On Saturday, 6 February 2016, Get Sutton Cycling joined Cycling Champion Councillor Manual Abellan for the seventh (and last) neighbourhood cycle tour of the 2015-2016 series. This time we were pleased to be joined by Carshalton and Wallington MP, Tom

Posted in Advocacy, Cycle tour

A ride around Beddington and Wallington with Councillor Manuel Abellan

On 10th October 2015 Councillor Manuel Abellan (Beddington South, Liberal Democrat) and myself went for a ride around Beddington and Wallington to look at cycling conditions in this part of the borough. We looked at bits of current infrastructure to

Posted in Advocacy, Cycle tour

A cycle tour of Beddington Village

Beddington Village tour: Some comments and observations The fifth in a series of cycling tours of the borough, instigated by Cllr Manual Abellan, Sutton’s Cycling Champion, and the only councillor in London (of nearly 2,000 in total) to have attended all

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A ride around North Cheam and Worcester Park with Councillor Manuel Abellan

On the 18th of December, Charlotte Gilhooly and I took Manuel Abellan, Councillor for Beddington South and Sutton Council’s Cycling Champion, on a ride around North Cheam and Worcester Park. We started at the crossroads in North Cheam (Malden Road

Posted in Advocacy, Cycle tour, Protected Space for Cycling

A ride around Cheam with Councillor Manuel Abellan

On Thursday the 8th of October, myself and John Courtman took Sutton Council’s Cycling Champion and Councillor, Manuel Abellan, on our third ride around the borough. This time we were looking at Cheam and the surrounding areas. We started in

Posted in 20mph, Advocacy, Cycle tour, Protected Space for Cycling

A Ride around Sutton Town Centre with Councillor Manuel Abellan

Yesterday, on a very wet morning, John Courtman and myself and took Councillor for Beddington South and newly appointed Cycling Champion, Manuel Abellan, for a tour of Sutton High St and the surrounding roads. This was a follow up to our

Posted in Advocacy, Cycle tour, Liveable Town Centres, Protected Space for Cycling, Road design, Road Safety
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