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Healthy Streets for London

Healthy Streets for London, healthy residents in Sutton Today, 16 February 2017, the Mayor’s office, Transport for London, and the new Walking and Cycling Commissioner Will Norman, launched Healthy Streets for London: prioritising walking, cycling and public transport. Read the

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Felnex crossing and Hackbridge parking

The first Felnex crossing In Felnex redevelopment – an acid test for cycling (June 2016), we made known our extreme disappointment at the lack-lustre plans for cycling that were being put forward as part of a major residential and commercial

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Felnex redevelopment – an acid test for cycling

On 16 June 2016, Get Sutton Cycling received a plan of the new development at the site of the former Felnex Trading Estate in Hackbridge [Google Maps], a site that is currently empty with no buildings or roads left standing.

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The 2016 mayoral candidates on cycling

The 2016 mayoral candidates, and what their manifestos have to say about cycling With just over a week to go until London elects its next mayor, we have been taking a look at what the candidates are saying in their

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Sign for Cycling

Let’s imagine a better London for cycling, let’s imagine a better London for everyone In May 2016, London elects its next mayor. In response to this, the London Cycling Campaign has launched Sign for Cycling. This is where you can

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Strategy published, promotion awaited

The London Borough of Sutton Cycling Strategy (PDF document | 1.1 MB). Quietly, and without fanfare, the borough’s new Cycling Strategy has been published. The final version of the strategy appeared on the Sustainable Transport Policy page of the council’s

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Manor Lane cycling contraflow

On 20 January 2016, Sutton Council wrote to us to seek our views on proposals relating to the to introduction of a cycling contraflow along the existing one-way section of Manor Lane (The Broadway) [Google Maps | Streetmap | Open Street

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Green Wrythe Lane back on the agenda

In the week that we had expected to finally see the publication of Sutton’s new Cycling Strategy (approved November 2015), a strategy in which Sutton Council declare “we are ambitious about increasing cycling in the borough and we are committed to

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Another path in another park

At the Sutton Cycle Summit 2014 we were told that Sutton Council had created a cycle network in the 1980s by utilising spaces in parks. That’s interesting, because thirty years on, and the borough’s latest “cycling infrastructure” is another path

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The idea of Space for Cycling on Brighton Road gathers support

A few days after the Sutton Cycle Summit in July 2015, an employee at the Royal Marsden Hospital got in touch with Get Sutton Cycling. He told us that the Cycle Forum representing both the Royal Marsden Hospital and the

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