Our favourite bike shops

Our favourite local bike shops for repairs, servicing, accessories and bikes in and around Sutton are listed on the map below. If you can’t get to a shop yourself there is also a mobile service for repairs and a range

Posted in Cycling and business

Sutton’s Brompton Docking station

We tweeted recently some footage showing where to find the Brompton Docking station Looking at that again from further back you can see how far this is away from the station, could it have been made more prominant to encourage

Posted in Advocacy

Cycling with your family

On behalf of Shirley Quemby As a cycling grandmother it is a pleasure to me to see so many – young and older – out reminding themselves what a pleasant and practical way cycling is for travelling. It is encouraging

Posted in Comment, Safe Routes to Schools

‘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

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. Images: Marcus Howarth 21/4/21 Sanity checking first

Posted in Comment, Consultation

Cycle parking at St Helier Hospital following LCC audit

Last year Chas had included some photos of the cycle parking at St Helier Hospital, as of January 2020 in the post St Helier section of Sutton’s first proposed Cycleway: feedback to consultation responses (see section 5.5). (it looks like

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
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