Space for Cycling Borough Results

Nearly 800 London councillors are now committed to Space for Cycling, with 14 councils having a majority of councillors to our local cycling improvements. Read the full story.

Below is a borough-by-borough summary of the newly elected councils across Greater London: 

Barking & Dagenham

Labour held the council. All 51 councillor seats went to Labour. 14 Labour councillors signed up to support Space for Cycling and their respective ward asks, which translates to 27% of Barking and Dagenham elected councillors supporting Space for Cycling.

Barnet 

Conservatives held the council. 1 Liberal Democrat councillor, 27 Labour councillors and 32 Conservative councillors were elected. Of the 60 councillors elected, 33 signed up to support their Space for Cycling and their respective ward asks (27 Labour, 5 Conservative and 1 Lib Dem). That’s 55% of all elected councillors, but just 16% of those councillors from the controlling party.

(Elections for 3 seats in one ward are still pending due to the death of a candidate)

Bexley

Conservatives held the council taking 45 of the 63 seats. 15 went to Labour and 3 to UKIP. Of all elected councillors, only 3 (5%) of them supported Space for Cycling. The three supportive councillors are all Labour councillors. None of the elected councillors from the controlling Conservative Party support Space for Cycling.

Brent

Labour held the council, taking 56 out of 63 seats. 6 went to the Conservatives and 1 to the Liberal Democrats. Of 63 candidates, 20 support Space for Cycling (32%).In terms of councillors supporting, 15 Labour councillors support Space for Cycling, and 5 Conservatives. 27% of the controlling party candidates support Space for Cycling. 

Bromley

Conservatives held the council, taking 51 out of 60 seats. 7 went to Labour and 2 to UKIP. Of the elected councillors, 12 support Space for Cycling (20%). All 7 Labour councillors support Space for Cycling, but only 5 Conservatives (10%), who control the council. Neither of the UKIP councillors support Space for Cycling.

Camden

Labour held the council, taking 40 out of 54 seats. 12 went to the Conservatives, 1 to the Liberal Democrats and 1 to the Greens. Of the elected councillors, 36 of them support Space for Cycling (67%). In terms of party support, from the controlling Labour Party; 30 councillors support Space for Cycling (75%), compared to 4 Conservative councillors, and both the Liberal Democrat and Green party councillors. 

Croydon

Labour gained the council from the Conservatives, taking 40 of 70 seats. Conservatives took 30 seats. All the Labour party councillors support Space for Cycling (100%). 1 of the 30 Conservative councillors support Space for Cycling.

Ealing

Labour held the council taking 53 of 69 seats. 12 went to the Conservatives and 4 to the Liberal Democrats. Of the 69 councillors elected, 62 support Space for Cycling (90%).  All Labour 53 Party councillors support Space for Cycling (100%), along with all 4 Liberal Democrat councillors. 5 of the 12 Conservative councillors support Space for Cycling.

Enfield

Labour held the council taking 41 out of 63 seats. 22 seats went to the Conservatives. Of the 63 elected councillors, 13 support Space for Cycling (21%). Of the controlling Labour party, 12 councillors (29%) support Space for Cycling. 1 Conservative councillor supports Space for Cycling.

Greenwich

Labour held the council taking 43 out of 51 seats, 8 went to the Conservatives. Of the 51 elected councillors, 19 support Space for Cycling (37%). In terms of party, 11 of the 43 controlling Labour party candidates support Space for Cycling (26%), and all 8 elected Conservative councillors support Space for Cycling (100%). 

Hackney

Labour held the council taking 50 out of 57 seats. 4 went to the Conservatives and 3 to the Liberal Democrats. All 57 elected councillors from across all three parties support Space for Cycling. Hackney is the only council to have 100% of councillors backing the campaign.

Hammersmith & Fulham

Labour gained the council from the Conservatives, taking 26 out of 46 seats. The Conservatives hold 20 seats. Of the 46 elected councillors, 26 support Space for Cycling, all from the Labour Party. None of the 20 Conservative councillors support Space for Cycling.

Haringey

Labour held the council taking 48 out of 57 seats. The remaining 9 went to the Liberal Democrats. Of the 57 elected councillors, 22 support Space for Cycling (39%). Of the controlling Labour party, 19 councillors (40%) support Space for Cycling. 3 of the 9 Liberal Democrat councillors support Space for Cycling. 

Harrow

Labour gained the council from the Conservatives taking 34 seats. Conservatives took 26 seats, with 1 going to the Liberal Democrats and 2 to independents. Of the 63 councillors elected, only 5 support Space for Cycling, just 8% of councillors. 4 of the supportive councillors are from the controlling Labour party and 1 from the Conservatives. 

Havering

Havering has no overall control. There is 1 Labour councillor, 22 Conservative councillors,7 Ukip and 24 Independents. Of the 54 elected councillors, 10 support Space for Cycling (19%). Of supportive councillors; 1 is from Labour, 4 from the Conservatives and 5 Independents. No Ukip councillors support Space for Cycling.

Hillingdon

Conservatives hold the council, taking 42 of the 65 seats. Labour takes the remaining 23 seats. Of the 65 elected councillors, just 8 support Space for Cycling (12%). Of the controlling Conservative party, 4 councillors support Space for Cycling (10%) and 4 Labour councillors.

Hounslow

Labour hold the council, taking 49 of 60 seats. The Conservatives take 11 seats. Of the 60 councillors, 15 support Space for Cycling (25%). Of the 49 Labour councillors, 13 support Space for Cycling (27%). 2 of the 11 Conservatives support Space for Cycling.

Islington

Labour hold onto the council, taking 47 of the 48 seats. The Greens have 1 seat. Of the 47 labour councillors, 25 officially support Space for Cycling (54%). Along with every Green councillor in London, the Green councillor in Islington supports Space for Cycling. 

Kensington & Chelsea

Conservatives hold the council taking 37 of the 50 seats. There are 12 Labour councillors and 1 Liberal Democrat councillor. Of the 50 councillors, 14 support Space for Cycling (28%).  Of the 14 supportive candidates, only 1 is from the controlling Conservative party. All 12 Labour councillors support Space for Cycling, along with the Liberal Democrat councillor.

Kingston upon Thames 

Conservatives gain the council from the Liberal Democrats, taking 28 of the 48 seats. The Liberal Democrats win 18 seats, and Labour 2. Of the 48 councillors, 30 support Space for Cycling, including all 28 Liberal Democrat councillors. From the controlling Conservative party, 10 out of 28 (36%) support Space for Cycling. Both Labour candidates support Space for Cycling.

Lambeth

Labour holds the council, taking 59 of the 63 seats. Conservatives win 2 and Greens win 1 seat. Of the 63 councillors, 61 support Space for Cycling (97%). All 59 Labour councillors support Space for Cycling. 1 of the 3 Conservative councillors supports Space for Cycling, along with the sole Green councillor. 

Lewisham

Labour holds the council, taking 53 of the 54 seats. The Greens take the remaining seat. Of the 53 Labour councillors, 29 support Space for Cycling (55%). The Green councillor also supports Space for Cycling.

Merton

Labour gains the council from the Conservatives, taking 36 seats. The Conservatives win 20, Liberal Democrats win 1 and Independents win 3. Of the 60 councillors, 31 support Space for Cycling (51%). Of the winning Labour party, 8 out of 36 councillors support Space for Cycling (22%). All 20 Conservative councillors support Space for Cycling and all 3 Independent councillors support. The Liberal Democrat councillor did not officially support Space for Cycling.

Newham

Labour hold the council, winning all 60 seats. Of the 60 elected councillors, 26 support Space for Cycling (43%).

Redbridge

Labour gains the council winning 35 of 63 seats. 25 go to the Conservatives and 3 to the Liberal Democrats. Of the 63 elected councillors, 14 support Space for Cycling (22%). Of the 35 Labour councillors, 7 support Space for Cycling (20%). 4 of the 25 Conservatives and all 3 Liberal Democrats support Space for Cycling.

Richmond

Conservatives hold the council, winning 39 seats. The Liberal Democrats win 15 seats. Of the 54 elected councillors, 16 support Space for Cycling (30%). Only 2 out of the 39 Conservative councillors support Space for Cycling (5%), but 14 out of 15 Liberal Democrat councillors support Space for Cycling.

Southwark

Labour holds the council winning 48 seats. The Liberal Democrats win 13 seats and the Conservatives win 2. Of the 63 elected councillors, 32 support Space for Cycling (51%). Of the 48 Labour councillors controlling the council, 19 support Space for Cycling (40%). All 13 Liberal Democrat councillors support Space for Cycling. Neither of the 2 Conservative councillors support Space for Cycling.

Sutton

Liberal Democrats hold the council, winning 47 of 54 seats. Conservatives have the remaining 7. Of the 54 elected councillors, only 5 support Space for Cycling. 4 of the 47 Liberal Democrat councillors support Space for Cycling (9%) and 1 of the 7 Conservative councillors.

Tower Hamlets

The council is held by Independents who have 18 of the 42 seats. Labour have 20 seats and the Conservatives have 4. Of the 42 councillors elected, 40 support Space for Cycling (95%). This includes all 18 Tower Hamlets First councillors. All 20 Labour councillors and 2 out of 4 Conservatives support Space for Cycling.

(*One ward is pending elections due to the death of a candidate)

Waltham Forest

Labour hold the council, taking 44 of the 60 seats. Conservatives take 16. Of the 60 elected councillors, 45 support Space for Cycling (75%). All 44 Labour councillors support Space for Cycling (100%) and 1 of the 16 Conservative councillors support Space for Cycling. 

Wandsworth

Conservatives hold the council taking 41 of 60 seats. Labour takes 19 seats. Of the 60 elected councillors, 9 support Space for Cycling (15%). Of the controlling Conservative party, 2 out of 41 councillors support Space for Cycling (5%). 7 out of 19 Labour councillors support Space for Cycling.

Westminster

Conservatives hold the council winning 44 seats. Labour win 16. Of the 60 elected councillors, 19 support Space for Cycling (32%). Of the controlling Conservative party, 3 out of 44 councillors support Space for Cycling. All 16 Labour councillors support Space for Cycling.