Everything tagged with cycle parking

Blog post: Cycle parking helps Beat the Thief

  In 2012, 21,770 bike thefts were reported to London’s Met Police. Reducing the large number of bikes stolen, also indicative of the rising cyclists in London, has always been high on the LCC agenda. Our ‘Beat The Thief’...

Blog post: Do you need secure cycle parking near you?

Since our original story about Bikehangars in Lambeth (see article below), many of you have told us that you would like to see Bikehangars in the street where you live or work. With more councils taking an interest in the scheme we want to know wh...

Discussion: New cycle parking requested for New Malden

Kingston Cyclists have requested that the council install some cycle parking in Blagdon Road outside Lidl supermarket and the Topnotch Health Club. Topnotch has some 'wheel-bender' cycle parking which we do not recommend using because it is pretty...

Discussion: Westminster Threatens to remove bikes locked to street furniture

Westminster council is putting flyers on bikes parked on lamp posts saying it will remove them. Is this even legal? The attached sign was left on my bike in St Martins |Lane.  If they expand it then cycle parking will be impossible as there...

Discussion: Cycle Parking Map Available Again

We are pleased to report that Westminster's cycle parking map is again on line, after a disappearance of several months. The map can now be found at http://www3.westminster.gov.uk/maps/fmn-form.cfm?maplayers=216. We understand that the map was ...

Blog post: Kingston Council uses your suggestions to install more on-street cycle parking

  New bike racks have been installed on the streets of Kingston using information supplied by the London Cycling Campaign and our supporters. Jonathan Fray from Kingston Cycling Campaign said, "Kingston Council has installed about 40 rack...

Blog post: Advice for travelling around London during 2012 Olympic Games

During the Olympics and Paralympics the bicycle will remain the best and most reliable and fun way to get around London, to visit the games and especially to get to Olympic cycling events.•    Getting around London (and new cyc...

Blog post: Paid attendants required for Olympic cycle parking facilities in central London

Our friends at Cyclehoop are looking for friendly, reliable cycling enthusiasts to work in pairs at purpose-built cycle parking facilities in the Royal Parks. These paid positions (£8/hr) involve staffing cycle parks set up fr...

Blog post: Lambeth and Southwark cyclists enjoy double helping of secure cycle parking

Two new cycle parking locations in south London could help ease the vast shortage of secure bike facilities in the capital. Better Bankside has opened a secure cycle park in Hopton Street, Southwark, while Lambeth Council is trialling on-street...

Blog post: Report from London School of Economics says cycling boosts UK economy by £3 billion per year

A new report from the London School of Economics says even the UK's current low levels of cycling generate nearly £3 billion for our economy. As well as providing 23,000 jobs in the cycling industry, the report lists other major benefits fr...

Blog post: It's time to tell Southwark Council that London Bridge station upgrade will do nothing for cyclists

Two weeks ago, we told you how cyclists are being let down by Network Rail by its planned £1.2 billion development at London Bridge. We've just submitted our objection to the planning application, which unbelievably says there'll be only ...

Blog post: Two-tier cycle parking at Waterloo shows the way forward

photo The new bike stands at Waterloo are the minimum that each mainlain station should have Two-tier cycle racks have been opened at Waterloo station, increasing the number of parking spaces at one of Britain’s busiest railway station...

Blog post: LCC will make sure London local councils don't forget cyclists

A new funding arrangement for local government in Greater London - Local Implementation Plans (LIPs) - will determine how councils spend your money in the coming five years. LCC has put together a 'Rough Guide to LIPs' (download it on the right) ...

Blog post: Campaigners persuade Kingston council to open secure bike parking

photo KCC The local LCC group in Kingston has facilitated public access to this secure bicycle park.     Kingston Cycling Campaign has facilitated public access to a secure 140-bike parking facility at Guildhall, headquarters of t...

Blog post: LCC launches campaign with Cycle Parking 4 London website

photo Now Londoners can say where they want cycle parking at www.cycleparking4london.org.uk   LCC has launched its Cycle Parking 4 London campaign with a website that allows cyclists to indicate where they want cycle park...