Everything tagged with elephant and castle

Blog post: Man dies cycling through "notorious" Elephant & Castle southern roundabout after lorry collision

A man has died after being in a collision with a lorry while cycling through the southern roundabout at Elephant & Castle roundabout in South London. He's the fifth person known to die cycling in Greater London omn 2014. There's no indicat...

Blog post: Removing one-way systems and providing protected lanes and safe junctions is the way to make main roads safe

London is littered with one-way systems (sometimes called 'gyratories') of all sizes and shapes, which are universally dangerous and uncomfortable to navigate by bicycle. We're asking our supporters to email their local election candidates now ...

Blog post: We urge supporters to tell Transport for London that plans for Elephant and Castle fail to provide safe passage for cycling

We're urging our supporters to express strong dissatisfaction with Transport for London's proposals for Elephant and Castle. The latest flawed proposals come soon after we rejected TfL's proposals for Kings Cross, which present people on bicycl...

Blog post: Elephant and Castle roundabout to be "transformed", but missed opportunity at Euston Circus junction

The London Cycling Campaign welcomes Transport for London's promise to "transform" the horrendous Elephant and Castle roundabout, but says the junction design must be much better than the new Euston Circus redevelopment. TfL has today announced...

Blog post: North-south cycling route could be Thameslink for bikes linking Kings Cross to Elephant and Castle

A major north-south cycle route is being planned that will pass through Blackfriars Road and Blackfriars Bridge, according to the Mayor's Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan. Boris Johnson has already announced an East West cycling 'Crossrail fo...

Blog post: Roadside vigil at Elephant and Castle this Friday will remember hundreds killed and injured

A roadside vigil will take place on Friday 16 November at 5pm outside the London College of Communication at Elephant and Castle to commemorate those killed on London’s roads in the last year. The Mayor of London, members of the London A...

Blog post: Mayor of London denies junction improvements are key to increasing cyclist safety

Today London's Mayor Boris Johnson questioned the wisdom of redesigning the city's worst junctions, despite two recent cyclist fatalities at junctions where campaigners had warned of road danger.  We wrote to TfL in February 2011 to highli...

Blog post: London cyclists prepare for tour of city's 10 worst junctions and one-way systems

On Saturday 12 November 2011 around 100 cyclists are expected to take part in a ride to highlight the 10 worst places to cycle in London. See the route (updated 5pm, 11 Nov)) The ride is the brainchild of bloggers/campaigners Danny Willia...

Blog post: People-friendly Elephant and Castle regeneration plan axed by Transport for London

A new ‘Trafalgar Square’, a people-friendly space in a run-down area of South London: surely this is something our Mayor would embrace? Elephant and Castle has become the latest victim of Transport for London and the Mayor’s s...

Blog post: Southern roundabout of Elephant and Castle to be removed

photo This is a view of the proposed junction, facing south towards Newington Butts in the top-right     Work is due to start on the southern roundabout of the Elephant and Castle road complex, which is being converted into a thre...