Everything tagged with Kingston

Blog post: LCC says mini-Hollands will be a success if they deliver "safe and inviting streets where anyone can cycle"

The London Cycling Campaign has welcomed the announcement that three boroughs – Enfield, Kingston and Waltham Forest – will each receive £30 million to build substantial cycling facilities in their town centres as part of the m...

Discussion: Kingston signs the Safer Lorries Pledge

I'm pleased to report that Kingston Council has this week (12th Sept-13) signed the LCC Safer Lorries Pledge. Veolia operate the refuse and recycling collections in the borough and we trust that their drivers will now get a good level of trai...

Discussion: 'Spooked' driver says there are too many cyclists

In Kingston on Monday the town centre was chaos following a collision outside Kingston Railway station that appears to have involved a car, a pedal cycle, a bus and pedestrians. It is reported that the car driver involved says he was shouted ...

Discussion: £100 Million for outer-London mini-Hollands

Mr Gilligan and co. are dangling the carrot of £100 million and asking outer London Boroughs to bid for a share of it. Seems they want it to be spent intensively in 1 to 4 outer boroughs rather than divided between 1...

Discussion: New toucan crossing at Wood Street construction starts Monday 18th March

The existing cycle crossing of the ring-road on Wood Street, (between the Bentall Centre and TGI Friday), has been closed for a week and a half now which has been frustrating as no civil engineering work has been going on. The traffic signals have...

Discussion: Is Kingston really a 'Biking Borough'?

Tonight (13th Feb) Kingston Council has a scrutiny panel to consider the Town neighbourhood's decision to progress with a 160 metre long segregated cycle path across the Fairfield from Fairfield South to Fairfield Road (between The Crick...

Discussion: Top 40 issues list issued to Kingston Council

Kingston Cycling Campaign has provided a prioritised list of 40 issues and potential schemes to Kingston Council. Some of the problems we have identified are on roads managed by TfL, so we'll be sharing the list with them and looking for...

Discussion: '£4 million cycle track' for Tolworth - work starts

Work has started on the ground in preparation for a £4 million pound scheme to enhance Tolworth Broadway, including removal of the central guard rail between the carriageways and replacement with a central 'greenway'. Lighting columns have ...

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: Campaigners work with TfL to improve Ace of Spades junction

Kingston Cyclists recently received an invitation to discuss the upgrade of the pedestrian bridge at the Ace of Spades (Hook Road) roundabout across the A3. Although the original plan was just to deal with wear and tear by simply replacing like-wi...

Event: Cyclist in the City's mo(u)rning tour of Tfl's 10 worst Junctions

http://cyclelondoncity.blogspot.com/ This is what being an ineffectual mayor and a crass transport authority is all about. Make our pedals count.    Don't be just the another fly on TfL's windscreen, to be cleaned off by emer...

Discussion: London - Surrey Classic bike parking at Kingston

Kingston Council is anticipating lots of cyclists in Kingston town centre on Sunday 14th August for the dry-run of the Olympic Road Race, so they are opening their secure cycle park beside the Guildhall (High Street) which has ...

Event: 2pm first and third Sundays every month Family Ride

Sir Joseph Hood Memorial Playing Field By the groundsperson's hut and crazy golf and pavilion Marina Avenue New Malden KT3 bring cash for tea and cake and spare inner tube. For advice, bike checks, Bikeability training, route planning, and rou...