Everything tagged with westminster

Blog post: The case of the missing space for cycling: Cycling Commissioner says he is not supportive of the Baker Street scheme

Westminster City Council’s consultation on returning Baker Street and Gloucester Place to two-way motor traffic comes to a close this week. Not much has been said about the plans during the consultation. It’s possible that Westminster ...

Blog post: TAKE ACTION to ensure safe space for cycling on Baker Street

Westminster City Council is consulting on its biggest ever project to remove a one-way system on Baker Street and Gloucester Place. Whilst the plans, in principle, sound good, we have major concerns about the lack of safe space for cycling. Ple...

Blog post: Westminster Quietway plans represent a 1% improvement for cycling

William Street in Westminster - a planned Quietway route, but no plans to reduce parking or through motor traffic Westminster City Council is currently consulting on its Quietway plans – but disappointingly, the proposals don’t offe...

Blog post: Consultation launches on returning Baker Street and Gloucester Place to two way traffic

Westminster City Council has launched a public consultation on its plans for Baker Street and Gloucester Place. The website for the consultation says: "The proposals seek to return Marylebone to how it was originally intended; as a place for peo...

Discussion: Seymour Place: remove the dangerous Cycle Hire Scheme Bay

Since last summer, a lot of money allocated for cycling has gone into creating, taking down and rebuilding three times over a cycle bay on Seymour Place, South of Marylebone. This bay represents a dangerous hazard for cyclists. Can LCC campaign ...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign protests against Westminster Council plans for Haymarket and Lower Regent Street

View Larger Map This is despite council statistics showing huge increases in people cycling to work in Westminster in recent years. Haymarket and Lower Regent Street are two one-way streets with high volumes of fast taxis, buses, coaches, cars a...

Blog post: Tom's London Classics: Evans Cycles

These days it is London’s most visible bike chain, but London Cycling Campaign's Tom Bogdanowicz revisits the history of FW Evans as part of the ongoing 'Tom's London Classics' series. Photos: lugwork on ‘The Evans’ (top le...

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LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » The Canal and River Trust (successor to British Waterways) is inviting feedback on proposed towpath improvements between Great Western Road and Gasworks Dock, near the ...

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LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » The Canal and River Trust (successor to British Waterways) is inviting feedback on proposed towpath improvements between Great Western Road and Gasworks Dock, near the ...

Discussion: Have your say on canal improvements

LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » The Canal and River Trust (successor to British Waterways) is inviting feedback on proposed towpath improvements between Great Western Road and Gasworks Dock, near the ...

Discussion: Lambeth Bridge Roundabout: TfL abandon proposals

LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » Transport for London have now announced that they have abandoned their controversial proposals for the Lambeth Bridge roundabout on the Westminster side of the river. T...

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 ...

Discussion: Know a rough road in Westminster?

Westminster cyclists have been invited to tell the council about roads that are unpleasant to cycle on because of their poor surface. Although the condition of most of Westminster's roads compares quite favourably with many other London boroughs,...

Blog post: 2000 people join together in central London to support safer streets for cycling

Police estimate up to 2000 people took part in a mass bike ride on Wednesday 22 February 2012 in central London, where a mile-long river of cyclists highlighted the need for radical change in many of London's streets. Please sign the Love Lon...