Crucial bike parking victory for London cyclists

Bikes parked on railings could have been under threat if the proposed law had been passed

LCC and cyclists are celebrating victory against legislation that could have seriously undermined the growth of cycling in the capital.

A proposed law that could have made bike parking in London a ‘lock it and lose it’ lottery has been rejected by a committee of peers in the House of Lords.

The law, had it been passed, would have allowed council contractors to remove without notice bicycles chained to railings even if they were not an obstruction or abandoned.

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