- By London Cycling Campaign on at 11:00pm 21 October 2006
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The Ealing Cycling Campaign (ECC) is the Ealing branch of LCC and is for everyone who cycles in Acton, Ealing, Greenford, Hanwell, Northolt, Perivale and Southall.
We organise rides and social events, as well as campaigning and promoting of cycling as a sustainable mode of transport.
We also hold maintenance classes and cycle training sessions.
Ealing Cycling Campaign meets Boris Johnson at Ealing Broadway railway station.
ECC representatives met London Mayor Boris Johnson, Jason Stacey, Ealing Council leader, and First Great Western managers in October 2009. We discussed cycle ramps, step-free access to platforms and better cycle parking.
Alas, the opinion was that cycle ramps are not feasible due to high passenger volumes. ECC, of course, are not deterred by this disappointing outcome and are currently looking for a suitable site for a ramp.
On the other hand, Boris was was willing to support better cycle parking facilities and improved access to the station. He agreed to explore the possible reopening of the District Line entrance.
The imminent Crossrail project means it is hard to get short to medium term improvements carried out, as a whole new station is planned by 2016.
Rides Socail ride the first Sunday of the month. Meet at 10am at Ealing Town Hall. More info via the ECC website link on the right.
Meetings 7.30pm on the first Wednesday of every month, downstairs at the Cafe Grove, The Grove, W5.
New members are particularly welcome.
Now running on the first Saturday of the month from 10am-2pm at
Greenford Park Residents Association Hall
18 Queens Avenue
For more details check our dedicated website www.ealingbikehub.co.uk