London Cycling Award 2018: Finalists announced

 

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the first British bicycle patent, as well as the 40th anniversary of the London Cycling Campaign. To celebrate both occasions, LCC has teamed up with the City of London to throw the City Cycling Festival in Bike Week.

The London Cycling Awards 2018, hosted by the City of London at the fabulous Guildhall, will celebrate the best of cycling in the past year.

The categories and shortlisted finalists are:

Best New Cycling Project

Best infrastructure project completed or delivered in the last year.

 

·         Hackney School Streets: London Borough of Hackney

·         A105 Enfield: London Borough of Enfield

·         Westminster Bridge South: TFL

 

Keeping London Moving

Temporary traffic management schemes and logistics – including cycle safety measures.

·         Victoria Embankment Cycle Diversion: Tideway

·         Shard Place Construction: Erith and Alan Dale Logistics

·         Leicester Square Hotel Construction: McGees

 

Best London Business

Business and organisations who have promoted cycling and active travel to their staff (and customers).

·         Bank of England Cycling User Group (BUG)

·         Nomura Cycle Safe

·         King's Cross (Argent and King's Cross Estate Services)

 

London Cycling Champion

Campaigners & Community workers who have been actively doing good in or for the community/the public.

·         Michael Barratt MBE

·         Lucy Saunders

·         Caroline Russell

·         Ben Knowles

 

Best Inclusive Cycling Scheme

Infrastructure or soft measures that benefit people or ways of cycling with non-standard or adapted bicycles eg trikes, cargo bikes or child/family friendly bikes.

·         Millwall Path: TfL / London Borough of Southwark / London Borough of Lewisham / Sustrans

·         Community Street Design: London Borough of Lambeth / TfL

·         Blackfriars One: FM Conway

 

Keep an eye on our social media and website to find out the winners!

The London Cycling Awards are part of the London Cycling Campaign and City of London’s City Cycling Festival, which is celebrating the 200th anniversary with many events across three days, including public activities, debates and ‘Bike to the Future’ – a free one-day public celebration of the past, present and future of cycling in three sites in the City of London. https://lcc.org.uk/events/city-cycling-festival