Record number of nominations for London Cycling Awards

The London Cycling Awards continue to go from strength to strength in 2009, with a record number of nominations this year.

Hundreds of projects in schools, workplaces and local communities around the city are encouraging more Londoners to enjoy cycling.

The growth in London cycling has helped generate increased interest in the awards, and the many outstanding nominees are in turn generating yet more cycling in London.

 The announcement date of the winners : 17th November 2009  

For full details of winners and all the shortlisted projects read the December/January issue of London Cyclist magazine (free to LCC members).

1. Best Cycling Facility

Shortlisted London Borough of Camden (with Transport for London funding)
Project Walking/cycling link between Agar Grove and Camley Street
Nominated by Jean Dollimore & Stefano Cassalotti, coordinators of Camden Cycling Campaign/London Borough of Camden

Shortlised Hyder Consulting/Transport for London
Project Junction of Pentonville Road and Penton Rise
Nominated by Hyder Consulting; Ralph Smyth

Shortlisted Transport for London/Cycleworks/Network Rail
Project Two-tier cycle parking at Liverpool St and Euston stations
Nominated by Cycleworks

2. Best Workplace Initiative

Shortlist London Borough of Lambeth
Project HGV driver-cyclist awareness project
Nominated by London Borough of Lambeth

Shortlisted BAA Heathrow
Project Facilities, user group,
Nominated by Theo Panayi, Transport Strategy Manager BAA

Shortlisted WestTrans
Project Try Cycling To Work
Nominated by WestTrans

3. Best cycling initiative for young people

Shortlisted Metropolitan Police Regents Park Safer Parks Team
Project Blue Wheelers/Frank Barnes School for the Deaf
Nominated by Belinda Sinclair
Shortlisted Bromley  Go-Ride Project
Project Childrens's cycling clubs
Nominated by Charles Potter,  Bromley Cyclists

Shortlisted Wandsworth PCT/Pedal4Health
Project The Wheel Thing /Bike4Life
Nominated by Fred Ellis, Pedal4 Health

Shortlisted Newton’s Primary School
Project Cycle parking and training
Nominated by Transport for London Centre for Cycling Excellence

Shortlisted Active Change Foundation
Project Pedalling for our Future
Nominated by Gerhard Weiss, Waltham Forest Cycling Campaign

4. Best community cycling initiative

Shortlist STA Bikes
Project: Bikes on Estates project in Hackney
Nominated by Sally Haywill, STA Bikes

Shortlisted London Borough of Hounslow / Skyride partnership team
Project Hounslow Skyride
Nominated by London Borough of Hounslow

Shortlisted Norwood Redbridge/Norwood Barnet/Barnet Mencap
Project Get On Your Bike/Cycle My Way
Nominated by Norwood

Shortlisted Roxy Ericson, director EHBPC
Project European Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship
Nominated by Oliver Schick, LCC Board member