Everything tagged with cycle parking

Blog post: New Cycle Parking Strategy for London identifies the problems but under-estimates future demand.

New Cycle Parking Strategy for London identifies the problems but under-estimates future demand.   Having a safe place to leave your bike can be as vital to a making a cycle journey as having a safe route. The widespread lack of suffi...

Discussion: The problem of abandoned bikes - and what you can do about it

Westminster Cycling Campaign:   website    forum    events  Abandoned bikes under the A40 next to Hilton Metropole Hotel on Edgware Road (Photo: Jonny Grant) Bikes left abandoned on cycle parking stands n...

Blog post: Nowhere to park? LCC + TfL are tackling a cycling issue with the people who know best – you!

Cycle parking made the London news this week with Transport for London’s announcement of new cycling hubs, a superhub of 5000 spaces at Waterloo and two smaller hubs at stations in Hounslow and Greenwich.  Whilst these hubs are welcome ...

Blog post: Campaign: The Future for Cycle Parking,

This article was originally published in the September 2014 edition of London Cyclist If cycling numbers are to continue growing, then the volume and quality of cycle parking needs to increase dramatically. Tom Bogdanowicz reports While the ca...

Blog post: Cycle parking helps Beat the Thief

  In 2012, 21,770 bike thefts were reported to London’s Met Police. Reducing the large number of bikes stolen, also indicative of the rising cyclists in London, has always been high on the LCC agenda. Our ‘Beat The Thief’...

Blog post: Do you need secure cycle parking near you?

Updated 24/04/19: This action is no longer active   Since our original story about Bikehangars in Lambeth (see article below), many of you have told us that you would like to see Bikehangars in the street where you live or work. With more c...

Discussion: New cycle parking requested for New Malden

Kingston Cyclists have requested that the council install some cycle parking in Blagdon Road outside Lidl supermarket and the Topnotch Health Club. Topnotch has some 'wheel-bender' cycle parking which we do not recommend using because it is pretty...

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 ...

Blog post: Kingston Council uses your suggestions to install more on-street cycle parking

  New bike racks have been installed on the streets of Kingston using information supplied by the London Cycling Campaign and our supporters. Jonathan Fray from Kingston Cycling Campaign said, "Kingston Council has installed about 40 rack...

Blog post: Advice for travelling around London during 2012 Olympic Games

During the Olympics and Paralympics the bicycle will remain the best and most reliable and fun way to get around London, to visit the games and especially to get to Olympic cycling events.•    Getting around London (and new cyc...

Blog post: Paid attendants required for Olympic cycle parking facilities in central London

Our friends at Cyclehoop are looking for friendly, reliable cycling enthusiasts to work in pairs at purpose-built cycle parking facilities in the Royal Parks. These paid positions (£8/hr) involve staffing cycle parks set up fr...

Blog post: Lambeth and Southwark cyclists enjoy double helping of secure cycle parking

Two new cycle parking locations in south London could help ease the vast shortage of secure bike facilities in the capital. Better Bankside has opened a secure cycle park in Hopton Street, Southwark, while Lambeth Council is trialling on-street...

Blog post: Report from London School of Economics says cycling boosts UK economy by £3 billion per year

A new report from the London School of Economics says even the UK's current low levels of cycling generate nearly £3 billion for our economy. As well as providing 23,000 jobs in the cycling industry, the report lists other major benefits fr...

Blog post: It's time to tell Southwark Council that London Bridge station upgrade will do nothing for cyclists

Two weeks ago, we told you how cyclists are being let down by Network Rail by its planned £1.2 billion development at London Bridge. We've just submitted our objection to the planning application, which unbelievably says there'll be only ...