TfL grants exemption for key manoeuvre in Shoreditch

From today, for the first time in nearly 50 years, you can legally turn right from Kingsland Road into Old Street on a pedal cycle. The manoeuvre was banned back in the 1960s when the main streets of Shoreditch, including Old Street, were turned into a mile-long triangular racetrack of a one-way system, creating superb […]

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Hackney LCC monthly meeting 6th November 2013

London Cycling Campaign in Hackney Monthly Meeting Wednesday, 6th November, 2013 Marcon Court and Aspland Estates Community Hall Present: Siobhan Blackshaw (rides co-ordinator), Kate Charteris (committee member without portfolio), Bill Chidley, Fenn Clarke, Alex Cooper, Stewart Dring, Marian Farrugia, Carol Gray, Dave Harris (treasurer), Dave Holladay, Jono Kenyon, Richard Lufkin, Dave Lukes, Jon Parker, Trevor […]

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Hackney LCC meeting 4th April 2012

London Cycling Campaign in Hackney Monthly Meeting Wednesday, April 4th, 2012, 7:30pm Marcon Court and Aspland Estates Community Hall Present: Caroline Allen (Green Party candidate for North-east London in the London Assembly elections), Siobhan Blackshaw (rides co-ordinator), Michael Cordy (treasurer), Marian Farrugia, Richard King (British Waterways Towpath Manager for Hackney), Richard Lewis, Trevor Parsons (co-ordinator), […]

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Hackney LCC meeting 7th December 2011

London Cycling Campaign in Hackney Monthly Meeting (Annual Meeting) Wednesday, December 7th, 2011, 7:30pm Marcon Court and Aspland Estates Community Hall Present: Siobhan Blackshaw (joint events co-ordinator), Michael Cordy (treasurer), Stewart Dring, Marian Farrugia, Trevor Parsons (co-ordinator), Brenda Puech (joint events co-ordinator), Oliver Schick (secretary, minutes). Apologies: Gail Bristow, Tim Evans, Katie Hanson, Charlie Lloyd. […]

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Hackney LCC meeting 2nd March 2011

London Cycling Campaign in Hackney Monthly Meeting Wednesday, 2nd of March, 2011 Marcon Court and Aspland Estates Community Hall Present: Michael Cordy (treasurer), Charlie Lloyd, Richard Lewis, Richard Lofthouse, Siobhan Owens (joint events co-ordinator), Trevor Parsons (co-ordinator), Brenda Puech (joint events co-ordinator), Oliver Schick (secretary, minutes). Apologies: Patrick Field Agenda: 1. Minutes and matters arising […]

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Appeal for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following the fatal collision on Middleton Rd, at the junction with Kingsland Rd E8: “Police were alerted at 0844 on 21.4.08 to reports of a male cyclist in collision with a tipper lorry. Police officers, London Fire Brigade and the London Ambulance Service attended but the 36-year-old local […]

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Advance notice of enforcement on the A10 Kingsland Road

We have received the following notice of police enforcement against infrigements by cyclists on the Kingsland Road this coming Monday morning: “On Monday 21st April 2008 in the morning, Queensbridge and De Beauvoir Safer Neighbourhood Teams will be carrying out enforcement action on Kingsland Road (the A10), for any traffic offences. This will include any […]

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“OK, stay on your bike,” says TfL Streets

 The Kingsland Road dismount sign that thousands ignored Improved, then removed It’s gone! The East London Railway team was in touch this morning to say that signage surrounding their bridgeworks is the responsibility of TfL Streets, not them. In any case, by this afternoon, the dismount sign that nobody loved or obeyed had been removed, […]

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You thought it had been turned into baked bean cans … but it’s back! The sign that wouldn’t stay down.

Two thousand cyclists per day are currently being instructed to get off their bikes at a temporary narrowing of the Kingsland Road for bridge works being conducted by the East London Railway extension project … and 2000 cyclists per day are quite reasonably ignoring the instruction. What is the practical difference between a powered two-wheeler […]

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Hackney Cycle Liaison Meeting 9th June 1999

MINUTES OF HACKNEY CYCLE LIAISON MEETING – 9/6/99 Attendance: Douglas Carnall – Hackney LCC Trevor Parsons – Hackney LCC Liam Mulrooney – Traffic & Transportation Roger Kite – Traffic and Transportation 1. Apologies Roger Blake 2. Minutes of last meeting Agreed as a true record. 3. Matters arising TP asked if cycle maintenance budget included […]

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