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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Swimmers Lane — key to unlocking quiet north-south cycling between Hoxton and Dalston

Swimmers Lane is currently blocked by guard railing and an obsolete loading bay on Whiston Road. A dropped kerb, a couple of bollards, and longer double yellow lines are needed at the Laburnum Street end. Swimmers Lane is a newly widened connection between Whiston Road and Laburnum Street, flanked by the still-closed Haggerston Baths to […]

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Hackney LCC monthly meeting 4th December 2013

London Cycling Campaign in Hackney Monthly Meeting Wednesday, 4th December, 2013 Marcon Court and Aspland Estates Community Hall Present: Olawale Ajibola, Kate Charteris (committee member without portfolio), Bill Chidley, Mark Deloughery, Dave Harris (treasurer), Rafael Hortala-Vallve, Richard Lufkin, Dave Lukes (sustainability officer), Jon Parker (committee member without portfolio), Trevor Parsons (co-ordinator), Brenda Puech (events co-ordinator), […]

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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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Mapped: missing ‘except cycles’ signs in Hackney

View Missing ‘except cycles’ signs in the London Borough of Hackney in a larger map With so many streets in Hackney ‘filtered’ so that they can’t be used as rat runs by through motor traffic, it’s a pity if the signage fails to advertise that they’re still open to cycle traffic. Many filtered streets — […]

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Hackney LCC meeting 5th September 2012

London Cycling Campaign in Hackney Monthly Meeting Wednesday, September 5th, 2012, 7:30pm Marcon Court and Aspland Estates Community Hall Present: Mohan de Benoit, Michael Cordy (treasurer), Marian Farrugia, Richard King (Canal and River Trust Towpath Ranger), Trevor Parsons (co-ordinator), Oliver Schick (secretary, minutes), Mary Sewell, Kevin Standish. Apologies: Siobhan Blackshaw (rides co-ordinator), Richard Lewis, Brenda […]

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Hackney LCC meeting 8th August 2012

London Cycling Campaign in Hackney Monthly Meeting Wednesday, August 1st, 2012, 7:30pm Marcon Court and Aspland Estates Community Hall Present: Roger Blake, Michael Cordy (treasurer), Katie Hanson, Ben Kennedy, Richard King (Canal and River Trust Towpath Ranger), David Lukes (committee member without portfolio), Trevor Parsons (co-ordinator), Oliver Schick (secretary, minutes). Apologies: Mohan de Benoit, Siobhan […]

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Hackney LCC meeting 4th July 2012

London Cycling Campaign in Hackney Monthly Meeting Wednesday, July 4th, 2012, 7:30pm Marcon Court and Aspland Estates Community Hall Present: Mohan de Benoit, Siobhan Blackshaw (rides co-ordinator), Andrew Cornwell, Richard King (British Waterways Towpath Ranger), Richard Lewis, Trevor Parsons (co-ordinator), Brenda Puech (events co-ordinator), Oliver Schick (secretary, minutes). Apologies: Michael Cordy (treasurer), David Lukes (committee […]

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Hackney LCC meeting 6th June 2012

London Cycling Campaign in Hackney Monthly Meeting Wednesday, June 6th, 2012, 7:30pm Marcon Court and Aspland Estates Community Hall Present: Michael Cordy (treasurer), Marian Farrugia, Richard King (British Waterways Towpath Ranger), David Lukes, Trevor Parsons (co-ordinator), Oliver Schick (secretary, minutes). Apologies: None. Agenda: 1. Minutes and matters arising 2. Hackney Cycling Conference 8th June 3. […]

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