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Cycling in Southwark

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Diversion for cyclists around an extensive area of roadworks by London Bridge station (and The Shard)

Boris bikes

Redecorated boris bikes for the Jubilee

Martin and key members of LCC discussing Cyclescape and the remaining requirements for it to be used by LCC

Location: Bermondsey, London (England, United Kingdom)

Location: Bermondsey, London (England, United Kingdom)

So much for a contraflow cycle lane with the truck parked in it

No signs, but cycling is clearly not welcome here - why not?

Right-turn cycle lane to join shared-use footway - with an inadequate dropped kerb access.

Right-turn cycle lane to join shared-use footway.

Cycle stands with an unusual cross brace at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

the CycleSuperParkway for Waterloo Cars otherwise known as CS7.

2 pub bikes.

2 pub bikes.

2 pub bikes.

one way except cyclists. could be more cycle friendly due to the time delay and the two lanes of traffic in each direction which is slow moving and makes it difficult for cyclists to get past.

Cycle hire in Shad Thames, with a cycle stand next to it.

2 Cycle parking stands on Maguire Street near the design museum

'Chariot-bike' at My Big Fat Greek restaurant, Elephant and Castle.

'Chariot-bike' at My Big Fat Greek restaurant, Elephant and Castle.

'Chariot-bike' at My Big Fat Greek restaurant, Elephant and Castle.

Route 4 (map location approx)

Greenland Pier

Unusual cycle parking stands, and a row of boris bikes being checked by maintenance staff in the background.

Contraflow cycling arrangements on Druid Street

Druid Street contraflow.

Druid Street contraflow

Cycle parking in front of St. James church.

Location of CTUK - Cycle Training UK offices - on the second floor here, luckily there is a goods lift for them to carry all their bikes.

Bicycle repeater signs with arrows along this street which is two-way for cycling.

Bermondsey Street

The Queen's Walk - where currently cycling is not welcome. City Hall in the background.

Is your journey really necessary?

Tooley Street

Tooley Street

No cycling on the narrow section of the embankment past the Oxo Tower.

Boris bike station

P1090752 Location: Peckham Rye, London (England, United Kingdom)

One end of the cycle path on the pavement

The turning onto Meadow Row

'Boris' bike-stand outside Corporation of London building, on corner of Silex St and Webber St

Bike-hoops outside the Travelodge hotel on Baron's Place, corner of Waterloo Rd

Orange bike-hoops across the street from The Lord Nelson pub

Two orange bike-hoops outside the Lord Nelson pub

Bike-racks at corner of Scoresby St and Gambia St, outside Mar y Terra restaurant

Blackfriars Rd, looking south

Bike-racks outside Post Office

Bike-racks outside St Andrew's Church, Short St

Plant-pot bike-racks outside El Vergel, corner of Southwark Bridge Rd and Gt Suffolk St

Bike-racks outside El Vergel, corner of Southwark Bridge Rd and Gt Suffolk St

Bike-racks outside Cecil House, Waterloo Rd

Bike-rack next to post-box

Three bike-hoops at the top of Valentine Row

Bike-racks on Waterloo Rd, near the corner of Webber Row

Three sets of bike-rack at the corner of Ufford St and Blackfriars Rd

Bike-racks at the corner of Surrey Row and Blackfriars Rd, outside Imbibe

"more london" have a anti ad-hoc cycle parking stance, see attached photo, but provide no official parking spaces.

Bike racks outside Southwark College

Bike racks

'Boris' bike stand

Photos made during the Big Bus tour of London.

At last some good cycle parking at Canada Water tube

Some very stupid street furniture obstructing the brand new cycle lanes at the top of Rye Lane, Peckham. This is part of the London Cycle Network route 22.

Nice walkway in East London

These shops need cycle parking

Cycle marking on road

Surrey Water

Paradox - construction of one of the first Cycling Superhighways in London has led to the virtual closure of an existing cycle route, It's hard to see why, but perhaps it will tun out to be more than a strip of blue paint after all.

Plantlock in a domestic garden.

The National Trust's George Inn, Borough High Street - the Cycle Parking arrows are just to persuade cyclists to move their bikes beyond the pub door before locking them to the railings.

Contraflow cycle lane on Union Street

Minor cut-through off Druid Street.

Since my A-Z was published this main road has been closed and replaced by a shared-use route for cycles.

Since my A-Z was published this main road has been closed and replaced by a shared-use route for cycles.

Handy cut-through in St John's Churchyard (considerate cycling permitted)

Druid Cycle, Druid St, Bermondsey - somewhat alternative.

Cycle parking taken over by motorbikes at this new development.

New development in Bermondsey, with a car-free avenue but next to no cycle parking.

Bikes stored on all three balconies - why do new developments not have adequate cycle parking?

A new crossing and a bit of other work is needed to make this a useful cycle route.

Not much work needed to make this a useful cycle route.

Cops on bikes at the London Marathon (dual carriageway closed to traffic, runners on the north carriageway).

P1030136 Location: Peckham Rye, London (England, United Kingdom)

London Bridge Cycle Park lies here, accessible via this one-way street. http://www.tiredoflondontiredoflife.com/2011/01/park-your-bike-at-london-bridge-cycle.html P1030135 Location: Bankside, London (England, United Kingdom)

P1030128 Location: Bankside, London (England, United Kingdom)

P1030126 Location: Bankside, London (England, United Kingdom)

P1030125 Location: Bankside, London (England, United Kingdom)

P1030112 Location: Bankside, London (England, United Kingdom)

P1030110 Location: Bankside, London (England, United Kingdom)

P1030108 Location: Bankside, London (England, United Kingdom)

P1030106 Location: Bankside, London (England, United Kingdom)

P1030104 Location: Bankside, London (England, United Kingdom)

P1030101 Location: Southwark, London (England, United Kingdom)

P1030100 Location: Newington, London (England, United Kingdom)

P1030098 Location: Newington, London (England, United Kingdom)

P1030096 Location: Newington, London (England, United Kingdom)

P1030094 Location: Elephant and Castle, London (England, United Kingdom)

P1030092 Location: Elephant and Castle, London (England, United Kingdom)

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