Contact & Activities

Participating city

9.300.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Carine Hawkins
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Streets for Cyclists!
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
14km of closed roads in central London:

Roads in the Royal Parks - closed from 06.00 to midnight Sunday 23 September: Birdcage Walk, Constitution Hill, Marlborough Road, Spur Road, Horse Guards Road, The Mall

Roads in the City of Westminster - closed from 09.00 to 18.00 Sunday 23 September: Storey's Gate, Great George Street, Little George Street, Broad Sanctuary, The Sanctuary, Little Sanctuary, Parliament Square, Bridge Street, Westminster Bridge, Parliament Street, Whitehall, King Charles Street, Derby Gate, Downing Street, Richmond Terrace, Horseguards Avenue, Whitehall Place, Whitehall Court, Great Scotland Yard, Scotland Place, Horseguards Avenue, St Margaret Street, Old Palace Yard, Abingdon Street, Millbank between Abingdon Street and Horseferry Road, Victoria Street between Broad Sanctuary and Bressenden Place, Buckingham Gate, Buckingham Palace Road between Lower Grosvenor Place and Buckingham Gate, Northumberland Avenue, Victoria Embankment, Savoy Street, Savoy Place, Temple Place, Surrey Street, Arundel Street, Maltravers Street, Milford Lane

Roads in the City of London - closed from 09.00 to 18.00 Sunday 23 September: Victoria Embankment, Middle Temple Lane between Crown Office Row and Victoria Embankment, Temple Avenue, Blackfriars Underpass, Westbound slip road from Blackfriars Bridge onto Victoria Embankment, Upper Thames Street, Puddle Dock, White Lion Hill, Castle Baynard Street, Booth Lane, Lambeth Hill, Trig Lane, Broken Wharf, Gardners Lane, High Timber Street, Stew Lane, Queenhithe, Kennet Wharf Lane, Vintners Court, Queen Street Place, Southwark Bridge, Cousin Lane, Allhallows Lane, Angel Passage, Swan Lane, Water Lane, Arthur Street, Fish Street Hill , Monument Street between King William Street and Fish Street Hill, Lower Thames Street, King William Street between Cannon Street and London Bridge, London Bridge

Roads in the London Borough of Southwark - closedfrom 09.00 - 18.00 Sunday 23 September: Southwark Bridge, Southwark Bridge Road between Sumner Street and Southwark Bridge
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)