Contact & Activities

Participating city

London Borough of Southwark
280.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Roger Stocker
PO Box 65429
SE1P 5LX London
++44 0207 525 5459

Participation 2011

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Organising a ITWYC event at an estate in Peckham SE15. This is also to promote newly installed secure cycle lockers at 2 estates in the area.
Organise a series of Dr Bikes on housing estates
Launch a schools project which takes up to 30 children, per school, to the Herne Hill Velodrome for track and mountain bike riding
Launch a 'Mobility advice' project utilising a vacant shop in a key shopping centre
Launch walking maps centred on doctors surgeries
We are still working on a project to load a pedelec bike to a local doctors surgery.
Organise cycle training sessionsfor members of the Bengali Community
Support the local Free Film Festival with Dr Bike and temporary cycle parking
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)
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders