Tag Archives: London

Temporary cycle lane to be removed on Kensington High Street

A temporary cycle lane on Kensington High Street will be removed this week after businesses and residents reportedly said the experimental scheme was “not working”. Kensington Business Forum and Kensington and Chelsea Chamber of Commerce both wrote to the council to ask that the temporary lane be removed in time …

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Pure Electric to open 15th UK retail store as Kimberley hails year of ‘phenomenal growth’

Pure Electric will be opening its 15th retail store next Monday, 23rd November, on Commercial Street in Spitalfields, East London. The company began 2020 with just one retail outlet in Victoria, West London, and during the course of the year has taken over and relaunched 11 existing bike shops across …

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Proviz offering discount across its range for Santander Cycles members

Proviz Sports has partnered with Santander Cycles to offer a 20% discount across its range to members of the London-based cycle scheme. As cycling continues to be a growing mode of transport and leisure activity for many across the capital and country, the discount will help riders to be highly …

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TfL and Mayor partner with Halfords to tackle bike theft

Transport for London (TfL) has launched a new collaboration with Halfords to encourage Londoners to safely and securely lock up their bikes and reduce the risk of theft. From today, everyone who completes TfL’s online Cycle Skills course will receive 15% off Halfords’ own brand locks, as well as lights …

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Brompton and climate charity Possible launch ‘Name Our Lanes’ campaign

Climate charity Possible has teamed up with Brompton Bicycle and Covent Garden to launch ‘Name Our Lanes’, a competition to name London’s cycleways. This comes following a boom in cycling in the capital as more people are choosing to travel by bike during the COVID-19 pandemic. To mark the duration …

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London has “most aggressive” drivers towards cyclists, research finds

London has the “most aggressive” drivers towards cyclists, new research by Wiggle has found, with 54% of cyclists in the capital saying this is the reason they don’t feel safe on the roads. The data, which analysed sentiment from over 6,000 UK sports enthusiasts, reveals which cities across the UK …

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Regent Street plans unveiled with new cycle lanes and parking hubs

The Crown Estate and Westminster City Council have unveiled plans to ‘transform’ London’s Regent Street, helping to deliver a greener, cleaner, safer and more accessible West End. Set to complete before Christmas, the new designs will include: – Wider pavements – creating approximately 5,000 square metres of additional space for …

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TfL opens major new protected cycleway

TfL has opened a major new cycleway between Tower Bridge Road and Rotherhithe. The 3.6-kilometre section of Cycleway 4 follows a key corridor along Jamaica Road and Tooley Street and connects southeast London to central London via a fully protected cycle route. As part of the work, Rotherhithe roundabout was …

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Evans Cycles opens new store in Sutton

Evans Cycles has opened a brand new store in Sutton, London. With over 4,560 square feet, the new store will stock over 155 bikes. It will have road, MTB, hybrid, electric and kids bikes from Trek, Specialized, Cannondale, Raleigh and Pinnacle, folding bikes from Brompton and a wide range of …

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New data shows “dramatic improvement” in London’s air quality

City Hall has published new data showing ‘dramatic’ improvements in air quality across London since 2016. The report, which includes new data from the Environmental Research Group now at Imperial College London, reveals that the number of state primary and secondary schools located in areas exceeding legal pollution limits (NO2) …

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