Lewisham Cyclists

Lewisham part of the London Cycling Campaign

Why I Cycle – Naheeda

This month’s story features Naheeda Maharasingam, Head Teacher at Rathfern Primary School in Catford. She tells us how and when she decided to get on two wheels. “I decided to start cycling to school to arrive quicker and more reliably than driving or taking public transport. Although my commute is under two miles the journey by any other means could take up to an hour which I felt was a… Read More »Why I Cycle – Naheeda

Our 2022 Campaign objectives

At our most recent Annual meeting, we set out our 2022 campaign priorities going into the local elections. In the coming weeks we will be writing to all candidates standing to be Mayor of Lewisham and ward councillors, highlighting what we think needs to be done in light of the climate emergency the council has declared and the catastrophic situation we as a society face. Our main focus this year… Read More »Our 2022 Campaign objectives

Cycleway 4 – October Update

Author: Andrew Seeds The first bits of Cycleway 4 (C4) reaches substantial completion at the end of October with the resurfacing of the first section of Evelyn Street week commencing 25th October in preparation for re opening to two way traffic on in early November. If you’ve missed our earlier blogs on C4 then you can find them here. Oxestalls Road closes on the 8th November for several weeks to… Read More »Cycleway 4 – October Update

Scawen Road School Street

Lewisham School Streets

Author & Photos: Mike Tisdell. Edited by Iliana Koutsou and Alex Raha School Streets are temporary closures for motor traffic at the start and end of the school day.  An effective school street creates a welcoming and safe environment for children travelling to and from school on foot, scooter or bicycle, free from road danger. At Lewisham Cyclists we think it’s positive to see such a large number of school… Read More »Lewisham School Streets