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A year in review 2020

This year has been entirely unprecedented and disruptive on a number of levels. Hackney has, and continues to be deeply affected by the pandemic. This has restricted what the council and more broadly the UK has been able to achieve in terms of its ambitions for road modernisation. 

The first lockdown in March demonstrated to many people...

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AGM – 7th October, 19:30

Hackney Cycling Campaign's Annual Meeting will take place 19:30-21:00 on Wednesday, 7 October 2020. The Zoom details are available by sending an email to meetings@hackneycycling.org.uk. The meeting will include...

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Hackney Cycle Buddies launched

Hackney Cycle Buddies Launched

Hackney Cycle Buddies puts new riders in touch with experienced riders. Buddies can then meet up and ride together – to work, to the shops, or just to the park for a bit of practice.

New to cycling, and nervous about riding on London’s roads? Perhaps you would like a hand with finding the...

Call to action: Support the filters!

The Council have announced that they will be taking plans to Cabinet on Monday 29th June to install several filters in the London Fields area.  

We encourage you to write you your local councillors to express support for these schemes, which are very welcome and would create a large low traffic neighbourhood.  


Progress since we launched the Vision

We launched our Vision on 25th May. What has been the progress in the month since?

Hackney Council have implemented or announced several schemes, big and small. As well as the overview below, we will reflect these changes on the Vision map and on the appropriate LTN section as more are announced and implemented. 


Priority interventions

We have released ten locations Hackney Council should immediately make safe for walking and cycling. If completed, they would see Chatsworth Road become a pleasant street market, Hackney Wick return to its Olympic-era quiet, and a safe cycling route from Finsbury Park to Clissold park.

Cycle tracks on Green Lanes: support them now

Green Lanes is fast, scary and dangerous for people cycling.  In three years, 57 people have been injured or killed using the road: a third of them were walking or cycling.  This is despite having speed cameras fitted.  Change is essential.


Burns Night Dinner and Ceilidh – 25th January 2020

Buy tickets for the Hackney Cycling Campaign's annual fundraising Burns Night supper and ceilidh on 25th January 2020. Burns Night is always a lot of fun and an opportunity for London Cycling Campaign members, supporters and friends to meet each other and have a good time in the dark days of winter.