WSP, the Shard’s engineering firm, backs Crossrail for Bikes

WSP are a global engineering and project management firm based in Canada. A few of their more high-profile projects have included the Hungerford Bridge, the New York Times building in Manhattan, and the Shard. Earlier this year WSP announced their acquisition of Parsons Brinckerhoff, the New York construction giant. Parsons Brinckerhoff have decades of experience with huge transportation engineering projects including… Read More

Employer statements of support continue via CyclingWorks.London

The Transport for London consultation on Crossrail for Bikes ended on 9th November, after a two week extension. As reported at the time, TfL were stunned by how many responses they received: over 14,000 individuals, companies and organisations took the opportunity to respond about the plans. Of those, 80% were in favour.  With your help, the CyclingWorks project… Read More

“Overwhelming response” to Cycle Superhighway plans from London employers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Over 14,000 responses to Cycle Superhighway consultation Majority of responses are in favour of the cycle plans Over 165 leading London employers back Cycle Superhighway plans For the past two months, CyclingWorks.London have been collecting employer responses to the Mayor of London’s Cycle Superhighway plans. They have been overwhelmed by the volume… Read More

North West London NHS clinical commissioning groups support Cycle Superhighways

The eight NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups in Northwest London have sent a joint response to TfL’s Cycle Superhighway consultation. These eight groups, arranged in two collaborations, deliver primary care for one quarter of London’s population. The Chief Officers of the two collaborations are Daniel Elkeles and Rob Larkman. Their letter to TfL highlights the many health benefits of the… Read More

Olswang, Travers Smith LLP support new ‘Crossrail for Bikes’ scheme

Two large City law firms have announced their support for TfL’s Cycle Superhighway plans. Travers Smith LLP was founded 200 years ago in London and considered to be a member of the “Silver Circle” of major City law firms. They employ 520 people in the City advising companies on corporate and commercial matters. Olswang have also sent in a statement of… Read More

Southwark Cathedral supports the Cycle Superhighway plans

Southwark Cathedral sits immediately south of the City at London Bridge. This location was particularly important for centuries as the bridge was the only land approach to London from the south. There has been a church at the site since at least AD 606. Southwark Cathedral is the oldest cathedral church building in London. The Dean of Southwark is… Read More