Penguin, Profile Books, U of Westminster support Cycle Superhighway plans

Two publishers released support for the Cycle Superhighways today: Penguin Random House is a major publisher with offices in Pimlico. Profile Books is a leading independent publishing house based near King’s Cross. These join DK and Simon & Schuster in urging the Mayor to build the Superhighways without delay. In addition,  one more London university also sent in a… Read More

Prince’s Foundation supports the new Cycle Superhighway plans

The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community is an educational charity based in Shoreditch. Operating since 1986, the charity transforms lives by building enduring and harmonious places. They have a particular emphasis on helping people integrate sustainable ideas into their communities. This makes the Foundation a natural fit for supporting TfL’s new ‘Crossrail for Bikes’ scheme. Dr. Matthew Hardy sent the following… Read More

Queen Mary University and 5 other organisations support Cycle Superhighways

Queen Mary University, with campuses in east and central London, has sent TfL a statement calling for the planned Cycle Superhighways to be completed without delay. The University has 4,000 members of staff and over 17,500 students. Professor Jeremy Kilburn, Acting Principal, released a statement (PDF) this week. In it he said: ‘If built, these improvements… Read More

Open College Network London calls for TfL plans to be implemented without delay

Open College Network London Region is a national awarding organisation based in Angel, Islington. They provide high quality qualifications and accreditation services and have been based in London for over 20 years. Roger Pellew, Director of Operations explained why OCN are backing the planned routes: ‘Like many businesses in London, a growing number of our employees… Read More

Shakespeare’s Globe Chief Exec backs new segregated cycling plans for London

Shakespeare’s Globe is a unique international resource dedicated to the exploration of Shakespeare’s work and the playhouse for which he wrote, through both performance and education. Neil Constable, Chief Executive, explained why ‘Crossrail for Bikes’ is important to the organisation: ‘Each performance at our theatre can be attended by up to 1600 people, and our… Read More

Elfrida Rathbone, Camden based charity, backs ‘Crossrail for bikes’

Elfrida Rathbone Camden works to achieve independence, empowerment and personal development for disabled people, children and young people, parents and families. Alexis Keir, Director of Elfrida Rathbone Camden, outlined why as a employer in Camden they are supporting the new plans. ‘We are proud of the work of my team with people needing support in… Read More