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Croydon lifts cycling ban on busy pedestrianised street

Andrew Forster
13 May 2016
North End: cycling to be permitted all day
North End: cycling to be permitted all day


Councillors in Croydon have agreed to give cyclists permanent access to a busy pedestrianised street at all times of day, despite opposition from groups representing the elderly and partially sighted, and the owners of adjacent shopping centres.

The decision affects North End, a north-south shopping street close to West Croydon railway station. Surveys show  thousands of pedestrians use the street each hour of the day. 

North End was pedestrianised in 1989, with cycling permitted in a...

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