Friday, 19 September 2014

Explore Clapham and Stockwell by bike this Sunday

This Sunday, 21 September 2014, Cycle Confident are running a free ride around Clapham and Stockwell. Gain an insight into your local area on this easy going leisurely ride suitable for all.

Van Gogh Walk on lambethcyclists.org.uk
The ride sets off from Clapham Common at 10am and takes in many interesting features of the Clapham and Stockwell streetscape including Van Gogh Walk (Pictured: Winner - Design Excellence - Placemaking awards 2013), Venn Street (Highly Commended, Excellence in Walking & Public Realm, London Transport Awards 2012) and the Edible Bus Stop as well as the brand new 'The Pavement' Clapham Old Town.

The ride will visit buildings such as the new Clapham Library, looking like a row of books, by Studio Egret West and the Grade II concrete modernist Stockwell Bus Garage designed by Adie, Button & Partners (1952), plus deep level air raid shelters and the home of Sir Charles Barry.

Meet 10am for 10:15 departure at the Bandstand, Clapham Common, SW4. The gentle eight mile ride is expected to finish at around 1pm.

More information on Capital Rides website
Photo of no left turn sign on Van Gogh Walk, SW9 on lambethcyclists,org,uk