Time to bring Santander Cycles to Clapham

This petition asks the Mayor of London to support the extension of the Santander Cycles hire scheme to Clapham, specifically asking Transport for London to install the cycle docking stations at Clapham Common Station and Clapham High Street Station

Lambeth Labour and local councillors are launching a new petition asking the Mayor of London to extend the Santander Cycles hire scheme to Clapham to
ensure local residents get access to improved cycling resources.



Since the launch of the cycle hire scheme in 2008 there have been over 52 million journeys, but the last Tory Mayor showed little interest in extending the programme into most parts of south London. Lambeth Labour has made improving access to cycling a top priority, providing cycle storage hangers in many streets and supporting proposed cycle highways throughout the borough. But in areas like Clapham a significant boost would be given to cycling if new Santander Cycles were offered in an area where there is high demand for them.


Our petition encourages the new Mayor of London and Transport for London to install the cycle docking stations at Clapham Common Station and Clapham High Street Station. These stations see over 11 million visitors a year and are major transport interchanges. Having docking stations in these areas would allow residents and commuters to travel in an environmentally friendly manner and ease pressure on a busy transport network.  Extending the scheme would be an effective and important way of encouraging people out of their cars and onto bikes: it is a classic no brainer.


Lambeth Labour is committed to making a leap forward to become a place where cycling is normal for everyone: young, old, women, men, rich and the less well off. It is part of our agenda to be fair and ambitious for all our residents. If you share this vision, then join with our campaign by signing our petition.


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signed 2018-06-16 00:56:33 +0100
signed 2018-06-16 00:49:51 +0100
Please bring Cycle docks to Clapham.
signed via 2018-05-15 00:22:59 +0100
How can we make this happen??
signed 2018-03-20 16:21:52 +0000
Moved to the area and shocking not having one!
signed via 2018-03-19 16:50:20 +0000
Ludo Callander
signed 2018-02-12 10:38:11 +0000
signed 2017-11-09 16:28:59 +0000
Ideally the bikes would be extended to the zone 3; at least alongside the tube lines, as the super-highways already exist there and the implementation of the project wouldn’t be that problematic.

If the bike racks were positioned under CCTV cameras, they would be safe and helpful to everyone.

It’d be a good alternative to the overcrowded tube and buses.

I started thinking about this during the Northern Line failure, when I walked from Stockwell to Tooting Broadway. Why have I walked instead of taking a bus? Because the bus ride would have taken 80 minutes.
signed 2017-08-17 16:24:51 +0100
George Sampson
signed 2017-08-10 18:57:00 +0100
Nicoletta Anderson-Wright
signed 2017-08-08 09:53:05 +0100
signed 2017-07-20 18:13:54 +0100
signed 2017-07-09 07:10:15 +0100
Sean Gibson
signed 2017-06-23 03:57:10 +0100
signed 2017-05-10 23:50:49 +0100
signed 2017-04-17 18:28:15 +0100
signed 2017-04-13 12:38:53 +0100
signed 2017-03-30 14:06:23 +0100
signed 2017-03-23 18:28:39 +0000
signed 2017-03-02 18:45:49 +0000
signed 2017-03-02 11:46:31 +0000
Can we get the cycles for Clapham South Station too? We are also Zone 2 don’t forget!
signed 2017-03-01 09:46:04 +0000
I run a small business, employing nine people, from offices in Clapham. It’s so frustrating that the cycle scheme isn’t extended to Clapham. On a personal level and as an employer I would welcome this initiative. I would be happy to help this campaign in any way I can.
signed 2017-02-21 14:12:19 +0000
signed 2017-02-21 14:09:12 +0000
signed via 2017-02-10 12:23:07 +0000
Great idea!
signed 2017-01-23 10:00:52 +0000
signed 2016-12-13 09:10:30 +0000
signed 2016-12-13 09:09:36 +0000
signed 2016-12-13 09:07:45 +0000
signed 2016-12-13 09:06:18 +0000
signed 2016-12-13 09:04:40 +0000

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