Westminster Cycling Campaign News - February 2014

TfL proposes improvements at Chelsea Bridge

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Transport for London have proposed improvements for cyclists at the junction of Chelsea Bridge with Grosvenor Road, on Cycle Superhighway 8.

There are currently three problems for cyclists at this junction:

  1. Cyclists turning right from Chelsea Bridge into Grosvenor Road, following the Cycle Superhighway, have to move into Lane 2, leaving the mandatory cycle lane on the left. Depending on traffic conditions, this can be a difficult manoeuvre.
  2. Cyclists proceeding straight ahead from Chelsea Bridge into Chelsea Bridge Road are at risk of collision with left-turning vehicles.
  3. The westbound mandatory cycle lane on Grosvenor Road ends some way short of the junction with Chelsea Bridge.

Chelsea Bridge
The introduction of the Cycle Superhighway has not made turning right much easier than it was when this photo was taken in 2010.

TfL are now proposing to:

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