Posts since Dec 2015

Individuals from Marie Stopes International 14 March 2016 Dear Councillor Jones, We are writing as a group of the cyclists from our workplace, Marie Stopes International, which is based in the Bloomsbury area. We all frequently use the Torrington Place / Tavistock Place bicycle lane trial scheme. The scheme has significantly improved our daily cycles, helping us feel much more safe, less stressed, and has ... Read more ...

SpringerNature 14 March 2016 Dear Councillor Jones, SpringerNature is one of the world’s leading global research, educational and professional publishers based in King’s Cross and employing c.2000 people in this area. Like many businesses in London, a growing number of our employees cycle to work. An even larger proportion of our team would cycle to the office if they felt comfortable ... Read more ...

Parkes Cycling 10 March 2016 Dear Councillor Jones, As the owner of Parkes Cycling (Cycle Training and Bicycle Maintenance) I am proud of our role in the life of London and our local community. Parkes Cycling has trained or repaired the bikes of many local residents, many of whom cycle in the area. A larger proportion would cycle if they felt comfortable ... Read more ...

Gilkes & Co 25 February 2016 Dear Councillor Jones, Gilkes & Co is a surveying practice operating in London. Our employees cycle to work. We value safety and we want to promote active lifestyles. We also note strong evidence that more cycling increases spending in local retail businesses and lowers air pollution levels. It also reduces the number of ... Read more ...

Profile Books 24 February 2016 Supporting the Tavistock/Torrington Place Cycling Scheme I am the Chief Executive of Profile Books, one of Britain’s leading independent publishers based in WC1.  I am writing in support of the Tavistock Place Trial.  I cycle to work every day (from NW5 – also in Camden) and, in the course of my business, am often out and ... Read more ...

Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals 24 February 2016 Dear Councillor Jones I’m contacting you on behalf of the Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals, based in Ridgmount Street, Bloomsbury. Like many organisations in London we are committed to encouraging active travel amongst our staff, including cycling. A growing number of our employees cycle to work and we know from staff surveys that a larger ... Read more ...

McElhanney Consulting Services 23 February 2016 Dear Councillor Jones, McElhanney Consulting Services is a leading civil engineering based in Angel. We provide bridge design services on complex bridge projects around the world and have had an office in London for over four years.  Several of our employees use the Tavistock/Torrington Place route on their daily commute.  Like many businesses in London, a growing number ... Read more ...

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine 23 February 2016 Dear Councillor Jones, As the Acting Director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (www.lshtm.ac.uk), I am proud of our role in the life of London and our level of engagement with our local community. The London School employs 1400 staff and have approximately 1100 London-based postgraduate students. A significant number of our staff and students based in ... Read more ...

SESOME Ltd. 23 February 2016 Dear Councillor Jones, SESOME is a leading marketing agency based in Bedford Square.  We have been around this area for 2.5 years now. Like many businesses in London, a growing number of our employees cycle to work including me personally. An even larger proportion of our team would cycle to the office if they felt comfortable and safe on ... Read more ...

Boyd & Associates 23 February 2016 Dear Councillor Jones, My business, Boyd & Associates, helps digital start-ups in the Bloomsbury area build business plans to obtain important growth funding. The employees of these business, their clients, as well my team all depend on easy, cheap and reliable travel around this small area in London – cycling is by far the best way to ... Read more ...