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21 Routes in Category: LCN

Route 0: Stations Circular cycle route
From Hyde Park, via Fitzrovia and Bloomsbury, Islington through the City to Southwark Bridge
Direction signs throughout, apart from the City.
Route works apart from:
right turn from Stanhope Gate into Seymour Street in Westminster;
and Bunhill Row and Moor Lane currently one-way, use alternative via Golden Lane LCN route in City.
Camden section originally known as the Seven Stations Link.
Further details available.
Contributed by: Jean Dollimore, Ralph Smyth, Col

Route 10:Tottenham Hale to City cycle route
Tottenham to City via Stoke Newington and Highbury.
Direction signs except in City.
NB. Coleman Street currently one-way northbound, for southbound use Basinghall Street. No cycle crossing of London Wall, consider walking across. Paul Street currently one-way southbound, for northbound use Tabernacle Street.
From Tottenham goes through estates, runs east of A10 then crosses it, runs parallel to the railway, then crosses it. Crosses Stoke Newington Church Street, east side A10 down to Balls Pond Road, De Beauvoir Road, over canal, Pittfield Street, Over Old Street into St Paul Street, parallel to City Road and over to Moorgate Station, over London Wall into Gresham Street.
Contributed by: Ralph Smyth

Route 11:Aldgate - Bow on A11 cycle route
Runs along Whitechapel High Street, Mile End Road and Bow Road.
Contributed by: Ralph Smyth

Route 14: Crouch Hill - Tufnell Park cycle route
Signed route through Islington. From Crouch Hill, Upper Holloway, Tufnell Park to join Route 6 in Camden
Contributed by: JeanDollimore

Route 15: Tower Bridge - Canary Wharf - Poplar cycle route
Direction signs.
A spur to Canary Wharf has been added to the basic route.
Contributed by: Ralph Smyth

Route 16: Camden - Victoria Park cycle route
Camden section is unsigned.
Route through Islington and Hackney is signed as Regents Canal bypass.
Continue through Victoria Park then join the Greenway to get to Beckton
Contributed by: Jean Dollimore and Ralph Smyth

Route 22: London Bridge - Brockley cycle route
Signed route
Contributed by: JeanDollimore

Route 38: Aldwych - Tower cycle route
Start on Fleet Street at junction Chancery Lane.Ludgate Hill, St pauls Churchyard, Cannon Street. Pass Cannon Street and Monument Stations. East Street, Great Tower Street, Mark Lane. Pass Fenchurch St. Station, over Minories into Goodmans Yard. Finish near Tower Gateway station. Need to add one-way around Friday Street.
Contributed by: Ralph Smyth

Route 39: Hyde Park - Tottenham Ct. Rd - Theobalds Rd - Rosebery Ave and Holborn Circus - Whitechapel (with a gap). cycle route
Route 39 strategically is meant to go to both Shepherds Bush and Uxbridge via Hyde Park.[Logan, Alan]

Westminster Hyde Park to Soho. Signed route. The section between Grt Marlborough St and Camdens link 50 is subject to the outcome of a recent CRIM held by Westminster. There are 3 options that were discussed among stakeholders in Westminster. The most likely option is to be Berwick Road (westbound) and Wardour (eastbound) and Oxford St to St Giles Circus.
Camden Tottenham Ct. Rd - Theobalds Rd - Rosebery Ave.
CCC hopes to use the westbound contraflow bus lane in Bloomsbury Way but this has been rejected by Camden. Hence the loop via High Holborn. CRISP date not yet known.
City Spitalfields - Whitechapel.
Via Charterhouse Street, Barbican station and Shoreditch High Street to Vallance Road (near Whitechapel Station). Add one-way round Smithfield Market and Finsbury Square.
Contributed by: Jean Dollimore and Ralph Smyth

Route 3: Waterloo - Clapham common cycle route
Signed route
Contributed by: Philip Loy

Route 50: Mill Hill East - Swiss Cottage - St James Park cycle route
Signed most of the way.
Westminster: Runs from St James Park, via Bond Street, Regents Park Outer Circle to Avenue Road.
Camden: Runs from Westminster border to Swiss Cottage then parallel to the Finchley Road as far as the Barnet border near Platts Lane. Swiss Cottage gyratory is barrier. Swiss Cottage bypass not yet signed.
Barnet:Continues on Finchley Road.
Contributed by: Jean Dollimore

Route 5: Edgware - West Hendon - Kilburn - Maida Vale - Marylebone Road and then Hyde Park - Chelsea Bridge - Clapham Common - Streatham cycle route
Mostly signed.
Northern Section
Barnet and Brent: Edgware Road through West Hendon to Kilburn
Camden: Small loop from Kilburn High Road to Westminster border. Not yet signed.
Westminster: Runs parallel to Maida Vale and Edgware Road (on east side) as far as Marylebone Road.
Southern Section
From Knightsbridge to Chelsea Bridge.
Wandsworth and Southwark: Queenstown Road, across Clapham Common to Tooting Bec Common (where there is a short break); then on to Streatham
Contributed by: Jean Dollimore

Route 6: Camden Sq-Royal College St-Bloomsbury-Waterloo-Elephant cycle route
Signed all the way.
Camden, runs south of Camden Road, via Royal College Street cycle track (opened 2000) through Bloomsbury and into Westminster then on to Waterloo into Lambeth as far as Elephant and Castle
Contributed by: Jean Dollimore and Colin Wing

Route 6a: Highgate - Camden Town - Tottenham Ct Rd - Parliament Square - Streatham cycle route
This route hasn%27t yet been given an official number, but Westminster and Camden CC have decided to call it 6a but this number is not permitted on the signs.
Camden Signed from Highgate to Kentish Town
Runs from Highgate Village to Tottenham Court Road. Route shows Kentish Town bypass and intermim route via Gordon Street. Final route will be on 2-way Tottenham Court Road.
Westminster Charing Cross road, Trafalgar Square,Whitehall, Parliament Square.
Some diversions planned for when St Giles Circus is dug up.
Over Westminster Bridge.
Lambeth Westminster Bridge - Lambeth North then Kennington Rd, Stretham, Norbury Park
Contributed by: Jean Dollimore

Route 7: Wood Green to Southwark cycle route
Runs from Wood Green, past Finsbury Park, through Highbury, over Caledonian Road, via Smithfield and on to Blackfriars Bridge, ending at St George's Circus.
Well signed in south Haringay and Islington, limited signage elsewhere. Streets around Smithfield Market are one-way clockwise. Alternative park route in Finsbury Park to be added. Northern part from Wood Green to Inderwick Road to be added.
Contributed by: Ralph Smyth

Route 8: Farringdon Road - Leyton cycle route
Farringdon Road - Leyton. Generally has direction signs. Lloyd Baker Street, Middleton Square, Cross St Johns St, Goswell Street, City Road, Colebrook Row, Vincent Street, Prebend Street, Rheidol Terrace, over New North Road, Ecclesbourne Street, Northchurch Street, De Beauvoir Square, Middleton Road, crossing london Fields, Lamb Lane, Well Street (A106), back streets parallel to A12, Eastway over River Lea, A106 to Leyton
Contributed by: Ralph Smyth

Route 9: Walthamstow - Shoreditch - London Bridge cycle route
Most sections of the route in Hackney have direction signs.
[NB there is a missing bit where the East London Line is being built]
Follows main road in City. Poor conditions for cycling at present as very busy road.
Contributed by: Ralph Smyth

Route23: Southwark Bridge - Crystal Palace cycle route
Signed route
Contributed by: JeanDollimore

Route25: Clapham Common - Brockwell Park - Peckham Rye cycle route
Signed Route through Lambeth and Southwark
Contributed by: Philip Loy

Route2: Kennington - South Bermondsey cycle route
Signed Route
Contributed by: JeanDollimore

Route4: along the south bank from Waterloo to Albert Embankment cycle route
LCN+ Route in Lambeth. Possibly Route 4. Composed of Links 131, 134, 135.
Contributed by: JeanDollimore