Plans For Boris Bikes In South West London


The Mayor and Transport for London has set out plans for the extension of the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme to southwest London and the introduction of additional docking stations in busy areas.

The Mayor asked TfL to prepare plans for a westward expansion of the scheme in the boroughs of Wandsworth, Hammersmith & Fulham, Lambeth and Kensington & Chelsea last year. Since then TfL has been working with the boroughs to identify more than 200 suitable locations for docking stations and to develop the design and layout of the proposed expanded area.

The next stage will be public information sessions about the location of the docking points within the expansion area.

Additional docking points will also be introduced throughout the existing operational areas to further improve customer availability.
 
 Public information sessions will begin in October, and all docking stations are expected to be in by spring 2014.

The extension to the west and the introduction of new docking stations within the existing area will increase the number of bicycles by 2,400 to around 11,000
and will deliver an additional 250,000-300,000 Barclays Cycle Hire journeys each month.

Public information sessions begin in October at the following locations:

Date              Time             Location

Thurs 4 Oct   1200-1400     Hammersmith Lyric Theatre, King Street, W6 0QL

Thurs 4 Oct   1730-1930     Fulham Library, 598 Fulham Road, SW6 5NX

Sat 6 Oct      1000-1400     Bush Theatre, 7 Uxbridge Road, Shepherd's Bush, W12 8LJ

Sat 6 Oct      1600 - 1800   Putney Exchange Shopping Centre, Putney High Street, SW15 1TW

Tues 9 Oct    1200- 1400    ASDA, Clapham Junction, 204 Lavender Hill, SW11 1JG

Tues 9 Oct    1600- 1800    Southside Shopping Centre, Wandsworth Town, SW18 4TF

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