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Study looks at extending Crossrail 2 further into Surrey

As London Mayor Boris Johnson today unveiled a Crossrail 2 growth commission, the county council revealed it has launched a study to examine the benefits of stretching the planned rail link further into Surrey. Proposals for the cross-London line currently take in Shepperton, Epsom, Hampton Court, Chessington South and Surbiton stations on its southern tip. … Continue reading

Surrey groups to benefit from RideLondon cash

Community groups could win up to £150,000 each following Surrey County Council’s involvement in the successful inaugural Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 cycling event. Thousands of spectators lined the county’s streets on 4 August to watch elite cyclists join around 16,000 amateur riders on a 100-mile course through London and Surrey. Now Surrey County Council is calling … Continue reading

Time running out to support Surrey’s inclusion in Crossrail 2

There are just two weeks left for people to support Surrey’s inclusion in Crossrail 2, which could have benefits across the South East. Mayor of London Boris Johnson is consulting on the new cross London rail line, which could increase capacity on the South West Main Line by up to 40% at peak times. There … Continue reading

Rallying cry for Crossrail 2 inclusion

A rallying cry has been sounded for people to support Surrey’s inclusion in Crossrail 2, which could have benefits across the South East. Mayor of London Boris Johnson today launched a consultation into the new cross London rail line, which could increase capacity on the South West Main Line by up to 40% at peak … Continue reading

BBC Surrey interview about Crossrail 2

Mayor of London Boris Johnson today launched a consultation into plans for a new railway line spanning London called Crossrail 2. During an interview on BBC Surrey radio, Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Transport and Environment John Furey called for Surrey and the wider South East’s involvement in the project. You can listen to … Continue reading

Video: Ride London-Surrey 100 and Classic routes revealed in detail

Race director Mick Bennett reveals in detail the routes of the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 and Classic cycling events, during a press conference with Surrey County Council Leader David Hodge, Mayor of London Boris Johnson, Olympic cycling star Laura Trott and Prudential Group Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam.

Video: Boris Johnson and David Hodge discuss the UK’s biggest cycling festival

Surrey County Council Leader David Hodge and Mayor of London Boris Johnson discussed working together following the launch of the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 and Classic cycle routes. They will form part of the biggest ever festival of cycling held in the UK with thousands of riders taking to the roads of both London and … Continue reading

Press conference: Ride London-Surrey 100 and Classic cycle routes revealed

The Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 and Classic routes have been announced by Surrey County Council Leader David Hodge, Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Olympic gold medal winner Laura Trott. You can watch the entire press conference below. Find out more about the cycling festival here.

The route for the Ride London-Surrey 100 and Classic cycling events

(Please do also visit our page dedicated to Ride London) The Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 and Classic routes have been announced today by Surrey County Council Leader David Hodge, Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Olympic gold medal winner Laura Trott. It will form part of the biggest ever festival of cycling held in the UK with … Continue reading

In pictures: Today’s Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 route launch

The press conference to announce the route of the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 has now wrapped up as excitement builds for the UK’s biggest festival of cycling. Surrey County Council Leader David Hodge joined Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Olympic gold medal winner Laura Trott to unveil which roads 20,000 riders will take through … Continue reading

Live: Ride London-Surrey 100 route launch

We’re at the unveiling of the Ride London-Surrey 100 route this morning, which will form part of the UK’s largest festival of cycling in London and Surrey. Today’s announcement will take place at 10.30am and will feature Surrey County Council Leader David Hodge, Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Olympic gold medal winner Laura Trott, … Continue reading

Ride London-Surrey 100 and Classic events

This is a page dedicated to information about the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 and Classic events which will take place on Sunday August 4, as part of a weekend festival of cycling. We’ve been releasing lots of stories, photos and videos about the events which we’ve gathered together below in date order. We’ll updating this page as we … Continue reading

Boris Johnson aide visits to discuss benefits to Surrey of cycling event

Picture caption: The benefits to Surrey from a new annual cycling event were discussed when Sir Edward Lister, chief of staff for London Mayor Boris Johnson, visited Surrey County Council leader David Hodge and Cabinet Member for Community Services Helyn Clack at County Hall. The RideLondon-Surrey 100 road ride takes place in August as part … Continue reading

Surrey aims to sign up teams training for major sports events

National teams will use Surrey as a base for three major sporting events under plans unveiled by the county council. The authority aims to build on the success of the Olympics by getting countries to set up training camps as they prepare for the trio of major competitions. Next year Glasgow stages the Commonwealth Games … Continue reading

The wheels are in motion as number of applicants for 100 mile cycle challenge speeds past the 50,000 milestone

Press release from London and Partners. Mayor of London and the London & Surrey Cycling Partnership urge potential riders to ‘get on their bikes’ and sign up before the 4th January deadline. There are only 24 hours remaining for Londoners and cyclists to sign up for a 100 mile cycle challenge that will be part … Continue reading

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