Architect to examine development potential of Herne Hill Stadium

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Dare we speculate, on the fifth anniversary of the infamous Herne Hill Stadium lockout, that the century old track might at last be granted a new lease of life?

It was February 2005 when the owners Dulwich Estate refused to renew the lease to Southwark Council. It led to the lock out and the launch of the Herne Hill Campaign to get the track reopened.

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Keith Bingham joined the Cycling Weekly team in the summer of 1971, and retired in 2011. During his time, he covered numerous Tours de France, Milk Races and everything in-between. He was well known for his long-running 'Bikewatch' column, and played a pivotal role in fighting for the future of once at-threat cycling venues such as Hog Hill and Herne Hill Velodrome.