Campaigners seek better cycle provisions on dangerous Streatham road

A23 in Streatham, London, should have traffic-calming measures to ensure safety of cyclists and pedestrians after numerous incidents

A23 Streatham, London. (Google Maps)

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Cycle lanes and measures to reinforce the speed limit are just some of the wishes that campaigners want to see implemented on an incident-prone London road.

The A23 in Streatham, in the Lambeth area of the capital, is three lanes wide and has been the scene of numerous road traffic incidents in recent years.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and long reads across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013. In 2024 he released a seven-part podcast documentary, Ghost in the Machine, about motor doping in cycling.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains. He lives in Valencia, Spain.