London Olympic Velodrome architect draws up plans to save historic Herne Hill track

Herne Hill Good Friday track cycling general

London 2012 Velodrome architect Mike Taylor of Hopkins Architects has thrown his weight behind the Save Herne Hill Velodrome Campaign and drawn up plans for a £5million resurrection of this historic track in South London.

His support is a dramatic boost for the campaign to save Britain's oldest cycle track, built in 1892, and which hosted the 1948 Olympic Games cycling events.

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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.