Cycle Highways

From London National Park City Wiki

Each of London's Cycle Highways was given a new public voted name at the end of 2020.

CS1 - Taos Route - Named for Tao Geoghegan Hart, born in Holloway, London and winner of the Giro'd'ltalia cycle race

CS2 - Beryl Burton Way - Beryl Burton is a British cycling legend who missed out on competing at the Olympics because women's cycling wasn't admitted until 1984.

CS3 - Cable Street Cycleway - Named for the Battle of Cable Street in 1936.

C4 - Chaplin Chase - Charlie Chaplin was born in Walworth nearby in 1889 and was a keen cyclist later in life

CS5 - The Effra - Named for the River Effra which ran from Vauxhall Bridge south to West Norwood

C6 - Reynolds Route - In September 1893 sixteen year old Tessie Reynolds from Brighton rode a bicycle to London's Hyde Park and back in a little over eight and a half hours, setting a new record for the distance.

CS7 - Maurice Burton Way - Maurice Burton was Britain's first black male cycling champion

CS8 - The Commons - Named for connecting the areas around Clapham Common, Wandsworth Common and the House of Commons.

C9 - Claudia Way - In celebration of the founder of Carnival in London, Claudia Jones.