Go Cycle developments shortlisted for two London awards

Kingston’s Go Cycle scheme has been short-listed for two awards for architecture and design.

The New London Awards seek to recognise the best new and proposed architecture, planning and development in the city.

There are 160 projects listed across 15 categories; the Portsmouth Road Go Cycle scheme is on the short-list in the Transport and Infrastructure category, which highlights projects that improve the experience of moving around the city and add to the quality of the environment.

The Kingston Station scheme has been short-listed in the Wellbeing category – aimed to recognise projects that seek to improve the health of Londoners.

In 2014, Kingston was given £30 million from the Mayor of London as part of Transport for London’s Mini-Holland programme.

The network is made up of 10 linked cycle projects across the borough, and prompted widespread complaints after a trial closure of Surbiton Crescent as part of the scheme made the council more than £2 million in fines.

The winners will be announced on July 5, including the winner of the People’s Choice Award, which the public can vote for until June 26.

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