Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Dover & Deal Cycle Forum - 10th Jan 7:30pm

1. Notes of the last meeting on 13th October 2011

2.Cycling news
- Update on Dour Greenway project
- proposed SPOKES discount scheme with local cycle shops, etc.
- new bike stands at local hospitals in East Kent University Hospital Trust
- Sky Ride Local - call for people to train as ride leaders (1 day training Jan/Feb)
- news from local clubs and SPOKES

3. Planning approval of Sholden housing developments - the developers' final Travel Plan (including proposed cycle paths) and implications for local cycling and sustainable transport. Possibilities for new cycle routes and 20 limits?

The Deal Transportation Study (Consultation meeting 5th October 2011) also looks at potential transport developments likely to be funded by the developers. (see ) It recommends Scenarios 2 or 3, which include specific mention of cyclists and pedestrians: "Upgrades to current network and introduction of small set of new routes

4. Ongoing campaign for town-wide 20 mph speed limits
(report of actions so far, and next steps)

5. "The end of foot passenger and cyclist facilities on the Channel Ferries?"
-developments since last meeting

6. Dates and places for the other THREE meetings for 2012, including AGM.(we had agreed to hold 4 meetings each year)

7. Meeting ends at 9pm

10th Jan 2012 - 7:30pm - at  1, North St Deal at Cavendish House, 1 North St, Deal CT14 6NA  in the corner of Alfred Square 

Ian Killbery
Chair, Dover District Cycle Forum
11 Western Road, DEAL, Kent CT14 6RX
Tel: 01304-362569


  1. Date, time and place for this meeting? Open to public?

  2. thanks for letting us know - details added