Get election ready

The UK General Election is on 4 July.
You need valid photo ID to vote in person. Check your ID now.
If you don’t have valid ID, apply by 5pm on 26 June for a Voter Authority Certificate.  
Find out more about voting and elections in Southwark

Free cycling lessons

Whatever your age or ability, we have free cycling training tailored for you, including:

  • training for women and girls
  • one to one or group training for 18 years of age and over
  • we can offer family training on request
  • bikeability programmes of cyclist training offered to all of our schools
  • training for children and adults with disabilities
  • training for older people

Joy Riders

Joy Riders is a cycling charity that provides free lessons for women and girls. They offer family learn to ride, women and girls sessions. Book your bike sessions

Cycle Confident

Cycle Confident provides free cycle sessions in the borough. They do individual cycle training from complete beginners to experienced cyclists. They also offer family, children and group sessions. Sign up for a bike session.

School children

Bikeability cycling training is available to all school children in the borough. For more information talk to your school or email our Highways team at

Cycling with a disability 

Cycling can be easier than walking for some people. Wheels for Wellbeing run regular inclusive cycling sessions in South London for disabled children and adults to try cycling on their fleet of two, three and four wheeled cycles.

Older people

We also have cycling sessions for older people who want to learn how to get started. You can join SilverFit for a beginner’s cycling lesson or try track cycling for the more advanced.

Page last updated: 13 July 2023


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