Car Free Day

13 September 2016

Written by: Sustainable Transport team

Arts, culture and events - Focus on Waterloo - Health and Wellbeing - Transport

Celebrating the better use of public space than merely for cars, we will be filling Cornwall Road with fun and music.

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Car Free Day

We are closing Cornwall Road, Waterloo to cars for the day on Saturday 24 September from 12-5pm and returning it to the people. Encouraging cycling and walking over sedentary travel is particularly important at the moment with startling number of obese children and the shocking levels of air pollution. Adding a bit of active travel into your day will improve health, decrease carbon emissions and in many cases save time and money.

Find the Lambeth Sustainable Travel stall on the day to discuss schemes such as ‘try before you bike‘ and cycle training. Don’t forget that if you have a bike to sell you can bring it on the day and also buy a quality second hand one for you or your child at the fabulous Lambeth Bike Market which tours schools and is being showcased this year at Car Free Day.

We will fill the road with:

  • a roller disco – totally free, borrow skates at the rink
  • music – a stage with music and entertainment
  • Dr Bike – free bike checks
  • Lambeth Bike Market – bring a bike to sell or buy a quality second hand one
  • food – buy food and sit down on the road furniture to eat it
  • ping pong – pit your skills against a friend on the table

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In partnership with European Mobility Week, exploring the better use of roads and transport

The event is being sponsored by FM Conway’s.

Find out more

Read more about Lambeth Bike Market.

Read more about Dr Bike and find the next event.

For more information about this year’s Car Free Day event.