National Cycle Network

Photo of delegates cutting cake to celebrate National Cycle Network review report, Paths for everyone

Rosslyn Colderley (middle), our Director in the North, cut the ‘Paths for Everyone’ cake with Gillian Ivey, Chair of the Trans Pennine Trail (left), & Councillor Kim Groves

Photo of cake with Paths for everyone design

Pictures: Dean Smith

We shared a 'Paths for Everyone’ cake with delegates at the Sustainable Travel Expo in Bradford this week to celebrate the National Cycle Network and showcase its review of 16,575 miles of routes...
22 November 2018
Woman presenting Sustrans' vision

Kelly Clark, Sustrans Head of Infrastructure Delivery in London, launches the Paths for Everyone vision and introduces London's action plan to improve the Network.

Man presenting Sustrans vision in London

John Grimshaw, Sustrans founder, tells how the Network was built from scratch with incredible energy. It carried an amazing 377m cycling trips and 410m walking trips in 2017!

People on new Bridge on Thames Path

The new bridge on the Thames Path at Greenwich, part of NCN1, is an example of how successful ambitious plans can be.

Infographic about NCN

The network is popular with all kinds of people walking and cycling, but we want it to be more accessible for everyone

On Friday 16 November, Sustrans founder John Grimshaw joined Kelly Clark, our Head of Infrastructure Delivery in London, Sustrans staff and partners from across the capital to launch London's plans...
19 November 2018
Walkers, cyclists and scooters using the Comber Greenway

People walking, cycling and scooting on the popular Comber Greenway in east Belfast

Woman who cycles to work daily

Nicola McCausland from Belfast commutes to work by bike using the National Cycle Network

Busy mum Nicola McCausland cycles to work in the Titanic Quarter from east Belfast using the Comber Greenway (National Route 99), the Connswater Greenway, and National Route 93 along the Airport Road...
12 November 2018
Five adults with mountain bikes and one child, all wearing helmets apart from man in cap to far right

Gary Dawes (far right) rides a hybrid Moulton bike: “They’re a bit Marmite”

Gary Dawes, 53, is an IT specialist for health services in County Durham. Here he tells us how he has always enjoyed cycling and how five years ago he took up riding his bike to work to try and lose...
6 November 2018
Woman with grey hair and glasses standing in field by National Cycle Network milepost

“It’s so handy having the traffic-free path so close to my home. I can build exercise into my everyday routine without really thinking about it.”

For former headteacher Penny Kelly, National Cycle Network Route 51 is more than just a connection from Thurston and Bury St Edmunds, it’s a way for her to stay active into her retirement whilst...
2 November 2018