First Blackfriars Bridge built
Replacement bridge built, and in 1907-10, widened.
Blackfriars Underpass built – bringing complex juction at the bridge’s north end
Narrow cycle lanes introduced onto bridge as part of London Cycle Network
6 Feb 2003:
Grandfather Kim Thi dies after being struck by a motorbike on Blackfriars Bridge.
Vicki McCreery was crushed by a bus, becoming the second cyclist in 15 months to die on Blackfriars Bridge
March 23 2011:
An outcry from cyclists forces TfL to reopen a consultation on removing a cycle lane from outside the station entrance to create a third lane for traffic and extra pavement space.
July 29 2011:
A flashride takes place as TfL starts work to put in the third motor vehicle lane
August 8 2011:
Conservative Andrew Boff, Boris’s ‘cycling ambassador’, gives his views on the situation to The Bike Show
October 10 2011:
London Cycling Campaign shows off image of a People Friendly Blackfriars design
October 13 2011:
Network Rail, which is co-funding the project, says it supports the TfL layout for Blackfriars over the proposal by the London Cycling Campaign.
Blackfriars Station due to re-open following Thameslink work.