Cycling Policy Documents / Pedals Policy Papers and major consultation responses


The Pedals response to the HS2 consultation can now be found in the list of documents below.

The City Cycling Action Plan was first produced in February 2008 after many months of preparation in consultation with Pedals and other organisations represented on the Greater Nottingham Cycling Development Group, established in June 2007 to help renew the City Council’s commitment to cycling.
A revised CAP was published on 1 November 2012:

The Cycling Development Group also has representatives of CTC East Midlands and Sustrans East Midlands, as well as Ridewise, NHS Nottingham City (former Nottingham Primary Care Trust) and Nottinghamshire County Council.

NET Coming Soon
The Pedals NET Phase 2 document, prepared for the NET Extension Public Inquiry in the autumn of 2007, can also be found below.

For more details on cyclists and the NET, click here.

In the spring of 2009, at the request of Nottinghamshire County Council, we revised the Pedals “wish lists” for Broxtowe, Gedling and Rushcliffe Boroughs and these can be downloaded below.


Pedals in 2009 published a revised (March 2009) policy on Cycling on Pavements,
also attached below.

A ‘Cyclists’ Code for shared use pedestrian/cyclist paths was produced with Nottinghamshire County Council in 1981:

A copy of the Pedals Constitution is available here

  • for more details of our strategic campaigning aims see the Pedals 17-point plan (revised in Spring 2009) at
  • This has been complemented by a series of Pedals wish lists with suggestions for detailed improvements at specific locations in different areas, and these can be downloaded below.
    They include the wish lists revised in 2009 for Nottinghamshire County Council, for Broxtowe, Gedling and Rushcliffe Boroughs, and the comprehensive wish list for Nottingham submitted in April 2010 to Nottingham City Council.A useful source of advice on encouraging better mutual respect between cyclists and drivers can be found in the CTC / AA ‘Drive Safe – Cycle Safe’ leaflet produced in 1994, and being considered, with revisions, for use in a similar campaign locallyIn January 2011 we responded to the latest consultation by the County and Citry Councils on their Draft Local Transport Plans which are crucial documents for future local transport policies and funding.
    These responses can be found here:- Notts County Council LTP3 and Nottm City LTP3