TOP 20: London's Most Dangerous Cycling Junctions
Thursday 08 Mar 2012

dangerous cycling junctions london

With the cycling community in mind and using government data we have recently developed a map of all reported cycle accidents on the UK roads between 2005 and 2010. Developed further to show “accident clusters”, the map can now be used to pinpoint particularly dangerous areas, roads or junctions where there are clusters of cycling collisions.

Using this official data in conjunction with our map we have compiled the most dangerous junctions for cyclists in London’s in terms of the number of reported cycling accidents. The junctions are listed below, click on the image on the right of this article to enlarge the map. Or click here to browse the Levenes Cycle Injury Accident Map yourself.

London Closeup

Pos. Location No. of Crashes
1 Elephant and castle north roundabout 74
2 Clapham Rd/Kennington Park/Camberwell 52
3 Elephant and castle south roundabout 51
4 Clerkenwell/Farringdon 51
5 Old Street Station Roundabout 46
6 Charing Cross Roundabout /Trafalgar Sq 45
7 Vauxhall Bridge / Albert Embankment 43
8 Fleet St/Farringdon St/Ludgate Hill/New Bridge St 38
9 Balls Pond Rd/Kingsland Rd/Dalston Lane/Kingsland High St 38
10 Parliament Square 37
11 Hyde Park Corner 37
12 Waterloo/Stamford st/York rd (imax roundabout) 36
13 Millbank / Lambeth Bridge 36
14 Garrat Lane/Tooting High St/Mitchem Rd 34
15 London Bridge/Borough High St/Southwark St/St. Thomas St 34
16 Highbury & Islington Roundabout (Holloway Rd/Upper St/Canonbury Rd/St Pauls Rd) 33
17 Bank station roundabout 32
18 Camden Town Station Junction 32
19 Shoreditch High st/A1202/A10  31
20 York Rd/Wandsworth Bridge/Swandon Rd/Trinity Rd 30


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