Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee




External Board/Outside Body


External Board/Outside Body

Maidstone Cycling Forum

Councillor(s) represented on the Outside Body/External Board

Clive English

James Willis

Report Author

Clive English

Date of External Board/Outside Body Meeting Attended

Variable depending on workload



Purpose of the External Board/Outside Body:

To co-ordinate and represent the views of the cycling community and to improve the provision of cycling facilities in the Borough.




The main thrust since the Forum was established has been to comment on various Planning Policy and Transport issues and the Forum has commented widely on issues like the Local Plan, integrated Transport Strategy and changes to the Bridge Gyratory. The Forum has also aimed to promote cycling and has held with the support of other bodies 2 Annual Cycle-fest events amongst other promotional activities.