Author Archive for Lord Berkeley

Are cyclists plebs too?

Lord Berkeley

Attending a very successful cycling conference in Church House, Westminster,  I was surprised to be told, along with the 300 odd other delegates, that it was not allowed to cycle round the quadrangle of DeansYard.  Given the large number of cars parked in Deans Yard who presumably have to be driven round it to get…

How many airports does London need?

Lord Berkeley

The debate about the need for a third runway at Heathrow is hotting up.  Before discussing the merits, I think we all need a health warning when reading all the comments on the lines of ‘they would say that, wouldn’t they?’ We now have five airports around London – Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and London…