Cycle Counts

Every year, the Cycling Action Group conducts cycle counts.  These generally take place in September in the morning peak period.  The results may be summarised as follows:

Year2001200520102011201220132014201520162017201820192020202120222023
Longmead Road: Blenheim High School1091388888898493991139512612693998087
Pound La / Temple Rd / Lower Court Rd497297135119121150146132165173176178148127
Waterloo Road / Station Approach71112120109131108132112123139121115618581
East Street / Hook Road1091031011101081231191089699837675626564
Ewell High St / Spring St / London Rd7861575961637461847353623958
South Street / West Street2754
Dorking Road / Wells Road554877
High St / Waterloo Rd / Ashley Rd94

Over the years, the counts have generally shown a significant increase only after a major improvement in the cycling infrastructure, such as:

  • The cycle route along Dorking Road
  • The Longmead Road cycle path
  • The Pound Lane cycle track and toucan crossing of Hook Road
  • The installation of additional cycle parking stands at Epsom station.

However, a number of occurrences have limited cyclist numbers:

  • Discontinued use of cycles by postal workers.
  • Fewer people going to work because of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.