Tag Archives: bike parking

SWR completes cycle parking schemes at six Dorset stations

South Western Railway (SWR) has completed six cycle parking schemes at stations across the BCP and Dorset council areas. Customers using Weymouth, Dorchester South, Wareham, Parkstone, Bournemouth and Gillingham railway stations will now have access to new facilities. As part of the projects, which were funded by the DfT as well …

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Bradford schools benefit from new bike and scooter spaces funded by WYCA

Schools in Bradford have received new, improved bike and scooter parking facilities as part of a West Yorkshire-wide scheme to enable more children to cycle or scoot to school. The scheme is funded through the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Active Travel Fund. Low Ash Primary School in Wrose was one …

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Bicycle Association publishes new cycle parking standard

The Bicycle Association, in partnership with the Cycle Rail Working Group, has published a new UK quality and security standard for public cycle parking. The new standard was announced by MP Chris Heaton-Harris at the Cycle Rail Showcase earlier this month. The standard provides an authoritative reference for people purchasing, …

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New bike shelter installed at New Southgate station

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has installed a new shelter with two-tier racks for 18 bikes at New Southgate station. For safety and security, the shelter has low-wattage LED light, powered by a ten-square-metre solar panel on the roof. The new parking facility is on the west side of the station. …

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Roll out of cycle parking across Edinburgh to be boosted with additional 1,200 spaces

A project to roll out secure on-street cycle parking across Edinburgh will be boosted with an additional 1,200 spaces over the next two years, subject to funding, in response to increasing demand. Contractors Cyclehoop began installing covered bike storage containers around the city in January 2019, with the intention of …

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Bristol Cycling Campaign calls for 1,000 bike hangars by May 2024

Bristol Cycling Campaign has published a report proposing that Bristol City Council should install 1,000 bike hangars by May 2024. Bike hangars are lockable steel pods for up to six bikes and provide secure, on-street bike parking for people who don’t have any outside space to store a bike at …

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Swindon Borough Council seeking views on locations of new cycling stands

Swindon Borough Council is seeking views on where people would like to see cycle stands located in the town. Over the last few months, the council has carried out a number of improvements to cycle routes in the borough thanks to £731,500 in funding from the Government’s Active Travel Fund. …

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Oxford residents set to benefit from new secure cycle parking

Residents of the Iffley and St Mary’s areas of Oxford are set to benefit from a number of secure cycle storage facilities. Oxfordshire County Council is to consider plans for 104 new secure cycle storage spaces along eight streets between Iffley and Cowley Road from The Plain to Bullingdon Road. …

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TfL funding to create up to 2,000 new cycle parking spaces across capital

TfL has awarded funding of more than £1million to create up to 2,000 new cycle parking spaces across the capital, providing a further boost to the Mayor’s Streetspace programme of measures to boost walking and cycling. Recent data published by TfL showed walking and cycling accounted for half of all …

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Skypark awarded Cycling Scotland’s Cycling Friendly status

Skypark has been awarded Cycling Scotland’s Cycling Friendly status on completion of “Glasgow’s biggest” private business cycling facility. Tenants choosing to cycle to and from Skypark now have access to 375 bike parking spaces, comprising 250 indoor and 125 outdoor spaces. Facilities include e-bike charging points, 236 lockers, segregated showers …

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