Tag Archives: Santander Cycles

Santander extends sponsorship of TfL’s flagship cycle hire scheme with e-bikes to be introduced next summer

TfL has reached an agreement with cycle hire sponsor Santander that will see the financial services provider continue its sponsorship of London’s flagship cycle hire scheme, Santander Cycles, for another three years until 2025. The extension of Santander’s sponsorship will support TfL as it moves forward with planned investment in …

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TfL’s Santander Cycles scheme passes 100 million hires

TfL’s Santander Cycles scheme passed 100 million hires earlier this month, marking a significant milestone in the scheme’s ten-year history. This equates to more than ten rides for every Londoner and follows record-breaking hires in February. Saturday 27th February saw the scheme’s busiest ever winter day with more than 52,000 …

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Santander Cycles sees new memberships rise by 167% in 2020

New 24-hour Santander Cycles membership registrations rose by 167% in the year to December 2020, representing the largest increase in the scheme’s ten-year history, new figures released by TfL have shown. Total hire numbers for 2020 were 10,434,167, an increase of around 6,000 hires from 2019, despite an overall reduction …

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New cycle hire scheme coming to West Midlands next year

A new cycle hire scheme is due to launch across the West Midlands next year. The operator of London’s Santander Cycles has been appointed by Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) to offer bikes for hire in Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Wolverhampton and Walsall from next spring. Contractor Serco will …

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Proviz offering discount across its range for Santander Cycles members

Proviz Sports has partnered with Santander Cycles to offer a 20% discount across its range to members of the London-based cycle scheme. As cycling continues to be a growing mode of transport and leisure activity for many across the capital and country, the discount will help riders to be highly …

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TfL and Mayor partner with Halfords to tackle bike theft

Transport for London (TfL) has launched a new collaboration with Halfords to encourage Londoners to safely and securely lock up their bikes and reduce the risk of theft. From today, everyone who completes TfL’s online Cycle Skills course will receive 15% off Halfords’ own brand locks, as well as lights …

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TfL celebrates ten years of cycle hire in capital

TfL is celebrating a decade of cycle hire in the capital. On 30th July 2010, TfL introduced cycle hire to Londoners with 350 docking stations across eight London boroughs. Today, these numbers have more than doubled: Londoners now have access to 781 docking stations and more than 12,000 bikes, with …

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Mayor launches online cycle training course for Londoners

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has today launched the first online cycle training course for Londoners to give more people the confidence to start cycling – whether they’re taking it up for the first time or returning to it. The Cycle Skills course, which is available on the TfL …

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Euston Road temporary cycle lane construction begins

Construction has started on a brand new temporary cycle lane on Euston Road as part of the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and TfL’s Streetspace for London plans to transform streets to accommodate a possible ten-fold increase in cycling and five-fold increase in walking. The new protected temporary cycle lane …

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TfL to expand Santander Cycles scheme to keep up with “unprecedented” demand

TfL has set out plans to expand the Santander Cycles scheme to keep up with “unprecedented” demand. Last month was the best May in London’s cycle hire scheme’s ten-year history, TfL said, with 1,120,620 hires. Last month also had the highest ever number of hires in a single week – …

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