2010 December

New Sustainable Transport Funding scheme announced by Govt

On December 23rd, 2010, posted in: All News Items, Cycling & Bike Parking News by Comments Off

Details of the long awaited Sustainable Transport Fund have just been announced by Government. http://www.dft.gov.uk/press/speechesstatements/statements/baker20101213 It has been claimed that this will replace the cycle promotion work of the specific cycling body, Cycling England, which has been cut to save 500m a year. This body funded many progressive, innovative and popular cycling schemes, and only..

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Hove Station improves Cycle parking

On December 23rd, 2010, posted in: All News Items, Transport Operators - Train/Bus/Air by Comments Off

Hove station has just completed a major upgrade of its cycle parking, and it now has 137 spaces. This was done with the installation of 117 Josta 2-tier racks, and a row of 10 new ‘Sheffield’ type racks. In a new and unique development, the frames and supports for the Josta racks have been painted..

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24 more Velo-Safe lockers for QA hospital, Portsmouth

On December 23rd, 2010, posted in: Hospital & Healthcare by Comments Off

QA Hospital have just improved the cycle parking at the hospital with the installation of another 24 unique Velo-Safe lockers at various locations around the large site. The previous lockers have proved to be robust and easy to maintain, and a long waiting list had developed. The compact, wedge shaped means that they can be..

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Chelsea Apartments get Josta Wall racks

On December 23rd, 2010, posted in: Residential - Domestic by Comments Off

A development of appartments in Cental Chelsea has improved their cycle parking by installing 12 Josta wall racks, and security bars. The racks were sourced by main contractor Travis Perkins.

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Feltham Housing development gets secure cycle compound

On December 23rd, 2010, posted in: Residential - Domestic by Comments Off

A redevelopment of a prestigious residential block in Wigmore Street, central London needed to get a lot of bikes into a very small area, and the only way was to use the Josta 2-tier system. 12 bikes were fitted into the small area, with Cycle-Works working closely with Mansell and the Architects to get a..

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London Euston 2-tier racks relocated

On December 23rd, 2010, posted in: Transport Operators - Train/Bus/Air by Comments Off

The popular Josta 2-tier racks at the front of London Euston have recently been moved, as part of the ongoing redevelopment of the station. The original location was needed for an expanded Sainsburys store, so the bank of 50 racks was moved to the Eastern forecourt. The long row was then split into 2 parts,..

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Aldersgate redevelopment gets improved bike parking

On December 23rd, 2010, posted in: Architects & Construction Companies by Comments Off

The massive Aldersgate development at the London Wall in the City of London has recently been redeveloped, with the main contractor Menzies insisting on a high quality specification. This has included Josta 2-tier racks, chosen because of their quality, safety and ease of use. It is expected that the refurbished building will be used as..

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South London NHS gets improved cycle parking

On December 23rd, 2010, posted in: Hospital & Healthcare by Comments Off

Cycle parking at several South London Hospitals and centres has been recently been dramatically improved, with the provision of new bike racks, lockers, shelters and lockable compounds. The facilities vary depending on the needs of the particular site, but it is part of an ongoing process of improving the site, and promoting sustainable transport.

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Oxford University Pathology Institute gets 120 new cycle parking

On December 23rd, 2010, posted in: Schools, Colleges & Universities by Comments Off

120 bike parking spaces using Josta 2-tier cycle racks have been installed as part of the ongoing redevelopment of Oxford Molecular Pathology Institute. The 2-tier racks were used to maximise the cycle parking capacity at this busy site. Cycle-Works worked closely with Make Architects, and main contractors Mace Plus to install the new facility smoothly,..

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