We encourage a cycling and walking culture in Bankside, it’s better for you and better for the environment. Our range of special perks for cyclists make it easier for you to consider travelling by bike, and equip you with the skills you need to keep your bike safe and roadworthy.
Better Bankside offers a free basic bike servicing to employees of its member businesses.
Each session provides participants with a basic servicing which will assess:
- General roadworthiness of each bike
- Brake pads and brake cables are functioning properly
- Gears are functioning properly
- Wheels are spinning/aligned correctly
- Tyres well inflated and no indication of any inner tube punctures
Please contact us to learn more about upcoming monthly & in-house Dr Bike sessions or check the Events page for the next session.
Better Bankside Secure Cycle Park
Need somewhere safe to park your bike? We just launched our new Secure Cycle Park.
Reasons to sign up
- Keeps your bike, safe, sound and dry
- Reduce the risk of bicycle theft
Where is it?
A railway arch in SE1
24/7 via digital access
Increased capacity. Digital access. The car park in covered by CCTV.
Current Membership offer
FREE to all employees of Better Bankside members
For more information contact Amandeep or tel 0207 928 3998
The zero-cost way to try cycling-to-work
Fancy cycling to work? Not so sure about buying a bike or signing up for the Cycle Hire Scheme? Why not take part in a two-week free bike loan from Better Bankside! Experience healthy commuting using one of our Brompton folding bikes, easy to store at work or home. The trial is completely free, but we request that participants take part in a free introductory session with a cycle trainer to ensure they are road-ready!
Cycle Confidence and Safety
Guided rides for beginners and HGV awareness events
In an effort to improve road safety in the area, Better Bankside and Southwark Council run several joint-initiatives. Cyclists and those who wish to start cycling at member companies can take part in a free one-to-one cycle safety session tailored to their level of experience. Periodically, we also hold HGV awareness events which engage with both lorry drivers and cyclists on ways to avoid dangerous road situations. For more information on cycle confidence events, email Maria (firstname.lastname@example.org)