Cycling is a quick and affective way of travelling. It’s environmentally friendly, produces lower emissions than driving, gives you greater mobility and allows you to conveniently get from A-B, with very little hassle.
Cycling is also a fun low impact activity with excellent health benefits. Across the Sci-Tech Daresbury campus a range of measures are available:
Download our cycling guide here.
To plan a journey by bike in and around Runcorn you can either view the Runcorn cycle map or alternatively Cycle Streets is a very handy online tool.
‘Cycle to Work’ is a scheme aimed at encouraging employees to benefit from a long term loan of a bike and commuting equipment such as lights, locks and panniers completely tax free.
The typical saving for an average tax-payer is between 38–45% off suggested retail prices. To find out exactly how much you can save visit: www.cyclescheme.co.uk and use the savings calculator.
Suppliers of Cycle to Work schemes include:
It is a leading UK charity supporting cycling within our communities. Their website includes a wide range of useful maps, tips and advice on cycling and its benefits.
Halton Council’s Cycle
Download our cycling guide here and a map of the area.
Potholes can be a nuisance. Report your pothole at Fillthehole.org.uk.
Local cycle shops
As Sci-Tech Daresbury is a member of the Mersey Travel Employers Network, the following discounts are available: