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Cycling to Sci-Tech Daresbuy

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:

  • High quality shower and changing facilities are provided at various locations across the campus.
  • Secure cycle storage is available to keep your bike safe and dry.
  • Dr Bike will be onsite each month to give your bike a free health check.

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: 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

Local cycle shops

  • John Geddes: 43 Widnes Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 6AZ
  • D and M Cycles: 2 Hood Lane, Sankey Bridges, Warrington, WA5 1EJ
  • Cycle House: Unit 1, Portland Trade Park, Buckley Street, Warrington, WA2 7NS
  • Wild Bikes: 13 London Road, Stockton Heath, Warrington, Cheshire WA4 6SG

As Sci-Tech Daresbury is a member of the Mersey Travel Employers Network, the following discounts are available:

  • The Bike Shop: 453 Hoylake Road, Moreton, Wirral, CH46 6DQ – 10% off all bicycles, helmets, accessories and clothing.
  • CycleHouse: Unit 1 Portland Trade Park, Buckley Street, Warrington, WA2 7NS – 10% disciount on cycles, servicing and equipment, excluding special offers and sale items.
  • Bikes and Boards: 170 Banks Road, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 0RH – 10% off all bicycles, helmets, accessories and clothing.
  • Barry’s Mobile Maintenance: 10% off services (parts not included).