Local organisations are being encouraged to bid for funding for projects to get more people cycling

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Transport for London’s Cycling Grants programme helps groups who are traditionally under-represented in cycling to get pedalling

Community groups in H&F are being encouraged to apply for grants for schemes to help get more people cycling.

Transport for London’s Cycling Grants programme, now in its fourth year, helps groups who are traditionally under-represented in cycling, to get pedalling.

The programme, available to community and not-for-profit groups across the borough, has helped 90 projects get 14,000 people cycling across London since it began.


The programme is available to community and not-for-profit groups across H&F

“We want anyone to feel happy and safe cycling in H&F: families, novices and regulars,” said Cllr Wesley Harcourt, H&F Cabinet Member for Environment.

“Cycling should be an inclusive experience, that no one should be inhibited from enjoying.

 “This grants scheme will broaden the opportunity for many to cycle and discover the benefits. So if you have an idea to get people riding, be sure to apply.”

Cash for new cycling initiatives

The scheme is managed by Groundwork London and this year has £240,000 available to help up to 30 groups deliver new cycling initiatives.

These can be anything from courses teaching basic cycle maintenance, to guided rides and more. Projects will receive up to £10,000 over three years.

Applications now open at www.cyclinggrants.london and close on 17 September.

You can read H&F Council’s cycling strategy here, which outlines our plans to make it easier and safer for more people to riding.

For more information about TfL's cycling initiatives visit tfl.gov.uk/cycling.

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