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Cycling in Eastleigh
Eastleigh Borough Council is committed to creating a
comprehensive network of cycle routes across the Borough.
Already a substantial part of this network has been built,
particularly in Eastleigh itself, and in Hedge End. In
total there are over 44km of dedicated cycle routes within the
Borough and over 40 locations with cycle parking facilities,
including at all the railway stations serving
Stop Press - Eastleigh Cycle Survey May
On May12th/13th 2015, Eastleigh Borough Council and Geodata
are carrying out a large scale survey of bike users across the
Borough. The purpose of this survey is to collect information
to help inform a refresh of the Borough's Cycle Strategy. This
strategy is used to help support development of the cycle network
and cycling in the Borough.
This survey is your opportunity to help shape those changes by
sharing your experiences and views of cycling in the
Everyone who responds and provides their email address or
telephone number will be put into a prize draw, with a first prize
of a £50 Love2Shop card, and four second prizes of £25 Love2Shop
The survey can be completed as a paper copy or online. Some
may find the the paper survey easier to complete. The paper
survey is provided with a freepost return envelope. To request
a paper survey, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 023 8068 8000.
Please click this
link to download the online version of the
survey. Please follow the instructions carefully and don't forget
to email your finished copy of the survey to email@example.com .
Closing date for responses is 30th June 2015.
Borough-wide Cycle Map
A Borough-wide cycle map is available to help you plan
your cycle journeys and find new, convenient and safe
routes around the Borough and beyond.
For a paper copy of this map, please contact Richard Pemberton
or tel 02380 688 280).
Cycle Journey Planning
Several journey planning websites exist. The best of these
By inputting your start point and destination, you can search
for the quickest, quietest or most pleasant route for your
cycle trip. The route is then displayed on a map with turn by turn
instructions. The gradient profile of the route, the journey
distance and the estimated time are also included.
Cycle Training for adults
Are you thinking about getting back in the saddle but feel
your skills are a bit rusty? Or are you someone who has never
cycled before, but would like some assistance to start doing
If you are over 16 years old and live, work or study in the
Borough of Eastleigh or in Southampton, the My Journey campaign are
offering one to one adult cycle skills training for just £5 per
session. There are two levels of training
Click each of the links above to view more information about
each type of training.
The My Journey
cycle pages also contain useful information and offers for
people who currently cycle and for those thinking about getting on
their bike, whether for commuting or for pleasure.
Cycle training for children
Many schools in the Borough offer Bikeability training to school
pupils. You should enquire about availability of this training with
the school. Some of the training providers listed below
also can offer cycle skills training for children and young people
if this is not available via their school or college.
Skyride Southampton/ British Cycling events
The main Skyride event in Southampton City Centre this year is
on Sunday 19th June. Please follow this link
for more information.
Throughout spring, summer and autumn 2015 a series of Skyride
Local led rides will also be occurring in the Southampton
area. Some of these rides cross into the Borough of
Eastleigh. These rides are free to join and cater for varying
levels of fitness. A schedule of rides is available at this link.
There is also a regular British Cycling "Breeze"
women's only ride starting from Chandler's Ford station. Find
out more by clicking this link.
Bus stop cycle parking- Bluestar 1
We have installed cycle parking at a number of bus stops on the
popular and frequent Bluestar 1 bus route between Chandler's Ford
and Southampton/ Winchester, to help make it easier for you to
get the bus if you live a long walk from the bus
stop. More information.
Cycle Parking Requests
Bike is a website where members of the public can
identify locations where cycle parking is lacking
or requires improvement. The service is completely free of
charge and uses Google Maps so exact locations can be highlighted.
Park that Bike collate the information and send it to the relevant
Cycling in Bishopstoke and
Designed in conjunction with Wyvern College, this shows the network
of off-road cycle routes, signalised crossing points, advice on
cycle security and signs you may see.
Cycling to Berrywood Primary
Designed in conjunction with pupils from the
school, this highlights all the information pupils will need to
cycle safely to Berrywood Primary School.
Cycle information for Neighbouring Areas
Other Useful Links
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