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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 the Borough.  

Stop Press - Eastleigh Cycle Survey May 2015

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 Borough.  Complete this survey for the chance to win image

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 cards.

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 engineers@eastleigh.gov.uk 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 cycle@geodata.soton.ac.uk . Closing date for responses is 30th June 2015.


cyclingBorough-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 (richard.pemberton@eastleigh.gov.uk or tel 02380 688 280).   

 

Cycle Journey Planning

Several journey planning websites exist.  The best of these is Cyclestreets:

www.cyclestreets.net

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 so?

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 available:City cycle skills image

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

Park that 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 local authority.

 

Cycling in Bishopstoke and Fair Oak
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 School
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

 

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