National Cycling Awards

This article was published in 2003, in Newsletter 48.

The six winners of the 2003 National Cycling Awards were announced at the London conference:

  • GlaxoSmithKline, for their comprehensive measures to promote cycling at GSK House, Brentford, including a ‘Bike Miles’ scheme, whereby for every day that staff arrive by bike, they get a £1 voucher for cycle equipment.
  • Gloucestershire County Council, for the provision, since 1986, of advanced cycle training to secondary school children.
  • Runnymede Borough Council, for their comprehensive provision of secure cycle parking at schools, resulting in substantial increases in levels of cycling.
  • Southampton University, for their imaginative and extensive package of measures to encourage cycling.
  • Transport for London, for the high quality of the cycle maps produced jointly with London Cycling Campaign, and for the comprehensive mechanisms of promotion and distribution.
  • Hull City Council, for its comprehensive approach to encouraging cycling, including its initiative and leadership in removing one lane in each direction from through motor traffic along two dual carriageways, to provide more space for cyclists.