Cycle Hire - Latest news, articles and photos

Cycle Hire - Latest news, articles and photos


Big increase in people using London’s cycle hire bikes in 2020

The number of people who used the Santander Cycles scheme during 2020 soared, although the number of actual rides taken barely budged over the year.

Free Santander cycle hire and a discounted annual rate on Car Free Day

Later this month, Santander cycles hire bikes will be free to use all day – as it’s Car Free Day – an annual event on the 22nd September to encourage people to ditch the motorcar.

Cycle Hire discounts on Friday and through December

To promote cycling, the cycle hire scheme will be essentially free to use throughout December.

Cycle hire hits record high as usage growth slows

Over 10.5 million journeys were made using Santander Cycles during 2018 according to TfL, but growth rates have slowed over the past couple of years.

Free cycle hire bikes over Christmas

The London cycle hire service, Santander Cycles is offering free bike hire over the Christmas period, including on Christmas Day.

Cycle hire bikes now arriving in Brixton

Seven new docking stations are opening today, including the first to open in Brixton town centre.