Five Reasons Why You Should Choose the Grasmere Timber Shelter

Cycle shelters are becoming imperative outside structures for many establishments including town centres and shopping complexes, schools, supermarkets, offices, factories and hospitals. The world is starting to change, we are becoming much more aware of the impact that our choices have on the environment and how they will affect our future generations and wildlife. One of the actions many of us are taking to improve the future, is choosing to walk or cycle rather than drive. This means that every … Continue reading

Riding the wave

With more than a third of UK adults currently classed as cyclists (source: Mintel 2016), and 18% riding weekly or more, it is clear that cycling is playing a major part in the lives of people across the country. From occasional cyclists to health-conscious commuters and full on lycra clad racers, a large part of Britain moves on 2 wheels. One downside of the increase in cycling has been the number of cycles that are stolen each year. The good … Continue reading

Our new Product Brochure is here!

In an age when it is all about streaming and downloading and not actually holding or owning, it is sometimes nice to get your hands on the tangible reassurance of well-designed and well produced brochure. Our new product brochure is just the thing to give you the feeling that all is right with the world. Not only does it include all our canopy, awning, walkway and shade sail products, it also has our complete range of cycle and storage shelters … Continue reading

Shop and Cycle

There are many benefits to encourage your customers to cycle to your shop or retail park so it’s well worth looking into. Here are some benefits that our retail customers have mentioned to us once they’ve encouraged cycling at their sites. Helping the Environment It’s good for the environment creating less pollution in your local area and also stops there being so much traffic outside your shop – keeping your carpark clearer. Enhancing Wellbeing It is also good for your … Continue reading

My Favourite Cambridgeshire Installation

Earlier this year (2014), we installed two stunning Grasmere Timber Clad Cycle Shelters at All Saints CE Junior School in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. These cycle shelters allow the schools’ pupils to securely park up to a total of 32 bicycles with the use of double sided parking. We cladded the shelters with Western Red Cedar wood that is sustainably sourced from FSC and PEFC accredited timber merchants. I love this installation because the cycle shelters look great in the school’s setting and … Continue reading

5 signs you should invest in a cycle compound

With cycling becoming more and more popular, schools, retail parks and city centres are finding there is a greater need for allocated cycle parking, to promote and support this green mode of transport. Cycle Compounds offer secure parking for multiple bikes, and are very popular with universities and colleges, which often have a large amount of cyclists; inner city schools also find these useful to ensure all their pupils bikes are kept safe. When considering improving your cycle parking facilities … Continue reading

New Cycle Compound Puts an End to Bike Thefts

Cardiff High School has seen bike thefts drop dramatically to zero following the installation of their new Easydale Cycle Compound. The school, which underwent a large refurbishment last August, had experienced a number of bicycle thefts from an existing shelter and so, as part of their refurbishment, they decided to have a compound installed which featured lockable gates to provide enhanced security. We installed an Easydale Cycle Compound to their exact size requirements and included steel lockable doors to deter … Continue reading

New Product Launch: Timber Cycle Shelters

We have been recently working closely with specialists within the timber industry to create a range of stunning timber cycle shelters for our customers. These timber shelters are constructed from curved Glulam timber which creates a striking contemporary appearance and is also sustainable as an added bonus! The Glulam timber is sourced from PEFC accredited timber merchants, making these timber cycle shelters much more environmentally friendly than steel structures. The stylish timber shelters that we have had expertly designed are … Continue reading

Which Cycle Parking is Right for You?

When it comes to purchasing a cycle parking facility for your school or organisation, there are a couple factors that you need to consider to ensure the product you purchase is the most practical solution. Your new cycle storage area will need to fulfil the requirements of the potential users and also fit in with your outside area too. So how do you find the product that will accomplish all of that and more? Well, I have created a handy … Continue reading

Improve Patient Experience at your Clinic

Most healthcare settings provide car parking spaces for their visitors, however there are other useful parking facilities for patients and visitors which are sometimes overlooked, such as cycle and buggy parking facilities. Cycling is becoming a more popular form of transport, particularly in inner city locations and so it is good practise to cater for those who choose to cycle to your healthcare clinic, providing them with a safe and secure area for them to leave their bike whilst they … Continue reading