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Wheels for Wellbeing, Herne Hill Velodrome

Name

Wheels for Wellbeing, Herne Hill Velodrome

Type of organisation

A company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No 06288610. Registered Charity number 1120905.

Location

Herne Hill Velodrome, 104 Burbage Road, SE24 9HE.

Open to groups and/or individuals

Both groups and individuals.

Bike-only hire

No.

Activities

Cycling on the flat part of the velodrome.

Charge

Per disabled cyclist: £5 (if you need a supporter/carer they are included in the price)

Per non-disabled cyclist: £5

Special family price (up to 4, including at least one disabled cyclist): £10

Limitations on use

None, although participants must have registered with WfW (no charge for registration). We aim to share out time on popular cycles, and to prevent non-disabled siblings from using machines that disabled participants want to use.

Types of bike

  • 2-wheeled bikes with both step-through and diamond frames
  • Upright trikes for adults and children
  • Recumbent trikes/'go-karts'
  • Hand-trikes
  • Side-by-side trikes
  • Tandems (both 2-wheel & trikes)
  • Wheelchair trikes (2 types)
  • Tag-alongs
  • Race-runners

(approx 40 machines available for each session)

Booking arrangements / times / charges etc

No booking required. Drop-in sessions run on:

  • Mondays: 11:00am - 1:30pm (10:30am - 12:30pm during half-terms and school holidays)

Year round / seasonal

Year round apart from over the Christmas New Year holiday period. Please check our website for the latest information: www.wheelsforwellbeing.org.uk/sessions

Other facilities

Free car parking available, accessible toilets; free drinks available (tea, coffee and water).

Suggested routes

Flat, MUGA area.

Offer advice on suitability of bikes for riders?

We have trained cycling instructors available to advise/assess rider's suitability for various machines.

Preferential rates for CTC members?

No.

Contact details

www.wheelsforwellbeing.org.uk

0207 346 84 82, info@wheelsforwellbeing.org.uk

If you’re having troubles finding the place or want to double check if the session is running you can call at 07578 746 448 from 15 minutes before the session. Please note that we are unable to respond to the voice messages.

 

 

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