Source: Cyclescheme. Sellafiled have supported cycle to work for many years. Since 2014, nearly 3,000 Sellafield Ltd employees have
taken up cycling thanks to the scheme.
→ The average bike value has been £742
→ Over £2m has been spent on bikes and accessories
Viv Winter, a member of Sellafield’s cycling group, said:
"Many employees choose to cycle to work. As well as being one of the healthiest and most environmentally friendly modes of transport, cycling is a great way to reduce congestion. Employees have found this hugely beneficial and have really enjoyed it.”
The scheme has been popular with a huge swathe of the workforce and all sorts of bikes have been acquired for workers various commutes.
E-bikes are becoming increasingly popular across the UK as well as with Sellafield employees.
Tracey West, a Sellafield Ltd employee purchased an electric bike last year through the scheme, she said:
The scheme allowed me to buy a powerbike from a local supplier and I now cycle to work every day. It’s a great way of getting fitter, reducing vehicles on the road and a lot better for the environment.