The Wheels to Work scheme offers the chance to hire electric bikes, pedal bikes and electric scooters at a small cost for up to six months. If you have secured a placement in work, education or training and are over the age of 16, you could be eligible to hire a vehicle. Our bikes and scooters are located at the city council’s Town Hall Bike Park.
To be eligible to hire a vehicle, you must:
- Be over the age of 16
- Live within the Leicester City region, or travel mostly within Leicester City if you live in Leicestershire
- Provide proof of enrolment in employment, education, or training
- Have official documentation to confirm your identity.
The prices for vehicle hire are:
- Pedal bike £15 per month
• Electric bike £45 per month
• Electric scooter £90 per month
A deposit and the first month payment must be paid before receiving the vehicle. For further information, please see our FAQs.
For enquiries, please call us on 0116 454 2248 or 07892 762 099 or send us an email.
To apply, please complete an online application form.
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