Improving community well-being through the introduction of an exciting new cycle hub.

Case Study

Learn to Ride Track, Watford Borough Council

In March 2022, we partnered with Watford Borough Council to design and install a state-of-the-art Learn to Ride track at the Watford Cycle Hub. The primary goal of this project was to create a safe and engaging space for people of all ages to learn and improve their cycling skills.

Client’s Objectives

Watford Borough Council aimed to enhance community engagement and promote healthy activities, particularly cycling, within the local population. They recognised the need for a dedicated space that would encourage cycling among children, beginners, and individuals with varying levels of cycling experience. The Learn to Ride track was seen as a key element in achieving these objectives.

Outcomes and Impact

The installation of the Learn to Ride track at Watford Cycle Hub had several positive outcomes:

  1. Community Engagement: The Learn to Ride track became a popular community space, drawing people of all ages to learn and practice cycling.
  2. Skill Development: The track successfully catered to cyclists of varying skill levels, helping beginners gain confidence and improving the skills of more experienced riders.
  3. Promotion of Healthy Activities: The facility encouraged physical activity and outdoor engagement, contributing to the health and well-being of the local population.
  4. Educational Space: The dedicated learning area allowed trained instructors to offer cycling lessons, promoting safe and effective cycling practices.
  5. Increased Footfall: The attraction of the Learn to Ride track also benefited local businesses, as it brought increased footfall to the area.