Cambridge is well-known for its number of cyclists. The University has a number of options available to keyworkers, staff and students who live, work or study in the Eddington area to make cycling an accessible travel option and a positive experience.


If you fall into one of the following categories, you are eligible for free Cycle Skills sessions provided by the Eddington development:

- Residents in Key Worker Housing

- Swirles Court students

- University of Cambridge Eddington staff

- Sainsbury's staff

- Argos staff

- University of Cambridge Primary School staff

- Nursery staff

- Storey's Field Centre staff

- University of Cambridge Primary School parents/guardians

- Nursery parents/guardians


The session will cover either basic, urban or advanced cycle skills, so whether you're a brand new bike owner or a seasoned rider, there will be something suited to your particular needs. Please refer to the table below for more information on what each course type covers:


  Basic Cycle Skills

 - Becoming a bike owner

 - Looking after your bike and carrying out basic safety checks

 - Locking up your bike securely

 - Learning to cycle

  Urban Cycle Skills

 - Cultivating a positive cycling experience

 - Route planning

 - Negotiating pedestrianised areas and quieter roads

 - Highway code awareness

  Advanced Cycle Skills

 - Navigating busier roads and motor vehicles

 - Sharing space and owning your ride

 - Highway code awareness


For more information or to book, please get in touch. There will also be group sessions at specific locations, available in the near future and will be displayed below shortly.