Waltham Forest


Waltham Forest Council is working to make the borough a more cycle-friendly place. Cycling is a great way to travel around the Borough and the network of cycle routes is growing each year. The Council is offering support to those who want to travel by bike. Our services are available to those who live, work or study in Waltham Forest and we encourage anyone who is eligible to take advantage of them.

All our cycle training follows the national standards which include Level 1 (practising skills in an off-road environment to develop control), Level 2 (on minor, quiet roads) and Level 3 (complex road situations).

We currently offer the following services:

  • FREE 1 to 1 Cycle Skills sessions. Whether you're a first time rider or a regular cyclist looking to improve your skills, your instructor will tailor the session to suit your individual abilities and goals. Choose from: Basic Cycle Skills Book now or read more... Urban Cycle Skills Book now or read more... Advanced Cycle Skills Book now or read more...
  • FREE Family Cycle Skills. Gain confidence and learn skills to cycle as a family. Your instructor will tailor the session to your requirements. Book now or read more...
  • FREE Schools Cycle Training. For schools who wish to book a course or for more information, select from one of the following levels: Level 1, Level 1 & 2 or Level 3
  • FREE Group Cycle Training during the school holidays. See the courses currently available under Upcoming Events or for more information see Adult Group Cycle Training and Children's Group Cycle Training.
  • FREE Dr Bike Sessions where an experienced mechanic will check your bike is in good order. They’ll make minor adjustments there and then and advise you on any more complex fixes you may need. Please see the What's On page of the Waltham Forest website for dates and locations, or if you’d like to arrange a session for your organisation please contact us.

We also offer Safe Urban Driving courses for professional drivers. Please see the table below for courses currently available.

For more information about cycling in Waltham Forest visit the Council website.

Upcoming Events


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Dates & Times Course Location Price Booking
Sat 20th October 2018 Sat 20th October 2018

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 20th October 2018 Sat 20th October 2018

11:00AM

Bicycle Maintenance Classes

Bicycle Maintenance Classes

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Bicycle Maintenance Classes Bicycle Maintenance Classes Leytonstone Repair Café at St John’s Church Hall Leytonstone Repair Café at St John’s Church Hall Free Fully Booked Fully Booked
Sat 27th October 2018 Sat 27th October 2018

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Fully Booked Fully Booked
Sat 3rd November 2018 Sat 3rd November 2018

10:00AM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session Dr Bike Session Highams Park, Larkshall Road and Signal Walk Jnct Highams Park, Larkshall Road and Signal Walk Jnct Free Fully Booked Not Required
Sat 3rd November 2018 Sat 3rd November 2018

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Fully Booked Fully Booked
Sat 10th November 2018 Sat 10th November 2018

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 17th November 2018 Sat 17th November 2018

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 17th November 2018 Sat 17th November 2018

11:00AM

Bicycle Maintenance Classes

Bicycle Maintenance Classes

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Bicycle Maintenance Classes Bicycle Maintenance Classes Leytonstone Repair Café at St John’s Church Hall Leytonstone Repair Café at St John’s Church Hall Free Places Available Details
Wed 21st November 2018 Wed 21st November 2018

10:00AM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session Dr Bike Session Walthamstow Town Square Gardens Walthamstow Town Square Gardens Free Fully Booked Not Required
Sat 24th November 2018 Sat 24th November 2018

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 1st December 2018 Sat 1st December 2018

10:00AM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session Dr Bike Session Walthamstow Central Walthamstow Central Free Fully Booked Not Required
Sat 1st December 2018 Sat 1st December 2018

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 8th December 2018 Sat 8th December 2018

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 15th December 2018 Sat 15th December 2018

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details