Move over drivers, the cyclists are taking over the office car park

Move over drivers, the cyclists are taking over the office car park

Cycle provision can improve the letting potential of office space, according to new research, as increasing numbers of workers choose to travel by bike

In the centre of Glasgow something rare is happening. A large office development is being planned without in-built parking – at least, not parking for petrol or diesel cars.

The 96,250m2 New Exchange development, a two-minute walk from Glasgow Central station, will have just a handful of street-level electric car charging points. Instead of underground car parking, it will feature more than 4,000 sq ft of high-quality basement cycling facilities, including 108 cycle spaces, 108 lockers and 12 showers, for its 700-odd employee capacity.

Related: How much could commuter cycling increase in your part of England?

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Source: Guardian Transport

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