1. Cycle Parking Standards

LAND USE RATE OF PROVISION
a)Shops and Services
A1/A2
Staff
2 - 4 spaces per 100 sq. m.1

2 spaces per 100 sq. m.
b)Restaurants, Cafes and Pubs
A3
Bar Area
Dining Area
Staff

1 - 15 spaces per 50 sq. m.
1 space per 50 sq. m.
1 space per 5 staff members
1 space per 3 staff members
c) Business Offices
B1
Staff
1 space per 100 sq. m.
4 spaces per 1000 sq. m.
5 spaces per 1000 sq. m.
d) Industry
B2
2 spaces per 200 sq. m.
4 - 25 spaces per 1000 sq. m.
12 - 100 spaces per 5000 sq. m.
e) Warehouses
B8
2 spaces per 200 sq. m.
4 - 25 spaces per 1000 sq. m.
10 -50 spaces per 5000 sq. m.
f) Hotels and Guesthouses
C1
Staff
2 spaces per 20 beds
10 spaces per 100 beds
1 space per 10 staff members
g) Hospitals and Nursing Homes
C2
Staff
10 spaces per 100 beds

1 space per 10 staff members
h) Clinics and Health Centes
D1
Staff
2 spaces per 20 beds
2 spaces per treatment room
1 space per 10 staff members
i) Secondary Schools
D1
Staff
100 spaces per 500 students

1 space per 10 staff members
j) Colleges and Universities
D1
Staff
100 spaces per 500 students

1 space per 10 staff members
k) Halls of Residence
C2
1 space per 10 students
l) Dwellings and Flats
C3
1 space per 2 units
m) Libraries and Museums
D1
Staff
2 spaces per 200 sq. m.

1 space per 10 staff members
n) Theatres and Cinemas
D2
Staff
2 spaces per 100 seats

1 space per 10 staff members
o) Sports and Leisure Centres
D2
Staff
1 space per 10 patrons

1 space per 10 staff members
p)Railway, Bus and Coach Stations
To be assessed individually

1Gross floor area

Very few local authorities currently have mandatory standards for cycle parking, and those which do are those districts which for many years have had a high percentage of overall trips by bicycle. The standards set out above have been prepared on the basis of information supplied by the Cyclists Touring Club of Great Britain relating to local authorities which have a low percentage of overall trips by bicycle. Where a range of standards are shown, the upper end of the range relates to the standards required by local authorities which have a high percentage of overall trips by bicycle. It would be expected that this upper standard should be provided for towards the latter part of the plan period.

PPG13 indicates the importance of providing secure cycle parking facilities. Consequently it is considered that, until such time as the District Council adopts a particular range of equipment,  cycle parking facilities should be drawn from the following range:

  1. Sheffield Type Cycle Parking Stands
  2. Mawrob
  3. Glasdon
  4. Grippa Secure Cycle Parking Racks
  5. Lokit Cycle Locker Systems
  6. Bicycle Mini Garages
  7. Velobox
or any other facilities or combinations as appropriate.

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