Cycles for key workers in London

As well as our interactive map, we’ve also listed all of the cycle offers and services available to key workers in London.

Cycle hire and loans

Santander Cycles

NHS staff get free, unlimited journeys under 30 minutes with Santander Cycles. And you can access the bikes 24 hours a day.

Download the app and contact your NHS Communications team for the code.


Beryl Bikes

Beryl is offering Free 60-minute bike hires in Watford every day. Just download the free app and sign-up using your NHS email. Please note all trips must end at a Beryl Bay.



Up to 50 free rides for all NHS staff members on JUMP e-bikes across:

  • Camden
  • Islington
  • Kensington and Chelsea

Just download the Uber app and sign-up using your NHS email. Bike locations can be found on the app.


Waltham Forest Council

There are 30 cycles available for key workers to hire in Waltham Forest.

Email to register your interest.


Fully Charged

Fully Charged are loaning as many e-bikes as possible to NHS workers for free.

You can hire a bike for a maximum of three months.

Fill in the form to register your interest.



Buzzbike has now sold out of Buzzbikes, but you can join their waiting list for when one becomes available.

Sign up via their website and use code BUZZNHS.


Peddle my wheels

Hire a bike for around £20 a month (with no interest), and pay it off until you own it.

If they don’t want to keep hiring it, you can return it without incurring any further costs.

Email to find out more.


Brompton bike hire

Brompton Bike is lending its fleet of bikes free to NHS workers.

Download the Brompton Bike app and use code Wheels4NHS with your NHS email address.

Bike repairs and maintenance

The London Cycle Workshop

The London Cycle Workshops are open 7 days a week. They’re providing free bike servicing and repairs for NHS staff in:

  • Battersea
  • Hammersmith
  • East Sheen.

Call your nearest shop to book an appointment.


The Bike Kitchen

The Bike Kitchen London is offering 15% off labour and bike parts for key workers.

Visit the website for more information.



Free bike servicing to NHS staff.

Email for more information.



30% discount on Collect & Return bike servicing. Just book on the Havebike website.

Havebike will collect your bike from you, service and repair it, and then return it to you once complete.

No need to leave the house, and you can book a slot on a weekend too.



Halfords are keeping many of their stores open to provide key products and services during the outbreak.

They’re also offering free bike service for NHS staff and emergency workers.

To redeem, call your local store to book an appointment. Don’t forget to take your work ID with you.

Equipment and support

Cycle Confident

Cycle Confident experts are offering advice and support for key workers who want to cycle during the outbreak.

Email with your questions.


London Cycling Campaign

LCC is offering free membership for NHS staff in London until the end of June.

This includes liability insurance, legal advice and cycling discounts. ​

Visit their website to sign-up.



Handlebars is launching a ‘Donate-A-Bike’ campaign to get more key workers cycling safely.

Help by donating a bike, nominating an NHS hero or donate money for parts.

Email for more info.


The Bike Project

The Bike Project is offering its virtual service, Dr Bike, free to all NHS staff.

Sessions are one-to-one and cover basic repair and maintenance. You will be doing the work but their mechanics will talk you through every step.

Email with a photo of your NHS ID and they’ll send you a voucher code.


Cycling UK

Cycling UK is offering free membership to all NHS staff. Just fill in the form to apply.

It includes free third-party insurance and access to the Cycling UK legal advice service. You’ll also get access to online retail discounts, a digital copy of their bi-monthly Cycle magazine and other benefits.

For NHS workers who are already Cycling UK members, the charity will extend the current membership by an extra three months.


Tour de Thanks

Set up by an NHS nurse, Tour de Thanks connects people lending and donating bikes with key workers who need them right now.

Check them out on Twitter or Instagram to get involved and find a bike.


NHS Discounts Bicycle Shop

Health Staff Discounts have loads of cycle-related discounts and offers for NHS staff in.

Visit the website and follow the instructions for the discount you’d like to claim.

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