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Cycle Friendly Employer Plus Award for RBS Gogarburn

RBS cycle friendly employer award

The Edinburgh Bike Station is proud to have supported the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Gogarburn HQ, who have been presented with the first-ever Cycle Friendly Employer Plus Award in Scotland.

Keith Irving, CEO of Cycling Scotland, and Wendy Graham from the Edinburgh Bike Station presented the award to Ross McEwan, CEO of RBS and David Monaghan, chief cycle champion at RBS.

This award is in recognition of the sterling efforts of RBS Gogarburn to support and encourage more staff to cycle. Efforts have included the introduction of a business mileage rate, the introduction of a pool bike scheme for staff, an exemplary bicycle user groups, support from senior management, and excellent changing and parking facilities.

The award is delivered with funding from Transport Scotland and supported by Healthy Working Lives.

The Edinburgh Bike Station is an accredited Cycling Scotland service centre, delivering local support for employers registered for the award.

The Cycle Friendly Employer Award is open to all Scottish employers. Interested employers can register online by completing a short questionnaire at www.cycling.scot.  Alternatively any Edinburgh and Lothians workplaces can contact Wendy at the Bike Station on wendy[at]thebikestation.org.uk for further details. There is also more information here.

New Maintenance Class Dates for 17/18

New Maintenance Class Dates for 2018

New dates for our popular Maintenance Classes are below. Remember to book asap as there are limited spaces on the courses and we tend to book up quickly.

Please book by calling 0131 668 1996 emailing info@thebikestation.org.uk


*Session 1* (£35) Dates:


Tuesday 3rd April 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Tuesday 1st May 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Tuesday  5th June 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Tuesday 3rd July 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Tuesday 14th August 7:30pm – 9:30pm


*Session 2* (£35) Dates:


Tuesday 10th April 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Tuesday 8th May 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Tuesday 12th June 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Tuesday 10th June 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Tuesday 21st August 7:30pm – 9:30pm


Note: Once a booking has been made and payment received, a cancellation policy of 7 days notice will apply. If a cancellation is made within 7 days of the class starting, we will only be able to make a refund if we are able to fill the place. We reserve the right to cancel a course if we do not receive a minimum number of bookings – you will receive a full refund in this instance.