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Groundwork Leicester & Leicestershire

Name of project / organisation

Groundwork Leicester & Leicestershire

Type of organisation

Charity

Address / directions

Parkfield, Western Park, Leicester, LE3 6HX

About this project

Bikes are diverted from landfill, refurbished by trained mechanics working with volunteers and young people that are not in mainstream education. We also work with reparation groups to engage them back into some form of learning or employment.

Bikes are then used to train cycling to children, young people and adults, are gifted to those most in need or sold at reduced rates through our community shop.

Accept bikes donated by the public

Yes, we also collect. Donations can be dropped  Monday – Friday 9am – 4.00pm or Saturday and Sunday at the Eco House

Collection service for donated bikes

Yes

What happens to the reconditioned bikes?

They are used for cycle training in schools, community groups, donated to those most in need or sold at affordable prices through our community shop.

Reconditioned bikes for sale

Yes

Contact details

Keith Oakes

Groundwork Leicester & Leicestershire (Bikes4All)

0116 2420800

www.groundwork.org.uk/leicester

Information confirmed November 2012

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  • Patron: Her Majesty The Queen
  • President: Jon Snow
  • Chief Executive: Gordon Seabright
  • Cyclists' Touring Club (CTC): A company limited by guarantee, registered in England no.25185. Registered as a charity in England and Wales No 1147607 and in Scotland No SC042541
  • CTC Charitable Trust: A company limited by guarantee, registered in England no.5125969. Registered as a charity in England and Wales No 1104324 and Scotland No SC038626

 

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