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Wheels for Wellbeing, Herne Hill

Name

Wheels for Wellbeing, Herne Hill

Type of organisation

A company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No 06288610.  Registered Charity number 1120905

Location

Herne Hill Velodrome, Dulwich SE24 9HE

Open to groups and/or individuals

Both groups and individuals

Bike-only hire

No

Activities

No

Charge

Yes. Charge is £3 per disabled participant per session, which gets one carer/parent/support worker in free (extra carers/supporters pay £1 each). 

Limitations on use

None, although participants must have registered with WfW (no charge for registration), we do try to share out time on popular machines, and to prevent non-disabled siblings from using machines that disabled participants want to use.

Types of bike

  • 2-wheeled bikes with both step-through and diamond frames
  • Upright trikes for adults and children
  • Recumbent trikes/'go-karts'
  • Hand-trikes
  • Side-by-side trikes
  • Tandems (both 2-wheel & trikes)
  • Wheelchair trikes (2 types)
  • Tag-alongs
  • Race-runners

(approx 40 machines available for each session)

Booking arrangements / times / charges etc

No booking arrangements; open sessions run on Friday mornings between 10am and 1.30pm, other sessions for specific user groups run occasionally at other times; There is no time limit so some participants stay for the whole session time

Year round / seasonal

Year round. It is anticipated that we will move from Friday to Monday mornings from Jan 2013.

Other facilities

Free car parking available at the cycle track

Suggested routes

Flat, traffic-free, 450m tarmac circuit.

Offer advice on suitability of bikes for riders?

We have trained cycling instructors available to advise/assess rider's suitability for various machines

Preferential rates for CTC members?

No

Contact details

020 7346 8482

wheelsforwellbeing.org.uk

 

Information updated by provider 30/10/12

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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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