British Gas submitted a really strong application and achieved a Bronze accreditation. Here are some of the things that contributed to their bike friendliness:
- Excellent bike parking facility; not a dingy, dusty, uninviting place, rather a nicely painted room with good quality bike stands, a range of maps and other cycling leaflets, and access to some spares and maintenance equipment.
- A good mix of stick & carrot policies; the site has a great car parking policy which means people are forced into looking for alternatives means of transport, as well as a green travel policy.
- Lots of information is shared via their intranet page, meaning staff know where to go find out about travelling by bike.
- They also have a member of staff within whose job description travel by bike site and this is supported with a dedicated budget.