University of Essex

Open Access | Year: 2017 | Sector: Education

Overview

The University of Essex required replacement cycle parking for their continually expanding campus. Turvec transformed a redundant area of the Colchester site into a first-class bicycle facility.

Design team:

Paul Bergmamn

Paul Bergman

Objectives

  • Sheltered parking for 194 bicycles
  • Re-surfacing of previously grassed area with stepped concrete slabs and tarmac walkways
  • Lighting for 24 hour access
  • Shelter drainage with shingle run off areas

Products

  • 2ParkUp – gas lifting, secure locking points, Fietsparkeur certified
  • WaveUp – integrated drainage, powder coated roofing, surface mounted

What clients have said

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"Fab customer service all round. The installation looks fantastic and is a great addition to our on-site services."

Croxley Park

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"My colleagues and I are getting to and from work without our bikes breaking down!"

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    Our knowledge and expertise are informed by our experience of delivering quality bike facilities across a broad range of sectors for a variety of clients. Learn more about our previous work below.

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