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University of Essex

Open Access | Year: 2017 | Sector: Education


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.

Delivery team:

George Hosegood George Hosegood
Rupert Harvey-Scholes Rupert Harvey-Scholes

Design team:

Paul Bergman Paul Bergman


  • 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


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

Two Tier Bike Rack

WaveUp Two-Tier Cycle Shelter

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