Turvec are pleased to announce our partnership with Urban Art & Metal Works Inc who are acting as Turvec’s exclusive distributor in Canada. Our first joint project is 11 Wellesley Toronto. Turvec are supplying 642 2ParkUp two-tier racks for this building, serving the residential units and commercial space at ground level. This is the first 2ParkUp installation in North America, and the 642 bike spaces for residents are located across three cycle stores on the lower levels of the 60 floor building.
Turvec are the exclusive distributor for IBOMBO’s product range in the UK & Ireland. IBOMBO manufacture a range of bike repair stations, pumps and maintenance products, supplied across Europe.
IBOMBO visited Turvec’s London HQ in June this summer to extend our partnership by a further 3 years and visit some of our UK installations and a bike tour of London. Paulina Nowicka, Operations Director at IBOMBO said the following ‘we are very pleased to extend our partnership with Turvec in the UK market, we have a number of exciting products in development and look forward to continuing to supply our quality bike maintenance solutions through Turvec Solutions’.
Turvec have been working with Klaver Fietsparkeren, our Dutch manufacturing partner since February 2016. Klaver are the manufacturers of the 2ParkUp two-tier cycle rack, installed in tens of thousands of spaces internationally across rail networks, public spaces, universities, schools and new developments.
We are pleased to announce that our exclusive distribution contract has been extended by a further 5 years. Chiel Grevers, commercial manager for Klaver Fietsparkeren said the following ‘Turvec have been an excellent partner over the last two years, and we are delighted to extend this agreement and further strengthen our working relationship’.
Turvec recently became the UK distributor for IBOMBO bicycle pumps and repair stations. Since our collaboration began in March this year, we have supplied repair stations and pumps to: Northamptonshire County Council, Sheffield City Council, Castle Point Council, The Office for National Statistics, Savills, Workman LLP, AKP Scotland to name a few.
Providing additional amenity for cyclists in the form of a maintenance station or bicycle pump is a great addition to any space that cyclists will occupy, and Turvec have installed units in city centres, offices and residential cycle stores.
We recently visited IBOMBO in Poland, and look forward to continuing our relationship with their team over the coming years.
Early November saw the Modeshift ‘access all areas’ conference in Sheffield City Hall. The two day event featured a series of keynotes and audience focused seminars, alongside an exhibition for Modeshift partners and The National Sustainable Travel Awards 2016.
Modeshift received 58 entries across the 9 categories for this years awards, and the winners included a diverse spectrum of creative projects from across the UK. The broad range of entries from this years awards are testament to the work put in by Local Authorities and the progress made towards furthering sustainable travel in the UK. A full list of this years winners and runners up can be found here on the Modeshift website.
We thoroughly enjoyed this years conference and look forward to catching up with Modeshift members at the 2017 regional meetings.
We are delighted to announce our partnership with Klaver Fietsparkeren. In January a formal agreement was reached for the exclusive distribution of Klaver’s advanced cycle parking solutions in the UK and Ireland.
With over thirty years experience of the Dutch cycle parking industry, this partnership further strengthens our innovative approach and allows us to offer a wider range of solutions, including a highly advanced two tier parking system.
Klaver are continuously developing to produce innovative, space efficient and user friendly products. Chiel Grevers, Commercial Manager at Klaver said the following ‘We strongly believe in our high quality products and personal approach to customers, in our first meeting we already had a positive feeling as Turvec shared our philosophy in that. Rupert Harvey-Scholes and George Hosegood have proven to be able to set-up a successful company together before, their ambition and passion gave us no doubts to proceed with Turvec as our exclusive distributor for the UK and Ireland’.
Working together over the coming years will compliment our continuous development, delivering-forward thinking products to raise the standard of cycle parking in the UK.
We are delighted to announce our official partnership with Modeshift, the UK’s leading sustainable travel organisation.
Modeshift aims to be the centre of excellence for the promotion of sustainable travel choices in education, workplace and community settings by raising standards of industry delivery. Ultimately Modeshift works with its members and partners in striving towards a world in which communities are free to make healthy and sustainable travel choices where active travel is seen as the norm.
We are looking forward to working alongside Modeshift in the field of bicycle parking, solving problems through the delivery of our unique storage solutions. We hope that through our partnership, Turvec products will help to further the growth of sustainable travel in the UK.