12 March 2010
Good bike parking sent to Coventry
The bike parking provided by employers in London usually varies from not very good to not very good at all. Usually you just have to take your chance on the street, looking forlornly round for a lamppost like a dog with a bad prostate.
But this is exemplary. I'm doing some temporary work at the QCDA, one of those government bodies you've never quite heard of, but which presumably does something important, such as providing public sector jobs. (I'll only be here a few days, so I might not find out what they do.)
And look! Their Piccadilly office provides secure, covered, spacious bike parking (right) in its basement, complete with lockers and showers, all of it well used. It's especially welcome, as Piccadilly's street parking for bikes is virtually non-existent.
So full marks to the QCDA... except that they're moving out and relocating to Coventry by the end of March. Calling all bike-friendly medium-sized companies: a exciting location has become available in central London...