Santander Cycles :: Shared Description

Santanders Cycles is a public bicycle sharing scheme in London, sponsored by the Spanish banking group Santander who took over sponsorship from April 2015 on a 7 year contact worth around £7m a year.

London cycle sharing scheme was originally launched in July 2010 as Barclays Cycle Hire Link sponsored by Barclays banking group. The Barclays blue theme was replaced by Santanders red colours.

In April 2015 there were over 700 docking stations supporting over 11,500 cycles, and by 2016 these are due to expand to 1000 docking stations with a further 2,500 cycles.

In 2015 it cost £2 for 24 hours of bike access and for journeys over 30minutes an additional £2 for each extra period of up to 30 mins used.
by Oast House Archive
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25 images use this description:

TQ2677 : St John's church, Chelsea by Stephen Craven
TQ2983 : Pancras Road with cycle facilities by Stephen Craven
TQ3884 : Santander Cycles by Ian Capper
TQ2478 : Santander Cycles, Margravine Gardens by Oast House Archive
TQ2982 : Cycle hire and signage, Doric Way by Stephen Craven
TQ3179 : Santander Cycles on Borough Road by David P Howard
TQ2878 : London Cycle Hire Stand  at Elizabeth Bridge London by PAUL FARMER
TQ3278 : Santander Bicycles by N Chadwick
TQ3282 : Cyclists and bus on Old Street by DS Pugh
TQ2780 : Green Street by Gerald England
TQ3081 : Bikes for hire, London by Rossographer
TQ3280 : Barclays and Santander bikes, Southwark Street by Oast House Archive
TQ2478 : Santander Cycles Docking Station, Vereker Road by Oast House Archive
TQ3282 : Bath Street Cycle Hire by DS Pugh
TQ3779 : South Quay DLR station by Stephen Craven
TQ2476 : Santander cycles, Beaconsfield Walk by Oast House Archive
TQ2977 : Bike rank by Richard Croft
TQ2475 : Barclays and Santander cycles, Fulham High Street by Oast House Archive
TQ2677 : Santander Cycle World's End, Chelsea by PAUL FARMER
TQ3180 : Cycle docking station, Blackfriars Road by Stephen Craven
TQ2575 : Santander Cycles by N Chadwick
TQ2781 : London Cycle hire station on Bell Street by David Anstiss
TQ3078 : Santander Bike Hire by N Chadwick
TQ2578 : Santander docking station, Penywern Road, Earls Court by Stephen Craven
TQ3182 : Cycle hire on Clerkenwell Road by DS Pugh


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Created: Mon, 9 Mar 2015, Updated: Tue, 10 Mar 2015

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