It’s national Bike Week 8–16 June, celebrating the social, health and environmental benefits of getting about by bike. Across the UK it is estimated that over three-quarters of a million people commute to work by bike, the equivalent of 3% of the working population.
Commuting by bike is most prevalent across London and the South, while proportionally fewer employees across the North East and Wales taking to the saddle.
Over six million adults cycle at least twice a month for leisure purposes according to the latest ‘Active Lives’ report published by Sport England in April.
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Close to one in three home hunters know the specific house or street they want to live in before starting a property search, according to new research by Zoopla Londoners are most likely to have a definite idea of location, virtually half (48%) have a specific street or house in mind. This compares to less […]
With renting offering more flexibility than ownership, some tenants have traditionally used the sector as a way to get to know a new area before committing to buying. Indeed, the majority of tenants stay within their local area when moving home. In 2018, over a quarter (27%) of tenants moved within a mile of their […]
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