Property Facts

COMMUTING BY BIKE

  • 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.
  • How does your area compare to the national/regional average? Give Barrows & Forrester a call for your local market report.

James Forrester
James Forrester MD of Barrows & Forrester Property Group and Author of The Birmingham Property News Blog.
http://www.birminghampropertynews.co.uk

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