The council pays around £5000 to install each hanger. The rental fee goes to CycleHoop and pays for the hangar's maintenance.
There is high demand for the hangars across East Dulwich. Every year a number are approved from Southwark's central pot and also from our devolved Goose Green pot - we agreed 4 new ones for this financial year. It is a real challenge getting more up due to
- capacity issues in the implementation timeline
- lack of funds
- concerns over lack of parking spaces
But this is an issue that I feel quite strongly about and I am doing what I can to get more cycle hangars installed across Goose Green.
My advice for the moment is to make sure you and your neighbours are signed up on the Cycle Hoop website so we can build the case for why we need more of them!
James McAsh - Labour Councillor for Goose Green ward
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