Tag Archives: Santander

London’s Santander Cycles scheme to add 500 e-bikes from September

Transport for London (TfL) and Santander have announced that e-bikes will be introduced to London’s Santander Cycles scheme from 12th September. Last month, the scheme recorded its busiest month in its history, with more than 1.3 million hires across the month. To support the scheme’s continued success and financial sustainability, …

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Nextbike Stirling fleet to be upgraded through Santander partnership

Nextbike, which has operated Stirling’s bike share scheme since 2014, has announced that it is expanding its partnership with Santander. The operator will be replacing the existing bike share fleet with Santander Cycles branded smart bikes. The new ‘smart bike’ fleet will be available to customers in early July and …

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Hunt wheels owner The Rider Firm secures seven digit investment from Santander 

UK-based e-retailer The Rider Firm has secured a six digit investment from Santander bank. The Rider Firm, owner of Hunt wheels, Privateer mountain bikes and Cairn e-bikes, has received a significant boost from the UK-based bank to help increase sales in the UK and in the US.  Established in 2013 …

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TfL’s cycle hire scheme  Santander Cycles celebrates highest number of February hires ever

TfL’s cycle hire scheme Santander Cycles has recorded the highest ever number of hires in the month of February with 750,000 hires made last month, an average of almost 27,000 per day. January was also a record month for the scheme, with 748,000 hires, or 24,000 per day.  This follows on from record months in September, October, November and December last …

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TfL’s Santander Cycles sees record-breaking number of hires in 2021

TfL’s Santander cycle hire scheme saw a record-breaking number of hires across 2021 with 10.9 million, surpassing the previous best target set in 2018 by 371,000 hires. More than one million individual customers used the cycle hire scheme last year, the first time this milestone has been reached in a calendar …

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Santander Cycles offering a 25% discount off annual memberships for Black Friday

Santander Cycles is offering a discount of 25% off annual memberships for Black Friday. The discount can be accessed by entering the code ‘CYCLEBF21’ online or via the Santander Cycles app. As the Black Friday weekend and festive shopping season begin, TfL is asking businesses and consumers to consider greener …

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TfL’s cycle hire scheme sees best September ever

TfL’s flagship cycle hire scheme is continuing to go from strength to strength with its highest September hires in its 11-year history, as increasing numbers of Londoners returned to the office. There were 1,219,804 hires during the month, an average of 40,660 daily hires – well above the 37,917 average …

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TfL’s cycle hire scheme marks 11th anniversary

TfL’s cycle hire scheme is marking its 11th anniversary today, after a year that has seen a record-breaking number of hires. In March, Santander Cycles reached a milestone of 100 million hires and since then hires have soared in April and June. The anniversary is being marked with a new …

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Santander extends sponsorship of TfL’s flagship cycle hire scheme with e-bikes to be introduced next summer

TfL has reached an agreement with cycle hire sponsor Santander that will see the financial services provider continue its sponsorship of London’s flagship cycle hire scheme, Santander Cycles, for another three years until 2025. The extension of Santander’s sponsorship will support TfL as it moves forward with planned investment in …

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TfL’s Santander Cycles scheme passes 100 million hires

TfL’s Santander Cycles scheme passed 100 million hires earlier this month, marking a significant milestone in the scheme’s ten-year history. This equates to more than ten rides for every Londoner and follows record-breaking hires in February. Saturday 27th February saw the scheme’s busiest ever winter day with more than 52,000 …

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