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Tendring Bikes and Cycle Infrastructure

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Approval status

 

Fully approved

Delivery status

 

Design in progress

Expected completion date

 

Autumn 2022

The project will deliver a bespoke bike scheme and cycle network infrastructure within Jaywick Sands and Clacton aimed at tackling inequality within one of the most deprived areas of the country by:

  • Making significant improvements to the cycle way between Jaywick and Clacton by making new cycle ways, widening existing routes, and by providing improved signage, lighting and drainage. This will allow cyclists in Jaywick to connect to roads and cycle paths in Clacton to allow access to the Station and on to the Business and Industrial Estates of Clacton.  It will also allow students to access schools and colleges with the aim of improving skills level in the area; and
  • Working with community organisations in Jaywick to provide a bike loan scheme (Big Essex Cycles), along similar lines to the Birmingham Active Wellbeing Society scheme, whereby bikes are loaned to local residents for an initial period of one year to create the opportunity to cycle to the station in Clacton and places of work – primarily in Clacton at the Gorse Lane and Bull Hill Industrial Estates, the new commercial workspace in Jaywick and the town centre itself.

At the Accountability Board on 11 February 2022 it was agreed that GBF funding can be retained against the Project beyond 31 March 2022 for a maximum period of 6 months.

Project Outputs
Roads, cycle lanes and walkways maintained/built (km) 4

£85m of investment to East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock

The Getting Building Fund focuses on projects that can progress quickly and that will stimulate and better integrate economies in some of the most economically impacted and COVID-affected parts of the South East.

£85m of Getting Building Fund investment has been secured, enabling delivery of 34 projects across East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock.

Find out more here ​

Funding value: £2,300,000
Total Project cost: £2,400,000
Return to Capital Investment