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Cycling in Slough

Slough is an ideal area in which to cycle as it is a compact, densely built up area only 7 miles east to west and approximately 3 miles north to south. It is relatively flat, thereby making cycling a viable alternative to the private car for numerous journeys, including shopping, work, and school trips.

Cycle routes

Cycle rides

Slough Freewheelers offer free of charge rides, led by a trained cyclist. They are intended to be sociable events and are open to anyone who has cycled before. For more information and a list of dates and venues see below:

Cycling strategy

Slough's cycling strategy aims to:

  • improve facilities for cyclists
  • improve safety for cyclists
  • provide people with an alternative to the car for some journeys.

In turn this will help to:

  • reduce traffic congestion
  • improve the urban environment
  • promote good health and leisure opportunities.

For more information on our cycling and other transport strategies see Local Transport Plan.

The Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP)

The LCWIP sets out to:

“make cycling and walking the natural choice for short journeys, or as part of a longer journey (by 2040).”

Find out more from our Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan page.