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Café sign up

Essex County Council are currently recruiting cafés to be part this exciting project to promote cycling in and around Essex.

To be classed as a Cycle Café participating cafés, coffee shops, tea rooms, farm shops etc are asked to demonstrate they are a ‘destination that actively encourages cyclists’ by:

  • Displaying The Cake Escape poster and other promotional material. Available from Essex County Council.
  • Providing cyclists with free water top up.
  • Providing a safe and convenient place to park and lock up a bike.
  • Having a basic bike repair kit available at all opening times including a track pump, puncture repair kit, and basic spanner kit.
  • Having a First Aid kit
  • Distributing local, regional and national cycle maps
  • Offering basic tourist information and providing details of cycle repair shops in the area

And agreeing to:

  • Promote The Cake Escape in their establishment and via social media/websites.
  • Return any comments/feedback relating to the scheme to:
  • Provide a free slice of cake when presented with The Cake Escape loyalty card with four stamps

If you think you are a Cycle Café and are interested in being listed on The Cake Escape website, please complete the sign-up form below.

Essex County Council will use your information to add your café to the website and we will not share it with anyone else.

We hope you will agree that getting people on bikes to eat cake is good for them, good for your business and good for Essex.