Cafe sign up

Cafe sign up

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

To be classed as a Cycle Café participating cafes, 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 completed tear out pages from the Loyalty log book and completed Loyalty log books to: FREEPOST RTLX-YGTK-JUBR, Sustrans, The Green House, 4-6 Cowgate, Peterborough, PE1 1NA
  • Return any comments/feedback relating to the scheme to: travelplanteam@essex.gov.uk
  • Provide a free slice of cake when presented with The cake escape Loyalty log book 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 cafe to the website and we will not share it with anyone else www.essex.gov.uk/privacy.

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.