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Newport City Council is the Latest Local Authority to Take Delivery of Secure FalcoPod Bike Hangars

Home Case Studies Newport City Council is the Latest Local Authority to Take Delivery of Secure FalcoPod Bike Hangars

These are the latest secure bike hangars installed this summer on behalf of Newport City Council. Commisioned for staff and customer use at the historic Waterloo Hotel & Bistro on Alexandra Road, Newport, the two new bike hangars provide secure cycle parking for up to six bikes each.

The design of each bike hangar includes the Council’s own logo, instructional signage in both English and Welsh and powder coating in an attractive Moss Green RAL colour for additional durability.

Installed at the hotel car park, each secure bike hangar takes up no more room than a single car parking space and is capable of accommodating all types of cycles - from road and mountain bikes to bikes with a child seat on the back or storage basket on the front.

FalcoPod Bike Hangar  

The FalcoPod bike hangar, as shown here at Newport City Council, is a robust on-street cycle parking solution designed to meet the needs of cyclists who don’t have access to private cycle parking facilities. The improved innovative shape means that users no longer have to remove some baskets or child seats when storing their bike!

Falco design is both evolutionary and innovative by nature and the new FalcoPod is no exception. This is the third generation of ‘bike hangar’ type product building on the pedigree of the original street locker the ‘Midi Bike Box’ with some great new features over existing products as follows:

Size - fits in half a car parking space and houses 6 bikes, with covered weather protection.

Family inclusive – with an ergonomically improved design, the additional space/height (55% more) means there is no need to remove child seats or baskets from the back or front of bikes.

Bike security - the six place FalcoSound bike rack has three locking points including the ability to use a ‘D’ lock through the rear wheel and frame.

Easy access - single door with integral lock and gas strut for assisted lifting.

The effective bike hangar has already been successfully rolled out to the London Borough of Waltham ForestBrentCamdenWestminster and Merton Councils. 

Bike Hangar Management and Maintenance

Through our ‘Falco Rentals’ team, Falco now offers local authorities and private companies a fully managed bike hangar service dealing with key management and public payments as well as a regular planned maintenance service to support the council with its ongoing public service maintenance obligations.

This service is not just restricted to bike hangars though, we are able to provide a rental service for any cycle parking facility, from cycle hubs and bike stores through to individual cycle lockers, the Falco Rentals system is both flexible and simple to use.

For more information about the FalcoPod Bike Hangar, the FalcoPod Bike Hangar service or your cycle parking scheme, please contact our helpful sales team on 01538 380080. 

Customer Service & Technical Support

Our customer services team are on hand to offer product guidance and technical support. 

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