Cycle with Barts - Whipps Cross Hospital

A Barts Health cycling project with London Cycling Campaign & Greener NHS

This service is open to anyone who currently or in the past received care from Barts Health NHS Trust and is aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles.

Locations: Newham, St Bartholomew's, The Royal London and Whipps Cross hospitals

This listing is for the Whipps Cross Hospital, but the referral path is the same for each site. The activity takes place at Leyton Jubilee Park, not at the hospital. There is free parking available at the site.

Bikes and helmets provided​
Fun and sociable
Professional instructors​
Safe environment​
Progress from non-rider to confident rider​
Learn good cycling routes near you​
Become confident sharing cycle paths and finding routes​
Become confident on quiet roads and learn routes for daily trips​
Graduate to becoming an independent cyclist or be introduced to a local group​
Groups for all levels of ability
Female and male instructors​
Weekly sessions start January 2023 for 14 weeks.
Service access criteria: For current or former patients of Barts Health NHS Trust. Not suitable for people who use walking aids. Participants must be able to manage their own health conditions and communicate their needs to the insructors.

Service access criteria: must be a current or recent patient of Barts Health NHS Trust.
Outdoor activities
Sports facilities
Connecting with nature
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Managing a long-term health condition
Mental health
Transport and getting around
Additional needs catered for:
Hearing impairment friendly
Non English speaking friendly
Waiting list (weeks): 0
Key words - separate with a comma: Whipps Cross, cycling, healthy living