New Cycleway opens in Lower Earley

A brand new cycleway officially opened yesterday in Lower Early and Urban Limits came along for the opening ceremony with our Golden bike challenge.

CLLR John Kaiser, executive member for highways and planning, cut the ribbon to open the cycleway at special ceremony alongside members of the borough council’s My Journey Wokingham team, and representatives from Reading Borough Council’s Readybike.

The cycleway has been built with a £747,000 grant from Sustrans on behalf of the Department for Transport, as well as developers’ contributions and completed by Wokingham Borough Council.

This dedicated route fills a gap in the existing bicycle network in that part of the borough, linking up with the Shinfield Blackboy and Winnersh Showcase roundabouts, as well as existing cycleways such as Cutbush Lane and will benefit thousands of cyclists of all ages including pupils attending nearby schools, commuters at Winnersh Business Park (formerly Winnersh IQ), local people wanting to shop in Lower Earley, and young people using the BMX track in Paddick Way.