We need your help to bring bikesharing to Swansea!

During our crowdfunding campaign which runs from midnight on 6 November to midnight on 8 December 2017, we are calling on Swansea University staff and students, as well as Swansea businesses and local residents to get involved and pledge to help us bring this fantastic cycle scheme to Swansea.

How Much Do I need to Pledge in order to help bring the scheme to Swansea?

Whether you are an individual or a business, there are various amounts you can pledge during our crowdfunding campaign.

Your pledge will bring you the following rewards:

Pledges & Rewards - For Individuals

Pledge Reward
£5 Toe-Dipper - A free one day trial to be redeemed when the scheme launches and can be used at any time
£10 Trialist - A free one week trial to be redeemed at any time once the scheme launches
£15 Student Special - One term's full membership free. To redeem you must produce a valid student ID.
£25 Value Seeker - One year's free membership of the scheme - a MASSIVE discount on the full rate of £60.
£50 Committed Supporter - A complete bike scheme starter pack including 1 year membership + “Cycling to Work: A Beginner’s Guide” + a local cycle route map + cycle confidence session
£100 Be a “Scheme Ambassador”and get the above scheme starter pack + name one of the bikes and get acknowledgement on social media + invite to scheme launch event (only 50 Scheme Ambassador places available!)
£250 Be a “Lifetime Member” which gives you lifetime scheme membership, lifetime invites to all scheme events as well as the complete bike scheme starter pack. You also get to name one of the bikes and get acknowledgement on social media channels. (only 20 Lifetime Member places available!).


Pledges & Rewards - For Businesses

Pledge Reward
£1,000 Be an “Associate Organisation”. This gives discounted membership for up to 500 staff for 5 years as well as a free one day trial for all those staff, acknowledgement on the website, as well as recognition on our social media channels and an annual review meeting with a scheme representative.
£7,500 “Corporate Champion”. This reward gives you all of the benefits of the "Associate Organisation" + unlimited concessionary rates for staff + acknowledgement via social media, press releases and on the crowdfunder page as a major backer + option to name a docking station + bi-annual review meeting with scheme representative to maximise engagement with the scheme. (Only 4 places available!).

When and How do I Pledge?

The crowdfunding period starts on Monday 6 November and ends on Friday 8 December.

You can pledge at any time between these dates but don’t leave it too late - some of the rewards are limited in numbers available!

We’ll let you know via our newsletter and social media channels and by posting information on this website how and when to pledge.

In the meantime, sign up to our newsletter and express your interest in the scheme and we’ll send you regular updates and notifications about the scheme and the benefits it could bring to Swansea, as well as crowdfunding news, events and updates about how you can get involved.

What else can I do to help?

In order to win the Santander Cycles University Challenge and bring the bikeshare scheme to Swansea we need everybody in Swansea to join us and support our campaign.

As well as pledging during the 6 Nov – 8 Dec crowdfunding campaign, you can also help by telling everybody you know about the competition and the scheme. Help us spread the word about Swansea's Santander Cycles University Challenge by sharing news and information across your networks.

If you would like to find out more about the scheme, or if you can help promote the scheme in Swansea in any way at all, please get in touch with us now on bikeshare@swansea.ac.uk