Sussex councils in cycle parking fiasco

Despite receiving £30,000 to fund adequate cycle parking, Horsham District Council and West Sussex County Council have failed to provide working facilities

Communal bike park

(Image credit: Rupert Fowler)

Two councils are facing scrutiny after failing to provide the suitable cycle park shelters that it had promised.

Horsham District Council and West Sussex County Council were awarded £30,000 in funding earlier this year, with the money to be spent on cycle parking facilities only.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.