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Travel Advice and Support for Businesses

We offer support for Nottingham businesses, public sector and voluntary organisations to help save you money; reduce staff travel costs; improve staff health, fitness and wellbeing; reduce local road congestion and improve air quality

If you are already a Nottingham business or organisation, or considering relocating to Nottingham and want more information about workplace travel support then express your interest today.

Express Your Interest

  1. Download our service leaflet here and follow the 10 step guide to receiving support and making a travel grant application
  2. Make an online Expression of Interest
  3. Contact our Workplace Travel Advisors at workplacetravelservice@nottinghamcity.gov.uk to help take you step by step from travel survey to transformation.

Are We Eligible?

Yes, if you’re a business or organisation (large or small, public or private sector) across the Nottingham area including:

  • Businesses covered by the Nottingham Workplace Parking Levy
  • Organisations based on business parks and industrial areas
  • Health and Social Care organisations, joint services centres, medical centres and hospitals
  • Small to medium enterprises
  • Public sector organisations
  • Voluntary sector

How can we help

Signpost you to services: We’re working with a wide range of delivery partners to bring benefits for your business. We signpost information about transport services in Nottingham, develop tailored solutions, deliver staff engagement events and support comprehensive fleet reviews to identify where you can save money

Offer knowledgeable and targeted support: Business Advisors can meet at your offices and explain what we can offer your business and your employees. If you are interested in walking, cycling, adopting cleaner vehicles or all of the above we can help

Provide grants: Benefit from up to £25,000 financial support to help meet the costs of workplace travel improvements, such as electric vehicle charge points, cycle parking, showers, pool bikes, car sharing and car parking management. We are asking for a financial or in-kind contribution from you.

What we can support with a grant?

Cycling and Walking

  • Site access improvements for walking and cycling (installation only, no maintenance/running costs)
  • Installation of cycle parking and shelters (including cctv and shelter lighting)
  • Shower/changing/drying units
  • Pool bikes (including electric pool bikes)
  • Cycling safety/security equipment
  • Cycling support e.g. journey buddying/cycle training/staff led rides

Public Transport

  • Transport ticketing offers and promotions e.g. Robin Hood Card, Tram, NCT
  • Events and promotions
  • Workplace real-time displays

Ultra Low Emission

  • Electric vehicle (EV) charging points either wall mounted or floor standing - with or without tethered cables, slow, fast or AC/DC rapid chargepoints
  • Installation of chargepoints – including grid connection, ground works and concrete base and crash barriers (if required)
  • Signage (purchase and installation) associated with the chargepoint
  • Bay marking associated with the charging bay
  • Charging cables – where chargepoints do not have a tethered cable (max. 3)
  • Setting up a back office connection to the Chargepoint Management System
  • One year data costs ( three years required)
  • Three year warranty
  • Fleet reviews
  • EV Try Before you buy
  • EV staff awareness, peer to peer learning, masterclasses
  • EV and car club infrastructures e.g. signs, markings, bollards

Communications

  • Sustainable travel events, campaigns and promotions
  • Workplace real-time transport displays
  • Enterprise Car Club (e.g introducing Car Club close to your business)
  • Car sharing (including 1 year license for Liftshare private network from groups of employers on shared sites)

Parking Management

  • Car parking infrastructure e.g. barrier controls, signage

What can’t the grant support?

  • Laptops or computers
  • Video and teleconferencing equipment
  • Funding to purchase/lease cars, vans or minibuses
  • Maintenance of travel infrastructure purchased through the grant scheme
  • Utilities packages associated with travel infrastructure purchased through the grant scheme e.g. line rental and data package for real-time, electricity bills
  • Liftshare private network licence renewals
  • Ongoing staffing to support sustainable travel measures e.g. security, car park attendants

Useful Links and Information

Travel Planning

Public Transport

More about Electric Charging Points

 

Contact Us

transport.strategy@nottinghamcity.gov.uk
Tel: 0115 876 3387

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