Wheels 2 Work County Durham is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) transport scheme based in Bullion Hall, Chester le Street and our aim is to help people access or sustain employment, apprenticeships or further education which would otherwise be difficult to get to/from due to public transport connections or unsociable hours work patterns.
We loan scooters for 6 months with the possibility of extending and with Funding from County Durham Community Foundation's household support and poverty hurts funds ,we are able to support 80 people to purchase a bicycle and kit to ensure people can get to work, apprenticeships or participate in further education.
Petrol scooters of either 110, 125cc or 125cc equivalent electric scooters are available to people aged 17+ as long as they have at least a provisional licence. For costs, please check our How much does it cost page. The loan also includes helmet, jacket, high visibility vest, gloves and a heavy-duty lock, insurance (scooter only), tax, breakdown cover as well as servicing of the scooter.
We receive donations and grants to support our running costs and are very grateful to the following funders for their support.