A "huge investment" is set to expand on-street cycle storage facilities to help people without space at home and encourage active travel.

Haringey Council's cabinet agreed to expand on-street cycle storage on July 11, an investment of almost £1 million, aiming to help people without bike parking space at home.

This comes as 2,000 people in Haringey are on the waiting list for safe on-street spots.

Mike Hakata, deputy leader and cabinet member for climate action, environment and transport said: “We know that access to safe, secure storage for bikes can be a barrier to cycling and want to encourage people to travel actively because it has so many benefits."

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The council said it wants to increase the number of secure spaces by 600 from the current amount of 1000.

Haringey Council said it is also set to trial an e-bike hire scheme this autumn.