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Travelling sustainably around Watford just got much easier...

Beryl Bike Share

To help reduce road traffic, air pollution and lower CO2 emissions, as well as improving the health and fitness of people in Watford, Beryl Bikes has delivered the first bike share scheme in Hertfordshire with the council.

You can download the Beryl Bikes app from the App and Play stores.

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EV charging points across the town

The council have brought the total number of EV charging points to 102 (dual) in Watford to significantly improve the accessibility and convenience of EV charging for both residents and visitors alike.

This move will also encourage the uptake of EVs and you can view a map of all of our electric vehicle charging points in Watford provided by the council. You can request an Electric Vehicle Charging Point to be placed near your house.

Watford Shopper Bus 

Any Watford resident facing mobility challenges, social anxiety, or other vulnerabilities, can book the shopper bus to get to local supermarkets across the town. The service is bookable up to three months in advance and costs just £6 per person for a return trip, with an accompanying carer paying only £1 a trip.  

The shopper bus will run in Woodside, Meriden, Stanborough, Leggatts, Tudor and Callowland wards on Mondays, taking people to ASDA and Sainsbury’s, whilst on Tuesdays it will cover Nascot, Park, Central, Oxhey, Vicarage and Holywell wards, travelling to Aldi, Lidl and Tesco.

Booking a shopper bus journey is very simple – taking just a phone call to the Communities 1st team 01727 649930 or an email  The team will guide people through a simple registration process (cost to register is £10) and make any bookings.

Watford Car Club

Car clubs offer car hire by the hour or by the day, enabling individuals and organisations access to a vehicle without the need for high cost ownership and on an as-needed basis.

All the vehicles in Watford that are located at convenient on-street locations will be fully electric. The scheme will be further enhanced by the availability of low-emission vehicles on local developed sites and possible future locations.

A market leader, Enterprise Car Club will deliver the service in Watford. For more information on the car club, locations and how to join, please visit the Enterprise Car Club website.

Published: 30th May 2024

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