It’s fast, healthy and above all low cost. Cycling is therefore a great way to get around whether travelling within Wakefield or further afield. Homes at Silkwood Gate are all provided with suitable cycle storage, and our local area is a pleasant place to get around by bike.
Wakefield has an extensive and ever-expanding cycle network, focusing on quiet streets and traffic free paths. That’s why more and more people are giving it a go.
Routes such as the Wakefield Wheel Pass nearby connect the site to local areas including Wakefield, Leeds, Ossett and Horbury and a little further afield are cycle links to National Cycle Route 69. Links to useful maps can be found in the menu to the right.
As a new resident at Silkwood Gate you could claim a free adult bike worth up to the value of £500, allowing you to give cycling a go! Each household is able to claim either a free bike OR a free annual MetroCard.