CLOSED: Wheels to work: project call in Tees Valley LEP area (OC34S16P0448)

Call to run a project offering advice and support for unemployed people in the Tees Valley LEP Area through the provision of travel planning, advice and transport solutions.

This call is now closed. Please do not submit an application for this call. The information provided on this page is for reference purposes only.


The call invites applicants to provide personalised travel planning and advice for individuals to give them improved access to training and employment opportunities.

Proposals may include eligible practical transport solutions for individuals for example:

  • Bicycles, electric bicycles or basic scooters that individuals can borrow/hire for up to 6 months.
  • Compulsory Basic Training
  • Safety equipment e.g. helmet, jacket, gloves and lock
  • Support routes into employment for local people through sustainable transport measures

This programme is aimed at unemployed or inactive residents who are unable to afford their own transport, who find that they do not have any way of travelling to/from employment or training opportunities and where there is no direct public transport link between their home and their employment/training destination.

The scheme should be available to eligible individuals who meet the criteria for ESF Investment Priority 1.1 across the Tees Valley LEP Area.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the Tees Valley Local Enterprise Partnership area


Approximately £450,000 of funding is available.


  • Outline application deadline: 6 January 2017.

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 6 July 2020.

How to apply

To apply for funding under this call you will need to complete and send the Outline Application form to the email address provided in the call document. The guidance provides information to help you complete the form.

You are also advised to read the details in the call documents in order to produce an application that complies with the requirements and meets the needs set out in the Operational Programme. All this information, the related guidance and the European Social Fund Operational Programme can be found from our homepage.

Where to send completed applications

Completed Outline Applications must be submitted to 2014-2020.ESFAPPLICATIONS@DWP.GSI.GOV.UK. Failure to send completed applications to this email address by the deadline in the call specification will be ineligible for consideration.

What happens next

If your outline application is successful, we’ll contact you and ask you to make a full application.

Contact details

Contact. with queries linked to accessing or using the specification, forms, guidance etc

No applications are to be sent to this email address. Completed applications must be sent to the email address provided in the ‘Where to send completed applications’ section above / Section 9 of the Call Specification.

Published 25 October 2016
Last updated 9 January 2017 + show all updates
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