Cycle city ambition grants extension: ongoing funding guidelines

Explains how a £114 million extension to the cycle city ambition grant will be allocated and the criteria by which funding will be awarded.



This document gives details of the formula which is being used to allocate a £114 million extension to the original cycle city ambition grant, as announced in November 2014. It also explains the threshold criteria to bidders, which will be used by the Department for Transport to decide how to award the funding.

The 8 cities which are able to apply for this funding are:

  • Bristol
  • Birmingham
  • Cambridge
  • Leeds
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle
  • Norwich
  • Oxford