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E-Bike Hire Scheme 

The Vale of Glamorgan Council is the first council in Wales to launch an electric bike share scheme. 


Following the success of the cycle hire scheme in Cardiff, we received requests for a similar system in the Vale.


In response to this, a pilot scheme was launched in Penarth and OVObike installed six docking stations.


Electric bikes (E-bikes) are a combination of a conventional bike with a motor that take some of the effort out of pedalling for the rider.


With top speeds of 25km per hour, the e-bikes can cover greater distances in less time and with less effort than conventional cycles. 


Further information can be found:


Cosmeston OVO 4.8


Where are the stations?

Docking stations have been installed at:

  • Windsor Road, Penarth
  • The Esplanade, Penarth
  • Penarth Train Station
  • Cosmeston Country Park
  • Llandough Hospital
  • The Barrage
  • Sully
  • Stanwell, Penarth
  • Dinas Powys
  • Cogan



If you'd like more information on the scheme, you can also contact:

  • 01446 700111