Welcome to Recycles

Recycles-Ilford is a London Borough of Redbridge and Salvation Army sponsored social enterprise bike recycling project that assists previously homeless or unemployed clients, cycling enthusiasts and other volunteers gain bike mechanic skills, some with a view to them entering the cycling industry and others for personal fulfilment. The project is run by qualified bike mechanics who assist the clients recycle bikes that we source from our partners, Renewi plc (formerly Shanks Waste Management plc), the Metropolitan Police, and┬ámembers of the public – these are then sold to the public to fund the project.

We provide low cost refurbished bikes to the public as well as offering bike maintenance and Dr Bike services to local organisations, we stock a limited range of bike accessories for sale with the bikes we have refurbished. We can also offer bespoke builds for customers