Mission

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.

The Julian House Bike Workshop exists to:

  • Give customers reliable and excellent value bicycles and maintenance
  • Create opportunities for vulnerable people to train, gain confidence and get a positive lift back into independence and employment.

shutterstock_206896777Being part of a charity means that having a positive impact on people and communities is a top priority for workshop staff, right alongside making customers happy.

Julian House Bike Workshop use bikes to tackle:

  • Homelessness
  • Addiction
  • Criminal rehabilitation
  • Long-term unemployment

Building, repairing, servicing and selling bikes provides a huge range of opportunities for vulnerable people to get involved. By taking part in training and work placements appropriate to their current situation, people can become build confidence, learn practical and people skills, and ultimately become ready for employment.

shutterstock_201301205The humble bicycle can take people on this journey; giving them the forward momentum they need to keep their lives upright.

You can find out more about what the Julian House Bike Workshop network has achieved on the Impact page