The Green Bike Project is moving off-campus, temporarily into store but hoping to find new bigger premises and a more receptive community. The move has been prompted by the University’s plan to knock down GBP’s building aka The Insectory, in order to make way for a huge teaching lab building.
GBP was stymied from the start by tiny premises and a competitor in the nearby Staff House courtyard, who were able to offer some free repair work. Also the University never really ‘got’ the idea of a member co-op where members co-operatively improved their skills, and always saw it as just another campus ‘shop’ and judged it through that lens.
We realy hope that they can thrive somewhere else. GBP is on FaceBook