History and Awards


Cyclehoop was started in 2008 by Anthony Lau. Inspired by the theft of his own bike, which was lifted over the top of a signpost, Anthony designed the Cyclehoop. His design went on to win the “Reinventing the Bike Shed” competition. Five years on, Cyclehoop Ltd’s cycle parking design experts are selling many products designed and made in Britain to UK and worldwide customers.


Cyclehoop Ltd has gone from strength to strength and has won many awards including:

  • Finalist of the London Business Awards 2014
  • Shortlisted for the New London Awards 2014
  • Winner of the British Parking Awards 2014 – Cycle Parking Award
  • Winner of the European Business Awards 2013/2014 – National Champion (UK)
  • Selected for the O2 Smarta 100 Awards 2012
  • Winner of the London Cycling Campaign Awards 2011 – Best Cycle Facility
  • Winner of ‘The Pitch 2009′
  • New York Cityrack Design Competition – Winning design for Google’s cycle parking facility
  • Reinventing the Bike Shed – Winning design with the ‘Cyclehoop’ retrofit bike stand
  • Winner of Westfocus Bright Ideas
  • Selected in the Young Guns 2010 UK Entrepreneur awards
  • HSBC Unipreneur Awards 2008 – Regional finalist
  • Nominated for ‘Product of the Year’ at the Growing Business Awards 2009