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Headington car club

Headington's thriving community car club was launched at the Headington Festival on 7 June 2008.  We form part of the Oxford network operated by

Co-wheels, a non-profit Social Enterprise Company operating fleets in various parts of the country.

Three cars are currently available for hire here in Headington: a VW Polo located in Kennett Road,  an Audi A3 in St Leonard's Road carpark, and a Citroën C3 located in Binswood Avenue.  Headington members may also utilise other cars in the Co-wheels fleet, in Oxford and elsewhere.

Local people who join the scheme can hire a car for a period of time from half an hour up to several days, from as little as £3.45 an hour (plus 21p per mile which includes fuel). Every member is issued with a Smartcard which unlocks the vehicle; bookings can be made by phone or on-line via Co-wheels.

Our car club benefits the community by reducing motoring costs for light car users, by meeting your family's occasional second-car needs, and by lowering the demand for on-street parking in our congested local streets.

To join, or for further information, please email headingtoncarclub@gmail.com. You can join on-line here but be sure to join a week or two before you first need a car, to allow formalities to be completed.

If you own a presentable, reliable car that you no longer use very much, and you want to reduce your motoring costs, why not consider leasing your car to Co-wheels?

 

Leasing a private car to Co-wheels

We need your car!

Co-wheels needs to expand its fleet in Headington. If you own a presentable, reliable car that you no longer use very much, and you want to reduce your motoring costs, why not consider leasing your car to us?  The arrangement works very well:

  • your car would be deployed near to your home (subject to availability of suitable parking);
  • you and your family (if members of Co-wheels) get 40 free hours of use of your car per month (though you pay mileage charges);
  • unused free hours can be 'saved up' for 5 months;
  • you can opt to let Co-wheels become the keeper, so that they deal with other people's parking tickets, etc.

No MoT hassle, no tax, no repair bills, no insurance premium, no fuel bills, no roadside recovery costs, no trips to the garage …

Interested?  For more details:  headingtoncarclub@gmail.com