Trustees and Staff at Recyke y’Bike

Our Charitable Objectives are defined as:

  1. To develop the capacity and skills of the socially disadvantaged community of the north east of England in such a way that they are better able to identify, and help meet, their needs and to participate more fully in society
  2. To preserve and protect the health of the public by encouraging cycling
  3. To advance the education of all ages of the public in the safe use, re-use and maintenance of bicycles
  4. The protection and preservation of the environment for the public benefit by saving bicycles from landfill, the promotion of bicycle re-use and recycling


Chair of Trustees – John Litherland

Treasurer – Rod Stapley


William Mortada

Rod Ferguson

Ben Hoare

Ian Bremner



General Manager – Karl McCracken.

Finance Manager (volunteer) – Tony Wardle

Workshop Manager – Adrian Nellis

Byker Shop Manager – Jake Wilson Craw

Durham Shop Manager – Dave Nimmins

Byker Mechanics – Nick Janczak, Jeff Wilson, Billy Dodds, Greg Hall

The Journey – Peter Gregory

Durham Mechanics – Phil Thomas, Christian Wickslaw