The trial is a bid to chop the contractor’s carbon footprint by lowering the variety of building automobiles travelling into and across the capital.
The bikes can carry supplies of assorted sizes and weights together with baggage of sand and bins of fittings.
Every bike can carry as much as 250kg and is fitted with an electrical pedal help motor and GPS monitoring.
The typical 18 tonne supply lorry can carry a load of 10,000kg.
The bikes are at the moment being trialled on section two of the Illuminated River venture for Westminster Metropolis Council.
Adam Barnes, Senior Contract Supervisor at FM Conway, stated: “As a bike owner with common expertise, I used to be initially slightly bit hesitant to journey the cargo bike.
“With the prospect of getting a supply load added to the bike this solely heightened my nervousness across the deliberate journey. Nevertheless, any issues I’ll have had had been rapidly reassured.
“As quickly as I bought on the bike to do some observe laps of our yard in Southwark, I instantly realised the benefit of driving with the usage of the electrical help motor.
“As to be anticipated, you have to concentrate on the marginally bigger body, however the dealing with and engineering of the bike make it very person pleasant.
“The journey itself actually demonstrated the pliability and functionality of the bikes by way of use for normal logistics inside the building business.
“Being on the journey has actually given me a greater perspective for the usage of cargo bikes from each the view of the rider and the operational potential inside the business.
“I’m now extra motivated than ever to include their use into our web site logistics mannequin inside central London and additional examine their use in web site operations in different areas of the enterprise.”