Pictured Left to Right: Ross Butcher (Modeshift Chairman), Alison Walker (H&S Admin, Elmsall Drive), Sarah McAlinden (Travel2Next Team Leader), Sarah Pearson (Senior Facilities Manager, Elmsall Drive), and Paul Stiff (Facilities Manager, Toftshaw Distribution)

 

On November 2nd 2018, representatives from Next Plc attended the Annual Modeshift Convention. which ran with the theme “Removing the barriers to sustainable travel“.

Sarah McAlinden, Sarah Pearson and Paul Stiff was asked by Modeshift to present a 15 minute speech on “Overcoming the language barrier to engage in behavioural change” to an audience of Businesses, Local Authorities and members of the Government.

Next Plc was also nominated for two awards at the convention

  • Best Project Under £1000 which was sponsored by StyleBrands – RUNNER UP
  • Contribution To Sustainable Travel – Best Team which was sponsored by Broxap – WINNER

 

Travel2Next has been working with The Yorkshire Warehouses (Elmsall Drive, Elmsall Way, Stadium 1, Stadium 2 and Toftshaw Lane), to carry out staff travel surveys, run Travel Clinics, successfully achieved £15,000 in grants which was used to purchased new cycle shelters, and produce individual Travel Plans for the site, as well as a joint Yorkshire Travel Plan.

The sites were awarded a Silver Accreditation for the Travel Plans on day two of the conference. The Travel Plans are live documents and are updated and reviews continuously.

Travel2Next would like to thank employees at this site that submitted their Travel Surveys, this plays an important role in writing accurate Travel Plans. For staff members that have not yet submitted their travel plans for the sites/stores you are located at, please click here to complete your survey.