9 February 2024

New report shows impact of UCI Cycling World Championships

A large group of people competing in a cycling road race in a city centre

A new independent report from Ernst and Young has highlighted the socio-economic benefits of the UCI Cycling World Championships, held in Glasgow and across Scotland last August

Nearly a million spectators gathered to enjoy the events, resulting in a total visitor spend of £220m and creating over 5000 jobs.

The survey also found that: 79% of residents said they intended to cycle more; 95% of residents said they were proud to see their region host the event; 91% of spectators were likely to recommend Scotland as a holiday destination.

You can read the full report here.