LEAP Car Club


CALL NOW: 0300 772 7032

Get all convenience of a car without the hassle and expense of owning one. You only pay for the time you use the car and don’t pay for fuel, maintenance, insurance, breakdown or cleaning.  LEAP Car Club is a social enterprise and we have cars parked centrally in Lochwinnoch and Linwood  that can be hired for as little – or as long as you want, with access to the cars 24 hours a day.  Cars can be booked online at a moment’s notice or booked up to 6 months in advance. Our cars are now being cleaned regularly with a long lasting, odour free, disinfectant which continues to kill germs for up to 30 days so you can drive worry free.

T: 0300 772 7032 E: mike@myleapproject.org 



What our members say

  • ‘Now I know how motoring should be. I have no car cost because all I do  is use the Car Club Vehicle’
  • ‘Being a member is a great idea and I fully recommend it to anyone who wants to use a car but not own one.’
  • ‘I joined today and have already been out for my first drive — incredibly quick and easy processing of my application,’  
  • ‘The Car Club is fantastic. Joining the Car Club meant I didn’t need to replace my car – I now just use the Car Club when I need to travel.’ 
  • ‘Before I joined the Car Club I had serious problems getting out of the village to visit friends and family, go to the supermarket, swimming pool etc because of my working hours and poor public transport… In short, the Club has given me a new lease of life and I think it gives great value for money.


We now offer two different kind of membership options: a one-off annual payment of £60 or monthly membership subscription.

The monthly membership subscription works by paying £15 upfront and then £5 per month, by standing order, thereafter. This can be cancelled at anytime.

We also offer temporary one month memberships for £10.

Linstone Housing Tenants currently get free membership!


You only pay for the time you use the car and don’t pay for fuel, maintenance, insurance, breakdown or cleaning. What a saving!

We have two types of cars in 5 locations which cost.

Toyota Auris Hybrid – £4.99 per hour + 18p per mile. Daily Rate £37.50 + 18p per mile.
Nissan Leaf (Electric) – £4.99 per hour + 6p per mile Daily Rate £34.00 + 6p per mile.

Linstone Housing Tenants  pay a discounted rate of:

Toyota Auris Hybrid – £1.50 per hour + 18p per mile. Daily Rate £13.50 + 18p per mile.
Nissan Leaf (Electric) – £1.50 per hour + 6p per mile. Daily Rate £13.50 + 6p per mile.

For longer hires a more competitive ‘per day’ rate can be offered.


Fuel is paid using the LEAP Car Club fuel card at no cost to you.  You hand the card to the petrol station and we pay the bills. For the electric car, you just swipe the card provided, and we sort out the rest.

We also take a deposit per household in case of accident. This can be either £100 (£35 for Linstone Tenants) in cash or bank transfer. In the event of an accident the driver is liable for £250 excess.  No accident, no charge.

Where are the cars?
Lochwinnoch – Location: The McKillop car park. Vehicles: Nissan Leaf Electric Car & Toyota Auris Hybrid.

Linwood –  Belmar Court Car Park, PA3 3EE. Vehicle: Nissan Leaf (Electric) + Toyota Auris Hybrid. Blackwood Avenue Car Park, PA3 3JX: Nissan Leaf (Electric)



Who can join?
Drivers with a full current driving licence (UK or EU)

Drivers over 21  years of age

Drivers with 2 years motoring experience with no more than 6 penalty points

How do I join?
The LEAP Car Club Coordinator will take you quickly through the whole process. We will take a copy of your driving licence,  a copy of a utility bill or other proof of address, the payment for annual membership and the refundable deposit.

We will explain the booking process, the car features and controls and the terms and conditions of use (all of which can be viewed online at www.leapcarclub.co.uk) The Car Club Coordinator will be happy to answer any questions you might

Want to join?

Complete and send our Membership Form to wendy@myleapproject.org along with your DVLA licence check code. As long as you’ve had your licence for two years and have no more than six points on your licence then you can use our cars. Once we receive your forms we’ll be in touch to show you how to book at collect the cars.

To find out more contact:

Email: wendy@myleapproject.org
Call:  0300 7727032


Vehicles are being cleaned using Microbe Shield Surface Sanitiser from a company called Zoono that keeps on killing germs on contact for up to 30 days. Once applied to key surfaces in our cars the product forms a protective coating which continues to kill any new viruses or bacteria which land on them.

Each of the cars is stocked with hand sanitiser for members to clean their hands with at the start and end of trips. We have also provided disinfecting wipes and we ask that members wipe down the steering wheel, indicators/lights etc., gear stick, door handles (inside and out) and any other surfaces that have been touched when they leave the vehicle, to minimise this risk, take away the used wipes to dispose of in a bin. 

We also ask members to follow NHS advice on how to minimise the spread of the virus from person-to-person, and what to do if they suspect or have a confirmed infection (see https://www.scot.nhs.uk/) – especially if they have visited a high-risk area. We ask that they follow official government guidance on whether they need to self-isolate (see https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19). If they need to self-isolate, that they please do not use cars until the period of self-isolation is over. 

Members must let us know, without delay, if they suspect or have confirmed infection, and have recently used one of our cars, so we can take appropriate action to clean the car.

LEAP Car Club is supported by: