Roo News

Events, competitions, discounts… there’s a whole lot going on in the Roo Community. Roo news keeps you up to date with the latest and greatest.

Aug 2017 How to use the app – Fee per drop riders

Try out the Rider App if you’re a rider on a fee per drop model

Aug 2017 How to use the app – Hourly riders

Try out the Rider App if you’re a rider on a hourly fee model

Feb 2018 Deliveroo’s Fifth Birthday

Deliveroo is five years old today! And we want to start by thanking you – our riders. There is no way we could have got this far without you.

Feb 2018 Sponsorship: voting now open

Pick which rider you think should get the £1,000 charity sponsorship.

Feb 2018 Survey: Rider mobile networks

We’re investigating mobile data perks for riders.

Feb 2018 Ask us anything – answers

Here are the most popular questions you asked, and the answers straight from Deliveroo HQ.

Jan 2018 Tech round-up: Why am I offered specific orders?

Find out how the algorithm matches riders with restaurant orders.

Jan 2018 Deliveroo Rider Races: Recap

50 riders raced to be crowned the UK’s fastest at our first Rider Races!

Jan 2018 Sponsorship: Want £1,000 for charity?

Riders could win a £1000 donation to charity.

Jan 2018 Deliveroo Rider Races: the competitors

All riders are welcome to come on January 17 and cheer them on.

Jan 2018 Perk: Claim your free hot drink from KFC

Find out how you can claim your free hot drink at KFC everyday

Dec 2017 Sponsorship: Henry Fairey does Movember

Henry joined mo-growers raising awareness for men’s health.

Dec 2017 Deliveroo meets: Greg, Brighton

Greg talks about roller skating, music producing, being his own boss.

Dec 2017 Update: Deliveroo by numbers

Check out some of the key delivery facts from the last three months

Dec 2017 Updates: In-app statistics

You told us that you’d like the self-serve booking tool to give you more flexibility to fit your bookings around your personal life.

Dec 2017 News: Insurance announcement

Accident and injury insurance is now available to all Deliveroo riders

Dec 2017 Safety: Cycling and pedestrian areas

It’s really important to know the risks of cycling in pedestrian zones.

Dec 2017 News: How to take admin off your plate with Tide

Tips on how to make your business finances easier.

Dec 2017 Safety: Road Safety Week Review

Last week was Road Safety Week. We highlighted the importance of road safety and the ways you can stay safe while riding – here’s a round-up of the information, events, discounts and prizes that were available along the way

Dec 2017 Sponsorship: Pedal the Pond

Friends, Paddy, Hec, Henry and Max have set a groundbreaking challenge, motivated by a desire to get people talking about their mental health.

Dec 2017 Perk: Pushme

Turn your bike to electric in seconds, and never run out of power again with Pushme.

Nov 2017 Safety: Staying safe this winter

We’ve put together a list of tips and tricks to make sure that you’re prepared to ride safely this winter.

Nov 2017 Update: Self-serve booking update

Based on your feedback, we’re making changes to make the tool work better for you.

Nov 2017 Safety: Keep safe on the road

Your safety is our priority, so we’ve recently stepped up our measures. If you have any safety concerns while working with us, follow these steps.

Nov 2017 Update: Welcome Deliveroo Plus

We have launched our brand new subscription service for customers – Deliveroo Plus

Nov 2017 Update: 200th city launch

Today is a really exciting day, as we’re launching our 200th Deliveroo city globally. Thanks for helping to make this happen!

Nov 2017 Competition: Deliveroo Riders Races

Voting is now closed, keep an eye out to see the list of riders competing

Nov 2017 Kit Care: Waterproof jacket

Here are some tips on how to wash your jacket, and how to reproof it if it has lost it’s waterproofing.

Nov 2017 Update: App outages

We have updated our process when we have an app outage.

Nov 2017 Deliveroo meets: Torrell, Sheffield

Rider Torrell talks about breakdancing, his goals and riding for Deliveroo.

Oct 2017 Honor Cycles

London riders: 20% off all service packages

Oct 2017 iSmash

Get your phones and tablets repaired across the UK

Oct 2017 Events: Rider lunch with Will

Our Co-founder and CEO, Will Shu, hosted the first Rider Lunch at the Deliveroo headquarters in London.

Oct 2017 Deliveroo meets: Keir, Lincoln

Keir talks violin making, the outdoors and how Deliveroo provides him the flexibility and certainty to earn whilst keeping his craft alive.

Oct 2017 Self-Serve Booking – Hourly

Learn how the new Self-Serve Booking works if you are an hourly rider.

Oct 2017 Self-Serve Booking – Fee per delivery

Learn how the new Self-Serve Booking works if you are an fee per delivery rider.

Oct 2017 Zone Maps


Sep 2017 Using your new JEEMAK Vision 4K camera

Some handy tips and tricks on how to get the most out of your camera

Aug 2017 Scooter checks

Vehicle checks ensure your vehicle is safe for the road

Aug 2017 Bicycle checks

Vehicle checks ensure your vehicle is safe for the road

Aug 2017 Deliveroo meets: Peace, London

Peace talks London life, football coaching and Deliveroo.

Aug 2017 Preparing for deliveries (Bicycles)

Safety first, we want you to be prepared for being on the road

Aug 2017 Questions? Get in touch

Where to find all the information you’ll need

Aug 2017 Substitution

Having someone else provide their services to Deliveroo on your behalf

Aug 2017 Delivering the order

Go home knowing you have put a smile on your customers faces

Aug 2017 Receiving an order

What you need to prepare to receive and deliver orders

Aug 2017 Delivering alcohol

If you are delivering alcohol, you must comply with the law

Aug 2017 Health & Safety

Hygiene, health and safety on the road

Aug 2017 Bicycle safety

Important safety tips for cycling on the road

Aug 2017 Junctions & more

Let’s look at some common road maneuvers

Aug 2017 Signs & hazards

Now you’re on the road, there are some important things to remember

Aug 2017 Scooter safety

Important safety tips for riding your scooter on the road

Aug 2017 Junctions & filtering

Keeping yourself alert and aware on the road

Aug 2017 Signs & hazards

Now you’re on the road, there are some important things to remember

Aug 2017 Preparing for deliveries (Scooters)

Safety first, we want you to be prepared for being on the road

Aug 2017 Welcome to Deliveroo

Everything you need to know about riding with us

Aug 2017 Competition: Win a rider goody bag!

This competition is now closed. View our favourite photos here.

Jul 2017 Safety: Reporting crime to the police

Police advice on what to do in case of an emergency.

Jul 2017 Safety: Rider safety drop-ins

We’ll be hosting these drop-ins in various locations around London.

Jul 2017 Safety: The Met’s “Be Safe” Campaign

Official safety advice from the Met Police.

Jul 2017 Safety: An important update from Will Shu

Your safety is our priority, tell us your concerns and help us take action.

Jul 2017 Safety: New Deliveroo safety network

We’re announcing new measures to improve safety for riders.

Jun 2017 Deliveroo meets: Benjamin, Tour de Bristol

Benjamin from Bath is riding the 100km Tour de Bristol!

Jun 2017 Deliveroo meets: Luca, world record ergo

Luca and Will are rowing for NSPCC & Worcester Rowing Club.

Jun 2017 Deliveroo meets: Greg, 2000km cycle

Greg and team cycle from the hook of Holland to Rome!

Jun 2017 Deliveroo meets: Eamonn, 110 mile cycle challenge

Father and son, Mick and Eamonn, are raising money for Recovery Haven.

Jun 2017 Deliveroo meets: James, riding London to Paris

The 300 mile ride will raise funds and awareness for Teenage Cancer Trust.

Jun 2017 Deliveroo meets: RooStars Cricket Team

We are supporting and sponsoring the RooStars cricket team.

Jun 2017 Events: Rider Iftar Meals in London

Over Ramadan we hosted a number of Iftar meals for riders across London.

Jun 2017 Events: Tech Week rider coding courses

We took part in London Tech Week with rider coding workshops.

May 2017 Deliveroo meets: Jonathan Beckett

Jonathan shares some tips about how to stay energised on the road!

May 2017 Sponsorship Stories: Well done Adam!

Adam ran a 156-mile ultramarathon across the Sahara Desert!

May 2017 Competition: #RooWithAView

This competition is now closed. Thanks for all your amazing photos!

Apr 2017 Deliveroo meets: Jamie, Half Marathon

Jamie ran with a Deliveroo bag on his back!

Mar 2017 Events: Rider Moments Focus Group

This competition is now closed. A focus group with a twist!

Feb 2017 Deliveroo meets: Jatin, business owner

Jatin is a rider and food business owner on Tottenham Court Road.

Feb 2017 Deliveroo meets: Glauco, Law Masters

Glauco left his job at a large tech firm in Sao Paulo to pursue his dream.

Feb 2017 Deliveroo meets: Jack Peacock

Jack works in New Business for digital marketing agency, Brainlabs.

Jan 2017 Update: Deliveroo by numbers

Some fun facts to show you just how busy Roos have been.

Jan 2017 Cycle Junxion: London

Cycle Junxion is a bicycle store based in London

Jan 2017 Cycle Fix: London

Cycle Fix is a bike store based in Southwark

Jan 2017 SBC Cycles: London

Check out SBC for repairs, sales, and servicing

Jan 2017 Hackney Cycles: London

Find out more about Hackney Cycles products and services

Jan 2017 Pedal It: London

Pedal it is a cycle store based in Lewisham

Jan 2017 Fuelit

Discover some of the best sports nutrition products

Jan 2017 Fosters Cycles

Find out more about Ken Fosters Cycles

Jan 2017 Biketart: Canterbury

Biketart is a bike store based in Canterbury

Jan 2017 Pedal Back Café: London

Sit back and relax at the Pedal Back Cafe

Jan 2017 Sterling Bikes: London

Motorcycle and scooter specialist based in North West London

Jan 2017 Bikeworks: London

Bikeworks is a bike shop based in Bethnal Green

Jan 2017 Pop-Up Bikes: Manchester

Popup Bikes is Manchesters original cycle café

Jan 2017 Restaurants: Manchester

Take a look at some of the best restaurants in Manchester

Jan 2017 Halfords: Autocentre

View some great servicing options at Halfords Autocentre

Jan 2017 Cashplus

Earn cash back on card spend with a Cashplus account

Jan 2017 Quella

Learn more about Quella’s incredible bikes

Jan 2017 Tutorfair

Learn more about Tutorfairs learning services

Jan 2017 Azimo

Azimo is the faster, cheaper and safer way to transfer money

Jan 2017 Gourmet Burger Kitchen

Dining in at Gourmet Burger Kitchen across the UK

Jan 2017 PizzaExpress

Dine in at Pizza Express across the UK and tuck into a delicious pizza

Jan 2017 Halfords: Scooters

Learn more about Halfords range of parts and accessories

Jan 2017 Hiplok

Hiplok’s line of quality bike locks are designed for riding, built for security.

Jan 2017 Cycle Republic

Learn more about Cycle Republic’s products and services

Jan 2017 Halfords: Cyclists

Learn more about Halfords products and services across the UK

Dec 2016 Deliveroo meets: Ben, combating homelessness

Ben is helping to combat homelessness in Lytham St Annes.

Dec 2016 Deliveroo meets: Imogen, actor

Imogen, loves how Deliveroo flexibility works around her acting career.

Dec 2016 Deliveroo meets: Fabio, London to Portugal

Fabio rode his scooter from London to Portugal for Cancer Research UK.

Dec 2016 Competition: Deliveroo’s Got Talent

This competition is now closed. Riders show off their talents.

Nov 2016 Safety: Staying safe this winter

Your safety is our number one priority. Here are some safety tips.

Nov 2016 Competition: #NewRoo Photo

This competition is now closed. We asked you to show off your new kit.

Sep 2016 Sponsorship Stories: Norbert

Norbert is a #Heroo who completed the Half Ironman Transfier Triathlon.

Sep 2016 Sponsorship Stories: Josh and Dominic

600km from London to Amsterdam, raising money for WaterAid.

Jun 2016 Update: Hyper-reflective Kit

Everything you need to stay safe on the road.