The University of Leeds is now a GOLD accredited Bike Friendly Business!

Having achieved a silver award under the Bike Friendly Business accreditation in 2016, we are delighted to have now been upgraded to GOLD award following a recent re-appraisal of our facilities and initiatives on campus to promote cycling.

For more information about the scheme, please see:


Travelling on two wheels is another healthy, fast and cheap way to get around Leeds and on campus we have lots of facilities on hand for people cycling to the university including secure parking, showers, bike hire and maintenance facilities.

Please click here to find out where your closest cycle facilities are on campus (this map is due to be updated shortly).


Want to cycle but not got access to your own bike? No problem! You can hire a bike at a really low cost from  the campus Bike Hub which at the end of the EC Stoner and Roger Stevens building.

Along with bike hire, the hub run self-help maintenance drop-in sessions with a comprehensive range of tools available to use, along with cycle training with safety and route advice for students and staff.

To find out more about the Bike Hub and the range of great services on offer please click here and for information about the loan bikes that are available click here.  If you have any questions, you can also give the team a call on 0113 343 9179 they are always happy to help!


Interested in getting involved? Whether you are completely new to cycling or are a seasoned bike mechanic, the Hub team are always looking for new volunteer recruits to help them out. It’s a great way to meet new people and learn some new skills!

Please contact or 0113 343 9179 to find out more about the opportunities available.


University staff: Cycling offer 

Staff Bike Hire Scheme:

As a member of staff, you have two options if you would like to hire a bike:


We offer a bike hire for 3 months at £22 (+£100 deposit).

Your hire period starts from the date you collect your bike from the Hub and runs for 3 months from that date. The Hub staff will notify you by email when your hire is coming to an end with instructions on what to do if you wish to re-hire or return. The terms and conditions of the hire agreement can be read here.



This hire option is for staff members only. You will be able to hire either a Ridgeback Speed Hybrid bike, a Brompton folding bike, or an electric bike for one month only for £10 (+£100 deposit). Please find the terms and conditions outlined in the hire agreement here.

Staff cycle to work scheme Interested in buying a brand new bike to travel to work? We operate a cycle to work scheme which enables you to save money, keep fit and avoid parking problems by hiring a brand new bicycle and safety equipment which you will own at the end of the payment term. For more information about this scheme contact: or visit the staff benefits website.
For more information about this please contact the Bike Hub to speak to one of the team on 0113 343 9179 or email
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