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Tips for cycling and storing your bike safely at our stations

Cyclists using a crossing at a road in London

Cycling is one of the best ways to get from A to B. It’s fun, free and good for you.

With more people starting to cycle in cities across Britain, we’ve teamed up with Cycling UK to help new cyclists find convenient places to park their bikes at our stations.

Together, we’re offering practical tips on how to store your bike securely, information on safer cycle routes around each station and other helpful resources.

Bike storage locations

Our 20 managed stations offer plenty of convenient storage spaces for you to leave your bike before heading onto your next destination. For a full list of our managed station locations with available bike storage space, view the table below.

Station NameLocation 1Location 2Location 3Location 4Total spaces
Birmingham New StreetDrop and GoHill Street Cycle Pods166
Bristol Temple Meads Platform 3/4Outside main entrance 562
Clapham JunctionBrighton Yard entranceGrant Road entrance220
Edinburgh WaverleyLift on platform 2Platform 3Platform 19New Street car park182
Glasgow CentralPlatform 15Carriage Drive60
GuildfordFront of stationLoading bay at front of the stationMain Station car parkFarnham Road car park361
LeedsPlatform 0/1Platform 6/8Platform 12/15Short stay car park92
Liverpool Lime StreetLord Nelson Street entranceSkelhorne Street entrance50
London BridgeBermondsey StreetStation Approach486
London Cannon StreetPlatform 149
London Charing CrossFront of station32
London EustonOutside M&S on the piazzaBehind Nandos/Café RougeTaxi rankBTP yard394
London King's CrossPlatform 1Platform 8Platform 9280
London Liverpool StreetBetween platforms 10/11Bishopsgate piazza310
London PaddingtonPlatform 8/9Platform 10/12664
London WaterlooTaxi rank573
London VictoriaRafts car parkHudson Place136
Manchester PiccadillyNorth Deck entranceFairfield Street entranceStation Approach150
ReadingShort stay car parkBrunel Arcade (outside – high usage)Multi-storey car park (low usage)Northern entrance532

Visit National Rail Enquires for other bike storage location information.

Storing your bike securely

To avoid your bike being stolen or damaged, it’s important to store and lock it properly to the stand. Cycling UK offers simple and practical tips on how to keep your bike safe:

If your bike is missing, or you spot something suspicious, contact the British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or text 616016.

Safer cycle routes

As a new cyclist, we understand that navigating your way out of a station can feel quite daunting. We want to help those using our bike storage feel safer and more confident on the roads. The Cycling UK website has an interactive journey planner that will help you plot a cycle-friendly route from the station.

Other helpful resources from Cycling UK

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