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Manchester Metropolitan University’s cycle parking & shower services

Below is a list of the main cycle facility provision at each campus. The University has added many new facilities recently and will continue to improve on site provision.

Manchester Campus
  • Various bike stands around campus including All Saints Library, Oxford Road and Geoffrey Manton

    GM shelter
  • Secure cycle shelter, with key pad access located in the John Dalton building. External shelter also available next to JD Tower.

    All Saints stands
  • External secure cycle shelters, with key pad access located at the back of the Business School.

    JD lockup
  • Secure staff cycle shelter, with key pad access located in the John Dalton building – to gain access email

    JD lockup
  • External secure cycle shelter, with key pad access located on Oxford Road under Mancunian Way.

    GM shower
  • Secure staff cycle shelter located in the Birley Multi-Storey Car Park. External velobox cycle lockers also available on Birley surface car park.

    BF shelter
  • View the Manchester cycle locations map
  • Shower facilities available in JD Tower, Business School, Cavendish, Geoffrey Manton and Brooks.

  • Sheffield bike stands located around both All Saints and Birley.
  • Book size and large lockers can be found in the Business School.



Cheshire Campus
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    Shower and changing room, located ground floor ESS. 4 male and 4 female showers plus numerous lockers. Open 8am – 10pm weekdays and 9am – 6pm weekends

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    Contemporary Arts Building - Covered open access.

  • ESS · Secure shelter – for access email

  • Near refectory · Covered open access

  • Bicycle Repair Stand and Pump. With funds from the Cheshire East Council’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund, a bike pump and repair stand have been installed at the Crewe Campus. The facilities are located next to the ESS cycle shelter and available for use by all.

    BF shelter
  • View the Crewe cycle locations map
  • Barlow · 6 covered Single wheel racks

  • Davenport · 6 covered Single wheel racks

  • Harley · 6 covered Single wheel racks

  • Shop · 12 uncovered Single wheel racks

  • Delaney · 18 uncovered Single wheel racks

  • Brock · 5 uncovered Single wheel racks

  • Booth Hall · 20 uncovered Sheffield Stands

Birley Velobox Cycle Lockers
Locked velo-box lockers at Birley

The Birley cycle lockers are located on the Birley surface car park.

To gain access to the lockers, you will need to follow the process outlined below.

  1. Pay £10 deposit on the online shop.
  2. Bring/show your receipt of purchase to the Brooks reception.
  3. You will be given a key for the locker padlocks and an identifier card.
  4. Fill in your details on the card. (This is in case the Travel Team need to identify the bike users due to misuse of the lockers).
  5. Unlock MMU padlock using key.
  6. Safely store bike.
  7. Leave identifier card inside the locker in the dedicated card holder.
  8. Lock locker with OWN padlock. Do not use MMU’s padlock to secure the locker.
  9. Safely store MMU’s padlock when not in use.
  10. Upon return, remove bike from locker and lock with MMU Padlock.

For more information about the process, please read the FAQs.

Please read the full terms and conditions of use.

Join Manchester Met's Cycle User Group

Join our cycle user group and receive email updates on cycling initiatives and events on campus, from across Manchester and the wider region.

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Monthly Cycle to Work Rides

Along with our Corridor partners on Oxford Road we now have regular cycle to work rides every first Wednesday of the month. Experienced route leaders will guide you into Oxford Road area for around 8.30am from 9 locations in Greater Manchester.

Everyone is welcome – we particularly want to encourage new cyclists who would like to try riding but would like support and advice.

Everyone who comes along gets a FREE breakfast too!

For more information visit