Local Facilities

* Cycle Parking

* Rail / Metro and your Cycle

* Cycle Routes

* Cycle Shops

* Recommended Rides

* Welcoming Pubs for Cyclists


 

Cycle Parking

There are uncovered Sheffield stands dotted around the city centre and in most of the local centres.

City Centre Cycle Lockers
Free secure long stay cycle parking is available at the Civic Centre Car Park at the entrance off North Street. There are six lockers that are ideal for locking your bike for long periods without the need for removing panniers and accessories. Arriving at the entrance off North Street the car parking attendant will supply you with a token which you insert in the mechanism in the door of the locker to enable you to lock the door and release the key. You must then give the key back to the attendant in return for another token to keep with you. On your return you simply hand in the token to the attendant in return for the key to the locker. The car park closes at 11pm.

Wolverhampton Railway Station

For short stay parking (exposed) cycle parking stands area available on the main station car park forecourt under the watchful eye of the British Transport Police.  Or wheel your bike through the station concourse and turn right on platform 1 towards platform 5 (for local trains) where you will find more stands undercover from the elements and visible by CCTV.  For those wishing to leave their cycles for lengthier periods why not hire a secure cycle locker located at ground level of the multi-storey car park?  Six lockers are available for hire on a 3 monthly basis for £10 and a returnable deposit of £5 for the key. Simply go to the ticket office window with two forms of ID (one with your photograph and one with your address) where you will be asked to fill out a hire agreement and pick up your key.

Wolves on Wheels are working withVirgin Trains to improve station accessibility and facilities.
If you are a regular user of Wolverhampton station, or have recently passed through, please get in touch with us if you have any complaints, compliments or ideas for improvement.

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Rail / Metro and your Cycle

Cycles are carried free of charge and without restriction on the local train services operated by Central Trains. There is space for four cycles on each service. Half hourly services operate between Wolverhampton and Coventry via Birmingham New Street and Birmingham International.

See the Centro website for more information.

All Virgin Trains  services operating throughout the rail network carry up to four cycles (excluding Tandems and Tricycles) free of charge. A reservation is still required.

Contact Tandem Club Rail Liaison Officer for advice on tandem carriage and trains.

Services from Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury and beyond are operated by Wales and Borders Trains and advanced reservations are essential on some services. Full details are available on their Cycling by Train leaflet available over the website.

Unfortunately the Midland Metro has not quite seized the opportunity of providing truly integrated transport.
There are no cycle lockers at any of the interchanges and cycles are NOT permitted aboard the trams.
Folding bikes are permitted but must be covered (unless you are lucky and find a sympathetic driver!).

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Cycle Routesthe way it should be!

Sustrans are proposing a new route between Birmingham and Shreswbury via Wolverhampton as part of the National Cycle Network.

Wolverhampton City Council has produced a Cycle Network Map of the City which you may obtain from them by contacting +44 (0) 1902 556556

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Cycle Shops

Within Wolverhampton City Centre Ring Road there are three cycle shops:

Fred Wiliams Cycles
Snow Hill
Specialising in sports road, off road and city cycling


Maclaines
School Street
Specialising mostly in Off Road Mountain Biking

BD Price
Victoria Street
A toy shop that also stocks bicycles and accessories

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Recommended Rides

Wolves on Wheels are able to provide details of fabulous local rides (both on and off road). We also conduct monthly social rides out to a local pub. Please contact us for more details This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

A pleasant traffic free route is available along the Kingswinford Disused Railway Trail through the Smestow Valley Local Nature Reserve. See local news for details (under Wow becomes Sustrans Ranger). There are also miles upon miles of canal network offering immense variation in landscape and townscape giving a wonderful insight into the industrial past.

We also have a selection of short routes that are in development, please see the Just Starting section for details

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Welcoming Pubs for Cyclists

Warm welcome and good beer...

The Great Western on Corn Street near the Old Low Level Railway Station (2 minutes from Wolverhampton railway station).

The Station at Codsall Railway Station Oaken Lanes, South Staffordshire, 6miles from Wolverhampton City Centre or a short rail ride.

The Newhampton Inn, Riches Street. Follow the A41 Tettenhall Road Cycle Route less than 10 minutes out of the City Centre. Wheel your cycle to the beer garden at the back of the pub!

The Combermere Chapel Ash. 5 minutes cycle ride from the City Centre. Once again wheel your cycle to the veranda at the back of the Pub from the access off Bath Road (next to the Chip Shop!).

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