Nottingham Cycle Parks

Park your own bike securely at one of our cycle parks. These secure bike parks are located across the city and are covered, well lit and monitored via CCTV. The Nottingham Cycle Park scheme is for short-term parking, ideal for commuters, shoppers, and visitors to the city. The scheme is not for long-term storage, storing delivery bikes when not on shift, or a replacement for private garages. Upon registration, users can access the Cycle Parks via their smartphone or smartwatch.

Update May 2024 – All Nottingham Cycle Parks now have upgraded access control systems. This upgrade enables customers to enter and exit the Cycle Parks via smartphone/smartwatch. Please check that your device is compatible first. If your device is not compatible, you will need to get a card. Device requirements for Paxton10 Key app:

  • Apple iOS v16.0 or later
  • Android Oreo v8.0 or later
  • Apple WatchOS 6.2 or later
  • WearOS 2.0 or later

If you have a different device to the above, please click here to check compatibility.

Visit this page for more information about the upgrade.

Click the below button if you are an existing customer and wish to switch for free from the green access card to smartphone/smartwatch access.

Switch to smartphone/smartwatch access here

Click the below button if you are a new customer and wish to register for an account, or you are an existing customer and need to pay for your renewal. You can also click the below button if your access credentials have been lost/stolen and you require a replacement.

Click here to register/renew/replace

You can register for access to the Cycle Parks at the Tourism and Travel Centre, in Smithy Row, when making the single payment of £12.00 via card. Opening hours are Monday – Friday 9:30am-5pm and Saturdays 10am-3pm (seasonal hours until the end of March).


  • Yearly payment: £12.00
  • Replacement cards (for those using cards instead of smartphone access): £10.50

All prices are reviewed annually.

How it works for new customers:

  1. Register and pay for the Nottingham Cycle Parks using this link.
  2. Once your application has been processed, you will receive an email from [email protected]
  3. The email from [email protected] will provide you with instructions to download the Paxton Key app on your smartphone/smartwatch
  4. Once you have downloaded the Paxton Key app, you are ready to access the Cycle Parks
  5. You will also get a separate email with confirmation of your renewal date, and get reminders closer to when your renewal is due

Cycle parks are located at the following sites:

Click below to find out more about the Terms and Conditions of the Nottingham Cycle Parks. These outline in further detail that the Cycle Parks are not for long-term storage, and offers detail on user charges and renewal information. The Abandoned Bicycles Policy outlines what happens if cycles are thought to be abandoned in the Cycle Parks.

Further Information and Resources

Terms and Conditions

Abandoned Bicycles Policy

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Upgrade to Nottingham Cycle Parks

Thanks to Government funding, an upgrade to the entry systems at all Nottingham Cycle Parks across Greater Nottinghamshire is taking place this spring.

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