West Midlands Cycle Hire is now available across the West Midlands, including at our Wolverhampton and Walsall campuses. You can find docking stations outside the Apprenticeship Hub (Molineux St) and Stafford Road (outside Millennium City Building) in Wolverhampton. And in Walsall there is a docking station right outside the library.
The bikes are ideal for getting across campus, back to halls or to the train/bus stations in a quick and easy way! You can also find docking stations at Wolverhampton’s West Park and Walsall Arboretum for a great way to get your exercise in on your lunchbreak!
How to hire
To hire a bike, users must download and register on the cycle hire app. With the app they can then find their nearest available bikes and unlock them using the contactless touchpad or by keying in the 6 digit code found on the bike handlebars.
Rides are charged at 5p per minute (pedal bike) and 10p per minute (electric bike) plus an initial unlock fee of £1 (pedal) and £1.50 (electric). This makes a 10 minute journey by pedal bike £1.50 and by electric bike £2.50.
For those want to use the scheme regularly you can buy your minutes upfront which saves you money each time you ride! Buy either 100 minutes (£5), 300 minutes (£15) or 600 minutes £30).
Why buy a minute bundle?
Minute bundle customers are not charged the £1 unlock fee on the pedal bikes, so a 10minute journey becomes just 50p!
On the eBikes you will pay the unlock fee, but the cost of riding is reduced to 5p, so a 10 minute journey becomes just £2.
For more information on the scheme follow them on social media @wmcyclehire or visit the website www.wmcyclehire.co.uk