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Bike Libraries & Banks in Calderdale

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Information on Bike Libraries & Banks in Calderdale

Attraction type:
  • Adventure & Leisure
  • Cycling & Mountain Biking
  • Family
  • Sport & Leisure

Following the success of Tour de France, Welcome to Yorkshire, supported by Yorkshire Bank; have helped local communities set up bike banks to allow free bike hire.

Used bikes are donated for free and then reconditioned and hired out, allowing children and adults to learn to ride, get fit or just enjoy their natural environment on a bike.

Calderdale has two bike banks located at:

The Active Calderdale Library at Halifax is open 10am -1pm on the first Saturday of each month and run by West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service in collaboration with Calderdale Council.To book a bike and for enquiries (including donating a bike) please email

Bikes are also available for hire from:

The Bicycle Den – along the Rochdale canal towpath in Hebden Bridge

We Cycle offers electric bike hire to help tackle Calderdale’s hills. These fantastic sturdy bikes help to tackle the steeper inclines of the area and four sites have now been confirmed as hubs for the electric bike scheme. Pairs of bikes are available at:

  • The New Delight Inn, Blackshaw Head
  • The Hare & Hounds Inn, Lane Ends
  • The Cross Inn, Heptonstall