For All Your Cycling, Wheeling & Walking Needs!

Supporting you to walk and cycle more for your everyday journeys. The Bradford Active Travel Hub offers cycling lessons, bike maintenance and training, walking resources and lots more. Bradford Active Travel Hub is a Bradford Trident project supported by the City Connect Community Hubs funding.

Bike Repairs

At the Bradford Active Travel Hub we have cycle mechanics who can guide you through a repair and help you maintain your bike. If your bike has been gathering dust in the shed for a while and needs a check over. Take a look at Sustrans M Check or bring it in to us. We are based at Parkside Sports Centre and will be open for repairs on Thursdays from 11am-4pm. If you are interested in volunteering to assist with cycle repairs, please get in touch.

Cycling Lessons

Free adult cycling lessons are available in partnership with Capital of Cycling. Run by accredited cycling instructors, these sessions are perfect for those completely new to cycling, people who want a refresher and those who wish to gain confidence cycling on the roads.

There are 4 levels of cycle lessons

Level 0- complete beginners in a traffic free environment

Level 1- those who can ride a bike, but would like to gain confidence riding in a traffic free environment

Level 1.5 and 2 Riding on cycle paths and quiet roads

We run cycle lessons at Bowling Park and Parkside Sports Centre on Mondays 1-3pm, please email or message Aurangzeb on 07929 167958 to book your place.

Ebike Loans

Have you thought about buying an e-bike, but you’re not sure if it’s right for you? If you would like to borrow our e-bike to try it out for a few days, register your interest with

Have a read about how Kristian and Ludmila have got on using an Ebike and ECargo Bike.


Interested in walking ? We can help with guidance on walking routes and point you in the right direction of established groups locally and in the district. If you have a few like-minded people you would like to walk regularly with, then Aurangzeb can help you set up a walking group and get free walk leader training.

There are the following guided walks:

Bradford District Care Trust Well Together Walks

Walkers are Welcome Baildon

Bingley Walkers are Welcome

Journey Planning

We can help you plan your cycling journey to choose the best route for your cycling ability.

Cycle Streets website and App is a fantastic free resource which allows you to select the fastest route, quietest route or a balance of these.


Are you interested in trying out running? Couch to 5k can help you to gradually improve your fitness.
Or come along to park run at Bowling Park or Horton Park Saturdays at 9am. It’s free, a lovely friendly community and it’s fine to walk if you’re not quite ready to run.

Opening Hours

We are based at Parkside Sports Centre, 128-132 Parkside Road, Bradford, BD5 8EH. The hub will open on Thursdays from 11-4pm.

For more information contact: Aurangzeb Khan, Community Development Officer on 07929 167958 or email

Cycle parking is available at the Bradford Active Travel Hub. Bikes may be brought inside or locked in the car park at the cycle parking.