Bike share

Brighton and Hove’s PAYG bike hire scheme has been relaunched with a new provider Beryl, a shared sustainable transport provider, co-founded by University of Brighton alumni, Emily Brooke. When fully delivered across the city this autumn, it will boast a total of 780 bikes, including 468 e-bikes and 312 pedal bikes. This means users will be able to ride and park the bikes in more parts of the city

You can hire a bike or e-bike through the Beryl app, available for free download on the App Store for iOS, and the Google Play Store for Android users. Once you have registered, simply use the app to find your nearest bike, tap to unlock it and off you go!

When you’re finished, make sure you park up in one of the designated Beryl bays. During the first phase, bikes must be returned to active bays. You may incur a charge if bikes are left at bays which are currently not in use.

Find Beryl Bikes at active bays across our campuses in the following locations:

  • AEB, Moulsecoomb campus – docks for 18 bikes
  • Cockcroft, Moulsecoomb campus – docks for 9 bikes
  • Falmer Sports Centre, Falmer campus- docks for 6 bikes
  • Westlain House, Falmer campus – docks for 12 bikes
  • Grand Parade main building pavement, City Campus (on pavement outside campus)
  • Edward Steet, City Campus (on pavement outside building)

View the locations and all our cycling facilities on the interactive map: University of Brighton Active Travel Facilities – Google My Maps

Beryl are also offering a 25% student discount until July 2024, on all Minute Bundles and Riding Passes – find out more and apply on the Beryl webform.

Eastbourne App Bike

App Bike is the PAYG bike hire scheme in Eastbourne, where you can hire a bike using your smart phone. Hire costs £3 an hour, £15 a month including 1 hour a days use, or £70 a year including 2 hours a day use. Find out more and download the App-Bike app:
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