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Cycling is currently enjoying a renewed surge in popularity in the UK and with added investment being funnelled into developing cycling infrastructure, the number of cyclists is set to grow. Our homes and offices must be able to cope with this change of lifestyle and adding cycle storage facilities is now vital for any new build.

Creating an effective and user friendly cycle storage area is easy to do, and it can help to meet your sustainability targets as well. Both BREEAM and The Code of Sustainable Homes allocate up to two credits if adequate cycle parking provisions are in place.

Cycle Stands

cycle-stands-section-image-copyCycle Stands are at the heart of every cycle parking area and are ideal for all locations. Fully scalable, the number of stands that can be installed is only limited by the size of your site. The Sheffield Cycle Stand is favoured by cyclists, and regulators, as both the wheel and the frame can be locked to the stand for added security.

AUTOPA has been manufacturing cycle stands since the 1950s and has a wide variety of stands and holders to suit every site and budget. Working on a prestigious development? Our Illuminated Sheffield Cycle Stand features a low voltage LED and will enhance any environment it is installed in.

Cycle Racks

Cycle Racks are ideal for creating a high density cycle parking area in a relatively small space. The majority of our cycle racks utilise alternating height cycle holders to reduce the space required between the stands, thereby increasing the number of bicycles that can be stored in a given area.

Cycle Shelters

cycle-shelters-section-image-copyIn order to comply with BREEAM regulations, a cycle shelter or a compound is an essential requirement. Cycle Shelters are designed to protect the bicycles beneath them from the elements, and are available with end panels, gates and a variety of roofing materials as required. AUTOPA manufacture, supply and install a wide variety of cycle shelters to suit every architectural style and budget. All of our shelters are galvanised as standard to ensure that they can withstand the knocks and bumps that will inevitably occur with intensive use.

Cycle Compounds

AUTOPA Cycle compoundVELOPA Cycle Compounds are designed for sites where added security over a standard cycle shelter is desirable. Completely enclosed, a cycle compound offers an additional layer of security compared to traditional free standing shelters and the lockable mesh gate is compatible with a variety of locking methods ranging from padlocks to swipe cards.

Download the VELOPA Cycle Storage Guide to find out which option is right for your next project.


AUTOPA Limited has been manufacturing a range of street furniture products in the UK for over 60 years. A trusted name we are committed to offering the high quality of product and service that you would expect from a 9001, 14001 and 18001 accredited company, and all of our mild steel products are galvanised as standard to ensure their longevity.

Using our years of experience we can advise customers on the best products to meet their individual needs and requirements. If you can’t find exactly what you are looking for please ask, we will most likely be able to help.

We aim to provide our customers with the highest quality goods and all of our mild steel products are galvanised as standard to ensure their longevity.

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