Report abandoned bikes

To report a bike that looks like it has been abandoned on the street please email


  • what type of bike it is
  • where the bike is – please be exact, let us know what it's secured to
  • the colour
  • the make, where possible
  • the condition – any identifying features
  • how long it has been there
  • a photograph of the bike can be useful if possible.

We may ask you to provide your

  • name
  • address
  • phone number.  

We will do some checks and if we find the bike has been abandoned we will place a notice on it. If it hasn't been removed by the time the notice expires, we will remove it. Bikes are then sent for refurbishment or recycling by brake the cycle.