There are a number of reputable cycle parking design guides online. We have included links to the most commonly referenced below.
When working from one of these guidelines, remember that not every product specification is equivalent in each ‘category’. Two-tier cycle parking for example will often feature generic guidance about spacing or loading meters, however there are significant variations in specification and requirements for these racks. The manufacturer or supplier should always be consulted for detailed recommendations on layouts and design rather than relying solely on a design guide.
Since some of these guidances were written, two-tier racks have developed significantly and gas-assisted lifting is now widely available, this means the racks are far more accessible than early double height systems.
Find below commonly referred cycle parking design guidance:
- London Cycling Design Standards, Cycle Parking
- Sustrans, Cycle Parking
- Cambridge Cycle Parking Guide
- TFL Workplace Cycle Parking Design
- Cycling Embassy Parking Design Guidance