Transport & Parking

Bike Security

Edinburgh is a safe place in which to live, work, study or visit and by following this simple advice your chances of becoming a victim of bike theft will be reduced.

Securing your bike

There are a number of simple actions you can take to reduce the risk of your bike being stolen.

Bike security marking

The University and Police Scotland are working together to promote bike security.

Discounts on D-Locks

The Transport & Parking Office sells D-locks at a subsidised price.

If your bike is stolen

If your bike is stolen on campus, please contact the Police and the University’s Security team.

Abandoned bikes

Abandoned bikes take up valuable bike parking space at the University's sites. The University removes abandoned bikes from within and around University property, following a process agreed with and supported by Police Scotland.

Bike theft statistics

For student & staff awareness, a summary report on bike thefts is published quarterly.