Access to and around the University is easy on a bicycle. Cycling facilities outside and inside the campus have been constructed as a response to the recent increase in the number of cyclists travelling to the campus. The University of Limerick is a smarter travel campus: with the support of Limerick Smarter Travel, the University is committed to the promotion of sustainable modes of travel.

Bike Hub Facilities

Secure bike parking facilities are available in the Bike Hub which is in the Foundation Building car park.

To request access to the Bike Hub, email BikeHub@ul.ie  with “Access to the Bike Hub Request” in the subject header.

You will then receive an email requesting you to register your details and your name will be added to the list of registered users. You will be notified of registration and given instructions on use. Your ID card will then allow you to access the Bike Hub.

Bike Maintenance Classes

A bike mechanic operates on Tuesdays in the Student Life Courtyard as part of the Farmer's Market. 

Cycle Friendly Accommodation Information

Cappavilla Village - On Campus

Cappavilla Village has two secure 24 hour access bike shelters which can only be accessed by residents of Cappavilla Village using their own apartment swipe card. Both of these shelters are located on the ground floor on either side of the village. Please note that you are strongly advised to lock your bicycle to the racks provided within the shelters. For further information on these shelters, please contact the village reception.

Dromroe Village - On Campus

Dromroe Village has a secure 24 hour access bike shelter which can only be accessed by residents of Dromroe Village using an apartment swipe card. The shelter is located in the centre of the village at ground floor level. Please note that you are strongly advised to lock your bicycle to the racks provided within the shelters. For further information on these shelters, please contact the village reception.

Kilmurry Village - On Campus

Kilmurry Village has numerous secure 24 hour access bike shelters which can only be accessed by residents of Kilmurry Village using a fob. These shelters are located at various ground floor undercrofts across the village. Please note that you are strongly advised to lock your bicycle to the racks provided within the shelters. For further information on these shelters, please contact the village reception.

Plassey Village - On Campus

Plassey Village has numerous secure 24 hour access bike shelters. which can only be accessed by residents of Plassey Village using a key fob. These shelters are located at various points on ground floor level across the village. 

Quigley Residences - On Campus

Each block of the Quigley Residences has secure 24 hour access bike shelters. These shelters are located at ground floor level upon access into each block. Only residents of Quigley have access to these facilities. 

Thomond Village - On Campus

Thomond Village has numerous secure 24 hour access bike shelters which can only be accessed by residents of Thomond Village using an own apartment swipe card. These shelters are located in hubs just outside each apartment block entrance. 

 

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