The Bike Station is Edinburgh's bicycle recycling and cycling promotion charity. They repair unwanted bikes and put them back on the road, provide bike maintenance training, and refurbish bikes to promote cycling as a healthy and sustainable means of transport across Edinburgh and the Lothians.
Soul Cycles accept donations of bikes
1 Brougham Place
Bikes can be taken to the Reuse Cabins in Edinburgh. See Community Recycling Centres Edinburgh.
Brake the Cycle take old and unwanted bikes and renovate them. The bikes are then given away to community organisations (and other orgs), youth groups and children.
The Brake the Cycle team will collect your bike for free and take it to one of their workshops.
Units 1 & 2, North Leith Sands
Lindsay Road Industrial Estate
T: 07763581129 on Wednesday to Sunday/07813172426 on Sunday to Wednesday
If you live in East Lothian you can take your old bike to the Community Recycling Centres at Kinwegar or North Berwick and The Bike Station will collect from there. See Community Recycling Centres East Lothian.
The Community Inclusion Team at West Lothian Council repair and refurbish bicycles for donation to community groups and schools. Bikes can be taken to the West Lothian Community Recycling Centres (See Community Recycling Centres West Lothian) or to the following address:
Units 4 & 5
T: 01506 773 665
The Bike Station also provide training on how to fix your bike.
Due to Covid-19, Bike Maintenance Classes have been put on hold. Please keep an eye on this webpage or check their social media for future updates.