The Northern Care Alliance Bike Hire

  • Each NCA staff member is entitled to one 4-week free hire period.
  • Your 4-week free discount code can only be used once.
  • Enter code at check out.
  • Request your code by emailing the NCA Travel Team


Not ready to hire yet?

Fill in the form and Manchester Bikes will call you back. As an NCA employee, we can give you free personal support to get you started on a bike and to help you cycle more often. For instance, this might be free cycle training, help fixing your bike, or just answering questions, such as Which is the best bike? What do I wear? Are there showers at work? How do I best lock my bike up?

Subsidised hire costs after free rental period are:

  • Standard Bike: £10 a week
  • Basic e-bike: £15 a week
  • Mid range e-bike: £25 a week
  • Cargo Bike: £40 a week


Booking takes place in 4 week periods, you will need to do a booking for each 4 week period.
Bikes need to be returned to the shop after each four week period for a safety check.
The shop is open Tuesday - Saturday 9am to 6pm.
200 Chapel Street, Salford, M3 6BY
Closest parking on Browning St.

Can I buy the bike?

Rental bikes are sold off periodically – ask in store for the latest.

New bikes - check our stock - can be bought:

  • Outright - we accept card payment and BACS
  • Cycle to Work Scheme - see Vivup
  • Retail Finance - 12 months interest-free. 24/36 interest bearing, t&c apply).


Book your bike - Pick up from Manchester Bikes in Salford

  • Please read our Terms & Conditions of Hire in the booking form.
  • Watch the How to lock your bike video.
  • Then book your bike - click NCA Bike hire, choose your date then bike.
  • Please note free rent periods still require card details, these act as your security deposit. No money will be taken for free rentals.
  • Booking only for NHS NCA staff, please bring your work ID with you.


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