The Higher Solent shelter is a larger version of the popular Solent shelter. It has been modified to cover 2-tier racks and still provide better weather protection than a standard open-sided shelter.

Features & Benefits

  • Modern and curved design.
  • Galvanised and powder coated mild steel construction – Most standard RAL colours available.
  • Large 75 x 75 x 3 box section.
  • Thick 5mm PETg UV2
  • Available with clear PET or coloured aluminium composite panels.
  • Capacity: Rows can be as long as required.
  • Ideal for our high capacity Josta 2-tier racks

Why this product is so good

With this shelter, the bikes are protected from the elements on three sides. Gates and covered walkways can be added to form this shelter into a lockable shelter or compound.

This cycle shelter can be used to help demonstrate compliance with BREEAM and achieve a high BREEAM rating.*
This cycle shelter can be used to help contribute towards gaining your 2 ENE8 Cycle Storage Credits when used in an appropriate situation, under the Code for Sustainable Homes.

*Cycle-works and its products and services are not affiliated, endorsed or certified by BRE Global or its affiliates. All rights are reserved.


Layout & Space Requirements


Each shelter can be custom made to fit a specific site.


  • Height: 2750mm
  • Depth: 2300mm
  • Length: As required


This shelter is usually surface mounted onto concrete. This can be a complete base or concrete pads under the shelter uprights. However, we recommend embedding the supporting legs for sites that are very exposed to the wind.


Materials, Locking Mechanisms & Accessories

Material Options

These shelters are made of galvanised and powder coated mild steel. The standard cladding is manufactured from 5mm UV stable, shatterproof, impact-resistant and non-combustible translucent PET material. Alupanel cladding is also available.

Locking Mechanisms & Options

The cyclist can lock the bike frame and wheels to the 2-tier rack with their own chain or D-lock.


Advertising & Branding

Advertising or user instructions can be attached to the units.


Issues & FAQ

Issues to consider


The units are initially a substantial investment. However, the extra cost is usually outweighed by the increase in cycle parking capacity and security that they provide.

This allows our customers to meet building requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you sell to private households?

Not really for this product, simply because we have found that other products are more suitable and cost-effective for home storage.

What about maintenance?

The units have been designed to allow easy cleaning under and around, by water hoses or normal street cleaning equipment.

Customers & Sites

We installed this product for many sites, including some of the following categories:

  • Councils
  • Hospitals & Healthcare
  • Schools, Colleges, Universities
  • Architects & Construction Companies
  • Transport Operators – Train/Bus /Air
  • Major Employers
  • Bike Stations
  • Residential

We have worked directly for most of the major construction companies, or as a subcontractor. We have worked directly for:

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Please contact us for a quotation.