Southampton Bike Kitchen

We want to help you fix your own bike!

Southampton Bike Kitchen is a DIY workshop where Southampton residents can learn the skills necessary to fix their own bikes. Set up by My Journey Southampton, this service is Southampton's first ever 'Bike Kitchen' and has been open since February 2016 - first at SoMakeIt, and now at The Hub Cycleworks

** Please note that the Southampton Bike Kitchen and Monty's Bike Kitchen are suspended at this time due to the current situation regarding Covid-19. Once they resume, we will update our Events pages which you can access here. **

How it works

You fix your bike yourself - with help from our knowledgeable volunteers.

Volunteers will on hand to answer any questions, provide help, guidance and advice.

Use the space and equipment for FREE!

Please note: you will be required to work on your own bike at all times. Bikes do not get serviced or repaired by the volunteers. If you need replacement parts or more extensive repairs, these can be provided by the Hub Cycleworks at a cost.  Wear suitable clothing and be prepared to get your hands dirty!

When to visit


Drop in sessions are available to everyone on Wednesday nights (during winter months) from 7.00pm-9.00pm.

Where to find us

Southampton Bike Kitchen kindly hosted by The Hub Cycleworks, a bicycle shop located at 107-109 Shirley Rd, Southampton SO15 3FF. 

For more details visit Southampton Bike Kitchen's website or contact our cycling development officer Ruth Magennis at

Southampton Repair Cafe

If you can't make the Bike Kitchen drop in sessions then try visiting Bike2Basics Facebook page to find out about their free bike checks and repair services. Bike2Basics are at the Southampton Repair Cafe the first Saturday of every month. Repair Café offers tools and materials to help with other repairs of items such as jewellery, clothing and electrical items. You’ll also find expert volunteers who can help with these types of repairs too.  For more information visit Southampton Repair Cafe

Monty's Bike Hub

Monty's Bike Hub is a new and exciting social enterprise located at 59 Montague Avenue in Sholing, Southampton. Monty's Bike Hub offers free drop bike repair sessions every Wednesday night, as well as selling second hand bicycles and replacement parts. The profits go back into the running of Monty's Community Hub, which offers fun activities and opportunities to the children and young people in the local area. For more information, please go to their website or like them on Facebook.

See you at the next drop in session!


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