WHAT IS THE CYCLE CIRCUIT?
The Cycle Circuit is a 0.94 mile closed road facility designed specifically for cycling, and hosts cycling and other activities throughout the year. The facility comprises the circuit and the clubhouse, which contains the main hall, a classroom, a kitchen, changing rooms and toliets.
The facility is available for hire to groups wishing to secure exclusive use. See below on rules for Public Access.
DOES THE CIRCUIT ALLOW PUBLIC ACCESS?
When the circuit is hired out it is NOT open to the public to use in any way. This is for safety reasons to avoid accidents and because the circuit has been hired for PRIVATE use.
Other than during booked events, the circuit is open for general public use free of charge. Cyclists coming on to the circuit at other times must ride in the same direction as those already there.
When a racing event is progress, access would be STRICTLY PROHIBITED. When a coaching or training event is in progress, the organiser MAY ask you to move to an unused section of the circuit, or not allow you access AT ALL
WHAT ARE THE TIMES OF BOOKABLE SESSIONS?
The normal session times available for booking the circuit facilities are: Morning 8.30 – 12.30, Afternoon 13.00 – 17.00, Evening 17.30 – 21.30
HOW MUCH IS THE FACILITY HIRE?
The Cycle Circuit hire cost is a minimum of £75 (or £3 per head if more than 25 circuit users) per four hour session.
The circuit hire fee includes use of the main hall and kitchen.
Hire of the Classroom is available at £30 for a four hour session.
The main hall is available for hire at £40 for four hours, but cannot be booked if a circuit event is booked.
For opening/closing the facility, an additional £25 caretaker charge is applicable per each day of use.
To book the main hall only, please contact us.
CAN I CANCEL MY BOOKING?
You will have seven days before your event starts to cancel your booking. However, if seven days have elapsed between the date that you made the booking to the date of cancellation there shall be no refund
CAN I GET HELP MAKING A BOOKING?
Please watch the video below on how to make a booking, or use our “Contact Us” page to ask for help
WHERE CAN I FIND THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS?
People hiring the circuit or the facilities agree to the Circuit Terms and Conditions
People using the circuit must adhere to the Minet Park notices – they are displayed at every entrance to the Cycle Circuit facility
Read about our mission statement here
Currently, we are not able to take bookings for any Fixed Gear/Wheel events.
ARE THERE LOCKERS AVAILABLE?
There are plenty of lockers to store your valuables. Ask your event organiser for details. We highly recommend that you do not leave valuables in your car.
IS THERE PARKING AVAILABLE?
Parking at the circuit is limited. When parking on the access road, please consider that emergency vehicles may need to access the circuit.
Additional parking is available at Minet Lodge found at the end of Springfield Road
ARE SHOWERS AVAILABLE?
Although both Male and Female changing facilities, there are no public showers available within the Cycle Circuit facility.
However, showers are available for public use in Goals football centre.
CAN I FILM OR USE A DRONE AT THE CIRCUIT?
IS THERE A RISK ASSESSMENT AVAILABLE?
A Risk Assessment for Racing has been prepared by British Cycling and can be accessed here. Events that are covered by other governing bodies or event types, such as coaching, may require an additional risk assessment to be prepared and executed
IS WIFI AVAILABLE AT THE CIRCUIT?
Free WiFi is available in the club house, but the range does not extend outside very far outside of the ClubHouse. The access code is displayed on the notice board inside the club house
WHAT PROVISION IS THERE FOR FIRST AID?
Every event at the circuit requires a First Aider with a current appropriate certificate to be available. There is a fully stocked First Aid Treatment Room in the club house. If you use any medical supplies, please leave a note so that equipment can be restocked. First Aid bags are not permitted to leave the circuit