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Free wifi in Middlesbrough

Wifi in the town centre

We have free wifi available in the town centre, so you can stay connected while you're shopping or enjoying a well-earned coffee break.

Wifi name: free_mbro_towncentre

Wifi in our venues

We have free wifi available in a number of our venues, so you can check your email on the go, or let us know how much you enjoyed your museum visit.

You can access the free wifi at:

  • Captain Cook Birthplace Museum
  • Customer Centre at Middlesbrough House
  • Dorman Museum
  • Myplace
  • Transporter Bridge visitor centre

Wifi name: MBC Guest

Using the free wifi in leisure venues


First time user

  • Go to 'settings' on your device and select 'MBC Guest'
  • Go to the website you want to access
  • Create an account - enter a username, password and complete the registration process
  • Select 'Sign on' and add your username and password
  • If you're happy with the Acceptable Use Policy, select 'accept'
  • Change your password and select 'submit'
  • Access the free Wi-Fi

How to login

  • Go to 'settings' on your device and select 'MBC Guest'
  • Go to the website you want to access
  • Enter your username and password and select 'sign on'
  • Access the free Wi-Fi

Wifi in Community Hubs and Libraries

We have free wifi available in all of our Community Hubs and Libraries. You can check your email, apply for jobs, and more. You can even print documents over the wifi (available in all libraries except Neptune and Rainbow).

Free wifi is available at:

  • Acklam Community Hub and Library
  • Central Library
  • Easterside Community Hub and Library
  • Grove Hill Community Hub and Library
  • Hemlington Community Hub and Library
  • Marton Community Hub and Library
  • Neptune Library (Berwick Hills)
  • Newport Community Hub
  • North Ormesby Community Hub and Library
  • Rainbow Library
  • Thorntree Community Hub and Library

Wifi name: MBCLibraries

To use the free wifi at hubs and libraries, you need to be registered for our digital offer.

Once you're registered, you can log in using your library card and PIN.

Acceptable use policy

By using the council's free wifi network, you agree to the acceptable use policy.

  • The internet access is filtered to prevent access to web sites deemed to be inappropriate by the council's internet policies.
  • Users should not use the internet from this building in any manner that violates any laws or regulations.
  • Users should not use the internet from this building in any manner that may cause anxiety or distress to others.
  • Do not leave your device unattended. You are responsible for your own device and for the safety and security of that device.
  • You are responsible for protecting your device against viruses, malware and any other downloadable data that may affect the operation of your device.
  • Please be aware of your surroundings and afford privacy to other users.
  • For advice about online safety please visit Get Safe Online or a similar site.
  • Staff are not responsible for providing assistance or advice about your wireless device or its settings.
  • The council will not accept any responsibility for any personal browsing by any person who uses their own device to access the internet via a wifi connection in any council premises.

Information about how your data is collected and stored is available in the town centre wifi privacy notice.