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[Image taken 11.1.22] Palmer Lane, Hungate, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The racks are close to the entrance to the library (https://exploreyork.org.uk/cafes/hungate-reading-cafe/) that has a cafe and community space/meetin ... [more]

[Image taken 12.1.22] Yearsley pool, staff carpark and cycle parking, Haley's Terrace, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] I took this image to remind myself when responding to cycle parking consultations or talking to people abou ... [more]

Image taken 11.1.22] King Street, York. The onstreet rack (toastrack, Sheffields) is too close to the kerb. Hence the cycles being unstable. Other issue this rack see also: #177527. Other images today: #177526 and links.

Image taken 11.1.22] King Street, York. Substandard onstreet cycle parking (toastrack, Sheffields). The bollard means one space cannot be used. It does not provide protection from other vehicles. Other issue with this rack see: #177528. Oth ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Spark:York, Piccadilly, York. Context: #177343, #177344, #177345. The bollards are insufficiently far from the kerb to protect someone manoeuvring a cycle in/out of the racks and wheeling it into the road before hopping ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Spark:York, Piccadilly, York. Context: #177343, #177344, #177346. The racks are well spaced with 1.2m between uprights. However, the racks are too close to the kerb: a standard cycle is 1.8m long (Table 5-1: Size and mi ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Spark:York, Piccadilly, York. There's a bus stop on the opposite side of the road. It looks perhaps too far away to impact on people using the racks here. But it's not just one service that uses the stop. There can be a ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Spark:York, Piccadilly, York. There is a lot of cycle parking around Spark:York (www.sparkyork.org/). These onstreet toastrack Sheffields are the closest. But not the safest. LTN 1/20 (https://assets.publishing.service. ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Bluebird Bakery, Acomb Road, York. On the site of the former Bathstore, this branch of Bluebird Bakery (www.bluebirdbakery.co.uk/locations/acomb/) has easy to find, oversized, racks. It’s spacious inside too. Plus it' ... [more]

[Image taken 4.1.21] Tanner's Moat, York. When racks are too close to a solid upright cycles cannot be positioned sufficiently far forward to be stable. When a cycle is unstable, the front wheel turns, as here. Loading a cycle, for example ... [more]

[Image taken 4.1.21] Brewdog, Micklegate, York. The restaurant merits an extended popup seating area - in the road. Yet, CYC says there's no more room for bike racks ie car parking cannot be converted into onstreet cycle parking. Plus some ... [more]

[Image taken 4.1.21] Micklegate, York. The "temporary" location for Tier hire e-scooters and hire e-bikes (see: #164327 and #164581). Yet, over a year on the Tiers are still here and the cycle parking is close to full. On a cold if bright w ... [more]

Perhaps the next cycle parking guide needs a sentence or two suggesting that when racks are installed, care should be taken to ensure that people making use of them do not need to wear waders to do so.

Stretford Public Hall has covered cycle parking. Space for 10 bikes. A large car park that could be put to other uses.

[Image taken 1.12.21] Jorvik Gillygate Practice, Woolpack House, The Stonebow, junction with St Saviours Place, York. Context and links: #176461

[Image taken 1.12.21] Jorvik Gillygate Practice, Woolpack House, The Stonebow, junction with St Saviours Place, York. Context and links: #176461

[Image taken 1.12.21] Jorvik Gillygate Practice, Woolpack House, The Stonebow, junction with St Saviours Place, York. The practice [www.jorvikgillygatepractice.co.uk/] has quite a lot of cycle parking: appropriate for a city centre practice ... [more]

Cycle hangar at Burnbank Gardens.

[UPDATE: I saw on 23.11.21 the racks were clear again. An email from the contractor explained: "Apologies, we had issues with our vehicle on Friday afternoon which meant I had to leave them in the location. These will be removed on Monday m ... [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] [NOTE: streetview shows the previous structures on this site.] LNER Community Stadium, Huntington, York. One of the many car parks at the stadium and leisure/health facilities that were completed in 2020. Yet there i ... [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] I just touched the rear wheel and the cycle tipped. It did not fall as it is secured to the upright of the Sheffield-style support. However, ... [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] The cage (see also: #175855 and links) housed a cycle on my most recent visit. However, the cycle parking is of the 'toastrack' design - She ... [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Well, I was wrong (see: #175428) you can get a cycle in and shut and lock the gate but... #175856, #175857. Other images today: #175851 and ... [more]

The start of the Bowline viaduct. Steps and a ramp connect the path to the canal towpath off to the right.

Poorly spaced cycle stands installed too close to a wall, outside Waitrose. See also #94150.

[Image taken 12.11.21] B&Q, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. The cycle is ‘secured’ only by the front wheel. I suggested the owner turn his cycle sideways across the ‘wheelbenders’ and secure the frame on his next visit. Other captions ... [more]

[Image taken 9.11.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE no street view at this location.] The racks at Lidl are now very often oversubscribed. More are needed and there is space. They are practical: access is not blocked (or rarely), they are ... [more]

[Image taken 8.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, York/Huntington. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous layout of this site] Two ‘York’cycles on the Sheffields (racks) near Greggs/Boots. The cycle on the left is not supported by the rack. ... [more]

All but two of the original Nextbike hire stands at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery have been removed, and the fixings on those remaining are partly pulled out, so hire bikes are being left on the visitor cycle parking stands, causing congestio ... [more]

[Correction: #175855 and links] [Image taken 31.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] A locked shed with a toastrack Sheffield stand (cycle parking) and seven loose uprights. The racks is clearl ... [more]

The cycle parking outside the Kelvin Hall has now been installed (see #173729). It is quite close to the wall.

[Image taken 23.10.21] Between Greggs and Boots, Monks Cross retail park, York/Huntington. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous layout of this site] Saturday of half term and the racks here are full. A family of three came and reclaimed the ... [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Asda, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. This was my approach route. But how to reach the cycle parking? Or even find out where is it? (And as for finding your way on a cycle out of any of the car parks here and back to th ... [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Asda, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context: #175245 and links.

[Image taken 23.10.21] Asda, York. Saturday of a half term and it seemed Monks Cross was the place, the only place, to go... There was also a match on at the LNER stadium nearby. The racks at Asda were nearly full and getting to them was a ... [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Aldi, Kathryn Avenue, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. The Sheffields here are too close together to be practical (see: #175243 and links). But at the end of a run of racks there can be room for a 'York'cycle and even a ... [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Aldi, Kathryn Avenue, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. The Sheffields (racks) are under cover- tick. They are quite close to the trolley bay - sufficient that you can keep an eye on your stuff while collecting/returning ... [more]

[Image taken 24.10.21] In front of Dunelm (retail outlet), Clifton Moor retail park, York. [NOTE: streetview shows previous layout of car park.] Context: #175237 and links.

[Image taken 24.10.21] In front of Dunelm (retail outlet), Clifton Moor retail park, York. [NOTE: streetview shows previous layout of car park.] 100cm is the minimum recommended width between supports. But I believe this should be a minimum ... [more]

[Image taken 24.10.21] In front of Dunelm (retail outlet), Clifton Moor retail park, York. [NOTE: streetview shows previous layout of car park.] If space is left - but the gap is protected - ends of runs of racks can provide valuable parkin ... [more]

[Image taken 24.10.21] In front of Dunelm (retail outlet), Clifton Moor retail park, York. Context: #175237 and links.

[Image taken 24.10.21] In front of Dunelm (retail outlet), Clifton Moor retail park, York. [NOTE: streetview shows previous layout of car park.] Sheffields (racks); close to the entrance - no signage needed; protected by bollards from the m ... [more]

[Image taken 18.10.21] Bootham Row, York. Context: #175198. Aisles should be rather wider so people can get into and out of racks without difficult or needing to lift a cycle and without damaging other cycles see: #175106, standard and link ... [more]

[Image taken 18.10.21] Bootham Row, York. Context and links: #175198, #175200. Other images today: #175196 and links.

[Image taken 18.10.21] Bootham Row, York. Toastrack Sheffields. A local cycle campaigner said these had come from the city centre. I didn't know they were here - there's no sign to them from the main road (Bootham) or any other clue. And I' ... [more]

The Clydeside Distillery has some cycle parking stands under a shelter.

[Image taken 20.10.21] Parliament Street, York. Is the large e-cargo cycle -what I would call a ‘York’cycle - with the box for transporting people, pets or goods, a Babboe? A bakfiets (www.bakfiets.com/)? Something else? It's been tidil ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Waitrose considers this to be cycle parking that should relieve the pressure on the other racks at this site: #175107. Context and comment: #17 ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] On previous visits this area had cars parked in it. Could it be used for cycle parking? It's close to one of the shop entrances and has a troll ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] This design - joined - of cycle parking are known as 'toastracks'. The upstand of the linking rails (around 3.5cm here) mean every user has to ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. Planters from the other side: #175115, measurements between those bollards: #175112. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Other images today: #175105 and links.

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The planters (see also: #175116) are attractive but are a further obstruction en route to the 'Toblerone'-shaped Sheffields (racks) on the far ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. Outside space for the cafe but the tables and chairs obscure any sign of the additional racks (see: #175115) intended for customers who cycle to this outlet. And obstruct access to th ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context: #175111. Other images today: #175105 and links.

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The route to/from the additional cycle parking is obstructed (see: #175112, #175117, #175127). The racks (see: #175115) are so far away even a ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Since I most recently lobbied Waitrose for more racks and more space to access them and for people to load up in, disabled parking spaces have ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The overlapping is the result of the lack of an 'aisle' - see: #175106. Other images today: #175105 and links.

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] This is the 'aisle'. You can't get between the racks to access your cycle if the gap is just 57cm. Table 11-2: Recommended and minimum dimensio ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The minimum recommended gap between securing/supporting uprights is 100cm. But I think that is too narrow for cycle parking at retail outlets a ... [more]

[Image taken 17.10.21] Nuffield Hospital, Haxby Road, York. So. Much. Clutter. This image also shows that it would be difficult to access the racks/cycles parked at the far end of this run of Sheffields due to the two angles on the surround ... [more]

[Image taken 17.10.21] Nuffield Hospital, Haxby Road, York. There is room for the trike (or other wider cycle or a group of cycles sharing a lock/locks) only on the end of the run of Sheffields (racks). There is insufficient space between t ... [more]

[Image taken 17.10.21] Nuffield Hospital (www.nuffieldhealth.com/hospitals/york), Haxby Road, York. Good points: a) the cycle parking is easy to spot from the entrance; b) the racks are the Sheffield design. Bad points: a) the cycle ... [more]

A direction sign for the cycle parking at the Golden Jubilee Hospital on the riverside path. The cycle parking has moved due to building work, and has been replaced by a number of double deck units.

The closure at the eastern end of Overnewton Street does not provide for through cycling, the cycle parking stands are past their best, and the driver on Haugh Road has no respect for the road markings.

[Image taken 13.10.21] Asda, Layerthorpe, York. (Image taken for possible use in a cycle parking guide.) Context and links: #174984

[Image taken 13.10.21] Asda, Layerthorpe, York. (Image taken for possible use in a cycle parking guide.) Context and links: #174984

[Image taken 13.10.21] Asda, Layerthorpe, York. (Image taken for possible use in a cycle parking guide.) In April 2021, on request the manager removed a rack to create a wider space. It accommodates cycles with loads or wider cycles. There ... [more]

UPDATE 15.12.21: CYC replied: "I can confirm that the hoops at the front of the Co-op are provided by the Co-op, are temporary and therefore not a breach of planning. The cycle hoops as per 16/02856/FUL are at the rear of the building and a ... [more]

Lots of cycle parking for the student accommodation, but no cover.

Damaged cycle parking in Hope Street.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. The cycle parking is very close to the entrance. Trailer on Sheffields (racks) and notice alerting cyclists to lock their cycles. Context and links see: #174782.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. Context and links see: #174782.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. There's just room to reverse, manoeuvre and for people including in wheelchairs and with buggies to pass. Context and links see: #174782.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. The minimum recommended gap between securing points is 100cm. At 73cm these Sheffields do not meet this. They likely predate the standards such as LTN 1/20 (www.gov.uk/government/ ... [more]

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. Context and links see: #174782.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. Context and links see: #174782.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. Sheffields and lock your cycle notice. Context and links see: #174782.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. The pool entrance is the door behind the blackboard/A-board. Note the clearly displayed lock your cycle notice. Context and links see: #174782.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. The Sheffields (racks) are undercover, easy to find and next to the entrance. There is a second set to the same design on the other side of the entrance visible in: #174785. This ... [more]

[Image taken 8.10.21] Nunnery Lane, York. This flyparked cycle is clear sign of the urgent need for cycle parking. It would support local shops and businesses including on the nearby Bishopthorpe ('Bishy') Road, and the travel choices of cu ... [more]

[Image taken 6.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Insufficient number of racks. Plus the racks are two deep. The Sheffields in the row between the visible ones and the trolley park railings ar ... [more]

[Image taken 6.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Clear cycle parking signposting: Tick. Sheffield design racks: Tick. Number of racks: Insufficient. Fail. Accessible/inclusive options: Fail. ... [more]

Popular cycle parking shelter serving adjacent tower block. Could do with expanded provision.

Simple access between the canal bank at Port Dundas Basin and Payne Street.

The area around the old boat has been tidied up and new paths laid.

Redeveloped canal bank at Port Dundas Basin.

[Image taken 4.10.21] Tanner’s Moat, York. The space a cargo cycle requires. Other image this cycle here today: #174585, and links

[Image taken 4.10.21] Tanner’s Moat, York. The space a cargo cycle requires – to get in/out - and around it. Second image this cycle here today: #174586. Other image today: #174579 and links

Poor cycle parking at new development in Minerva Street, now in use. Update on #172680. Very close to COP26 venue.

Very poor cycle parking at fitness centre in Minerva Way. One user has lifted bike over to lock to rear of framework.

[Image taken 24.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow, York. The rack is too close to the wall (see: #166711) as well as, well, too everything... Other images today: #174389 and links.

[Image taken 24.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow, York. The measurements in squares are those relevant to this position of this toastrack Sheffield design of cycle parking. The stats without squares relate to the positioning of the rack yesterday! ... [more]

[Image taken 24.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow, York. Previous location of cycle parking on 20.9.21: #174329. Other images this subject today: #174390, #174391

A cycle hangar has been provided next to the Wilton Street Fire Path, but the Fire Path itself has still not been adapted to allow cycling through.

[Image taken 21.9.21] Rowntree Park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location. The cycle with the basket requires more space than this design of rack offers. The second cycle is, therefore, at an angle. Other images here today: #174351 a ... [more]

[Image taken 21.9.21] Rowntree Park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The cycle with the rack and child seat leaves no space for a second machine on the other side of the rack. However, as is the case when space is factored in ... [more]

[Image taken 21.9.21] Rowntree Park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location. These two cycles fit/dovetail onto this design of rack as they do not have panniers, baskets, child seats, etc. Other images of this subject today see: #1743 ... [more]

[Image taken 21.9.21] Rowntree Park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location. Original image/caption see: #168287. I was clearly wrong. People have found these racks and recognised them as cycle parking. I am re-posting as the cycles ar ... [more]

[Image taken 21.9.21] North Street, York. The gap visible in: #170012 has gone. There are once again six supports providing 12 cycle parking spaces. However, I felt the gap could have been left and marked for wider cycles or disabled users ... [more]

[Image taken 20.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow junction with Colliergate, York. Unusable cycle parking at a commercial - shopping! - newbuild. 60cm between supports and no space between the rack and the railings - total depth 74cm. Who does the f ... [more]

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