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[Image taken 19.1.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] This is the access to/from the supermarket for cyclists, peds, mobility scooters and wheelchair users. But if - as is not uncommon - all the parent and ch ... [more]

[Image taken 19.1.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Sheffield racks. Under cover. Well lit. But not easy to find or to access - there is family car parking along the entire cycle parking area - see also: # ... [more]

[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 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]

[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]

[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]

[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]

[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]

[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]

[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.] 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 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]

[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]

[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 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]

[Image taken 18.9.21] Rawcliffe Park and Ride, Rawcliffe, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Sheffields (cycle racks) and cycle lockers. Good practice. Other images here today see: #174305 and links

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] These racks are in use despite being the doubleheight/stacked ones many people physically can't use, because of the design of their cycle, or on account o ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The racks are empty. The car parking is full. See also: #173830 and links. Other images today: #173825 and links

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The racks are empty, depressingly the car park is full. See also: #173830 and links. Other images today: #173825 and links

[Ima[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The racks are empty. The car parking is full. See also: #173830, #173833, #173834. Other images today: #173825 and links

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] There's a cycle map of York where most people accessing/returning to the cycle parking would find it. Plus: the racks are the Sheffield design, well space ... [more]

[Image taken 31.8.21] Yearsley Pool, York. A mobility scooter fits into the racks. Unlike motorcycles these do not create air or noise pollution or intimidate people on foot or cycles. I was pleased to see this. The pool has a hoist and Yor ... [more]

[Image taken 31.8.21] Yearsley Pool, York. All racks at the pool in one image. Other images another day and local issues see also: #173598 and links. Other image here today: #173666. Other images taken today: #173662 and links.

[Image taken 23.8.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. Good practice: Sheffield racks close to the entrance. Further images this subject today see: #173598 and links.

[Image taken 23.8.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. Good practice: Sheffield racks and just a couple of metres from the entrance (adjacent to the blue door in the image). They are empty as the pool was closed. Further images this su ... [more]

[Image taken 23.8.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. Good practice: Sheffield racks. This is a small number of cycles compared with pre-covid use: ie (a) when you didn't need to book for a swim) and (b) during afterschool child swimm ... [more]

[Image taken 23.8.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. Good practice: Sheffield racks, easy to find - next to the entrance, under cover, and (sadly necessary) with signs advising people to lock their cycles. The image was taken when th ... [more]

[Image taken 17.7.21] Tanner Row junction with Rougier Street, York. The Tier bays have been relocated. The original markings are still visible. Other image this subject today: #172110 and links

[Image taken 17.7.21] Tanner Row junction with Rougier Street, York. The Tier bays have been moved. They blocked access to/from the Sheffields (cycle racks). They prevented access to the information totem. Other image this subject today: #1 ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.19] Bishopthorpe Road, York. Southlands Methodist Church (http://southlandsmethodistchurch.org.uk/). This handrail is used to secure cycles to. Definitely 'needs must' not 'best practice'. I'm baffled a Church does not unde ... [more]

[Image taken 15.7.19] Bishopthorpe Road, York. Southlands Methodist Church (http://southlandsmethodistchurch.org.uk/) This ad hoc accommodating of people who cycle is considered acceptable by the Church. There is a small car park but not ev ... [more]

[Image taken 10.7.21] Bishopthorpe Road, York. Southlands Methodist Church (http://southlandsmethodistchurch.org.uk/). Happening on these was a welcome surprise. The email exchange with the Church in July 2019 had given me the impression it ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Best practice: a sticker on the top bar of the cycle rack and a clear and large symbol on the ground. Plus there's lots of space to enable the person to move him- herself ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Best practice: marking the top bar of the cycle rack and painting a clear and large symbol on the ground. See also: #170171 and links.

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Best practice: often the ends of lines of racks or the outsides of groups have additional space or odd-sized spaces that can be designated for wider or longer cycles, for ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Best practice: sticker on the top bar designating this Sheffield rack for oversized rigs reinforced by a painted symbol on the ground. See also: #170171 and #170173. Othe ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Two examples of best practice - though, as with all the examples on the campus, you have to know they exist and where to find them. A designated disabled space (see: #170 ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Mathematics building, University of York, York. A cycle parking space designated for disabled users - clearly visible due to the painted symbol on the ground. There's also a sticker on top bar of the rack. Plus a publi ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Vanbrugh College, University of York, near the radio station. This rack is stickered as for use by disabled users. However, it is just a sticker - no modification. For all users, the racks are too close to the wall, pl ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] York St John University, De Grey Street, York. These seem like a modern take on the old fashioned long discredited ‘wheelbenders’. The only contact with the rack is the wheel – could a heavy cycle fall and buckle ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] York St John University, De Grey Street, York. This cycle is not supported other than by the front wheel. I can't see any benefit of this design of rack over Sheffields (see: #168843). I feel this is reflected in the fa ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] York St John University, De Grey Street, York. These are in the same location as the Sheffields in: #168843 but only one person is using these. I think this is due to the design. See more images of these racks from toda ... [more]

[Image taken 10.5.21] York St John University, York. Sheffields (cycle racks) on De Grey Street. Easy to access for most people and for most designs of cycle. Compare with: #168844. See also: #168845, #168846

[Update: the same cycle was flyparked here on 29.9.21] [Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Cycle attached to tree protector shows need for cycle racks here. There are Sheffields at the far ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21] City of York Council main site, between Toft Green, Station Road and Station Rise, York. Cycle parking for staff. Spacious, stylish, historical. Other cycle parking nearby: #168501

[Image taken 4.5.21] Hudson Quarter (between Toft Green, Station Road and Station Rise) York. I assume these are cycle racks. Is the design intended to be the logo of the development? Are they based on this idea: #168498, #168499?

[Image taken from: https://road.cc/content/news/30804-lambeth-commission-spells-success-cyclehoop] Waterloo Road junction with Morley Street, London. These Cyclehoops spell out the name of the borough of Lambeth close to its border with Sou ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.20] Rowntree Park, York. The Sheffields (cycle rack design) have space in front and behind. They are therefore easy to get into and out of - roll in, roll onwards - important if you have mobility issues, a health condition ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. This cycle is parked on its stand. It doesn't need support from the Sheffield stand (rack). It does need to be secured. The owner uses a heavy chain. The owner is female and needs to be able t ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Asda, Layerthorpe, York. One Sheffield has been removed as a trial. There is now 115cm between the racks where the space between the remaining Sheffields is around 57cm. I think this is the reason two of the three cycle ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] The Manager at Asda, Layerthorpe, York has responded quickly to my request for improved spacing between racks. He has already removed one Sheffield between two others. There is now 115cm between the racks. I could acces ... [more]

[Image taken 8.10.19] The cycle parking at Asda, Harrogate after relocation in 2019. Under cover, well lit, and very close to the trolley park. See also: #166185

[Image taken 8.10.19] In 2019 following discussions with the Manager, the cycle parking at Asda, Harrogate was improved. The existing free-standing racks were relocated. The original location (see: https://goo.gl/maps/4MNybwfkafDREEycA) was ... [more]

Update - see: #166683. [Image taken 24.3.21] The cycle parking at Asda, Layerthorpe, York is close to the entrance and the trolleys. (It is therefore an example of good practice - see overview of these issues: #167030). The racks are very e ... [more]

Update - see: #166683. [Image taken 24.3.21] Asda, Layerthorpe, York has cycle parking. But the racks are too close together. On 24.3.21 I decided I would speak to someone about it. The Store Manager immediately came out to speak to me. At ... [more]

[Image taken 12.12.20] Monks Cross Park&Ride, Community Stadium, Huntington, York, two Saturdays before Christmas. First ever users of the cycle parking at the community stadium at Vangarde/Monks Cross (www.york.gov.uk/CommunityStadium)? Se ... [more]

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