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No significant provision for cycling on the new Ely Southern bypass

Cyclists Dismount. Why? Ridiculous

"Car storage is free of charge: Tell your friends, Come back soon." (to our congested, polluted city) This city once organized a march against a 30p car parking charge. We found it quite a hostile place for cycling.

Wide shared-use footway through the railway underpass.

Wide shared-use footway through the railway underpass.

The new traffic signals to control flow through the railway underpass have no signals to help walkers / cyclists.

Cycleway alongside the Ely Southern Bypass connects here with the National Cycle Network route 11. Cyclists Dismount does not mean No Cycling and so why is it there? Is it to appease other users? See #106639. Some drone footage of the ... [more]

On the cycleway attached to the Ely Southern Bypass.

The access to the cycleway is a bit odd, we've ridden along a few hundred yards of grass along the top of an embankment to this point, there's no path up to it from the asphalt road below. Bollards guard the entrance (usually there to stop ... [more]

Approach to the cycleway alongside the Ely Southern Bypass. At the moment there's a stretch of grass for a few hundred metres rather than the low road on the right.

The cycle parking that was on the platform (right) has been moved in front of the station (left).

All the on-platform cycle parking that was here into the distance has been removed. There's a cycle parking area outside the front of the station.

Secure Cycle Parking area - which requires an electronic fob to access.

A pump and workstand with tools are among the double decker cycle parking outside Ely Station.

Cycle Parking outside Ely station

Cut-through to the riverside, Ely

Cycle parking needed at The Maltings, Ely

Cycle parking at Peacock's Tearoom and the Babylon Gallery, Ely

No Cycling on Lavender Green, Ely

More cycle parking needed on Ely's Market Place

Cycle parking hidden just off Ely's Market Place

City Cycle Centre, Ely

Cycle parking in central Ely

No Motor Vehicles in Ely's Market Place

Stage coach station and no-cycling alley

Cycle parking hidden at the rear of Ely Museum

Sign for mystery Cycle Route

NCN route 11 (and in the distance a cut-through to the East Cambs Council car park)

Very poor stretch of cycle lane

New cycle stands at Ely College

Poor cycle parking at Ely College

Dropped kerb needed

Shared-use path in the new developments north of Ely

Shared-use path in the new developments north of Ely

Shared-use path in the new developments north of Ely

Lots of covered cycle parking at the Lantern Primary School, Ely

Shared-use path and covered cycle parking at the Lantern Primary School, Ely

Shared-use route crossing primary school entrance, Ely

Lots of covered cycle parking at The Lantern Primary School, Ely

Shared-use paths in the new developments north of Ely

Shared-use paths in the new developments north of Ely

Access to Ely College, closed out of hours

Shared-use paths in the new developments north of Ely

Link to shared-use path in the new developments north of Ely

Shared-use path in the new developments north of Ely

Footpath with shared-use path to the right

Cut-through to footpath (left) and shared-use paths (right)

Start of shared-use path in the new developments north of Ely

Dropped kerb needed

A useful cut-through if the barriers were removed

Signed as a dead-end at the entry to this road

Shared-use footway on the northern edge of Ely

Dropped kerb needed

Dropped kerb needed

Plenty of room for a cycle track here

It's not clear if this on-road or a shared-use footway.

North end of shared-use path parallel to the A10 west of Ely

Link to shared-use path parallel to the A10 west of Ely

Shared-use path parallel to the A10 west of Ely

Shared-use path parallel to the A10 west of Ely

Start of shared-use path parallel to the A10 west of Ely

Cut-through in the new developments west of Ely

Shared-use path in the new developments west of Ely

Shared-use paths in the new developments west of Ely

Cut-through in the new developments west of Ely leading to a wide footway

Nice wide cut-through in the new developments west of Ely

NCN route 11 heading north from Ely

The Hovis Natiional Byway leaving Ely

Cycle stands at the tourist information office, Ely

Paltry amount of overflow parking at Tesco, Ely

Double-decker parking is appearing all over - even where there's no possible reason for it, such as here.

Shelter for mopeds/scooters, Ely station

Cycle stands and shared-use path, Jubilee Gardens, Ely

Bikes parked in random places, Ely

Tesco access crossing the shared-use route from Ely station to the town

Secure bike parking area at Ely station

Bike & Go rental bikes at Ely station, with a banner advertising them, and covered double-deck parking, with an instruction sign.

The Drayman's Son

Unsegregated shared use, except where it isn't.

See also #53575 Bike & Go bikes in place on Ely station. They look like the Minerva hire bikes you see a lot in Cambridge but are actually made by Raleigh.

Lots of cycle parking at Ely station, virtually full except for the newest stands at the south end

A crash happened here causing a cyclist to have a very severly damaged leg. The court found that the driver was at fault, but he only got a six point penalty and £300 costs. Unfortunately this link is broken: http://www.cambridge-n ... [more]

Not really a pedalo, more a bicycle on floats.

Cyclists Slow Down sign on Ely Riverside

At a new supermarket in Ely.

Unexpected bonus due to a 39 minute delay at Ely was this steam engine, in light steam but pulled into the station by a diesel. On its way to an event at Dereham.

Tactile paving is just a pointless nuisance unless it is installed correctly. Worse, it will confuse the people that it is supposed to help. This is an example of how people put tactiles down without bothering to find out how it is suppo ... [more]

Tactile paving is just a pointless nuisance unless it is installed correctly. Worse, it will confuse the people that it is supposed to help. This is an example of how people put tactiles down without bothering to find out how it is suppo ... [more]

The area around Ely cathedral could be opened up for cycling.

"Get Pedalling this Summer" bus advertising by Cycle Cambridge

Greys of Ely coach with wheel cup and bolts sticking out. The bus driver was going in and out of the cycle lane along Milton Road. As a result of the bus driver invading the cycle lane the only safe place for the cyclist is away from the bu ... [more]

A nearby NCN sign #8321 says Cambridge 24, but the footpath says only 16. directional signage

directional signage

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