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[Image taken 8.5.22] NCN65, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] A moving cyclist requires around 1m of lateral space. On a track just 1.65m that doesn't leave room to pass any other user easily. The lack of vertical features alon ... [more]

[Image taken 8.5.22] Looking towards York on NCN65. Position very approximate. [Note: No street view at this location.] A runner shows how narrow the original route is... just 1.65cm. Despite this being very popular, a national route, and o ... [more]

[Image taken 8.5.22] Looking away from York towards the temporary path on NCN65. Position very approximate. [Note: No street view at this location.] A clear faultline between old (damaged) and new (pristine) tarmac. Until around January 202 ... [more]

[Image taken 8.5.22] Looking towards York on NCN65. Position very approximate. [Note: No street view at this location.] A landmark people who use the path with recognise but visible from much further away on this temporary path. Other image ... [more]

[Image taken 8.5.22] Looking towards York on NCN65. Position very approximate. [Note: No street view at this location.] Smooth tarmac nearly 3m wide. Other images here today and links: #182563.

[Image taken 8.5.22] Looking towards York from close to the access to NCN65 from Rawcliffe Bar Country Park. Position very approximate. [Note: No street view at this location.] Undamaged tarmac. Unweathered wood. And a cattle grid that does ... [more]

[Image taken 8.5.22] Looking towards York from close to the access to NCN65 from Rawcliffe Bar Country Park. Position very approximate. [Note: No street view at this location.] Context: #176152. The alternative route during the Clifton Ings ... [more]

[Image taken 18.3.22] Clifton Ings, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] Sign that went up today on Clifton Ings (NCN65). It warns of closure for flood defence work between 8am Monday, 4 April 2022 and 23.59 Tuesday, 4 October 2022 ... [more]

[Image taken 26.11.21] Dame Judi Dench Walk, York. [NOTE: The image on streetview shows the gap through the floodwall and works associated with the replacement of Scarborough Bridge in 2018/19 to make it accessible.] Looking towards the gap ... [more]

[Image taken 26.11.21] Dame Judi Dench Walk, York. [NOTE: The image on streetview shows the gap through the floodwall and works associated with the replacement of Scarborough Bridge in 2018/19 to make it accessible.] The narrow slope betwee ... [more]

[Image taken 26.11.21] Dame Judi Dench Walk, York. [NOTE: The image on streetview shows the gap through the floodwall and works associated with the replacement of Scarborough Bridge in 2018/19 to make it accessible.] The higher - white laye ... [more]

[Image taken 25.11.21] Clifton Ings, York. [NOTE: Location approximate and no streetview along the route.] Clifton Ings Flood Alleviation Scheme contact details. More specific finish date than: #176152. The signs are paired along the route. ... [more]

[Image taken 25.11.21] Clifton Ings, York. [NOTE: Location approximate and no streetview along the route.] Clifton Ings Flood Alleviation Scheme details. Very clear. And several of these signs along the route (NCN65). Work started as soon a ... [more]

[Image taken 4.11.21] Context and links: #175473.

[Image taken 4.11.21] Context and links: #175473.

[Image taken 4.11.21] Dame Judi Dench Walk, York. Ongoing flood works have once again closed the access between the riverside and (the accessible) Scarborough Bridge. There is a yellow 'tray' there for use by people who can't manage the ste ... [more]

[Image taken 26.9.21] Fetter Lane, York looking from Skeldergate. This is a steep uphill. You will be making a right turn and therefore crossing traffic, and doing it from a standstill if approaching from the Micklegate, North Street juncti ... [more]

[Image taken 26.9.21] Fetter Lane junction with Skeldergate, York. Overwhelming clutter of signage where you need to make a decision which direction is the one you need. And as the days get shorter and the clocks change (it can be dark from ... [more]

[Image taken 26.9.21] Skeldergate junction with Fetter Lane, York. Start or end of the Terry Avenue/Clementhorpe Flood Defences diversion. (See: #169586.) Too many signs. None says: 'Rowntree Park', or 'Millennium Bridge', ie the destinatio ... [more]

[Image taken 15.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Diversion for continuation of Environment Agency floodworks-related activities. Other images today: Marygate car park: #172058, #172059, #172061, #17206 ... [more]

[Image taken 9.6.21] Skeldergate, York. I noticed this sign today. Perhaps because the street was quiet so I could look ahead? And because my eye naturally followed the vehicles ahead? I can't read the yellow sign in the background in the i ... [more]

[Image taken 1.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. No signage for people on cycles. No maps. The hoardings block any views that might help someone orientate. I would feel unsafe here on foot, on my own, or with a dependant. See also: #169845. Oth ... [more]

[Image taken 1.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. Signage for pedestrians. No recognition of the importance of the route being diverted from for people on cycles. See also: #169845 and links

[Image taken 1.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. The riverside access is closed until later this month see: #169722. Why isn't there a map and a copy of the notice with dates/explanations on the fencing? The riverside routes are also very popul ... [more]

[Image taken 31.5.21] Skeldergate, York. This sign has appeared. I saw it for the first time today because I was looking for diversion signage before I got to: #169091. It's big but high up and, critically for me, it's generic. Hence my not ... [more]

[Update see: #169879 and links] [Image taken 26.5.21] Marygate car park, York. "Intermittent footpath closure" notice with dates 1-22 June and map was on the signpost: #169733. Now it's on the ground and is litter. Related images: #169720 a ... [more]

[Image taken 27.5.21] The signage pointing towards Terry Avenue has been removed - see Google streetview. It is for the duration of the Clementhorpe flood defences work/Terry Avenue closure see: #169586. Other images today: #169734, #169735 ... [more]

[Image taken 27.5.21] The Transpennine Trail logo and the NCN65 number have now been added to the map. ** But ** the 'You are here' is not connected in any way to the diversion route for cyclists. I could not see where people were meant to ... [more]

[Image taken 27.5.21] There's now a forest of signs (previous situation see: #169085). But still none directly and immediately addressing for people on cycles - locals and those following the Transpennine Trail and NCN65. See also: #169735 ... [more]

[Update see: #169769] [Image taken 26.5.21] Marygate car park, York. "Intermittent footpath closure" notice with dates 1-22 June and map. These ad hoc notice details are now also on a signpost. In the absence of a noticeboard this is a crea ... [more]

[Update see: #169879 and links] [Image taken 26.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Ad hoc notice content. Related images today: #169720 and links.

[Image taken 26.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Ad hoc notices explaining the reason for the works compound (right) and notice of closure of the riverside route on certain dates in June 2021 (left). Other noticeboard images here today: #1697 ... [more]

[Image taken 17.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. No details of the reason for the closure (see: #168828); how long it will be closed for, a contact for problems. See also: #169084 and links

[Image taken 17.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. Map at right angles – not easy to consult. Nowhere for cyclists to secure or lean cycles while they look at the map. (This issue see also: #168889.) See also: #169084 and links

[Further comment 31.5.21 see: #169824] [Updated image 31.5.21: #169824] ] [Updated image 27.5.21 see: #169735] [Image taken 17.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. This sign is clear: road ahead closed. But you have already made the turn into here by ... [more]

[Updated image 27.5.21 see: #169734] [Image taken 17.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. The diversion sign for the floodworks that started today is for pedestrians. Where is the one for cyclists? Terry Ave its itself a 'destination' for people on cy ... [more]

Update: 9.6.21 There's still no mention of Rowntree Park or the Millennium Bridge on foot, on a cycle or by car. [Image taken 17.5.21] Skeldergate, York. Terry Avenue closed on Monday, 17 May 2021 for a year for Clementhorpe floodworks. Sig ... [more]

Update: Light still out 27.6.21. [Update: A reply in the name of the Customer & Resident Services Manager on Monday, 24 May 2021, 13:25:52 said: The current status of your report is: closed - development works. This street light has been t ... [more]

[UPDATE: The floodgates have been replaced. The route re-opened 19.11.21] [Image taken 13.5.21] Tanner's Moat, York. The signs and diversion map are on the fencing one panel along to the left of the Environment Agency logo. Is this somewher ... [more]

[Image taken 13.5.21] Tanner's Moat, York. The sign is very large but people will need to be looking around them to stay safe. See also (sign content): #168886, cycle route map: #168887, location of this information: #168889

[Image taken 12.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. The Millennium Bridge site of the information sign and diversion route for the ‘Clementhorpe Flood Alleviation Scheme’. Other related images here today see: #168825 and links

[Image taken 12.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. Diversion route for the duration of the ‘Clementhorpe Flood Alleviation Scheme’. The works are slated to take a year. Other related images here today see: #168825 and links

[Image taken 12.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. Details of the ‘Clementhorpe Flood Alleviation Scheme’. The start date is given as ‘winter 2020’. It will be 17 May 2021. The same sign was also installed opposite Roomzzz hotel. Other rela ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. Signs and the map of the diversion route went up today. This sign (see also: #168828) and the diversion (see: #168829) were at the Millennium Bridge end of Terry Ave (see: #168831). Other changes to ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. Ahead of the closure (the most recently given starting date was Monday 17 May 2021) from for a year for flood works nearby, Terry Ave now has speed cushions and passing places. I wonder if the latte ... [more]

[UPDATE: The floodgates have been replaced. The route re-opened 19.11.21] [Image taken 25.3.21] Esplanade car park, York, direction of Leeman Road-Station Rise. This is the proposed diversion - for all ages, all levels of fitness of rider, ... [more]

[UPDATE: The floodgates have been replaced. The route re-opened 19.11.21] [Update: The closure has been extended to 22 October 2021.] Update: Date of closure announced. An Environment Agency email from 28.4.21 said the route would close 4.5 ... [more]

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