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[Image taken 26.4.22] Cocoa Works development Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. [Note: No street view here.] New Share Respect Enjoy sign. Context: #173459. Comment and links: #182107.

[Image taken 26.4.22] Cocoa Works development (www.thecocoa-works.com, Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. [Note: No street view here.] Context: #173466. A sign has been added. However it neither resolves the issue of no sightlines nor … [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. This is the main entrance to the site. I took this image as it shows the site is compact, has clear and cohesive branding. But the customers have been forgotten. At some point every … [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: … [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. This is the main entrance. But the clutter on the pavement and... more worryingly the insubstantial metal support of the barrier. A blind or partially sighted person might not see it. … [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. This is the main entrance to the site. Note the lack of clear signage (see: #175123), the clutter (see: #175126) and a very badly drained surface. Other images today: #175105 and … [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. There is also cycle parking and it is also free... But look at the clutter on the pavement - see also: #175126. Other images today: #175105 and links.

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. No mention of the entrance, the cycle parking, the EV bays... But it is so far to the left and, on my visit, so obscured by vegetation - see: #175125 - I don't think many/anyone would … [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. This is more than a desire line to get to/from the Waitrose site from other parts of the Foss Islands Retail Park (https://completelyretail.co.uk/scheme/3542): it feels like the main … [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] This is the main way into the site. But where does any potential customer go at this point? Not least people on cycles and on foot. We are … [more]

[UPDATE: May 2022 and the area has been repurposed: #182861] [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 … [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. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] This gap, the access to/from it and the angles obstruct access to/from the racks (see: #175127) the other side of the planters. Other images … [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 … [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 … [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.] For disabled car parking users there is room (the painted diagonals) to position and get into a wheelchair from the side of your vehicle. … [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.] No roof over the cycle racks. But they are close to the entrance and the trolleys. There's not room to get your shopping trolley close to your … [more]

[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 … [more]

[UPDATE: See additional provision installed May 2022: #182861 and links.] [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 … [more]

[Image taken 8.9.21] Haxby Road, York at exit from/access to Foss Islands Way. Someone has cut the briars [see: #173640] that came over the hoardings of the Cocoa Works site and created potentially painful hazards for pedestrians. The … [more]

[Image taken 30.8.21] Crichton Avenue, York. Just off the Foss Islands Way (see: #173657) is this junction. However, there is no sign for the Orbital Route (see: #173656 and links). During the covid-19 lockdown of 2020, and again today, … [more]

[Image taken 30.8.21] Crichton Avenue, York entrance to/exit from Foss Islands Way. The signage includes one for the Orbital Route. Context see: #173656 and links.

[Image taken 30.8.21] Crichton Avenue/Kingsway North, York. I found this group looking at the excellent York Cycle Route map (produced annually - except 2021 - by City Of York Council www.itravelyork.info/cycle-maps) on the Foss Islands Way … [more]

[Newer image: #173860] [Image taken 30.8.21] Haxby Road, York at exit from/access to Foss Islands Way. Briars are cascading over the hoardings of the Cocoa Works site. The furthest frond out is 175cm off the ground. One almost reaches the … [more]

[Update: Early September. The metal sign is now flush to the wall and therefore safe.] [Image taken 30.8.21] Haxby Road, York at exit from/access to Foss Islands Way. This is a very tight space used by cyclists, pedestrians and people in … [more]

[UPDATE: #182107] [Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. [Note: No street view here.] Complete lack of sightlines for anyone on the pavement to the left or exiting due to the hoardings. Other images here today: #173459 … [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. [Note: No street view here.] The path would not now meet standards. The hoardings exacerbate the lack of sightlines for people exiting (on cycles, foot, mobility scooters, … [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. [Note: No street view here.] The path is very steep, very narrow and there is no flat 'reservoir' or waiting space to negotiate the blind corner created by the hoardings. Other … [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. [Note: No street view here.] Context for: #173459 and links. The path on the right is steep and leads to/from Haxby Road. Other images today: #173445 and links

[Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. Closer to the entrance to/exit from Foss Islands Way and it's still quite a blind corner due to the hoardings. Other images this issue today: #173459 and links. Other images today: … [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. View from the pavement of the approach to/passing the Foss Islands Way from the northern side. Other images this issue today: #173459 and links. Other images today: #173445 and links

[Update: Early September. The metal sign is now flush to the wall and therefore safe.] [Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. The access to/exit from Foss Islands Way from the southern side. Tight barriers. And now, due … [more]

[UPDATE: #182108] [Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. The hoardings of the Cocoa Works development (www.thecocoa-works.com/) create a completely blind corner for anyone coming out of Foss Islands Way and anyone turning … [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. Aspirational image but without context. Other images this issue today: #173456, #173457. Other images today: #173445 and links

[Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. Missed opportunity to make the hoardings relevant. There's no text or even a QR code. Was this image taken here? When was it taken? Why was it taken/on what occasion was it taken? … [more]

[Update: Newer image/text: #173639]. [Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. Damage to the hoardings for the Cocoa Works development (www.thecocoa-works.com/). This 'falling' material is not paper but metal. It's therefore … [more]

Foss Islands way on York’s Orbital cycle route.

Foss Islands way on York’s Orbital cycle route.

Foss Islands way on York’s Orbital cycle route.

Foss Islands way on York’s Orbital cycle route.

Foss Islands Way is a former railway route, now a decent cycleway, but with limited access to nearby streets.

Link from the Foss Islands Way to Wigginton Road

Link from the Foss Islands Way to Wigginton Road

Stepped link from the Foss Islands Way to Wigginton Road, and notice saying that this gate is closed overnight.

Link to and across the Foss Islands Way (this gate is closed overnight)

Closed back alleys opposite the access to the Foss Islands Way

The Foss Islands Way, York

Trainee cyclist on the Foss Islands Way, York

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