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[Image taken 9.11.22] Motor traffic-free link route between Foss Islands Road and James Street, York. (Looking towards James Street.) [NOTE: No street view at this location.] You can now see the zebra crossing - and who is using it and what … [more]

[Image taken 9.11.22] Motor traffic-free link route between Foss Islands Road and James Street, York. (Looking towards James Street.) [NOTE: No street view at this location.] Foliage has been cut back. This gives route users sight of people … [more]

[Image taken 9.11.22] Motor traffic-free link route between Foss Islands Road and James Street, York. (Looking towards James Street.) The foliage that restricted the usable width of this route has been cut. Context: #183671. Other images … [more]

[Image taken 28.10.22] Electric Center site, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Moving around this site is hazardous enough... #186340 so I moved the pallet off the pavement. Context: #186761. Other image today and … [more]

[Image taken 17.10.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Every support had at least one cycle secured to it. More provision is needed here. Note the trolley to the right of the man loading his trailer. He has … [more]

[Image taken 17.10.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] The trailer is expertly packed. The owner said he’d spent £65 on this one shop. People who cycle spend money. We are worth providing convenient cycle … [more]

[Image taken 17.10.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] There is easily room for a trailer and still space for people to walk/push cycles/trolleys behind and be under cover/off the car parking area. Other … [more]

[Image taken 17.10.22] Electric Center, Hazel Court/James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Two disabled car parking spaces. No cycle parking. EV charger for the use of the manager I was told. Note the two pallets on the … [more]

[Image taken 17.10.22] Be Independent, Hazel Court/James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Double row of car parking. There are branded electric vehicles used to deliver equipment and provide support for York residents. … [more]

[Image taken 17.10.22] Be Independent, Hazel Court/James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Two visitor car parking spaces. Two disabled car parking spaces. Two cycles on fencing. Other image here today and links: … [more]

[Image taken 17.10.22] Be Independent, Hazel Court/James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Four disabled car parking spaces (one half under the fenced off skip), two visitor car parking spaces, two cycles on railings. … [more]

[Image taken 13.10.22] Be Independent, Hazel Court/James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] A second unsecured cycle. Context and links: #186660.

[Image taken 13.10.22] Be Independent, Hazel Court/James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Unsecured cycle. The planning document date stamped March 2003 shows four units on this site. It also shows two lots of 'cycle … [more]

[Image taken 12.10.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Other image today and links: #186618. The covered Sheffields here accommodate trailers as here and other longer rigs such as a trailer bike (an … [more]

[Image taken 7.10.22] Community Furniture Store, Raylor Centre, York. When there's no space in the cycle parking or the provision doesn't accommodate the cyclist or a cycle you get flyparking as here. But cycles parked crossways take up … [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This trailerbike (see also: #186450, # 186451) is unusual... Not the colour, not the way it attaches to the adult's cycle, but because it has been … [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The cycles on the row of Sheffields is fairly uniform in the distance they protrude behind the racks. One is longer (see: #186449, #186451). To support … [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This trailer cycle comprises just handle bars as hand holds and a wheel plus pedals. This one is for a child to be towed by an adult on complete cycle. … [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Community Furniture Store (on the site of the Raylor Centre), James Street, York. Staff, volunteers, customers, people donating items have only this provision. It was full when I arrived but as the Store was closing … [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Raylor Centre, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This is at the front of the building. Note the slots in the ground - the original cycle parking provision, now a trip hazard. The rings on the … [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Raylor Centre, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] 54cm is insufficient space ahead of the support racks to accommodate many/most cycles. You need to be able to wheel even a standard length … [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Raylor Centre, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Someone has managed to get their cycle into this gap of just 48cm. You wouldn't be able to load/unload in situ. You'd have to feed your cycle … [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Raylor Centre, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Context and comments about the measurements, also links: #186444.

[Image taken 28.9.22] Raylor Centre, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Context and links: #186443. The measurements... a 10cm kerb – any upstand or kerb means everyone has to lift their cycle to use the rack… This … [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Raylor Centre, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] The Raylor Centre (www.raylorcentre.co.uk/) houses lots of very varied businesses. A few years ago I had a go at getting the cycle parking at … [more]

[Image taken 27.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Context: #186175, #186206. No space again for my cycle in the racks today. Two spaces used by staff cycles - no racks, no luggage, no attachments. … [more]

[Image taken 27.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Context: #186175, #186206. Screwfix is coming out of this rather well. The fast response to my initial email, the keeping in contact with me and, … [more]

[Image taken 17.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The site looking west, and east: #186211. Other images here today and links #186206.

[Image taken 17.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The layout of the site looking east, and west: #186212. Other images here today and links #186206.

[Image taken 17.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Both the cycles in the shelter belong to staff. There is no room for customers' cycles. Not only are the supports to close together but there is … [more]

[Image taken 17.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The spaces between the supports are just 68cm wide. My cycle - without me next to it and without me pulling it towards me to be able to load up is … [more]

[Image taken 17.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The driver of the vehicle completely obstructing the entrance to the shop came in while I was in there. He was still in there while I was loading … [more]

[Image taken 17.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] In the around 10 minutes I was here today, this driver obstructed the entrance... as did this one: #186208. Such entitlement, such selfishness, is … [more]

[More recent images - new problems but a positive meeting: #186340, #186341.] [Image taken 17.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Returning two days after I emailed the CEO of Screwfix: action. The … [more]

[UPDATE: See #186206] [Image taken 15.9.22] Screwfix, James Street. York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Boxed in by the drivers of: the dark vehicle on the far side of the cycle shelter (is that even intended for people to park … [more]

[Image taken 14.9.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] As I cycled into the car park, I saw the rider of this folder head for the EV charging bays. I followed him. He explained you can use the bays for a … [more]

[More recent image here: #186206.] [Image taken 14.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Positives: 1. There is cycle parking. 2. The cycle parking is covered. 3. The cycle parking is very close to the … [more]

[Image taken 20.8.22] James Street, York. This 'cycle lane' sign has bothered me for a while so today I stopped to take an image. It's ambiguous at best. Or is it wrong? Is it directing people to turn left along the Foss Islands Path … [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] The remainder of the vast expanse of car parking. There are ev charging bays at the far end. Other image of the car parking: #184888. Other image this … [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] The extent of the car parking in this direction (and the tarmac). Other image of the car parking: #184889. Other image this location today and links: … [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] If you can't manage steps and your route is right on James Street, this long, long path and then doubling back on yourself next to very large vehicles … [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Barely visible but it's there... Tyre marks in the wood chippings to the right of the steps. This is a desire line to/from the main entrance of the shop … [more]

Image taken 18.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] The ped-wheelchair route between James Street (up the steps if you are able bodied/not pushing a buggy...) and the main shop entrance. If you can't … [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] The bollards around the edge of the pedestrian area are completely barricaded. There is disabled parking the other side but whoever uses it has to walk … [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] I visited at 07.30 on the morning on which the Met Office issued its first ever red heat warning. Temperatures in York were predicted to reach 35C. The … [more]

[Image taken 4.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The bollards should be permeable. There are disabled parking spaces the other side of them. Other image here today and links: #183854.

[Image taken 4.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Context: #183403. Other image here today: #183855. Other image today and links: #183853.

[Image taken 25.6.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Cycle parking supports other active travel modes too. See also: #183669 and #182299. Other images today and links: #183747.

[Image taken 21.6.22] Motor traffic-free link route between Foss Islands Road and James Street, York. (Looking towards FIR.) [NOTE No street view at this location.] Part II of: #183672. The driver has now reached the crossing. At what … [more]

[Image taken 21.6.22] Motor traffic-free link route between Foss Islands Road and James Street, York. (Looking towards FIR.) [NOTE No street view at this location.] Context and links to other images elsewhere today: #183671. The vehicle is … [more]

[UPDATE: #187630] [Image taken 21.6.22] Motor traffic-free link route between Foss Islands Road and James Street, York. (Looking towards FIR.) The encroaching vehicle and the uncut foliage reduce the width of this very well used route to … [more]

[No change a month on: #183854.] [Image taken 7.6.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The cycle parking at this Lidl is undercover and access is unobstructed see: #174000. But this person told me she … [more]

[Image taken 7.6.22] NCN658, link route between James Street (in direction of camera) and Foss Islands Road, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] Sightlines for all users on the approach to the crossing are very limited. Unchecked … [more]

[Image taken 7.6.22] NCN658, link route between James Street (in direction of camera) and Foss Islands Road, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] Context: #182699. Other image here today and links: #183400.

[UPDATE 21.6.22: The low hanging branches have been trimmed.] [Image taken 7.6.22] NCN658, link route between James Street (in direction of camera) and Foss Islands Road, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] The trees now rake the … [more]

[Image taken 18.5.22] NCN658, link route between James Street (direction of camera) and Foss Islands Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #182699, #182119.

[Image taken 18.5.22] NCN658, link route between Foss Islands Road (direction of camera) and James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Morrisons and the zebra crossing are out of shot to the right. Context and links: … [more]

[UPDATE: See: #182119.] [Later image: #183400 and links] [Image taken 18.5.22] NCN658, link route between James Street (in direction of camera) and Foss Islands Road, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] As promised, Workman LLP … [more]

[Image taken on 3.5.22] Lidl, James Street. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.]  E-cycle and trailer (folded down) at Lidl. The cycle has a stand plus the two supporting wheels of the trailer so it doesn’t need a rack to be keep it … [more]

[Image taken on 1.4.22] Lidl, James Street. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] I often see interesting cycles and have good conversations with cyclists here. But this is the first time I've seen a Tier hire cycle here. Tier products in … [more]

[Image taken 26.2.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] E-cycle with trailer. Note the customer is using the end rack to have space to access the parking and to load the trailer. Note also there would be … [more]

[Image taken 26.2.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The bricks – one at the building side and three at the car park end illustrates the size of the slope (and problem) here. Context and links: #179500.

[Image taken 26.2.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The slope on which the racks here are provided is noticeable. As is often the case, the trailer started to roll away. As the car park was quiet, I let … [more]

[Image taken 11.2.22] Lidl, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] The trailer when full. The lid for the box can be seen sticking up in front of the trailer. The trailer itself also has a cover. Context: #179011 and links.

[Image taken 11.2.22] Lidl, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] Over the years the owner of the trailer has learned how much weight the trailer can carry and how to protect vulnerable items. To protect against damage to shopping … [more]

[Image taken 11.2.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Items that won't fit into the trailer are put into the panniers: also loaded from the side. Note how much space the shopping trolley requires and how close … [more]

[Image taken 11.2.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Unless you cycle and use your rig for utility purposes you may not know (planners, developers...) you load a cycle from the side. This image shows you load … [more]

[Image taken 18.1.22]. Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The water dripping from the roof created a long icy slippery hazard for all users of this area. I pointed it out to a member of staff. But regularly … [more]

[Later image: #182119.] [Image taken 23.12.21.] Cycle, ped', wheelchair path between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. Looking towards James Street. [Note: No street view at this location.] (Marked as Way of the Roses/LCN658 on the … [more]

[UPDATE: #182699] [Image taken 23.12.21.] Cycle, ped', wheelchair path between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. Looking towards James Street. [Note: No street view at this location.] (Marked as Way of the Roses/LCN658 on the … [more]

[Image taken 23.12.21.] Cycle, ped', wheelchair path between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. Looking towards FIR. [Note: No street view at this location.] (Marked as Way of the Roses/LCN658 on the OpenStreetMap.) The sightlines of … [more]

[Image taken 23.12.21.] Cycle, ped', wheelchair path between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. [Image taken 23.12.21.] Cycle, ped', wheelchair path between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. Looking towards FIR. [Note: No … [more]

[UPDATE 26.1.22: CYC has provided a link to the update (published December 2021) Guidance on the Use of Tactile Paving Surfaces … [more]

[Image taken 23.12.21.] James Street, York, in front of Lidl. The Lidl opened end of 2019. Steps (why no slope for people with buggies, wheeled shoppers, mobility scooter or wheelchair users and accompanied children on cycles/balance … [more]

[Image taken 9.11.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE no street view at this location.] Is there no limit to the folding bike/e/bike market? I hadn’t heard of this brand: Fiido (www.fiido.com). Other images today: #175649 and links

[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 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Circe recumbent tandem. Other images this cycle today: #174749 and links.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The length and width of the parking space a Circe recumbent tandem requires: W 85cm, L 220cm. Other images this cycle here today: #174749 and links. … [more]

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] There is space at this supermarket to roll in and park a longer machine – a Circe recumbent tandem (www.circecycles.com/products/morpheus/) with ease. … [more]

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #174747.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] 'York'cycles on the Sheffields at this supermarket today - machines designed or adapted for utility or caring purposes use. Other image of this today … [more]

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] See #174742 for context and links.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] See #174742 for context and links.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] See #174742 for context and links.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] See #174742 for context and links.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Image taken to show woman parking a cycle outside a supermarket with a bag on her back and panniers - so she needs space to load/unload move her and … [more]

[Image taken 9.9.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Other image here: #167030. The cycle parking is accessible - not least as there are no parking spaces blocking it. It can therefore be used by people … [more]

[Image taken 26.4.21] Foss Islands Retail Park between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. The angle of approach is tight but the zebra and the sign make it clear it's shared use. Other image of this zebra from today: #167793 and … [more]

[Image taken 26.4.21] Foss Islands Retail Park between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. This is the view the delivery drivers get as they exit the compound. Other image of this zebra from today: #167793 and links

[Image taken 26.4.21] Foss Islands Retail Park between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. The bend on the other side of the crossing is blind and the angle too tight but the zebra is visible, and with the sign, it is clear all users … [more]

[Image taken 26.4.21] Foss Islands Retail Park between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. This zebra across the access to/exit from the retail outlets isn't perfect (delivery vehicles waiting to be let into the premises completely … [more]

[Image taken 26.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. This cycle is occupying more space than those shown in illustrations for cycle parking. Perhaps due to the bag on the handlebars. Perhaps due to the quite steep slope here. Another reason for … [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 … [more]

[Image taken 3.2.20] Lidl, James Street, York. The Sheffield (racks) are easy to find, recognise as cycle parking and access. They are under cover. They are in a well lit location. You do not need to cross road to move between them and the … [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. The racks are on a perceptible slope. My cycle slips and won't stay upright. (See also: #166690) For a further consequence of the slope see: #166691. For generic observations about the cycle … [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. The large amount of space between the racks and the car parking means people can park longer cycles here. This cycle, for example, is 190cm long. At the widest point - the handlebars - it is … [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. Good access to the cycle parking from the car park (access route). The racks are not blocked by car parking spaces unlike at Aldi, Clifton Moor. The racks are flat-topped Sheffields, 70cm long. … [more]

[Image taken 18.3.21] Outside Lidl, James Street, York a typical wider cycle due to the embellishments - a basket fore and aft. See also: #164845, #165594

[Image taken 1.3.21] James Street, York, Tier electric hire scooters. For a list of all sites documented see #164663

[Image taken 1.3.21] James Street, York, Tier electric hire scooters. For a list of all sites documented see #164663

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