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[Image taken 22.10.22] Monks Cross Retail Park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context: #185426. This driver told me: he had broken down and was waiting for help, that he couldn’t move his vehicle off the ‘cycle circuit’ because he was … [more]

[Image taken 1.10.22] York Community Stadium, Kathryn Avenue, Monks Cross/Huntington/York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] This Riese and Mueller machine (perhaps the Load Touring 60 www.r-m.de/en-gb/bikes/load-60/) looks so solid. … [more]

[Image taken 1.10.22] York Community Stadium, Kathryn Avenue, Monks Cross/Huntington/York. [NOTE: No street view at this location. Context and links: #186440. I see now there is a dropped kerb ahead of the cycle. But is it kept clear? Is it … [more]

[Image taken 1.10.22] York Community Stadium, Kathryn Avenue, Monks Cross/Huntington/York. [NOTE: No street view at this location. The street view shown is out of date.] Two motor vehicles and an e-cargo cycle (see: #186442) protrude … [more]

[Image taken 27.8.22] Monks Cross Retail Park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context: #185804. A Homesense employee helps the customer load his purchase. Thereby condoning the parking on the cycle circuit.

[Image taken 27.8.22] Monks Cross Retail Park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context: #185277. A Homesense customer parks on the cycle circuit while he goes into the shop. A cyclist (also a retail park customer) has to leave what should be … [more]

[Image taken 20.8.22] Monks Cross retail centre, Huntington/York. Well used cycle parking... But two motorcyclists arrived as I was leaving. They drove from the corner over this area. One is obstructing the cycle parking. Related image … [more]

[Image taken 10.8.22] Greggs, Monks Cross Retail Park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. There are two loading bays at this retail area. This is the closest to Greggs. It’s around 50m from where the driver parked on the cycle circuit. Other … [more]

[Image taken 10.8.22] Monks Cross Retail Park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Other image this problem today and links: #185426.

[Image taken 10.8.22] Greggs, Monks Cross Retail Park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. The route could not be more clearly marked – that coloured tarmac. The intended user group could not be more clearly shown – those cycle symbols on the … [more]

[Image taken 3.8.22] Monks Cross Retail Park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Other image this problem today and links: #185277.

[10.8.22: A more recent image of obstruction here: #185426] [Image taken 3.8.22] Monks Cross Retail Park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context: #173310. I went into TK Maxx and up to Homesense (www.homesense.com/stores/York_Monks_Cross). I … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. NOTE: No street view at this location] The trolley parking is close to the entrance not close to the cycle parking. There’s no signage alerting people that here is the … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. NOTE: No street view at this location] Walkways don’t make money so they are usually too narrow to be comfortable and practical. As here. Then there’s the waste bin … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. NOTE: No street view at this location] The racks are full. The bollards make it difficult to get to/from them. The spacing between the supports/securing bars is too … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. NOTE: No street view at this location] The racks are full. These are under cover. A staff member told me he believed there is no cycle parking for staff - they share the … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. NOTE: No street view at this location] The racks are full. The bollards make it difficult to get to/from them. The parked vehicles obstruct access from that side. The … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. NOTE: No street view at this location] A parked vehicle and bollards obstruct access to the Sheffield racks. All images here today: #184983.

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. NOTE: No street view at this location] A parked vehicle and bollards obstruct access to the Sheffield racks. The ‘wheelbenders’ on the right are unprotected from vehicle … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] People visit supermarkets to shop. They are likely carrying items and/or a child, or pushing a trolley. Even small trolleys with … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] This space is, I believe, intended for the security vehicles that collect and deposit money. There's the secure hatch in the wall … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Clutter. Confusion. Bllards, exits, signs, symbols on the tarmac, paint markings, signs, bins, railings, the secure money drop off/collection point... How do people with … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. The left-hand arm of the 'T' and the motorcycle parking that is easy to access but has no infra to secure the machines to. All these bollards! Remove car parking and … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. The space two adults - walking in the same direction - take up even without luggage. 'People' space is not a priority here. And if you factor in someone pushing a buggy, … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Looking away from the 'T' in the non motorised users route through the car park towards Jockey Lane. But it's not signposted to anywhere. It's not clear who it's for and … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. There’s a ‘T’ at the end of the non-motorised users route through the car park. Turn right and you can see the cycle parking though the space between these bollards and … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. 210cm is tight for two-way pedestrian usage if you have a family, shopping... As there is nothing to say this is not also for people on cycles, it's 90cm too narrow … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. The final (first) section of the route - for cycles too? - through Asda car park . All images here today: #184983.

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Entrance to the Asda site from Jockey Lane and a path across the car park to and from the retail outlet for, well, who? Pedestrians and wheelchair users only? Or all … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Access to Asda is via a slope to the left out of shot from the 'cycle circuit' that runs round the retail park. There are posts in the cycle route. There is no signage … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Access to Asda (via the slope on the right from the 'cycle circuit' that runs round the retail park. No signage saying this is the route for people on cycles. No sign … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Slope from the 'cycle circuit' that runs round the retail park. No signage saying there is cycle parking. No signage to it. All images here today: #184984, #184985, … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Monks Cross Park and Ride, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. The end spaces could be wider and marked up for use by longer and wider cycles and/or for people with mobility issues: #170171. This is a missed opportunity. … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Monks Cross Park and Ride, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context and links: #184964.

[Image taken 17.7.22] Monks Cross Park and Ride, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. This e-cargo cycle was an exciting sight: the first I've seen here. But it highlights the issues. There’s lots of cycle parking and it’s the Sheffield variety. … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Monks Cross Park and Ride, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Why don't 'people' have priority over vehicles at this crossing? It should be a continuous and/or parallel crossing ie with motorists having to cede to people … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. [NOTE: street view shows the previous site layout.] The pole has been removed. Context: #183020. Other images today: #184963, #184964, #184965, #184966, #184967, … [more]

[Image taken 20.6.22] Monks Cross retail park, Huntington/York. Around an hour after a conversation with a friend who told me he's been diagnosed with asthma caused by air pollution (particles) and is on a daily inhaler, I find a Mr Whippy … [more]

[Image taken 22.6.22] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. In addition to the Greggs, there is now also a Cooplands (https://cooplands-bakery.co.uk/) here. By its appearance this area is for pedestrians. It has become de … [more]

[Image taken 27.5.22] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. [NOTE: street view shows the previous site layout.] Context and links: #183020. There's no warning there is a post in the centre of the cycle circuit immediately … [more]

[UPDATE: #184962] [UPDATE: On 31 May 2022 I received an email saying this post will be removed.] [Image taken 27.5.22] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. [NOTE: street view shows the previous site layout.] This post IN … [more]

[Image taken 27.5.22] Asda, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context and links: #183020.

[Later image: #183782] [Image taken 27.5.22] Asda, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. A couple of weeks ago a student asked me how he could sell his bicycle. He wasn't aware of any physical noticeboards at the Uni. He said it wasn't a good one … [more]

[Image taken 27.5.22] Asda, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context and links: #183016.

[Image taken 27.5.22] Asda, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Clear cycle parking (destination) signage. (Other good examples see also: #182704, #174629.) Other image same location, same reason but with Asda logo visible: #183017. Other images … [more]

[Image taken 17.5.22] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context: #175978. Other images and links (different issues) today: #182641.

[UPDATE: An image of racks that would expand the existing provision here and provide practical and comfortable parking for longer cycles or the trailers in this image: #184832.] [Image taken 17.5.22] Aldi, Kathryn Avenue, Huntington/York. … [more]

[Image taken 10.5.22] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. A York Cars taxi 558 blocks the cycle circuit. Context: #175978. Other image today (also of obstruction of a cycle route): #182536.

[Image taken 23.4.22] Monks Cross, close to cycle-ped access to Monks Cross Drive, Huntington/York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] No buffer zone between the car parking and the cycle route. See also: #181981, #181982. Other images … [more]

[Image taken 23.4.22] Monks Cross, close to cycle-ped access to Monks Cross Drive, Huntington/York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Sheffields too close to the car parking. See also: #181981, #181983. Other images in other parts of … [more]

[Image taken 23.4.22] Monks Cross, close to cycle-ped access to Monks Cross Drive, Huntington/York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Sheffields too close to the cycleway that links most retailers here. See also: #181982, #181983. … [more]

[Image taken 23.4.22] LNER Community Stadium, Huntington, York. Free matchday parking for motorists. (There are cycles in the racks against the hedge despite the no cycling sign.) Despite Monks Cross park and ride being just 100m away. … [more]

[Image taken 8.1.22] Monks Cross, Huntington/York. The issues here continue. This time the car nearest the photographer was blocking access to/from the cycle parking. The two-way route for motor vehicles should be one way, one carriageway. … [more]

[Image taken 17.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous site layout.] You could be forgiven that these items had not yet been invented when you visit by cycle so often is the … [more]

[Image taken 17.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous site layout.] These vehicles are parked in the loading bays: #175612. Compare with this van today: #175976.

[UPDATE: See: #175976] [Image taken 17.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. I hope my meeting in the first week of November 2021, with the retail park asset manager and centre manager, plus the CYC active travel … [more]

[UPDATE: See: #175976] [Image taken 17.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous site layout.] Two men load a sofa... ...using the cycle circuit for parking. This space needs … [more]

[More recent image of a vehicle obstructing the cycle circuit while furniture is loaded: #185277 and for a Greggs delivery #185426.] [UPDATE: This is an AnyVan www.anyvan.com/ (Homesense said: The company that delivers our goods are a third … [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous site layout.] There is a crossing marked over the cycle circuit. But there's no gap in the cycle parking provision. And no … [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous site layout.] This is the cycle circuit. There's space for all. But one depth of car parking should be removed in favour of … [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross Drive, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous site layout.] No mention of cyclists. The off-road tarmac on the right is not shared use at this point. … [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous site layout.] Last year the Minster Lions fundraising rig (see: #157151) was more ‘Blocking Rudolf’ than Rocking Rudolf as … [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] New Lane/Monks Cross Park&Ride, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Intersection of the cycle-ped-wheelchair (far too narrow for the amount of human traffic at busy times and on … [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] LNER Community Stadium, Huntington, York/Monks Cross Park&Ride, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. Cycle/pedestrian/wheelchair crossing between the LNER community stadium/leisure/health facilities and the Park & Ride. But … [more]

[UPDATE: Reply from expertlogistics.co.uk "I just wanted to follow up on your e mail following our investigation. Our drivers do receive training as part of their induction which has a section on vulnerable road users and they also sign a … [more]

[UPDATE: See #175852 for a reply from the company.] [Image taken 13.11.21] New Lane, junction with Malton Road, York. The driver of this AO (https://ao.com/) vehicle is completely obstructing the ASL. And if he does it here, he will likely … [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. It … [more]

[Image taken 8.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, York/Huntington. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous layout of this site] The cycle route around the retail park could not be more clearly marked. Yet when this driver left she/he drove in it … [more]

[Image taken 8.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, York/Huntington. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous layout of this site] Copycat parking? Context see: #175614. When this driver left she/he used the cycle circuit to do so… See: #175619. All … [more]

[Image taken 8.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, York/Huntington. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous layout of this site] The dynamic envelope of someone on a cycle – not a trike, not a ‘York’cycle (see: #175620), not a cycle laden with … [more]

[Image taken 8.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, York/Huntington. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous layout of this site] This driver is obstructing a clearly marked and defined cycle route. Many people with mobility issues come here as the … [more]

[Image taken 8.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, York/Huntington. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous layout of this site] This is neither a loading nor a parking bay. Context: #175614. All images here today: #175612 and links.

[Image taken 8.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, York/Huntington. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous layout of this site] This is NOT a loading bay. Or a parking space. For anyone. Loading bay images see: #175612, #175613. All images here … [more]

[Image taken 8.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, York/Huntington. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous layout of this site] This is a second clearly signed loading bay. First bay image see: #175612 and links.

[Image taken 8.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, York/Huntington. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous layout of this site] This is a clearly signed loading bay. Other loading bay image see: #175613. All images this issue today: #175613, … [more]

[UPDATE: #185676] [UPDATE: 17.6.22 An email from a CYC planning enforcement officer says the case was closed. No-one thought to tell me. The person wrote: "I attach a photograph which shows the steel bicycle rack I refer to [ie the one in … [more]

UPDATE 25.10.21: One of the MDs of Rodgers stated in an email: "We are happy with our present cycle parking and are sorry you find inadequate for your needs. We also have staff cycle inside the warehouse which we could make available for … [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Looking towards Primark from Greggs/Boots side of the cycleway, Monks Cross retail park, York/Huntington. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous layout of this site.] The driver of the white car had stopped - blocking … [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Between Greggs and Boots, Monks Cross retail park, York/Huntington. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous layout of this site] Just one of many incursions onto the cycleway I saw on my brief visit. Other images here … [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Between Greggs and Boots, Monks Cross retail park, York/Huntington. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous layout of this site] Saturday of half term and the racks here are full. A family of three came and reclaimed … [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Asda, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. This was my approach route. But how to reach the cycle parking? Or even find out where is it? (And as for finding your way on a cycle out of any of the car parks here and back to … [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Asda, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context: #175245 and links.

[Image taken 23.10.21] Asda, York. Saturday of a half term and it seemed Monks Cross was the place, the only place, to go... There was also a match on at the LNER stadium nearby. The racks at Asda were nearly full and getting to them was a … [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Aldi, Kathryn Avenue, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. The Sheffields here are too close together to be practical (see: #175243 and links). But at the end of a run of racks there can be room for a 'York'cycle and even a … [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Aldi, Kathryn Avenue, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. The Sheffields (racks) are under cover - tick. They are quite close to the trolley bay - sufficient that you can keep an eye on your stuff while collecting/returning … [more]

[Image taken 2.10.21] Evans Cycles, Unit 3 Julia Avenue, Monks Cross, Huntington, York www.evanscycles.com/york-ev-store-2127). [NOTE: streetview does not show this outlet.] A cycle shop without customer cycle parking or even cycle access. … [more]

[Image taken 2.10.21] Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [Note: streetview shows the previous layout of this site.] Pedestrians wander along and across the two-way cycle track. But sight lines are mostly good so that's less of a concern. But as … [more]

[Image taken 2.10.21] Monks Cross Retail Park, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [Note: streetview shows the previous layout of this site.] Despite the heavy rain, the two-way track is visible. Other images here today: #174535 and links.

[Image taken 2.10.21] Monks Cross Retail Park, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [Note: streetview shows the previous layout of this site.] Two-way dedicated cycle route in high profile red (contrasting) tarmac. But it's not protected from … [more]

[Image taken 2.10.21] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [Note: streetview shows the previous layout of this site.] A very wet Saturday in October. The car park was very busy perhaps because the options for … [more]

[Image taken 21.8.21] Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [Note: streetview shows the previous layout of this site.] Drivers parking or picking up (food orders or humans) on the perimeter cycle route is a constant issue. Pedestrians use it … [more]

[More recent image this issue: #175976, #174538.] [Image taken 21.8.21] Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [Note: streetview shows the previous layout of this site.] Driver parking on the 'people' space. I believe wands are required along this … [more]

[Image taken 21.7.21] Monks Cross, Huntington, York. See context in: #172391.

[Image taken 21.7.21] Monks Cross, Huntington, York. (Note: streetview shows the old layout of the retail park.) Parking on the cycle route is commonplace, as is walking. See #157150 and #157148 and links. This driver was almost certainly … [more]

[Image taken 21.7.21] Monks Cross, Huntington, York. (Note: Streetview still shows images of the retail park before it was revamped in, I think, 2020.) Not sure of the significance of the 2m sticker between racks that at only 72cm wide are … [more]

[Image taken 9.7.21] New Lane, Huntington, York. 30mph on one side, 40mph on the other. Despite the narrowness of the carriageways, the lack of sightlines - both directions. In the direction of the camera a short distance further on there … [more]

[UPDATE July 2022: This site is the subject of a planning application 22_01135_FULM for a Lidl and a drive thru'. [Image taken 30.6.21] Monks Cross, Monks Cross Drive, Huntington, York. Wheelbenders. Lots of space to replace them with roll … [more]

[Image taken 22.6.21] Aldi, Kathryn Avenue, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. Good points: the racks are Sheffields; no lifting is required to get a cycle in or out; there's no problem with manoeuvring backwards; they are under cover; they are … [more]

[Image taken 14.4.21] Asda, Monks Cross, (Huntington), York. The bollards are presumably intended to protect the Sheffields (racks) from motor vehicles accessing the space where I was standing to take this image. However, the ones at each … [more]

[Image taken 5.2.21] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. How was it intended that cyclists using the substantially segregated, red-tarmaced cycle route bridge the gap here? There's space for a parallel crossing on this … [more]

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