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[UPDATE: Late May 2023 the scaffolding was removed] [Image taken 13.5.23] Scarborough Terrace looking towards Filey Terrace, junction with Hudson Street, York. A local company – CPS Roofing - is working on the property with the … [more]

[Image taken 10.5.23] Garth Terrace, York. Pavement obstructed by works materials. Dark vehicle with blacked out windows on pavement. Reported. Other image today and links: #193871.

[Image taken 17.2.23] Pizza Time, Burton Stone Lane, York. The area when no vehicle is parked here – on the forecourt or on the pavement. It shows how narrow the pavement is due to all the 'furniture' (obstructions). The tarmac damage of … [more]

[Image taken 17.2.23] Pizza Time, Burton Stone Lane, York. This vehicle is regularly here – on the pavement - in the evening. Is she the regular delivery driver for Pizza Time? The car is obstructing the pavement. It makes the narrow space … [more]

[UPDATE: All the signs relating to the works have been removed.] [Image taken 1.2.23] Bootham Terrace, York. I approached this street from the other direction. I saw there wasn't enough space for anyone let alone a wheelchair user or parent … [more]

[Image taken 1.2.23] Skeldergate, York. Two ghost signs. One obstructing the pavement. One in the kerb further restricting the width of an already narrow route. Are they part of the Northern Gas Networks works signage? (See: #190584 and … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Field View, York. The person who has parked next to the hedge is completely obstructing the pavement. The person must know his/her actions forces people - their neighbours, many vulnerable - to walk in the road. Other … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Field View, York. The resident is obstructing the pavement. Yet she/he must see their neighbours - people of all ages including adults with assistance dogs and mobility aids, and children going to school - walking in … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane (looking south), York. This motorist is obstructing the pavement. Opposite a church. There's no room for someone with a buggy, holding the hand of a child or person they care for to pass. Ditto for … [more]

[Image taken 10.1.23] Field View, York. Pavement being used as parking. There is a dropped kerb under this vehicle. No pedestrian – no matter how lithe, tall, unencumbered - could get through. Never mind children on scooters or balance … [more]

[Image taken 10.12.22] Filey Terrace, York. Context: #188017. Now a van blocks a further stretch of the pavement. Roof mending on a Saturday at 14.30. CYC site ( says: “We recommend that you: limit hours of … [more]

[Image taken 27.11.22] Burton Stone Lane (looking southbound), York. The temporary A-board obstructs the pavement. There is no drop kerb this side for someone in a mobility scooter, wheelchair, a child on a balance bike, someone with … [more]

[Image taken 27.11.22] Filey Terrace (looking southbound), York. Scaffolding on no 6. Closeup of this hazard for all pavement users. The apex is at my height – around 5ft.

[Image taken 27.11.22] Filey Terrace (looking southbound), York. Scaffolding on no 6. Note the light. But – you wouldn’t be expecting a pavement to be completely obstructed. And if you have no or only limited sight? In any case every one … [more]

[UPDATE: 10.1.23. The scaffolding that prevented people from using the pavement has been removed; #189305.] [Image from 10.12.22: #188672] [UPDATE: This was reported to Highways Licensing. On 2.12.22 That department said: "With regard to … [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. I asked this couple if I could take this photo. They agreed immediately. They are on the pavement on the east side and heading north. They are therefore facing the oncoming traffic. People … [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Completely obstructed pavement. The traffic calming scheme is supposed to deliver benefits for pedestrians as well as other non motorised users of the route. See obvious effect on pedestrians: … [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 on 25.3.22] Swann Street, York. Redundant cones become a trip hazard. They are unsightly and also make an area feel unsafe. The items frequently get damaged so cannot be reused. This is the result of works not being checked and … [more]

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