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[Image taken 18.1.22] Library Square, York. I was unable to get to the Sheffield (cycle rack) stand on the left so leant my cycle against that of my partner. The man in the image was in the passenger seat of the vehicle obstructing the area ... [more]

[Image taken 18.1.22] The Stonebow, York. The crossing in both directions over The Stonebow is not easy for people on cycles, on foot, in wheelchairs/other mobility aids. The addition of the posts adds complications. Obstructing the dropped ... [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 5.1.22] Tadcaster Road, Hob Moor, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The cattle grid/widest gap is 120cm. There's just 63cm at head/shoulder height. (To put this into context see width of outline of man in winter urb ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Tadcaster Road, Hob Moor, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177336. Measurements this location: #177342.

[Image taken 5.1.22] Hob Moor Drive, Hob Moor, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177336.

[Image taken 5.1.22] Beverley Court/Hobstone Court, Hob Moor, York. Other image this location: #177338. Context and links: #177336.

[Image taken 5.1.22] Beverley Court/Hobstone Court, Hob Moor, York. Other image this location: #177339. Context and links: #177336.

[Image taken 5.1.22] Green Lane, Hob Moor, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177336. Outline of this man in these layers to show how tight the upright metal plates at the top of the A frame are: #177378.

[Image taken 5.1.22] Green Lane, Hob Moor, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] A pedestrian walks unobstructed through the barriers on Hob Moor. The two-level metal gulley that impeded passage through the A frame (the aim being to ... [more]

[Image taken 11.12.21] Exit from Foss Islands Path onto Haxby Road, York. The Hoardings of the Cocoa Works development continue to completely block the sight lines. Yet the development claims to have cycling credentials... Other Cocoa Works ... [more]

[Image taken 9.12.21] Library Square, York. A vehicle with a distinctive number plate blocks access to cycle racks and seating in what used to be a ‘people space’. Other images this issue here: #167118, #173012. Other image today: #1767 ... [more]

[Image taken 10.12.21] Burton Stone Lane junction with Horner Street, York. The van for works above Mrs Greedy's cafe completely blocks the pavement - the - only - access to/from the - only - zebra crossing between homes and a Sainsbury's l ... [more]

[Image taken 1.12.21] Field View, York. Pavement parking. Other images this issue: #176442 and links. Other images today: #176461, #176462, #176463.

[Image taken 29.11.21] Field View, York. Pavement parking. Other images this issue: #176442 and links. (Streetview also illustrates one of the results of pavement parking: two people - one who does not have a choice - are in the road.)

[Image taken 29.11.21] Field View, York. Pavement parking. Other images this issue: #176442 and links

[Image taken 29.11.21] Field View, York. Pavement parking. Other images this issue: #176442 and links

[Image taken 29.11.21] Field View, junction with Burton Stone Lane, York. Pavement parking on a corner and on double yellows. Context: #176444. Other images this issue: #176442 and links

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane junction with Field View, York. There are double yellows on the corner. Despite these drivers park here while they eat in the cafe; pick up food from it (and drive away with it, or sit in their vehi ... [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, York. [Note: The works signs were removed 29.11.21] Just 78cm to pass this sign. This tall, thin person was happy to pose to illustrate how tight the space is... But also, being male, his widest ar ... [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, junction with Ratcliffe Street, York. [Note: The works signs were removed 29.11.21] The pedestrian crossing was closed during the works. Burton Stone Lane has a 20mph limit but speeds are fast, pave ... [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, York. [Note: The works signs were removed 29.11.21] A pavement width of 22cm? Context and links: #176416

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, York. [Note: The works signs were removed 29.11.21] This temporary sign is obstructing the already narrow pavement passing Mrs Greedy's cafe on a busy road. See also: #176418 and #176420. Context s ... [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, junction with Field View, York. [Note: The works signs were removed 29.11.21] Signs for roadworks visible. They look as if some are obstructing the narrow pavement in a residential area, with a caf ... [more]

Gateway leading onto the Two Tunnels path / NCN24 from Ford Road in Wellow. This is the second of two gates leading onto this section of path. Both are on fairly steep slopes, and both have stiff latches and return springs, making them di ... [more]

A photo showing just how restrictive the A frames on the trail over the RSPB's Ham Wall reserve are. The handlebars on the bike shown are 44cm wide. There is an identical A frame at the eastern end of the reserve. See also photo #176055 ... [more]

Barrier chicane at the point where the Strawberry Line / NCN26 merges with the pavement on Station Road in Sandford. The barrier spacing is not as bad as some at just over 1m, but the barriers are placed partway up a fairly steep slope, ... [more]

Bollard chicane at the junction of the Festival Way / NCN33 path with Backwell Bow. There are two smaller bollards behind the larger one (one is obscured in the photo), producing quite a tight space for access of approximately 90cm.

A pair of A frames at the point where the Strawberry Line / NCN26 crosses the entrance to Winscombe Sports Ground. The width of the A frames is 76cm. There are a number of similar A frames along this section of NCN26. The presence of the ... [more]

An pair of A frames on the NCN26 / Strawberry Line between Shute Shelve Tunnel and Winscombe. The gap through the frames is 76cm. The second (northernmost) frame in the photo is especially difficult to navigate due to a tree being very ... [more]

One of the A frames on the Strawberry Line NCN26. This one is on the section that runs north from the A361 in Sandford to Nye Road. The gap in this A frame is 76cm; for comparison the handlebars on the bike in the photo are 42cm wide.

An A frame on the NCN26 / Strawberry Line, obstructing the path south from Sandford towards Winscombe. The gap through the A frame is 76 cm. There are several other similar frames on the same stretch of path.

An A frame at the eastern end of the trail through Shapwick Heath NNR, accessed through the car park off Ashcott Road, south of Meare. The frame is 75cm in width. The gate beside the frame is locked with a non-RADAR lock. There is a simi ... [more]

[Image taken 25.11.21] Manor Lane, Rawcliffe, York. The foliage has been cut back. It improves accessibility for pedestrians without equipment such as buggies. It does not help people for whom the space, turning circle and access are too li ... [more]

[Image taken 23.11.21] Monkgate Bar, Goodramgate, York. The cycle lane is obstructed. Again. This issue see also: #175350. This time I've got no clues to identify the employing company or the one s/he is servicing here. Other images today: ... [more]

[UPDATE: I saw on 23.11.21 the racks were clear again. An email from the contractor explained: "Apologies, we had issues with our vehicle on Friday afternoon which meant I had to leave them in the location. These will be removed on Monday m ... [more]

[UPDATE: See: #175976] [Image taken 17.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous site layout.] Context: #175976 and links. I hope my meeting in the first week of November 2021, with ... [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 protect ... [more]

[UPDATE: This is an AnyVan www.anyvan.com/ (Homesense said: The company that delivers our goods are a third party called AnyVan.) The CEO replied by return to my complaint. He said: "I’ll sort it moving forward."] [Image taken 17.11.21] M ... [more]

[Image taken 17.11.21] Leeman Road junction with Station Avenue, York. After use at the Remembrance Day events, crash barriers in the cycle contraflow, part of the Wellington Row flood works diversion. Same issue previous dates: #175797. Ot ... [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] LNER Community Stadium leisure/health facilities car park, Huntington, York. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous structures on this site.] Context and links: #175859

[Image taken 13.11.21] [NOTE: streetview shows the previous structures on this site.] LNER Community Stadium leisure/health facilities car park, Huntington, York. This new (completed 2020) site has structures which are not protected from ca ... [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 s ... [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 12.11.21] Leeman Road, York. A driver compounds the obstruction of the cycle contraflow. Context and links: #175797.

[And again: #175971] [Image taken 12.11.21] Leeman Road, York. Crash barriers ahead of the Remembrance Day events in the cycle contraflow, part of the Wellington Row flood works diversion. Issue compounded: #175798. Same issue in 2018: #175 ... [more]

[Image taken 9.11.18] Leeman Road cycle contraflow. Crash barriers being stored here ahead of the Remembrance Day events. Issue replaying three years later... #175797.

UPDATE: Reply from CYC: "Please rest assured that this matter will be addressed with the team involved. The vehicle should have parked on the other side of the road and the staff will be re-educated on their behaviour." Alas no mention of t ... [more]

[UPDATE: Aldwark is open again.] [Image taken 9.11.21]. St Andrewgate junction with Aldwark, York. The permeable junction (filtered permeability via bollards for people on cycles, foot, wheelchairs) is closed for works. There's no evidence ... [more]

[Image taken 8.11.21] St Leonard’s Place, York. The event is 14 November. The sign is obstructing the already too narrow cycle lane – see the position of the bus. It is also a hazard for pedestrians. I moved it to flat against the wall. ... [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. A ... [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 wi ... [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 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]

Gas main works next to Addenbrookes - Great Shelford Cycle path. It says the footway is closed, but nothing about the cyclepath, which is blocked for 50% of its width by barriers which have been blown over by the wind. Fallen barriers har ... [more]

Barriers near the Cadent gas main works on Addenbrookes - Great Shelford Cycleway blown over and blocking cycleway. There is a small sandbag threaded through every sixth barrier but that didn't work!

The barriers for the works for the new gas main have fallen over in the wind and block half the cycle path. Harder to spot at night than in the daytime.

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] Close up of the leaning option aka the dog poo bin. Close up of the radar key in situ. Very low down. Very small. The ... [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] While I finesse getting through no-one else can use the gate. I feel like a sheep being counted into a sheep dip here ... [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] See: #175392 and links.

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] My cycle got hooked onto the pedestrian access when I leant it in the only place possible while I operated the radar k ... [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] In this direction once again I need to lean my cycle as it does not have a stand while I open the radar key-operated g ... [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] The key is very low down. With cold, old, mittened hands or in a hurry/a fluster, it could be tricky to operate. Conte ... [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] My bike is through but I need to lean it while I close the gate. The only option in this direction is the dog poo bin. ... [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] The radar key gate opens both directions including towards and over the pavement. If there is a motor vehicle in the p ... [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] To get through here with a buggy, a bike, in a wheelchair, a bespoke or adapted cycle (see: #173447) or what I call a ... [more]

[Image taken 6.11.20] Bootham Stray between New Earswick and York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] Heavy gate (one of two). This one usually open when I use the route. The scrape marks are clear on the tarmac. It could be a hazard ... [more]

[Image taken 6.11.20] Bootham Stray between New Earswick and York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] Other image here today: #175390. Other images this route and issues: #175391, and links

[UPDATE: On 6.11.21 a Director for the company emailed me: "I have drawn your complaint to the attention of our drivers and told them not to block cycle lanes in future."] [Image taken 29.10.21] Goodramgate, Monkgate Bar, York. Washing Well ... [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 t ... [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 th ... [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]

[UPDATE: The sign has been removed.] [Image taken 23.10.21] Grosvenor Terrace junction with Scarborough Terrace, York. The temporary diversion sign - that has come from elsewhere - has been moved onto the pavement again. I moved it round th ... [more]

[Image taken 24.10.21] Alder Way, New Earswick, York. Context see: #175234 and links.

[Image taken 24.10.21] Alder Way, New Earswick, York. Context see: #175234 and links.

[Image taken 24.10.21] Alder Way, New Earswick, York. If you are coming from York through the attractive, motor traffic-free Bootham Stray in a wheelchair, on a mobility scooter or on a cycle that has more than two wheels you arrive at this ... [more]

[Image taken 22.10.21] Wellington Row, junction with Tanner Row, York. Part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. These two temporary signs block the pavement which is already made less attractive and less easy to ... [more]

[Image taken 22.10.21] Scarborough bridge, York railway station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] The bollards at several places on the access to/from the more accessible bridge which opened in around February 2019 appeared soon ... [more]

[Image taken 18.10.21] North Street, close to the junction with Bridge Street, York. Pavement obstructed, advisory cycle lane blocked... The driver of the van is a regular here: #174478. Other images today: #175196 and links

[[UPDATE: Sign gone 14.11.21] [UPDATE: Sign still here 10.11.21. Fallen. Blocking the pavement uselessly. Reported.] [Image taken 20.10.21] Navigation Road, York. Other images today: #175105 and links. Another abandoned sign. The works here ... [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 to ... [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 th ... [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 a ... [more]

[Image taken 17.10.21] Nuffield Hospital, Haxby Road, York. So. Much. Clutter. This image also shows that it would be difficult to access the racks/cycles parked at the far end of this run of Sheffields due to the two angles on the surround ... [more]

[Image taken 17.10.21] Nuffield Hospital, Haxby Road, York. There is room for the trike (or other wider cycle or a group of cycles sharing a lock/locks) only on the end of the run of Sheffields (racks). There is insufficient space between t ... [more]

[Image taken 17.10.21] Nuffield Hospital (www.nuffieldhealth.com/hospitals/york), Haxby Road, York. Good points: a) the cycle parking is easy to spot from the entrance; b) the racks are the Sheffield design. Bad points: a) the cycle ... [more]

[Image taken 2.11.16] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. This customer arrived planning to use the cycle trailer parking space (see: #174776) but a driver was using it. Other Waitrose cycle parking issues: #174629.

[Image taken 5.10. 21] Tanner Row close to junction with Wellington Row/North Street, York. I don't use this route daily but on 50 per cent of the times I do, a driver has blocked the pavement and the advisory contraflow cycle lane. I conti ... [more]

[Image taken 28.9.21] North Street, junction with Bridge Street and Micklegate, York. The solid white line leading from an advisory cycle lane into an ASL (bike box). Pavement parking. There was a vehicle here when I passed. There was a van ... [more]

[Image taken 26.9.21] Bottom of steep slope from Scarborough Bridge, Railway Walk, Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The foliage has been trimmed to try to improve sight lines. But it's not enough. There's not ... [more]

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