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[Image taken 14.7.22] B&Q, Rawcliffe, York. This e-cycle owner chose a trailer with a handle. Very practical. He said it saves him a lot of loading/unloading when moving purchases from the cycle to the garden where he'll be using them. You ... [more]

[Image taken 14.7.22] B&Q, Rawcliffe, York. A second trailer user has found the cycle parking here today. But, people are finding it by chance. This person said previously he'd ridden to the back of the store and put his rig there. He'd fou ... [more]

[Image taken 14.7.22] B&Q, Rawcliffe, York. On my first visit after the new provision went in I noted (see: #182710) the bollards were sufficiently far back to accommodate manoeuvring and... trailers. This one arrived while I was inside. An ... [more]

[Image taken 9.7.22] B&Q, Rawcliffe/Clifton Moor, York. Location of the new sign (and the excellent cycle parking). Other image here today and links: #184365.

[Image taken 9.7.22] B&Q, Rawcliffe/Clifton Moor, York. A sign has been added: Cycle shelter only. It's an attractive sign. Alas it is outside of the cycle parking so for some people this is not sufficiently clear/or a nudge to return their ... [more]

[Image taken 26.6.22] B&Q, Rawcliffe/Clifton Moor, York. Signage for motorists. Including the existence of a car park. The provision of parking for customers arriving in motor vehicles can be taken as a given at out of town/edge of town ret ... [more]

[Image taken 26.6.22] B&Q, Rawcliffe/Clifton Moor, York. More clear notices - about the trolleys. Next stop, signage at and to the cycle parking? The cycle is where people who wished to park near the entrance, close to the trolleys and also ... [more]

[Image taken 26.6.22] B&Q, Rawcliffe/Clifton Moor, York. Signage has appeared on the walls facing the disabled car parking spaces - in addition to the clear logos and blue paint in the bays. I hope signage 'to' and at the cycle parking will ... [more]

[UPDATE: #184365, #184366] [Image taken 26.6.22] B&Q, Rawcliffe/Clifton Moor, York. Still no signage stating this is cycle parking. (Subtext: Do not leave trolleys here.) My cycling partner moved a trolley in case someone on a cycle arrived ... [more]

[Image taken 26.6.22] Manor Lane, junction with Manor Park Road, York. A fallen temporary works sign is a hazard - barely visible, And the cone couldn't be seen until you got this close. (I moved both off the road/avoiding the pavement.) Th ... [more]

[Image taken 26.6.22] Currys, Rawcliffe/Clifton Moor, York. I took the image to illustrate that for cycle parking to be useful and used, it has to be near the destination. Not least at a location people will have luggage - cycle baggage is ... [more]

[Image taken 12.6.22] Hurricane Way, Rawcliffe/Clifton Moor, York. Context/links: #183545. Note the York barrier - the level level chicane on the left, and the staggered railings on the right. These obstruct the passage of most people with ... [more]

[Image taken 12.6.22] Hurricane Way, Rawcliffe/Clifton Moor, York. I'm baffled why there is a new No idling sign here but none at polluted junctions. (Especially where CYC has made changes under the TSAR scheme https://democracy.york.gov.uk ... [more]

[Image taken 12.6.22] The wheelbenders have been removed. But signage is needed to tell people: a) there is cycle parking here; b) where it is. (It's the far side of the shop entrance: #182710). There's a sign at the entrance to the site th ... [more]

[UPDATE: #184365, #184366] [Image taken 20.5.22] B&Q, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. The otherwise excellent cycle parking provision needs labelling as cycle parking to dissuade people from returning trolleys here. Other images here today an ... [more]

[Image taken 20.5.22] B&Q, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. No problem with spacing in front (ahead of) the uprights. Compare with: #180534, #177528… Other images here today and links: #182710.

[Image taken 20.5.22] B&Q, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. When I first saw the roof I was concerned about the headheight. But the person standing next to his cycle is 6ft. He said he thought it was fine. Other images here today and links: #1 ... [more]

[Image taken 20.5.22] B&Q, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. The space between the uprights is 128cm. That's practical and appropriate at a retail outlet in a retail park, where you may go with a child onboard, and/or be buying chunky items, or ... [more]

[Later images/More info and links: #183742] [Image taken 20.5.22] B&Q, Clifton Moor, York. Standard-setting cycle parking provision installed May 2022. (Compare with ‘before’: #175799.) The racks are the Sheffield design. They are close ... [more]

[Image taken 22.2.22] Rawcliffe Bar Park & Ride, Rawcliffe, York. Context and location: #179276, also links.

[Image taken 22.2.22] Rawcliffe Bar Park & Ride, Rawcliffe, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Direction of travel/longitudinal cracking in the non motorised user path. I started to notice this damage appearing in the cycle-ped- ... [more]

[Image taken 22.2.22] Rawcliffe, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The rain and snow from storms Dudley, Eunice and Franklin means high water levels in York. This is the access to NCN65. There’s a cattle grid under the water ... [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 25.9.21] Rawcliffe Bar Park and Ride, York. The speed humps have been removed. I reported damage which created an invisible 'drop-off' (see: #174306) a hazard for people on cycles, to CYC. I received a by return reply and now a ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] B&Q, Hurricane Way, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. The location people secure their cycles to out of necessity, are close to the trolleys (they use the trolley bay railings) and to the entrance to and exit from the out ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] B&Q, Hurricane Way, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. In the absence of cycle parking (the long-standing/default situation here) customers used the trolley bay railings. But the flyparked cycles protrude into the bay and ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] B&Q, Hurricane Way, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. Anyone walking/wheelchairing/scooting/balance biking from the pavements that link this area towards the entrance to the outlet (ie towards the camera) will have their b ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] Rawcliffe Park and Ride, Rawcliffe, York. Good practice: this sign includes cycle parking. See also: #174308 and links.

[Image taken 18.9.21] Rawcliffe Park and Ride, Rawcliffe, York. Good practice: this sign includes cycle parking. The clear listing (see also: #174309) shows there is provision here see: #174307. Other images here today: #174305 and links.

[Image taken 18.9.21] Rawcliffe Park and Ride, Rawcliffe, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Sheffields (cycle racks) and cycle lockers. Good practice. Other images here today see: #174305 and links

[UPDATE: See #174475] [Image taken 18.9.21] Rawcliffe Park and Ride, Rawcliffe, York. I used my phone to show the depth of the drop. The drop-off is 7.5cm. A nasty shock for someone on a cycle plus it could cause damage. The problem is not ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] Rawcliffe Park and Ride, Rawcliffe, York. Damaged speed humps. They harbour an invisible (from this side) hazard for cyclists see: #174306. Other images today see: #174307, #174308, #174309, #174310, #174311, #174312, ... [more]

[UPDATE: See: #183544.] [Image taken 12.9.21] B&Q, Hurricane Way, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. The front of this B&Q outlet has had a makeover see: #174070. The disabled car parking remains. It's easy to find (it's on the right as you ente ... [more]

[Image taken 12.9.21] B&Q, Hurricane Way, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. All new frontage tiling. Trolley bays to the left of the entrance (see also: #174070). But what about cycle parking? See: #174072.)

[Image taken 12.9.21] B&Q, Hurricane Way, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. Bright shiny new frontage (compare with streetview image from 2018 https://goo.gl/maps/jHstxhGHCD6Bcoxy8). Trolley bay to the left of the entrance (also to the right se ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Manor Lane, Rawcliffe, York. These measurements (width 104cm, radius 155cm, entry/exit width 82cm) are not enough for someone to get through comfortably or easily on a cycle. Even on a lightweight, unladen, unadorned de ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Manor Lane, Rawcliffe, York. The width of the tarmac is just 97cm. This is uncomfortably narrow for many potential users pass through, and the angle is too tight - there's no provision for turning circles. (LTN 1/20 Cyc ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Manor Lane, Rawcliffe, York. Looking from Manor Lane. The ‘holding’ area between the road and the entry to the chicane is too narrow. You would need to wait on the road if someone else were navigating this or, if wi ... [more]

Image taken 9.5.21] Manor Lane, Rawcliffe, York. Looking towards Manor Lane. The angles here are too tight, the space between the chicanes too limited and the 'runout'/'turning circle' space limits who can use this offroad, segregated ped-c ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Haxby Road junction with A1237, York. Entrance to/exit from Haxby Cycleway (cycle-ped route) towards Clifton Moor and Rawcliffe (and beyond) alongside the A1237 with occasional view of York Minster. There is some room t ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Haxby Road junction with A1237, York. Tight chicanes at the bottom of/start of Haxby Cycleway with an incline that leads over the railway (Scarborough-York). Sightlines are limited but compare this junction with, I beli ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Haxby Road junction with A1237 (ring road), York. Looking in the direction of Haxby. Segregated (different heights) ped and cycle paths. Room to pass people turning and exiting the signed route (Haxby Cycleway) to Clift ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Haxby Road junction with A1237, York. Looking in the direction of New Earswick. The route to the right (Haxby Cycleway) through the barriers leads alongside the noisy A1237 to Clifton Moor (retail and leisure parks, res ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. [Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. This path is bi-directional shared use. But it is only just wide enough for a couple with a pushchair. For other images on this topic see: #167979 and ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. This is bi-directional shared use. But it is too narrow. This cyclist (see also: #167369) has no luggage is not riding with or carrying a dependant and is not sharing the route. Add in other users ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. This is intended to be a bi-directional shared use path. The only signs (see: #167368, #167347) are at the far ends. There is no repeater signage. For other images on this topic see: #167980, #1679 ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. Two sets of temporary lights with no indication of the importance of this route to people who cycle. For other images on this topic see: #167975 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. Myriad signs but they only refer only to pedestrians. For other images on this topic see: #167975 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. This is a critical crossing for people on cycles. However, the temporary lights don't reflect this - they are not toucans. For other images on this topic see: #167975 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. During the works (https://www.york.gov.uk/HurricaneWay) to replace the traffic lights, the signs at crossings (onroad and off-) refer only to pedestrians. And the lights are not toucans either. ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. The 'facilities' from/across Clifton Moor Gate for cyclists lead them onto the inadequate width path (on right in image) but see also: #167368, #167369. Many of us prefer to use the road. Access is ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. Hurricane Way is a through route for people on cycles and on foot - it's permeable-ish (see: #167734) only to these modes. It's also a retail destination. You can get here mostly traffic-free from ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. It's a long way to the other side: four lanes including the right turn into B&Q. On a heavy and/or laden cycle or with a trailer of purchases you won't be nippy and there's no drop kerb to access t ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. A driver cuts the corner. I've experienced drivers cutting off much larger chunks here and at the other exits from the outlets on this road. For other images on this topic see: #167969 and links. F ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. There is no provision for people on cycles to exit B&Q: a) to reach the shared-use, offroad route on the opposite side of the roads, or, b) to use the carriageway easily/safely to be able to turn r ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. Cyclists are expected/directed to be on the path here see: #167737, #167367. There is no provision for people using the shared-use, offroad route to cross to B&Q. There's no drop kerb to leave the ... [more]

[Image taken 12.4.21] Rawcliffe Bar, York, Park and Ride. See also (this location): #167104. For issues at the ladies loos at York station see: #166524

Update: An email from City of York Council dated 13.4.21 says: "We are working with First to open the toilets for longer. These toilets have been vandalised on numerous occasions. First did not have the capacity to have someone up at the s ... [more]

[Updates see: #169455 and links] [Photo taken 21.9.20] Clifton Moor, York is a residential area, an industrial area, the site of many car sales showrooms, and retail and leisure outlets split across several sites all owned by and managed by ... [more]

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