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[Image taken 13.5.22] Peasholme Green, York. I've posted before about the flexibility of the cycle parking here (see: #180473). Compost John's trailer (see also: #164543) was here today. This may be the longest cycle rig in the city so if a ... [more]

[Image taken on 11.5.22] York St John University, York, between Fountains Learning Centre and the Skell building. Sheffields have been rellocated/repurposed and labelled for use by motorcycles. Other images today: #182555 and links.

[Image taken on 11.5.22] Bootham Park Hospital grounds, York. Good practice: visible sign that alerts people there is cycle parking, that is at the location of the cycle parking; the cycle parking is next to the entrance; the racks are Shef ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Exhibition Square, off St Leonard’s Place, York. Context: #182479. Links to all other images today: #182461.

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Exhibition Square, off St Leonard’s Place, York. The Sheffields here are very handy (for the theatre, the art gallery, the part of York University based here, the popup seating, to change mode and walk the walls/ta ... [more]

[Image taken on 5.5.22] Parliament Street, St Sampson's Square, York. Context and links: #182413. Public, free to use table tennis and three lots of Sheffields close by.

[Image taken on 5.5.22] Parliament Street, St Sampson's Square, York. Context and links: #182413. There are Sheffields (cycle parking) diagonally across the square.

[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 u ... [more]

[Image taken 29.4.22] Tesco, Clifton Moor, York. This mobility scooter tucks neatly into a Sheffield rack. The user has to be able to get in and out and may not be able to push it in further. Or perhaps the link rails (also an issue for cyc ... [more]

[Image taken 29.4.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Access obstructed for most people let alone at a supermarket which means people will have likely have some or all of: trolleys, bags, dependants, walking ... [more]

[Image taken 29.4.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The obstructions and the extent of the obstructions. Other images here today: #182295 and links.

[Image taken 29.4.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Access to/from the cycle parking and the child-adult car parking to the entrance/exit of the discounter is obstructed. Access to/from the cycle parking a ... [more]

[Image taken 29.4.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] All but one of the car parking spaces are full. No access to/from the cycle parking. The gaps between the parked vehicles are too narrow to use (see: #18 ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.22] Deangate, York. Context: #182113. Two lots of racks in a very practical location, with excellent natural surveillance (security), and if this rack is full there's always the next one, and vice versa. Other images today ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.22] Deangate, York. The toastrack Sheffields (cycle parking) are too close to the kerb. I took the image for my collection of examples of 'what happens if racks are too close to an upright'. However the end rack supports a ... [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. Oth ... [more]

[Image taken 13.4.22] Herbert Todd, Monks Cross Drive, York. Context: #181671, #181672, #181673. To get from the Sheffield to the road (to the right in the image) I had to bump down the kerb into the disabled parking spaces, bump back up ju ... [more]

[Image taken 13.4.22] Herbert Todd, Monks Cross Drive, York. Access to/from the Sheffield racks or the PlantLocks is up and down the kerb. In short this is not accessible. Further there is no room to manoeuvre a cycle so you have to lift it ... [more]

[Image taken 13.4.22] Herbert Todd, Monks Cross Drive, York. Why did no-one in planning query how people would get to them? From the road? 1. Just beyond that furthest Sheffield (hoop) there are steps. 2. There is the (visible in the image) ... [more]

[Image taken 13.4.22] Herbert Todd, Monks Cross Drive, York. Document FB1840BDE077442950E9B4DBBCEF6B87/pdf/17_02056_FULM-PROPOSED_SITE-PLAN-1914514.pdf on the York Planning Portal shows provision for "Visitor cycles [3]" at this location. I ... [more]

[Image showing issues of access: #182295 and links.] [Image taken 11.4.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Other image here today: #181648. The racks, the users and any pedestrians walking from the car park u ... [more]

[Image taken 11.4.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] I don't think the Sheffield-shaped items this cyclist is using are intended for securing cycles to (note how close the front wheel of this cycle is to the ... [more]

[Image taken 7.7.15] Wickes, Lysander Close, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Context and links: #181647.

[Image taken 7.7.15] Wickes, Lysander Way, York. Other image of the provision today: #181647. And the reduction in accessibility, attractiveness and usability, of the racks in 2022: #181644, #181645.

[UPDATE: Newer images: #182122 and links] [UPDATE: 19.4.22 Today, just 8 days, including a weekend and two Bank Holidays, after emailing Wickes, I received a reply: "Hello, My Name is Chris Doyle, I am a Regional Director for Wickes and Yor ... [more]

[Image taken 11.4.22] Wickes, Lysander Close, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The bollards are perhaps intended to protect the entrance to this branch of Wickes (www.wickes.co.uk/store/8471) from vehicle movements. However, t ... [more]

[Image taken on 5.4.22] High Petergate, York. A Kettwiesel recumbent trike (https://hasebikes.com/en/your-bikes/delta-trikes-for-life/). It looks as if it may be used by someone with a mobility issue (the attachments for securing feet on th ... [more]

[Image taken on 5.4.22] High Petergate, York. Sheffields – all in use. There’s no room for the cargo cycle in the background. There was no room for my cycle: I leant it against bollards while I took this image. Context and comments this ... [more]

[Image taken on 2.4.22] Clifton Green, York. Cycles only locked by the wheel to something are vulnerable. The cycle has disappeared. The wheel and the chunky lock remain. This suggests the cycle has been stolen and the only secured part, th ... [more]

[Image taken on 2.4.22] Clifton Green, York. Sheffield racks at a handy location - in front of local shops. Easy to find. But too close to the grass. I had to push my cycle quite hard to get it far enough onto the rack such that it was supp ... [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 on 1.4.22] Micklegate, York. Micklegate Social is using a valuable cycle parking space - their customers might need - with an unridable cycle they have branded. Related issue here today: #181270. Other image today and links: ... [more]

[Image taken on 1.4.22] Micklegate, York. The caption for the previous image here a year ago see: #164327) quotes a Tier employee and a CYC representative who say this is a temporary situation. Related issue here today: #181273. Other Tier- ... [more]

[Further image of this issue here but also positive comments about the rack design: #182113.] [Image taken on 27.3.22] Deangate, York. Putting racks here is a good move. They are on the edge of the shopping area and very close to numerous c ... [more]

[UPDATE: 25.4.22 CYC has responded today to say it has removed the cycle.] [Image taken on 27.3.22] Tanner Row, York. Covid restrictions have been removed or reduced. The result is the racks are in use including on Sunday afternoons. I will ... [more]

[Image taken on 27.3.22] Deangate, York. Two adult cycles, one with a child seat with a balance bike strapped to it. This illustrates the sort of city I want to live in: parents can cycle with a child onboard. They are teaching the child to ... [more]

[Image taken on 27.3.22] Library Square, York. Positioning an end rack away from any limiting infra means it can be used by oversized rigs or… people sharing locks ie who need a wider space. There are three shared locks on these cycles an ... [more]

[Image taken on 27.3.22] Library Square, York. Context and links: #180522.

[Image taken on 27.3.22] Library Square, York. Context and links: #180522.

[Image taken on 27.3.22] Library Square, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The racks are the practical Sheffield design, well located – close to the entrance to the destination (a library: York Explore), practically spaced (s ... [more]

[Image taken on 27.3.22] Library Square, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Events at ExploreYork (https://exploreyork.org.uk/) or in the enclosed green area next to it are popular with all ages. Many people arrive by cycle: #18 ... [more]

[Image taken on 24.3.22] Black Swan, Peasholme Green, York. Context and links: #180476.

[Image taken on 24.3.22] Black Swan, Peasholme Green, York. Racks need space not only for the cycle to be physically stationed but also to move it in and out of the space (see: #174744, #167784). And because you load a cycle from the side: ... [more]

[Image taken on 24.3.22] Black Swan, Peasholme Green, York. The Babboe (www.babboe.co.uk/) is a minimum of 90cm wide. The spacing of these Sheffields (113cm) means that leaves just 50cm to the left (see: #180476) for another cycle to use th ... [more]

[Image taken on 24.3.22] Black Swan, Peasholme Green, York. Context and links: #180473. Note how much the cargo cycle, a Babboe (www.babboe.co.uk/), protrudes beyond the line the other cycles define. There is ample space here for longer and ... [more]

[Image taken on 24.3.22] Black Swan, Peasholme Green, York. The public racks outside the Black Swan (www.blackswanyork.com/) are easy to find, in a location it seems people need cycle parking, and practical (Sheffields, highly visible/natur ... [more]

[Image taken 11.3.22] Boyes, Goodramgate, York. Low profile linking rails (no or minimal upstand) make these Sheffield racks accessible. You can roll a trike, for example, in and out without needing to lift it over the rails. Also, there is ... [more]

[Image taken 23.2.22] Looking northbound towards a flooded Terry Avenue from the end of Millennium Bridge, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The three silver 'staples' are the tops of Sheffield racks. Other images of the floodin ... [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 s ... [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 25.1.22] Blake Street, York. The round sign facing Duncombe Place says, No vehicles. The bollards between Blake Street and Duncombe Place are removable. But could longer designs of cycle (other those with a trailer) park here i ... [more]

[Image taken 25.1.22] Blake Street, York. This man’s cycle has permanent panniers. (That makes it a ‘York’cycle – set up for utility use.) He has a typical chap’s shape – no bum, no tum, and the widest part of him is his shoulde ... [more]

[Image taken 25.1.22] Blake Street, York. The minimum space between uprights/supports of Sheffields is 100cm. But this is too little to be practical and comfortable (see: #177859). I think 150cm should be provided within clumps of racks: #1 ... [more]

[Image taken 19.1.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] This is the access to/from the supermarket for cyclists, peds, mobility scooters and wheelchair users. But if - as is not uncommon - all the parent and ch ... [more]

[Image taken 19.1.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Sheffield racks. Under cover. Well lit. But not easy to find or to access - there is family car parking along the entire cycle parking area - see also: # ... [more]

[Image taken 18.1.22]. Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Image taken to illustrate: a) you load cycle bags (panniers) from the side; b) the bags get wider as you put more in, so take up more space; c) a fairl ... [more]

[Image taken 11.1.22] Palmer Lane, Hungate, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The racks are close to the entrance to the library (https://exploreyork.org.uk/cafes/hungate-reading-cafe/) that has a cafe and community space/meetin ... [more]

Image taken 11.1.22] King Street, York. The onstreet rack (toastrack, Sheffields) is too close to the kerb. Hence the cycles being unstable. Other issue this rack see also: #177527. Other images today: #177526 and links.

Image taken 11.1.22] King Street, York. Substandard onstreet cycle parking (toastrack, Sheffields). The bollard means one space cannot be used. It does not provide protection from other vehicles. Other issue with this rack see: #177528. Oth ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Spark:York, Piccadilly, York. Context: #177343, #177344, #177345. The bollards are insufficiently far from the kerb to protect someone manoeuvring a cycle in/out of the racks and wheeling it into the road before hopping ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Spark:York, Piccadilly, York. Context: #177343, #177344, #177346. The racks are well spaced with 1.2m between uprights. However, the racks are too close to the kerb: a standard cycle is 1.8m long (Table 5-1: Size and mi ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Spark:York, Piccadilly, York. There's a bus stop on the opposite side of the road. It looks perhaps too far away to impact on people using the racks here. But it's not just one service that uses the stop. There can be a ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Spark:York, Piccadilly, York. There is a lot of cycle parking around Spark:York (www.sparkyork.org/). These onstreet toastrack Sheffields are the closest. But not the safest. LTN 1/20 (https://assets.publishing.service. ... [more]

[UPDATE: 31.1.22 I saw today the rack looks pristine again.] [Image taken 5.1.22] Deangate, York. Three bashed racks here now: previously it was "just" the one: #175253. These toastrack Sheffields are unprotected from motor vehicle movement ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Bluebird Bakery, Acomb Road, York. On the site of the former Bathstore, this branch of Bluebird Bakery (www.bluebirdbakery.co.uk/locations/acomb/) has easy to find, oversized, racks. It’s spacious inside too. Plus it' ... [more]

[Image taken 4.1.21] Tanner's Moat, York. When racks are too close to a solid upright cycles cannot be positioned sufficiently far forward to be stable. When a cycle is unstable, the front wheel turns, as here. Loading a cycle, for example ... [more]

[Image taken 4.1.22] Brewdog, Micklegate, York. The restaurant merits an extended popup seating area - in the road. Yet, CYC says there's no more room for bike racks ie car parking cannot be converted into onstreet cycle parking. Plus some ... [more]

[Image taken 4.1.22] Micklegate, York. The "temporary" location for Tier hire e-scooters and hire e-bikes (see: #164327 and #164581). Yet, over a year on the Tiers are still here and the cycle parking is close to full. On a cold if bright w ... [more]

[Image taken 29.12.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [Note: No Streetview at this location.] Covered cycle parking, Sheffields (cycle racks), close to the entrance of the attraction, with room for a family to share a rack/lock(s) a ... [more]

[Image taken 29.12.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [Note: Streetview shows the nearest road - Haxby Road - with a view towards the racks.] A cheering sight: despite the wet weather a group of four on two full-size cycles, and a sm ... [more]

[Image taken 1.12.21] Jorvik Gillygate Practice, Woolpack House, The Stonebow, junction with St Saviours Place, York. Context and links: #176461

[Image taken 1.12.21] Jorvik Gillygate Practice, Woolpack House, The Stonebow, junction with St Saviours Place, York. Context and links: #176461

[Image taken 1.12.21] Jorvik Gillygate Practice, Woolpack House, The Stonebow, junction with St Saviours Place, York. The practice [www.jorvikgillygatepractice.co.uk/] has quite a lot of cycle parking: appropriate for a city centre practice ... [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] I just touched the rear wheel and the cycle tipped. It did not fall as it is secured to the upright of the Sheffield-style support. However, ... [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] The cage (see also: #175855 and links) housed a cycle on my most recent visit. However, the cycle parking is of the 'toastrack' design - She ... [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Well, I was wrong (see: #175428) you can get a cycle in and shut and lock the gate but... #175856, #175857. Other images today: #175851 and ... [more]

[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 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. ... [more]

[Image taken 31.10.21] High Petergate junction with Duncombe Place. After a couple of hours of heavy rain the road and the cycle parking (toastrack, Sheffields) are full of heavy, wet, slippery leaves. (Note that streetview does not yet sho ... [more]

[Correction: #175855 and links] [Image taken 31.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] A locked shed with a toastrack Sheffield stand (cycle parking) and seven loose uprights. The racks is clearl ... [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Deangate, York. [NOTE: Streetview is not showing this set of toastracks.] The minimum recommended gap between uprights i 100cm. This is a shopping area and also has family groups who would share locks and therefore al ... [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Deangate, York. [NOTE: Streetview is not showing this set of toastracks.] The gap of just 72cm between the ends of the run of Sheffields is a lost opportunity to create space for wider and longer ('York'cycles) or car ... [more]

[UPDATE: Further damage to this rack: #177335] [Image taken 23.10.21] Deangate, York. [NOTE: Racks in York get moved around. Streetview is not showing this set of toastracks.] This damage shows why racks need to be protected by bollards or ... [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 the ... [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]

[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 24.10.21] In front of Dunelm (retail outlet), Clifton Moor retail park, York. [NOTE: streetview shows previous layout of car park.] Context: #175237 and links.

[Image taken 24.10.21] In front of Dunelm (retail outlet), Clifton Moor retail park, York. [NOTE: streetview shows previous layout of car park.] 100cm is the minimum recommended width between supports. But I believe this should be a minimum ... [more]

[Image taken 24.10.21] In front of Dunelm (retail outlet), Clifton Moor retail park, York. [NOTE: streetview shows previous layout of car park.] If space is left - but the gap is protected - ends of runs of racks can provide valuable parkin ... [more]

[Image taken 24.10.21] In front of Dunelm (retail outlet), Clifton Moor retail park, York. [NOTE: streetview shows previous layout of car park.] Sheffields (racks); close to the entrance - no signage needed; protected by bollards from the m ... [more]

[Image taken 18.10.21] Bootham Row, York. Context: #175198. Aisles should be rather wider so people can get into and out of racks without difficult or needing to lift a cycle and without damaging other cycles see: #175106, standard and link ... [more]

[Image taken 18.10.21] Bootham Row, York. Context and links: #175198, #175200. Other images today: #175196 and links.

[Image taken 18.10.21] Bootham Row, York. Toastrack Sheffields. A local cycle campaigner said these had come from the city centre. I didn't know they were here - there's no sign to them from the main road (Bootham) or any other clue. And I' ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Waitrose considers this to be cycle parking that should relieve the pressure on the other racks at this site: #175107. Context and comment: #17 ... [more]

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