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[Image taken 23.1.23] Kitchener Street at entrance to/exit from Foss Islands Path, York. Context: and links #189804.

[Image taken 23.1.23] Kitchener Street at entrance to/exit from Foss Islands Path, York. Context: #189549. Other image here today and links: #189805.

I’ll just be two minutes isn’t going work for this obstruction… 🤨

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

[Image taken 12.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The gap between the car park and the route to/from Bootham and schools in one direction and Scarborough Bridge/rail station in the other was blocked again. You can see someone climbing over the … [more]

[Image taken 12.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The skip that had been restricting access and the view of the entrance/exit between the Scarborough Bridge connector cycle-ped-wheelchair path and the car park has finally gone. Other issues … [more]

Update: 12.6.21. The skip has gone: #170082. [Image taken 29.5.21] Marygate car park, York. This indicative image with a pedestrian shows this space is too narrow to be practical. Other photos here today: #169785 and links

[Image taken 13.4.21] Bootham, York. This skip 'shelters' two or three cars. There are double yellows but I don't know the rules governing their use here. See also #167114.

[Image taken 13.4.21] A skip on Bootham, junction with Marygate, York. Bootham has queueing or oncoming motor traffic for much of the day/evening. The vehicles reduce the road space. The skip been here for months. It has no flashing lights. … [more]


Although still accessible, the new cycle parking at Kelvinbridge station is surrounded by building contractor's skips, hoardings and containers, making it rather unwelcoming.

I'd love to know the legal position here. I'd suggest that it follows the car rules, in that only enter the cycle lane if it's absolutely necessary (non-mandatory lane). And my feeling is that it's not necessary, thus breaking the law.

This is the first time I've seen 'skip curtains'.

No left turn into Hope Street from Argyle Street

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