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Broadheath Altrincham . There used to be pop up cycle lanes in Timperley and then a pop up cycle lane here was to be set up until a few motorists complained. Now it's pop up driving and parking instead !

Stretford Manchester . Cycle lane used for parking . It's also a bus stop ! Enforcement required.

Hale Trafford - Obstructing barriers 2 sets . At both ends of the path.

Hale Trafford - Obstructing barriers. At both ends of the path.

A56 Stretford Manchester - Drivers can get out of the way of emergency vehicles when safe . Cyclists will slow or stop for you to enter cycle way #safestreetstrafford #safestreetssavelives demo by @onetrafford https://twitter.com/Cyclins ... [more]

Pop up Cycle lane used by lorry for parking. See also https://twitter.com/Cyclinstructor/status/1273530830535737345 after complaints from motorists they could not get out of the way of emergency vehicles A MYTH !

The pop up lane disappears completely passing the North bound lay by whereas on the South bound the pop up lane is continued. No idea why the discrepancy. The lay by on the N side is not even used !

Hale in Trafford Brooks drive . Looks to be a path here that has been well used. Not shown on RoW map .

Ashton on Mersey, Sale, Trafford. A new sign for pedestrians going to the school but the warning sign for motorists is obscured.

Urmston outside Bargain Booze next to trio bin 2 stands for 4 bikes

Urmston near Manchester - new cycle parking outside TBT Fitness (was RS McColl, see #107399). Just a little bit too close to the shop. 4 stands for 8 bikes.

Urmston Cycle parking outside optician

Trafford Brooks Drive public right of way has a sign with no legal authority (looks professionally installed) fencing. Blocks what would otherwise be an ideal quiet route linking Hale Barns. Why on earth would you allow cars here but not pe ... [more]

Trafford Brooks Drive public right of way has been blocked off by very high (looks professionally installed) fencing. Blocks what would otherwise be an ideal quiet route linking Hale Barns. https://safestreetstrafford.commonplace.is/commen ... [more]

Timperley Trafford . Obstruction impedes access for disabled, triple prams etc. and cyclists.

This is where Bike Friday used to start from way back in 2008. Might consider starting from here again now there are pop up lanes on the A56 . Starting point in recent years has been the Tram stop bus stop also in Stretford #86813

To continue riding on the A56 covid-19 pop-up cycleway from here you need to head right (where it is blocked by the two blue arrows) across the path of motor traffic heading straight on up Barton Road. An accident waiting to happen.

The A56 gains 10m of pop-up cycle lane

Sign saying nothing at all blocks the half-width cycle lane on the A56 in Trafford.

Sign as part of the pop-up covid-19 cycle lane on the A56 in Trafford. Why?

Covid-19 pop-up cycle lane on the A56 through Trafford. Busy high-speed slip road for the M60 motorway crosses the cycle lane. To motorists this just appears to be coned off road works. For a video showing how dangerous this is see: #http ... [more]

Covid-19 pop-up cycle lane on the A56 in Sale. Too many high speed crossings .

Altrincham. A short missing link for a route from the Bridgewater canal .

Altrincham. Path from Timperley to Altrincham has barriers that need removing

Partington. A path under the busy Manchester Road. Path surafce and access paths need improving with gentle sloped ramps.

Sale nr Manchester route from Priory Gardens a Kissing Gate. There is a locked gate here preventing access Simple solution is to toremove the gate to allow free flow of active travel. This would be a fantastic route to avoid A56 from Sale ... [more]

Sale nr Manchester Priory Gardens . There is a locked gate here preventing access Simple solution is to lock one of the large access gates in a semi open position to allow free flow of active travel. This would be a fantastic route to avoid ... [more]

Sale nr Manchester Priory Gardens . There is a locked gate here preventing accessSimple solution is to lock one of the large access gates in a semi open position to allow free flow of active travel. This would be a fantastic route to avoid ... [more]

Bridgewater Way Expressway Old Trafford Manchester. Temporary Cycle lanes on most direct route to City Centre. Probably saves 15 to 20 mins on journey from Stretford Mall using the canal route.

Bridgewater Way Expressway Old Trafford Manchester. Temporary Cycle lanes on most direct route to City Centre. Probably saves 15 to 20 mins on journey from Stretford Mall using the canal route.

Shaftesbury Avenue to Loraine Road https://safestreetstrafford.commonplace.is/comments/5ed3de71595868801cfabca7/

Trafford Retail Park There is cycle parking but hidden in a corner and no CCTV . Requires signage at least with a post to indicate its location.

Altrincham nr Manchester Junction of Marlborough and Ashley Rd Remove anti-pedestrian barriers and triple the width of the pavement of Marlborough and Ashley Rd. Remove vegetation that is obstructing the pavement here (may be the green ... [more]

THIS IS ADDED TO INTERACTIVE MAP #SAFESTREETSTRAFFORD twitter.com/OneTrafford/status/1263485402201174016 A route to avoid a busy road bridge is compromised by barriers see also #95761 . Remove the barriers and leave only a post or bollard ... [more]

Timperley in Trafford off Raven Road and on to Wood Road HIS IS ADDED TO INTERACTIVE MAP #SAFESTREETSTRAFFORD https://safestreetstrafford.commonplace.is/comments/5ec6c3d6022dec5e1606edde https://twitter.com/DJerrome/status/1256952679215116 ... [more]

Manchester. Trafford Green Lane in Sale. Road works to close road outside Petrol Station. Actually works quite well as a modal filter . Cycles and pedestrians can get through and cars can access Petrol .

Sale near Manchester link betwen Chester Ave and Riley Close. Over restricted with complex barriers. Remove horizontal bars.

UPDATE 22/5/20 REPORTED TO TRAFFORD 1684070 Your service request regarding A problem with road signs, bollards and other street furniture has been updated. "Unfortunately it is taking us longer than we expected to deal with your enquiry. We ... [more]

Sale Moor near Manchester . The motor traffic goes round this bend so fast during covid19 that these cones are being destroyed.

Sale Moor . Great to see no waiting signs being placed in the very wide road during Covid19 emergency . Was this @electricityNW or @traffordcouncil see also #15339 https://twitter.com/Cyclinstructor/status/1253687403316994048

Sale Moor . Great to see no waiting signs being placed in the very wide road during Covid19 emergency . Was this @electricityNW or @traffordcouncil see also #15340 https://twitter.com/Cyclinstructor/status/1253687403316994048

Urmston Davyhulme m41. Approach to roundabout has a cycle lane in a completely useless place. 95% of cycle lanes in Trafford are used for car parking

Urmston manchester . Davyhulme roundabout cycle lane in door zone. Requires a complete redesign but not like 7ways #115118

Urmston Manchester M41 .The end of the cycleway is abrupt throwing cyclists into path of following vehicles and cyclists who stay on road. An extended kerb would protect and/or a soft bollard or wand to warn would help.

Urmston Manchester M41 . Drivers just don't think and drive on the cycleway to park. Bollards required to restrict access.

Urmston Manchester M41 . Drivers just don't think and drive on the cycleway to park. Bollards required to restrict access.

Urmston/Strstford a cycle route is compromised because of debris including broken glass. If the cycle surface were raised to same level as pavement this may maintenance ad help to disperse debris. At present all debris ends in the cycle lan ... [more]

Urmston/stretford M41 A segregated cycle way is compromised because the adjacent pedestrian path is completely blocked by cars parked

Stretford Mancheser M32 a segregated cycle lane is obstructed at the beginning. Also the road markings showing the start of the cycle lane have faded. Bollards required to deter.

Stretford Manchester 7 ways roundabout The recently redesigned Sevenways roundabout has some improvements (!) Even during the Covid19 lockdown very few road users pay any attention to the road markings

Altrincham Trafford near Manchester. Except Cycles sign needed here .

Broadheath Trafford near Manchester. It appears someone has decided this barrier is too much in the current emergency #viralkindness. The rationalised barriers prevents motor cars passing but allows cycles pushchairs and wheelchairs through ... [more]

Sale West to Broadheath Thanks to @OneTrafford for mowing the grass on 2 desire lines to an unofficial Sinderland brook bridge. Was it @onetrafford ? @TraffordCouncil @stmarysrob Can @SBResidentsWA14 consider doing the same on the other si ... [more]

Wharfeside Trafford Manchester . New Tram stop has cycle parking for 10 bikes at Wharfesdie Tram stop on the Metrolink line between Dumplington (Trafford Centre ) and Manchester

Email from Wythenshawe NHS Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust Estates & Facilities Directorate and PALS I am delighted to say that we have now installed hoops in this area – please see an update from the manager below. thank you ... [more]

There's a cyclists dismount sign here despite 2 city councils and 1 metro borough adopting a policy that all new bridges should allow cycling without dismounting !! Adopted March 2008 Salford CC Manchester CC Treafford MBC https:// ... [more]

Trolleys from @marksandspencer @bmstores @Quality_Save @LoveWilko and #farmfoods obstructing the busy path here. https://www.fixmystreet.com/report/new?longitude=-2.322799&latitude=53.425842 https://www.fixmystreet.com/report/1985688

Sale Moor near Manchester Moor Nook Park (unnamed on Trafford map) on footpath the path is flooded more than 6" deep at 3 locations. The access to the playground is blocked because the flooding is on both sides of the access gate. Reported ... [more]

Urmston Active Neighbourhood event advertising sign 23 JAN 2020 https://www.trafford.gov.uk/residents/events/2019/Urmston-Active-Neighbourhood.aspx

Urmston Trafford Venue for Cycling and Walking "Have your Say" event (due 23rd Jan 7pm to 9pm ) does NOT have any cycle parking. Has 2 very large car parks with traffic mini roundabout ! May be temp cycle parking can be provided say crowd ... [more]

UPDATE JUNE 2020 THOS HAS NOW BEEN CUT BACK A LITTLE BIT SO IT'S SAFE FOR NOW Trafford Stretford: Request ID:1532454 15/12/19 Overhanging on Kickety Brook path are obstructing the path at a dangerous eye level. At at least 3 locations to t ... [more]

Sale near Manchester The Brigidiar Pub a Holts brewery has no cycle parking.

Ashton on Mersey Sale Greater Manchester . Ashton park has no dedicated cycle parking . These bikes have been parked to posts and gates . The bikes belong to party political canvassers for the 2019 General Election who are proving the point ... [more]

Sheffield stand Cycle parking at Poppies dentist - Hopefully Dentist will install Sheffield stand(s) with signs in at the front as well overlooked by the waiting room window. See #35129 from 2011 Ed: They look too close to the wall.

Sale West Trafford near Manchester There are plans for a beeNetwork routes through the estate mappinggm.org.uk/bee-network/ the final routes are far from clear. There are plans to vastly improve the Sale West Estate way." www.irwellvalley ... [more]

Manchester Urmston. Trafford General Hospital . This cycle parking near the entrance is hidden and not signosted. Not easy to notice (needs signs) . The nearby covered cycle parking is often full.

Manchester Urmston. Trafford General Hospital . The covered cycle parking near the entrance is very full. More cycle parking is nearby but not easy to notice (needs signs) .

Manchester Wythenshawe Hospital new Nightingdale Centre dealing with and preventing Breast Cancer . This space could be utilised for cycle parking. The bollards could be replaced with stands. The nearest parking is a long walk on the oth ... [more]

UPDATE 6/11/19 ref: P19/4196 from MFT Taking your concern on-board we will therefore seek to identify a suitable location closer to the Nightingale Centre where Sheffield Hoops can be installed. UPDATE 22/10 Email to pals@mft.nhs.uk ...... ... [more]

UPDATE 6/3/20 Email from Wythenshawe NHS Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust Estates & Facilities Directorate and PALS I am delighted to say that we have now installed hoops in this area – please see an update from the manager belo ... [more]

Stretford Road Old Trafford Greater Manchester. DPD .This DPD driver did not care if I reported him for reversing into my path and blocking a segregated cycle lane https://twitter.com/Cyclinstructor/status/1182951049654685697

Urmston Eden Sq car Park has some bike stands . It's not clear whether they are to be used for motorbikes or cycles . The lack of clarity may be why some people have decided to stack trolleys here. Some signage to state the purpose of the ... [more]

Altrincham Hospital. Do the NHS really believe they are encouraging active travel ? 14 Cycle stands 'stand' empty. Cycle parking for 28 bicycles that can't be used for visitors for spurious H&S reasons . See #104466 and #111042 See also # ... [more]

Altrincham Hospital. Do the NHS (Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust )really believe they are encouraging active travel ? Their case ref P19/3267 states that the barriers to the cycle parking are not operated by cycles - I can say th ... [more]

Chester Road Household Waste Recycling Centre . Stretford near Manchester. A pavement is completely blocked by a guard rail and overhanging vegetation forcing people to use the access road used by cars and HGVs. Reported to Trafford via ht ... [more]

Manchester Wythenshawe twitter.com/Samvironment/status/1148339368509288450 . One wonders why all that money was spent on creating a level crossing and not allowing it to be used . Cyclists will ride on pavement after using dropped kerbs to ... [more]

Manchester Wythenshawe https://twitter.com/Samvironment/status/1148339368509288450 . One wonders why all that money was spent on creating a level crossing and not allowing it to be used . Cyclists will ride on pavement after using dropped ... [more]

Altrincham, Bemrose Avenue to divert past the one way on Weldon Road . Recently changed to a one way street. This si a well used route by cyclists to avoid the A56 by using John Leigh Park . Now cyclists use the footpath to avoid the one w ... [more]

Altrincham, Place Road overgrown large roundabout used to divert past Weldon Road . Recently changed to a one way street. This is a well used route by cyclists to avoid the A56 by using John Leigh Park . Now cyclists use the footpath to avo ... [more]

Altrincham, Lawrence Road onto Place Road a filter has been opened wide enough for cars. This at least avoids a U-turn on Lawrence Road to divert past the one way on Weldon Road . Recently changed to a one way street. This is a well used ro ... [more]

Altrincham, Weldon Road . Recently changed to a one way street. This is a well used route by cyclists to avoid the A56 by using John Leigh Park . Now cyclists use the footpath to avoid the one way going down hill quite fast or take a divers ... [more]

Altrincham, Weldon Road . Recently changed to a one way street. This is a well used route by cyclists to avoid the A56 by using John Leigh Park . Now cyclists use the footpath to avoid the one way going down hill quite fast or take a divers ... [more]

Altrincham, Weldon Road . UPDATE 5/10/19 Reported to Trafford that many car drivers drive here the wrong way down this road. Probably needs a "Change of Layout" sign to warn. Recently changed to a one way street. This is a well used route b ... [more]

Access onto canal towpath is blocked now due to overgrown vegetation. This was left as a promised legacy from the path improvements scheme . The path was left as an alternative to a more expensive but more direct access from the Watersmeet ... [more]

Broadheath National Trust may be able to influence no motor-traffic on Seamon's Road bridge might be the best or only way to improve the nearby roads for cycling

Broadheath National Trust may be able to influence removal of non-essential motor-traffic from Oldfield Lane https://goo.gl/maps/SfPicB3tras

Broadheath taking the TPT (or motor-traffic) off Sinderland Road and Dairyhouse Lane https://cycle.travel/map/journey/95308

High quality route from old A556 to Trafford See also other routes Highways England are considering linking old A556 to Trafford https://traffordcycleforum.uk/info/maps/a556-to-altrincham-options/

Dunham on National Trust land link from BWW to TPT https://cycle.travel/map/journey/95562

Dunham National Trust may be able to influence All weather surface on Trans Pennine Trail Dunham Massey See Also Remove barriers stopping disabled access at Trans Pennine Trail at Station Road, Dunham Massey. (Rope and Anchor) See Al ... [more]

Dunham National Trust may be able to influence Extend Bridgewater way, some extra land from national trust would make this easier. See Also # Remove barriers stopping disabled access at Trans Pennine Trail at Station Road, Dunham Mass ... [more]

Dunham National Trust may be able to influence #103931 Remove barriers stopping disabled access at Trans Pennine Trail at Station Road, Dunham Massey. (Rope and Anchor) See Also #108261 Crossing, or at the very least an island on Du ... [more]

Things National Trust may be able to influence Crossing, or at the very least an island on Dunham Road where Green walk crosses it See also: #89843 Remove barriers stopping disabled access at Trans Pennine Trail at Atlantic Street #10 ... [more]

Things National Trust may be able to influence Crossing, or at the very least an island on Dunham Road where Green walk crosses it See also: # Remove barriers stopping disabled access at Trans Pennine Trail at Atlantic Street # Remove ... [more]

Footpath running alongside or parallel to School Lane in Dunham Massey to connect Canal to the cycleway. Using the road is OK by cycle, but it is not pleasant walking a 60mph road with no footpath. This would make some nice circular walks. ... [more]

Little Bollington Dunham Traffic Free route will all weather surface past the NT farms shops and Café’s: Lavendar Farm tea shop, Ice Cream Farm, Red House Farm. Maybe there are more! www.plotaroute.com/route/807786 See also #104219

Trans Pennine Trail to Woodcote road to avoid Sinderland Road. www.plotaroute.com/route/807779

Dunham/Bowdon missing bridge across River Bollin would provide opportunity for A556-Altrincham Link https://www.plotaroute.com/route/551036

Bowdon Roundabout to Altrincham (May not be NT) https://www.plotaroute.com/route/551128 See also other routes Highways England are considering linking old A556 to Trafford https://traffordcycleforum.uk/info/maps/a556-to-altrincham-options ... [more]

Cycle access from Bowdon Roundabout to Cherry tree lane. (May not be NT) www.plotaroute.com/route/807776 Bowdon Rounda bout to Altrincham (May not be NT) see also #108253

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