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Access to both sides of the footbridge is denied to double buggies and similar wide pushed aids. Also the steps are a pain for both pusher and seated passenger. See also #188974 and #188974 … [more]

Stretford at Trafford Town Hall. A very wide path with what looks like a parallel crossing for cycles and pedestrians but there are No Cycling signs posted on the lampposts. Does this mean no cycling on the left hand path in the picture … [more]

Trafford near Manchester . Morrisons Daily newly opened the parked bike is not supported and falls over in the slightest wind. The cycle parking comprises 1 wheel bender. @morrisons can we have a proper cycle stand(s) here. There's plenty … [more]

Stretford Mall Kargaroo cargo bike outside entrance to the Mall. See also nearby kargaroo bike at other entrance #187533

Stretford Mall Kargaroo cargo bike outside main entrance to the Mall. instructions on window nearby . There's an attachment on the handlebars for your mobile phone although on this bike there appears to be a part missing. See also nearby … [more]

Trafford Sale . Incorrect use of a road sign (Cyclists dismount and use pavement ) This sign only to be used on streets where motor vehicles are also not allowed. The correct sign would be to warn drivers of cyclists in the lane and to not … [more]

Manchester White City. Cycle stands in the shape of chillies. Nandos

epetition https://democratic.trafford.gov.uk/mgEPetitionDisplay.aspx?id=134&TPID=15724894 to Trafford council to investigate and create with TfGM a new cycle route using the redundant rail tracks 3 & 4 between Sale Britannia Road and … [more]

Junction 7 has 12 toucan crossings . 11 have green phases synchronised to the junction phases. This is the only crossing that does not have a green phase . Is this dangerous especially when sun glare/reflections are a hazard ? People will … [more]

Broadlands Wood - Size: 0.45 ha (1.11 acres) Grid reference: SJ769911 Woodlands Trust land between Westminster Close and Chichester Close In Sale Trafford. The circular path in this wood has been blocked by a fallen tree. The fence has … [more]

UPDATE 20/1/2022 EA have agreed to repair the path as a reasonable action to make the place better. Ashton on Mersey path along River Mersey on the South bank . Recent bank reinforcement work has damaged the path from the heavy vehicles. … [more]

Stretford Public Hall has covered cycle parking. Space for 10 bikes. A large car park that could be put to other uses.

THE INFORMATION POSTER HAS BEEN DETACHED FROM THE SIGNBOARD AND IS LEANING NEARBY

UPDATE 18/12/21 GMUTC have confirmed these are for detection cables (response from TfGM  1121-06ASVJ-04287 ). Further info is requested. UPDATE 10/11/21 reported to GMUTC (TfGM) as the ridge is to do with the Stretford - a cycle lane … [more]

Sale Trafford. dropped kerb is welcome but it's not sure what the real reason for the making of the small dropped kerb.

Main Entrance to John Leigh Park. At last the access has been improved. Previous access was a locked gate requiring stepping up the kerb across the pavement and through 1 of 2 pedestrian access'. The one on the left required stepping over … [more]

Road resurfaced here end of April 2021 to a really high standard. The path is just soil ! There is NO path on the other side . Reported to Trafford : Carrington Lane West bound and West of junction with Banky Lane. Road has been resurfaced … [more]

Urmson Church Road - St Michael's Church . Planter cycle parking

Trafford Park near Media City. The vegetation obstructing the walkway has started to be cleared. This is the best bit but still there is soil and debris that has not been cleared near the back of pavement to beyond the lamppost line. plants … [more]

Stretford Town Hall Trafford . Cycle lane lines and green are being repainted. They are being painted exactly the same sub standard width . Should be 2 metres minimum especially on this national cycle route 55 and as there is plenty of … [more]

The Life Centre, 235 Washway Road, Sale, M33 4BP . Cycle parking located undercover in car park area for 20 bicycles but partially blocked by equipment. There is a ground floor window that overlooks the parking area. Life Centre is used for … [more]

Manchester Stretford - Granby Road leading to Stretford Grammar School. Dropped kerbs will help.encourage cycle to school and connect to shared path on Edge Lane.

UPDATE *** Dec 2020 These stands are starting to be used more and not just by people on bikes.**** Aldi cycle parking 7 stands enough for 14 bikes. The previous location of the Aldi had only a few cycle places AND not maintained ( #91816 ) … [more]

Urmston cycle parking for 6 replaces original stands for 4 bikes. Not as fancy but space for more bikes. See #100394 . Nearby parking See also #44101

Worthington Park Sale Trafford . Could this gate off Cheltenham Drive be locked partially open ? ike the gate at Longford Park . This would allow free flow of walking wheelchairs mobility scooters and cycling traffic . See #101653 … [more]

Sale Sports Club Trafford . New buildling has covered cycle parking . Room for 10 bikes

Timperley. link St George's Crescent and Arderne Road . A useful link connecting Timperley . This image shows the lack of a surfaced path along a desire line and onto the access point See also #150642 . Bizarrely half of this path is smooth … [more]

Timperley. link St George's Crescent and Arderne Road . A useful link connecting Timperley . This image shows the lack of a surfaced path along a desire line and onto the access point See also #150643 .

Timperley. Stoney Bridge well named . A useful link connecting Timperley . This image shows the lack of a surfaced path along a desire line See also #150639 and #150637 . Peds on the left and the very narrow gap on the Right for cyclists

Timperley. Stoney Bridge path. A useful link connecting Timperley . This image shows the lack of a surfaced path along a desire line. The useful bridge is shown on this image #150637

Timperley. Stoney Bridge well named . A useful link connecting Timperley . The next image shows the lack of a surfaced path along a desire line #150639

Cholmondeley Avenue to A56 Timperley . A modal filter. Could do with some TLC and resurfacing. Useful to avoid the busy traffic lights A56/Park Road which have very little room to filter and are impossible for the nervous person on a bike

Albert Road Hale . Filtered road. Modal filter with inadequate and poorly located dropped kerb. Quite often the access is blocked by many parked cars (google view from Albert Road .

Urmston in Trafford near Manchester Chassen Road mini roundabout junction with Flixton Road widens for cycle to rejoin but is blocked forcing cycles into path of following motors

Manor Ave Sale Reported 25/2/2020 ref 1607656 over 0.1m in depth a bicycle tyre width about .3m long. The pothole is invisible and dangerous to bicycle riders when there's a puddle here and the pothole is just where a cyclists may cycle … [more]

UPDATE SEPT 2020 IT'S NOW CLEAR https://twitter.com/Cyclinstructor/status/1304465736455331840 Stretford near Manchester . The cycle lane is completely blocked by low branches that need cutting back. Reported again to Trafford Request … [more]

Sale Trafford Greater Manchester . Typical street https://twitter.com/Cyclinstructor/status/1285234035317506048

Partington Warburton Lane Greater Manchester Disappointing to see that discriminatory A-frame/K-frame barriers are still proposed for a new route in Partington https://twitter.com/BikeWalkScoot/status/1286378073785589760/photo/1 . Should … [more]

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 … [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 ! Pop up lanes use by pickup … [more]

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. This parking is in the wrong place. Just lke a driver wanting to park as close as possible to their home, a rider wants to see their bike when they shop or when waiting for a take away meal. As can … [more]

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 … [more]

UPDATE An application DMMO (map modification order) 107 was made in 2020 to make this route a bridleway. https://www.trafford.gov.uk/residents/transport-and-streets/roads-highways-and-pavements/map-modification-orders.aspx?ref=107 DMMO … [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: … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 ! Maybe 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 … [more]

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

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