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[Image taken 23.11.21] Tanner's Moat, York. The 'plastic tray', the temporary wheelchair ramp, has gone: #171342. The works to replace the flood gates under Lendal bridge are complete. But I'd been assured the ramp would stay. People in whe ... [more]

[Image taken 17.11.21] Leeman Road junction with Station Avenue, York. After use at the Remembrance Day events, crash barriers in the cycle contraflow, part of the Wellington Row flood works diversion. Same issue previous dates: #175797. Ot ... [more]

[And again: #175971] [Image taken 12.11.21] Leeman Road, York. Crash barriers ahead of the Remembrance Day events in the cycle contraflow, part of the Wellington Row flood works diversion. Issue compounded: #175798. Same issue in 2018: #175 ... [more]

UPDATE: Reply from CYC: "Please rest assured that this matter will be addressed with the team involved. The vehicle should have parked on the other side of the road and the staff will be re-educated on their behaviour." Alas no mention of t ... [more]

[Image taken 31.10.21] West Esplanade, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Fast worsening damage on the riverside route at an almost unavoidable location at a tight turn with limited sight lines. This is part of the Scarborough Bri ... [more]

[NOTE: 8.12.22. Re-reported today. My chain of emails about the issues here goes back to December 2018. Though that may not be the earliest report.][Image taken 31.10.21] Leeman Road, junction with Station Avenue, York. Context and links: # ... [more]

[Image taken 31.10.21] Leeman Road, junction with Station Avenue, York. The issues with surface water collecting here have not been resolved. (Previous image: #171908 and link.) Leaves obscure any hazards beneath them and create a slip haza ... [more]

[Image taken 22.10.21] Wellington Row, junction with Tanner Row, York. Part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. These two temporary signs block the pavement which is already made less attractive and less easy to ... [more]

[Image taken 22.10.21] North Street, junction with Tanner Row, York. Part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. The sign on the left has no value. It's a ghost sign: just a frame. It’s a hazard and an obstructio ... [more]

[Image taken 18.10.21] Bootham Terrace junction with Bootham, York. An NCN65 diversion sign for use during floodworks - Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme and the Clementhorpe flood defences diversion. Other images today: #17519 ... [more]

[Update: The works here have ended. The temporary lights have been removed. The lack of protection for people crossing remains. As do problems with surface water see also: #177113 and: #175427.] [Image taken 20.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. Pushing off when the light opposite has turned green and the signal is audible. There is no protection from pedestrians crossing ahead of the cyclist. There is no protection from t ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. Activating the temporary cycle crossing. There are no road markings to tell drivers where to stop/to increase observance of the all traffic stopping lights and no markings to keep ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. Pedestrians must cross the cyclist exit and this is a very busy route to-from the rail station (see: #169506). It also floods: #169496, #169497. Context and links to other images t ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. This is signage ahead of a temporary lit crossing over two lanes as part of the diversion for the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme which was in place mid-May 21 to la ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Station Avenue, Station Road, Rougier Street, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. Are the routes for the cyclists and the wheelchair users the same? There's no route ide ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Tanner’s Moat junction with Rougier Street, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. Same issues as per the wheelchair signs: #174807. For context see: #174805 and links. ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Wellington Row junction with Tanner Row, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. No way to find out who is responsible for this 'ghost' sign. Context see: #174812. All signs ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Wellington Row junction with Tanner Row, York. Context see: #174812. All signs images and all issues from today: #174802 and links.

[Image taken 11.10.21] Wellington Row junction with Tanner Row, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. Image taken to show that many/most signs do not have details of who they belong to, what org ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Wellington Row junction with Tanner Row, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. Context and links see: #174805. What does "access" mean here? Is this sign for people on cyc ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Tanner Row, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. Positive point: Trans Pennine Trail sticker. But what is the printed number 65? (Compare with the sticker in: #174811.) A ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Wellington Row junction with Tanner Row, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. But there is no clue as to why this sign is here, who could use it - there's no destination, ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Memorial Gardens, Leeman Road, York. For context see: #174805 and links.

[Image taken 11.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. If you happen upon this you don't know where it goes. (Where does it lead to if you follow the arrowed direction? What is in the other direction?) There is no clue which of the sev ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. Cycle sign has identity and route number. Though no local info (Millennium Bridge, Rowntree Park in one direction or railway, Scarborough Bridge, for example, in the other). It see ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. Compare two wheelchair signs (see: #174807 and #174808) with the cyclist sign (see: #174806). The whee ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. Context and links: #174803.

[Image taken 11.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. Sandbags that stabilise signs need to be checked for damage. Their contents are skid and slip hazards ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. A sand bag used for stabilising a temporary sign has split and been moved/removed. But the sand – a ... [more]

[UPDATE: 9.10.21. The contractors retrieved the sign and put it back into position.] [Image taken 8.10.21] West Esplanade, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Another useless sign. This one is for wheelchair users on the diversion ... [more]

[Image taken 5.10. 21] Tanner Row close to junction with Wellington Row/North Street, York. I don't use this route daily but on 50 per cent of the times I do, a driver has blocked the pavement and the advisory contraflow cycle lane. I conti ... [more]

[Image taken 27.9.21] Route between West Esplanade car park/riverside and Leeman Road, York. Context see: #174488 and links

[Image taken 27.9.21] Route between West Esplanade car park/riverside and Leeman Road, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme. Puddling on the contra flow cycle lane. Briars at head height. Upstand. Encroac ... [more]

[Image taken 20.9.21] West Esplanade, York. People fishing and a white van on the cycle-ped-wheelchair route alongside the river. I've seen this combination closer closer to Clifton Bridge, York. I don't know if the people fishing are anyth ... [more]

[Image taken 20.9.21] Esplanade car park, York. Original image (explanation) see: #173232. The metal bollards were blocking a car parking space again today. 1. I’m at a loss to understand: a) why these items are not being stored securely ... [more]

[More recent image this issue: #174601] [Image taken 9.9.21] Tanner Row close to junction with Wellington Row/North Street, York. Yet another driver choosing to block the contraflow cycle lane rather than the with flow carriageway – or fi ... [more]

[Image taken 31.8.21] Station Avenue, York. The narrow channel is the Leeman Road cycle contraflow. Context/explanation see: #173662 and links to other images taken today.

[Image taken 31.8.21] Station Avenue, York. This crossing is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme. An email on Friday confirmed the signage would be checked before the start of the Bank Holiday Weekend. Many signs fell ... [more]

[Image taken 26.8.21] Tanner Row, York. Increasing numbers of people on cycles, scooters and on foot are using Tanner Row. It is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion route and there is a Tier e-scooter/e-bik ... [more]

[Image taken 26.8.21] Memorial Gardens, Leeman Road, York. The 'message' part of this sign has been missing for around 3 days. The stand (a key part of the diversion for the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme) is now clutter, a ... [more]

[Image taken 19.8.21] Tanner Row, York. Some glass (see first image: #172865) remains in the contraflow cycle lane. The remainder seems to have been dissipated by foot, cycle or Tier hire e-scooter (for a list of all Tier sites documented s ... [more]

[UPDATE: 23.12.21. The bollards have still not been replaced: #177019.] [Image taken 17.8.21] Esplanade car park, York. Original image (explanation) see: #173232. Other images today: #173271, #173273

[Image taken 17.8.21]. Esplanade car park, York. The (albeit small) sign immediately in front of the vehicle says Emergency exit keep clear. The text on the ground (partly under the vehicle) says Keep clear. This is now part of the diversio ... [more]

[Update see: #173274] [Image taken 14.8.21] Esplanade car park, York. Each car parking space is worth around £13.50 for up to five hours according to the charges board (www.york.gov.uk/directory-record/404/esplanade-car-park). Galling beca ... [more]

[UPDATE: The floodgates have been replaced. The route re-opened 19.11.21] [Image taken 9.8.21] Tanner's Moat/Wellington Row, York. Context see: #173062 and links. Clear signage for cyclists. A clear view of the ramp. The visibility means pe ... [more]

[Update 11.8.21. The same works were in situ today. Update evening of 10.8.21: all signs and works removed] [Image taken 9.8.21] Tanner's Moat, Wellington Row, York. Clear signage installed by the contractors for all users during very tempo ... [more]

[Image taken 6.8.21] Memorial Gardens, Leeman Road, York. The contractors JN Bentley moved fast to put up a 'pedestrians' sign this evening. I had seen that pedestrians were using the road/the contraflow cycle lane through the development r ... [more]

[Update: JN Bentley contractors righted this very soon after it was reported.] [Image taken 6.8.21] West Esplanade, York. Context see: #172871. All images today: #172861 and links.

[Update: JN Bentley contractors righted this very soon after it was reported.] [Image taken 6.8.21] West Esplanade, York. This is part of the wheelchair/pedestrian/cycle diversion route for the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme ... [more]

[Image taken 6.8.21] Memorial Gardens, West Esplanade/Leeman Road, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This is part of the wheelchair diversion route for the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme. The foliage has been tr ... [more]

[Update: #172874] [Image taken 6.8.21] York. Between Esplanade car park and Leeman Road, York, parallel to one side of Memorial Gardens. There is no sign on Leeman Road directing pedestrians through Memorial Gardens see: #171581. This issue ... [more]

[Image taken 6.8.21] Tanner Row, York. See: #172865 and links.

[See note: #173309] [Update: Reported in person to YCC 11.8.21. Still there 13.8.21] [Image taken 6.8.21] Tanner Row, York. Much broken glass at a point pedestrians join the paved area in the image/leave the pavement for the road (as the pa ... [more]

[Update: #172874] [Image taken 6.8.21] York. Between Esplanade car park and Leeman Road, York, parallel to one side of Memorial Gardens. There is no sign on Leeman Road directing pedestrians through Memorial Gardens see: #171581, #171372. T ... [more]

[Image taken 6.8.21] York. Between Esplanade car park and Leeman Road, York, parallel to one side of Memorial Gardens. The route ahead is a key link to/from the National Railway Museum National Railway Museum [www.railwaymuseum.org.uk] an ... [more]

[Image taken 6.8.21] York. Between Esplanade car park and Leeman Road, York, parallel to one side of Memorial Gardens. Excess foliage over wall on left at head height and at corner ahead - obscures sightlines (earlier image this issue: #172 ... [more]

[Image taken 6.8.21] York. Between Esplanade car park and Leeman Road, York parallel to one side of Memorial Gardens. Foliage at head height on the contraflow cycle lane for the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme (for more image ... [more]

[Update: This was removed on 3 or 4.8.21.] [Update: 3.8.21 The frame is still in this location, in this position but the sign has disappeared.] [Image taken 30.7.21] Lendal Bridge, York. This fallen/redundant sign on the Environment Agency- ... [more]

[Image taken 30.7.21] Wellington Row, York. Yet another fallen/redundant sign on this Environment Agency-signposted diversion route ('wellingtonrowesplanadelivediversion') the day before a weekend. All images today: #172716 and links

[Update: The sign remained hidden on 31.7.21 and 1.8.21. I was next able to check it at the end of 3.8.21 and it was in situ again.] On [Image taken 30.7.21] Memorial Gardens/Leeman Road, York. Yet another fallen/redundant sign on this Envi ... [more]

[Image taken 29.7.21] Tanner's Moat, York. Cycle diversion signage in situ see: #170534. Explanation see: #172711. Other images today: #172710 and links

[Update 4.8.21. Mid-afternoon, the signage was still here, ie not signposting a diversion] [Update 3.8.21 three (redundant) cones were blocking the cycle parking further to the right of this spot.] [Friday 30.7.21. The signage was still red ... [more]

[More recent image: #172711] [Image taken 28.7.21] Tanner's Moat, York. 16.30-ish and at the works compound behind me looked as if everyone had left. So I lugged the signs, the sandbags and the cone out the way. They are very heavy but ther ... [more]

[Update 31.8.21] The signage is not working. Almost every time I use this crossing - in daylight at present - at least one, sometimes two, drivers (presumably) do not see the lights and therefore do not stop or even slow down. I wear hi-vi ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. If the road were always this empty, exiting the cycle contraflow on Leeman Road whether to cross to the furthest carriageway or to join the nearside lane would not be the risky manoeuvre it actual ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. The cyclist exiting the contraflow from Leeman Road and heading for the furthest carriageway has to get this far out before s/he can see/be seen. Other images today: #172321 and links

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. The lights for the temporary crossing on red. The one on the left gets turned round and both get obscured by other vehicles and infra, or drivers simply don't see them and continue at speed as a c ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. Signage warning road users of temporary lights. And the lights themselves - facing the correct way. See: #172327, #172329, #172330

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. View from the cycle contraflow from Leeman Road partly obscured by the temporary infra put in the aid cyclists’ safety – the signs warning of the crossing and the light intended to hold road u ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. View from the cycle contraflow from Leeman Road. If there is a bus at the stop the sightlines are hugely reduced - for the cyclist and any road user approaching. Other images today: #172321 and li ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. Nine hours after I took this photo: #172328 the signs have not been righted. Other images today: #172321 and links

[Image taken 20.7.21] Memorial Gardens/Leeman Road, York. Sign now realigned - one I could actually reach and do myself. Compare with #171371. All images here today: #172324 and links

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. Information overload in a short distance with possible fatal consequences for people crossing from the left (a contraflow cycle lane) into this carriageway. Extended caption #172327. Other images ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. The vehicle here is obstructing sight of temporary crossing lights for people on cycles needing to reach this lane. Other images here today: #172327, #172328, #172330. Other images today: #172321 ... [more]

[Update: The contractor for the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme removed these two signs and a further one closer to the city walls, on request. They were part of a different set of works and belong to CYC. He alerted CYC who ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. I’ve used the crossing between Leeman Road a contraflow on the left between where the square red sign and the square yellow sign in at the back of this image on the left-hand side to this carria ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Memorial Gardens/Leeman Road, York. Compare with: #171372. Other images today: #172321 and links

[Image taken 20.7.21] Memorial Gardens/Leeman Road, York. Context image for #172324 to show the crossing that is hidden when the foliage is not kept cut back. This junction is not well designed as it is a popular route for pedestrians. More ... [more]

[Update: the diversion will remain in place until 22 October 2021.] [Image taken 20.7.21] Memorial Gardens/Leeman Road, York. The overgrown foliage (see also: #172861, #172862, #172863, #172864) creates a completely blind corner. It may als ... [more]

[Image taken 12.7.21] Memorial Gardens, Esplanade car park, York. Gate now secured open at least temporarily: previous situation: #171369. This path is part of the Wellington Row Esplanade live diversion for the flood gates under Lendal Bri ... [more]

[UPDATE 25.4.22: CYC has today responded this has been resolved. That my request is "closed as unblocked".] [Image taken 12.7.21] Leeman Road, York. The flooding in the cycle lane (see: #171908) continues into the pedestrian crossing. I hav ... [more]

[Later image - no improvement: #175426] [Image taken 12.7.21] Leeman Road, York. Most of the width of this narrow cycle contraflow is under water. Real likelihood of people cycling in it getting flats. More people than usual are using this ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.21] Station Road, York. The clutter and confusion resulting from the plethora of diversion signs for the Wellington Row Esplanade live diversion for the flood gates under Lendal Bridge (search on ‘wellingtonrowesplanadel ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.21] Leeman Road, York cycle contraflow. Cone obstructing the pavement. This is part of the Wellington Row Esplanade live diversion for the flood gates under Lendal Bridge. It is also the signposted route for wheelchair use ... [more]

[See also image from 14.8.21: #173232] [Image taken 4.7.21] Esplanade car park, York. Dumped pillars or bollards presumably removed for the diversion (search on wellingtonrowesplanadelivediversion) in place during the replacement of the flo ... [more]

[Update: #172340] [Image taken 8.7.21] Memorial Gardens (Leeman Road-side), York. All this signage is for the Wellington Row Esplanade diversion while the flood gates under Lendal Bridge are replaced. But no-one has noticed that the blue si ... [more]

Image taken 8.7.21] Memorial Gardens (Leeman Road-side), York. Contradictory signage for the Wellington Row Esplanade diversion. And none for pedestrians at any time to tell them the river and Scarborough Bridge can be reached through here. ... [more]

[Image taken 7.7.21] West Esplanade/Esplanade car park/Memorial Gardens, York. This driver was on the clearly marked ‘keep clear’ area. Doors on both sides of the large vehicle were wide open. A constant stream of people on cycles was s ... [more]

[Update: #171403] [Image taken 4.7.21.] Rougier Street, York. Redundant sign ie clutter and a potential hazard. It’s been here since at least 13.6.21 – see: #170128. It is now attracting rubbish – in the form of a covid-19 facemask. T ... [more]

[Update see: #172326.] [Image taken 4.7.21] Memorial Gardens, Leeman Road, York. The red 'No wheelchair access' sign is redundant and therefore clutter and a hazard. Another candidate for my 'redundantsign' collection. There are also no sig ... [more]

[Update: pedestrian sign now realigned: #172340] [Image taken 4.7.21] Memorial Gardens, Leeman Road, York. The diversion for wheelchair users now exits onto Leeman Road here. There is no gate to get into/out of the park at this side - compa ... [more]

[Update: foliage has been trimmed #172868.] [Image taken 4.7.21] Memorial Gardens, between Esplanade car park and Leeman Road, York. This is now the diversion route for people in wheelchairs. The space between the shrub on the left and the ... [more]

[Update: see #171910 - from 12.7.21] [Update: On 7.7.21 at around 16.30 the gate was still as per the image.] (There was also another issue with access - see: #171490.) On 6.7.21 I visited with the new active travel officer. He said the gat ... [more]

[Image taken 4.7.21] West Esplanade near Esplanade car park, York. The wheelchair signage on this side of the Ouse has been revisited. See also: #171340 and links. Other 'wheelchair'-related images today see: #171369, #171371, #171372. Othe ... [more]

[Update 16.9.21] The CYC active travel officer confirmed the ramp will stay when the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion works are completed. [Image taken 3.7.21] Tanner's Moat, York. The ramp was installed in the first ... [more]

[Image taken 3.7.21] Tanner's Moat, York. The colour of the temporary ramp might make wayfinding easier in dull weather. It might mean people do not struggle to see the location of/edge of unmarked kerbs. See also image: #171340 and links

[Image taken 3.7.21] Tanner's Moat, York. Temporary ramp added perhaps on 2 July 2021. I hope its presence means a permanent dropped kerb here will be reinstated. There had been a dropped kerb here between the bollards. It was removed in Ja ... [more]

[UPDATE: The ramp has been removed #176078.] [Image taken 3.7.21] Tanner's Moat, York. Accessible space and infrastructure works for many people. This temporary ramp has been added for wheelchair users on the ‘wellingtonrowesplanadelivedi ... [more]

[UPDATE: The floodgates have been replaced. The route re-opened 19.11.21] [Image taken 3.7.21] Wellington Row, York. Note the Wheelchair access sign. It’s been relocated. See image: #171340 and links

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