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Photo listing : cycle parking

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It looks like the bike anchor point that was attached to the Empress Pub has been nicked!

Railings used as overflow parking for Cambridge United match.

Rudimentary cycle parking at the new Institut Universitaire de Technologie, Rodez - see #59328

Car parking with two cycle hoops

Car parking with three cycle hoops

Car parking with just one cycle hoop

Covered cycle parking at Les Aubrais station (Orléans)

Cycle parking and bike-sharing station at Les Aubrais station (Orléans)

A secure cycle parking area near the public toilets would be a good location.

[Image taken 28.9.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The cycles on the row of Sheffields is fairly uniform in the distance they protrude behind the racks. One is longer (see: #186449, #186451). To support ... [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Raylor Centre, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This is at the front of the building. Note the slots in the ground - the original cycle parking provision, now a trip hazard. The rings on the ... [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Raylor Centre, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] The Raylor Centre (www.raylorcentre.co.uk/) houses lots of very varied businesses. A few years ago I had a go at getting the cycle parking at t ... [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Raylor Centre, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] 54cm is insufficient space ahead of the support racks to accommodate many/most cycles. You need to be able to wheel even a standard length mach ... [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Raylor Centre, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Someone has managed to get their cycle into this gap of just 48cm. You wouldn't be able to load/unload in situ. You'd have to feed your cycle i ... [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Raylor Centre, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Context and comments about the measurements, also links: #186444.

[Image taken 28.9.22] Raylor Centre, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Context and links: #186443. The measurements... a 10cm kerb – any upstand or kerb means everyone has to lift their cycle to use the rack… T ... [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Community Furniture Store (on the site of the Raylor Centre), James Street, York. Staff, volunteers, customers, people donating items have only this provision. It was full when I arrived but as the Store was closing pe ... [more]

All the bikes in Penzance station have been tagged for removal.

Three new cycle hoops added

[Image taken 27.9.22] Explore York, Library Square, York. Context and links: #186337.

[Image taken 27.9.22] Explore York, Library Square, York. Ah, this is what the Sheffield stands here used to look like pre-covid… Full. And with a variety of designs – ‘York’ cycles I call them - used for transporting goods and peop ... [more]

[Image taken 27.9.22] Explore York, Library Square, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Context and links: #186337.

Good morning, This morning I stopped to get a coffee at the new Gail's at the train station. The development in this area is great and is very attractive for commuters, but there is not enough bike parking for the shops and offices along ... [more]

Pretty pathetic cycle provision at Tesco, Carbis Bay (also 3 similar stands in the distance)

[Image taken 25.9.22] Screwfix (Clifton Moor), Stirling Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] The racks in relation to the entrance to the retail outlet. They look straightforward to find, and practical to use. If only... Other ... [more]

[Image taken 25.9.22] Screwfix (Clifton Moor), Stirling Road, York. The supports are not long enough… you wheel a cycle into cycle parking (or reverse it) and you need space in front of or behind the wheel. If you don’t have an integral ... [more]

[Image taken 25.9.22] Screwfix (Clifton Moor), Stirling Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] How do you get a cycle into these spaces? The access between the supports and the hedge is just 74cm, there’s very little room to m ... [more]

[Image taken 25.9.22] Screwfix (Clifton Moor), Stirling Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Context and links: #186295.

[Image taken 25.9.22] Screwfix (Clifton Moor), Stirling Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Why does someone put cycle parking behind car parking? Why is it not picked up by planners that if there is motor vehicle parking in ... [more]

[Image taken 25.9.22] Wickes, Lysander Close, Clifton Moor, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Five cycles using the racks at this DIY outlet today. The bollards protect: the cycles, the people on them, and the large manoeuvring s ... [more]

[Image taken 22.9.22] Next to Bella Italia, Clifton Moor Gate, York. In most existing guides, the minimum recommended space between supports is 100cm. CYC is now recommending 120cm – this accommodates more shapes of people, panniers, lift ... [more]

[Image taken 22.9.22] Next to Bella Italia, Clifton Moor Gate, York. Other images here today: #186258, #186260. Approaching from off-road segregated cycle route alongside Clifton Moor Gate, the cycle parking is easy to find. It’s also eas ... [more]

[Image taken 22.9.22] Next to Bella Italia, Clifton Moor Gate, York. A rainy evening and I saw the covered cycle parking had a longer rig projecting from it. It was a Tagalong-style cycle trailer: a child size wheel ‘half’ cycle that at ... [more]

Three cycle stands at the Plymouth station car park - and sign saying there are more on Platform 4

Covered cycle shelter at Morlaix station

Cycle parking at Morlaix station

Lots of space for much-needed cycle parking at the Gare de Montparnasse

[Image taken 18.9.22] Hungate, Pound Lane, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] An exciting sight that made this area of the city look like somewhere in Denmark, Germany or the Netherlands ie where cargo cycles are commonplace. But ... [more]

Cycle parking, Coz Pors

[Image taken 17.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The spaces between the supports are just 68cm wide. My cycle - without me next to it and without me pulling it towards me to be able to load up is ... [more]

[Image taken 17.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Both the cycles in the shelter belong to staff. There is no room for customers' cycles. Not only are the supports to close together but there is ju ... [more]

[More recent images - new problems but a positive meeting: #186340, #186341.] [Image taken 17.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Returning two days after I emailed the CEO of Screwfix: action. The d ... [more]

[Image taken 17.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The layout of the site looking east, and west: #186212. Other images here today and links #186206.

[Image taken 17.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The site looking west, and east: #186211. Other images here today and links #186206.

There are no bike racks in the vicinity. Lots of bikes are parked on the pathways impeding the passage

The visitor cycle parking at Kelvingrove Art Gallery now full of hire bikes.

Cycle parking near Le Gouffre - even though the paths to this point are marked No Cycling.

[Image taken 15.9.22] Biba House, 16 St Saviour's Place, York YO1 7PJ. Context and links: #186185.

[Image taken 15.9.22] Biba House, 16 St Saviour's Place, York YO1 7PJ. The entrance to the car- and cycle-parking for this residential development is on Aldwark. This means the cycle parking is visible to a great many people. Which must mak ... [more]

[UPDATE: See #186206] [Image taken 15.9.22] Screwfix, James Street. York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Boxed in by the drivers of: the dark vehicle on the far side of the cycle shelter (is that even intended for people to park on ... [more]

[More recent image here: #186206.] [Image taken 14.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Positives: 1. There is cycle parking. 2. The cycle parking is covered. 3. The cycle parking is very close to the ... [more]

[Image taken 12.9.22] Library Square, York. It had started to rain. Hard. The padding on this child seat was sodden. The rest of the seat was wet too. A reason for installing covered cycle parking wherever possible. This is particularly imp ... [more]

[Image taken 12.9.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. The trailer is a minimum of 84cm wide. And that's when it is not moving. In use it will require more space. And a great deal more when turning. Context and link: #186149. As I was taking the mea ... [more]

[Image taken 12.9.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. I (still) don't know if the two Sheffields at right angles to the run of racks are/were intended to be used for cycle parking but they work for longer rigs. The cycle plus trailer is 280cm long. ... [more]

Missing bollards This photo was used to file a report with highways reporitng.

Missing rack at these stands in Thoday Street. This photo was used to file a report with highways reporitng.

The rack is still missing here, see #177377.

Customer cycle parking at the Bostock Bakery, East Linton, East Lothian, Scotland

[Image taken 9.9.22] Nr Aldermanbury/Bridge Street, Bradford. [NOTE: Location is very approximate.] Cycle lockers. They are huge and unattractive. A CYC councillor suggests you need to be able to see inside to ensure they are not used to st ... [more]

[Image taken 9.9.22] Nr Aldermanbury/Bridge Street, Bradford. [NOTE: Location is very approximate.] CYC has funding for onstreet public cycle lockers. I am concerned the people who have the budget are not people who have problems lifting c ... [more]

[Image taken 9.9.22] Shipley rail station, Shipley. [Note: No street view at this exact location.] Just one cycle parking space - a flat topped Sheffield. It is too close to the wall to be used both sides. But it is clearly labelled with i ... [more]

The 'new' cycle parking by Bayeux cathedral (see #176947) has been replaced by covered Sheffield stands.

Image taken 8.9.22] Deangate, York. A Tern (www.ternbicycles.com/uk) with - possibly bespoke weather protection for the child seat. Compare with this ad hoc but perhaps no less effective arrangement: #186026. A folding box has been fixed to ... [more]

[Image taken 7.9.22] Blake Street, York. There's so much to remember when lobbying for cycle parking or improvements. I try to remember the importance of it being under cover. For the children and the parents that use child seats... The sea ... [more]

[Image taken 5.9.22] Burger King, Clifton Moor, York. As I stood taking photos, a staff member cycled up. He used the end space because his cycle would not fit anywhere else. End spaces (see: #183749) ought to be marked for family/disabled ... [more]

[Image taken 5.9.22] Burger King, Clifton Moor, York. Plus points: the box for cycle parking has been checked. The racks are close to the entrance and easy to find. They are overlooked which might help keep cycles safe particularly those of ... [more]

[Image taken 5.9.22] Burger King, Clifton Moor, York. This branch of Burger King burnt down. (Link to newspaper report: #174310.) It is a drive thru. It has been rebuilt. It has toastrack Sheffields by way of cycle parking. This is the wors ... [more]

Cycle parking and a road connecting from the new university campus extension towards the South Front.

Temporary cycle parking on the grass verge at the Riverside Museum while the regular cycle parking is out of bounds due to construction work.

Hill Street, Glasgow

Covered cycle parking at Leuk station

Colourful cycle parking area opposite the burned down Mackintosh art centre, glasgow.

Renfrew Street, Glasgow

[UPDATE: CBRE, the estate managing agent, responded: "We have again looked into this matter. CBRE’s H&S auditor advises there are no government regulations for cycle storage racks, but guidance as per your email. I appreciate your comment ... [more]

[Image taken 2.9.22] Home Bargains, Clifton Moor/Rawclife, York. I returned today. I found - just - four Sheffield stands (cycle racks) but was unable to use them as the usable spaces were full. Could they be the 'staff provision' too? The ... [more]

[Image taken 2.9.22] Home Bargains, Clifton Moor/Rawclife, York. There are no cycle racks at the Food Warehouse (see: #185879) or Smyths (see: #185880). There is no signage telling customers there is cycle parking. There are no signs direct ... [more]

Covered racks Gorbals

Merchant City, Glasgow

Argyle Street

[Image taken 31.8.22] Smyths, the Food Warehouse, Clifton Moor/Rawclife, York. No cycle parking despite there being excellent traffic-free routes to/from/around here and residential areas close by. Oh, and Smyths is a toy shop... There's al ... [more]

[Newer images: 2.9.22: #185920, #185921, #185922] [Image taken 31.8.22] Home Bargains, Clifton Moor/Rawclife, York. Home Bargains (https://corporate.homebargains.co.uk/) used to be a ToysRUs. There used to be Sheffield stands (cycleparking ... [more]

[Image taken 31.8.22] Smyths, Clifton Moor/Rawclife, York. There's room for a display of garden play equipment in an enclosure and a basketball net on a stand. There are two covered trolley parks. But no cycle parking. Other image here toda ... [more]

[Image taken 27.8.22] Monks Cross Retail Park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context: #185804. A Homesense employee helps the customer load his purchase. Thereby condoning the parking on the cycle circuit.

[Image taken 27.8.22] Monks Cross Retail Park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context: #185277. A Homesense customer parks on the cycle circuit while he goes into the shop. A cyclist (also a retail park customer) has to leave what should be ... [more]

[Image taken 27.8.22] Looking towards New Lane from the shared use route to/from the bus station, Huntington/York. Context: #183650. Other image today and links: #185802.

[Image taken 27.8.22] Boyes, Goodramgate, York. No room at the racks. The owner of the freestanding cycle was unable to park. He is therefore 'bike sitting' rather than accompanying his partner, and shopping in Boyes (www.boyes.co.uk/york-e ... [more]

[Image taken 26.8.22] York. The racks are too close to the wall. I had full panniers. I could not get my cycle far enough in to securely and reliably lean it against the racks. (The luggage was too heavy to take off and carry inside. But it ... [more]

[Image taken 26.8.22] Yorvik Gillygate Practice, [www.jorvikgillygatepractice.co.uk/] Woolpack House, St Saviour's Place, York. The racks are too close together. Other images of a problem with this parking today: #185796. Other images today ... [more]

[Image taken 25.8.22] The Point, inside Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester (https://emiratesoldtrafford.lancashirecricket.co.uk/about/). [NOTE: No street view at this location.] It was great: a) staff knew there was cycle parking inside the ... [more]

Wheelbenders and shelter for two-wheelers at the supermarket on the Chamonix bypass

There's some new cycle parking at the post office in Chamonix - but two stands were simply unbolted to install a tent for some weekend event. That doesn't seem very secure. (There's one lying on the ground - I think there were two yesterday ... [more]

Newish cycle parking in Chamonix

There's some new cycle parking at the post office in Chamonix - but two stands have simply been unbolted to install a tent for some weekend event. That doesn't seem very secure.

[Image taken 20.8.22] Deangate, York. The racks are still too close to the kerb (see: #182113. But the bollard is protecting the endspace. There’s room for a ‘york’cycle – a wider and/or longer design bespoke or adapted for one or a ... [more]

[Image taken 20.8.22] Rodgers, Julia Avenue, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [NOTE: street view shows the pre-2018 iteration of this outlet.] Context: #175252. City of York Council Planning Enforcement reconsidered. And now Rodgers has pract ... [more]

[Image taken 20.8.22] Rodgers, Julia Avenue, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [NOTE: street view shows the pre-2018 iteration of this outlet.] Location of the new – August 2022 – Sheffields at the Rodgers (www.rodgersofyork.co.uk/) furnit ... [more]

[Image taken 20.8.22] LNER Community Stadium, York. York was playing at home. The carparks were chokka. But so were the Sheffield racks. I am noticing motorcycles appearing in cycle parking where I haven't seen any before. There was anothe ... [more]

Well spaced cycle parking stands at this Aldi, but not signed so took a bit of searching to find.

Cycle parking outside building in Elderslie Street.

Damaged cycle parking stand on Minerva Street.

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