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Photo listing : cycle parking (problem)

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[Image taken 1.12.21] Jorvik Gillygate Practice, Woolpack House, The Stonebow, junction with St Saviours Place, York. Context and links: #176461

[Image taken 1.12.21] Jorvik Gillygate Practice, Woolpack House, The Stonebow, junction with St Saviours Place, York. Context and links: #176461

[Image taken 1.12.21] Jorvik Gillygate Practice, Woolpack House, The Stonebow, junction with St Saviours Place, York. The practice [www.jorvikgillygatepractice.co.uk/] has quite a lot of cycle parking: appropriate for a city centre practice ... [more]

New cycle parking at Churchill College - and a sign saying No Cycling Inside The College, even from here to the road. This parking area is nowhere near anything except for one accommodation block.

The PCR testing centre has been here for 10 months now and they still haven't thought about cycle access and parking.

Who built these bike racks that are next to useless, at City West police station @VictoriaPolice @cityofmelbourne ? https://t.co/wBbnJU7Z41

Cycle parking needed at the play area, Lacock

These stands tucked away behind the public toilets seem to be the only cycle parking provided by the National Trust in Lacock

[UPDATE: I saw on 23.11.21 the racks were clear again. An email from the contractor explained: "Apologies, we had issues with our vehicle on Friday afternoon which meant I had to leave them in the location. These will be removed on Monday m ... [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] I just touched the rear wheel and the cycle tipped. It did not fall as it is secured to the upright of the Sheffield-style support. However, ... [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] The cage (see also: #175855 and links) housed a cycle on my most recent visit. However, the cycle parking is of the 'toastrack' design - She ... [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] [NOTE: streetview shows the previous structures on this site.] LNER Community Stadium, Huntington, York. One of the many car parks at the stadium and leisure/health facilities that were completed in 2020. Yet there i ... [more]

[Image taken 12.11.21] B&Q, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. The cycle is ‘secured’ only by the front wheel. I suggested the owner turn his cycle sideways across the ‘wheelbenders’ and secure the frame on his next visit. Other captions ... [more]

Poorly spaced cycle stands installed too close to a wall, outside Waitrose. See also #94150.

[Image taken 9.11.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE no street view at this location.] The racks at Lidl are now very often oversubscribed. More are needed and there is space. They are practical: access is not blocked (or rarely), they are ... [more]

No sign of proper cycle parking in front of Bologna Centrale station

[Image taken 24.10.21] In front of Dunelm (retail outlet), Clifton Moor retail park, York. [NOTE: streetview shows previous layout of car park.] If space is left - but the gap is protected - ends of runs of racks can provide valuable parkin ... [more]

This is a residential area with lots of flats. I've recently moved here and there is no secure cycle storage for people in flats with no outdoor space. It would be great if cycle racks, or even better if bikehangars could be installed in th ... [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Deangate, York. [NOTE: Streetview is not showing this set of toastracks.] The minimum recommended gap between uprights i 100cm. This is a shopping area and also has family groups who would share locks and therefore al ... [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Deangate, York. [NOTE: Streetview is not showing this set of toastracks.] The gap of just 72cm between the ends of the run of Sheffields is a lost opportunity to create space for wider and longer ('York'cycles) or car ... [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Deangate, York. [NOTE: Racks in York get moved around. Streetview is not showing this set of toastracks.] This damage shows why racks need to be protected by bollards or another solid object as is the case in High Pet ... [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Aldi, Kathryn Avenue, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. The Sheffields (racks) are under cover- tick. They are quite close to the trolley bay - sufficient that you can keep an eye on your stuff while collecting/returning ... [more]

UPDATE 25.10.21: One of the MDs of Rodgers stated in an email: "We are happy with our present cycle parking and are sorry you find inadequate for your needs. We also have staff cycle inside the warehouse which we could make available for yo ... [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Rodgers, Julia Avenue, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [NOTE: streetview shows the pre-2018 iteration of this outlet.] A report in the local paper from February 2018 says there will be a new entrance to this furnit ... [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Asda, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. This was my approach route. But how to reach the cycle parking? Or even find out where is it? (And as for finding your way on a cycle out of any of the car parks here and back to th ... [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Asda, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context: #175245 and links.

[Image taken 23.10.21] Asda, York. Saturday of a half term and it seemed Monks Cross was the place, the only place, to go... There was also a match on at the LNER stadium nearby. The racks at Asda were nearly full and getting to them was a ... [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Between Greggs and Boots, Monks Cross retail park, York/Huntington. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous layout of this site] Saturday of half term and the racks here are full. A family of three came and reclaimed the ... [more]

Feeing for the owner of this newish looking bike locked up on the corner of Berwick and Gt Marlborough St in Soho- the roadworks further along the road mean that large vehicles turn right and perhaps don’t check what they’re running ove ... [more]

Unused double decker racks at a new development.

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] This gap, the access to/from it and the angles obstruct access to/from the racks (see: #175127) the other side of the planters. Other images to ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Waitrose considers this to be cycle parking that should relieve the pressure on the other racks at this site: #175107. Context and comment: #17 ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context: #175111. Other images today: #175105 and links.

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] This design - joined - of cycle parking are known as 'toastracks'. The upstand of the linking rails (around 3.5cm here) mean every user has to ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. Planters from the other side: #175115, measurements between those bollards: #175112. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Other images today: #175105 and links.

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The planters (see also: #175116) are attractive but are a further obstruction en route to the 'Toblerone'-shaped Sheffields (racks) on the far ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. Outside space for the cafe but the tables and chairs obscure any sign of the additional racks (see: #175115) intended for customers who cycle to this outlet. And obstruct access to th ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The route to/from the additional cycle parking is obstructed (see: #175112, #175117, #175127). The racks (see: #175115) are so far away even a ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Since I most recently lobbied Waitrose for more racks and more space to access them and for people to load up in, disabled parking spaces have ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The overlapping is the result of the lack of an 'aisle' - see: #175106. Other images today: #175105 and links.

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] No roof over the cycle racks. But they are close to the entrance and the trolleys. There's not room to get your shopping trolley close to your ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] This is the 'aisle'. You can't get between the racks to access your cycle if the gap is just 57cm. Table 11-2: Recommended and minimum dimensio ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The minimum recommended gap between securing/supporting uprights is 100cm. But I think that is too narrow for cycle parking at retail outlets a ... [more]

[Image taken 18.10.21] Bootham Row, York. Context: #175198. Aisles should be rather wider so people can get into and out of racks without difficult or needing to lift a cycle and without damaging other cycles see: #175106, standard and link ... [more]

[Image taken 18.10.21] Bootham Row, York. Toastrack Sheffields. A local cycle campaigner said these had come from the city centre. I didn't know they were here - there's no sign to them from the main road (Bootham) or any other clue. And I' ... [more]

[Image taken 17.10.21] Nuffield Hospital, Haxby Road, York. So. Much. Clutter. This image also shows that it would be difficult to access the racks/cycles parked at the far end of this run of Sheffields due to the two angles on the surround ... [more]

[Image taken 17.10.21] Nuffield Hospital, Haxby Road, York. There is room for the trike (or other wider cycle or a group of cycles sharing a lock/locks) only on the end of the run of Sheffields (racks). There is insufficient space between t ... [more]

[Image taken 17.10.21] Nuffield Hospital (www.nuffieldhealth.com/hospitals/york), Haxby Road, York. Good points: a) the cycle parking is easy to spot from the entrance; b) the racks are the Sheffield design. Bad points: a) the cycle ... [more]

[Image taken 13.10.21] Coop, The Stonebow junction with Colliergate, York. Two people have managed to put their cycles on these racks. (Measurements see: #174330 and #174390.) But note none has a basket, permanent panniers. And one is falli ... [more]

Damaged cycle parking in Hope Street.

A huge square over an underground car park (and a Roman amphitheatre), with a few inadequate cycle stands.

[Image taken 8.10.21] Nunnery Lane, York. This flyparked cycle is clear sign of the urgent need for cycle parking. It would support local shops and businesses including on the nearby Bishopthorpe ('Bishy') Road, and the travel choices of cu ... [more]

Who the fuck came up with these bike racks? https://t.co/KIbowqzQ5g

[Image taken 6.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Clear cycle parking signposting: Tick. Sheffield design racks: Tick. Number of racks: Insufficient. Fail. Accessible/inclusive options: Fail. ... [more]

[Image taken 6.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Insufficient number of racks. Plus the racks are two deep. The Sheffields in the row between the visible ones and the trolley park railings ar ... [more]

Poor cycle parking at new development in Minerva Street, now in use. Update on #172680. Very close to COP26 venue.

Very poor cycle parking at fitness centre in Minerva Way. One user has lifted bike over to lock to rear of framework.

[Image taken 2.10.21] Evans Cycles, Unit 3 Julia Avenue, Monks Cross, Huntington, York www.evanscycles.com/york-ev-store-2127). [NOTE: streetview does not show this outlet.] A cycle shop without customer cycle parking or even cycle access. ... [more]

[Image taken 1.10.21] Outside Farmfoods, Tower Court, Oakdale Road, (off Clifton Moor Gate), York. Likely installed by/owned by Regus: www.regus.com/en-gb/united-kingdom/york/tower-court-3052. Wheelbenders. Plus wildly overgrown. Despite m ... [more]

[Image taken 24.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow, York. The measurements in squares are those relevant to this position of this toastrack Sheffield design of cycle parking. The stats without squares relate to the positioning of the rack yesterday! ... [more]

[Image taken 24.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow, York. The rack is too close to the wall (see: #166711) as well as, well, too everything... Other images today: #174389 and links.

[Image taken 24.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow, York. Previous location of cycle parking on 20.9.21: #174329. Other images this subject today: #174390, #174391

[UPDATE: See: #174389.] [Image taken 20.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow junction with Colliergate, York. New outlet (replaced a Heron in the previous building) and new (but reduced) cycle parking. (View of Stonebow from June 2016: https://goo.gl ... [more]

[Image taken 20.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow junction with Colliergate, York. Unusable cycle parking at a commercial - shopping! - newbuild. 60cm between supports and no space between the rack and the railings - total depth 74cm. Who does the f ... [more]

These heavy bikes eh? https://t.co/X3IWkOwrEC

[Image taken 18.9.21] B&Q, Hurricane Way, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. In the absence of cycle parking (the long-standing/default situation here) customers used the trolley bay railings. But the flyparked cycles protrude into the bay and ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] B&Q, Hurricane Way, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. The location people secure their cycles to out of necessity, are close to the trolleys (they use the trolley bay railings) and to the entrance to and exit from the out ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] KFC, Clifton Moor retail park, York. Two Sheffields (racks) at this drive-thru. That's four spaces. Is this the provision for staff as well as customers? And are there delivery cyclists? As this is a retail park I beli ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] Burger King, Clifton Moor retail park, York. This drive-thru burned down on 9.7.21 (www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/19429848.burger-king-fire-live-firefighters-clifton-moor-retail-park/). Where did the cycle parking (toastrac ... [more]

[Image taken 16.9.21] Sainsbury's, Burton Stone Lane, York. Two Sheffields, five cycles. Another rack needed. Plus to lose some onroad car parking spaces to accommodate the longer and wider machines I call 'York'cycles including CYC bikes: ... [more]

[Image taken 16.9.21] Sainsbury's, Burton Stone Lane, York. The two Sheffields (racks, 2 parking spaces apiece) are oversubscribed. Today was a typical scene... Looks like four cycles, in fact it's five when viewed from the other side: #174 ... [more]

New but damaged cycle parking at the Vet School. Not best placed with regards to access to the building either.

[UPDATE 17.9.21] This cycle has gone. [Image taken 13.9.21] Tanner’s Moat, York. This cycle is missing the front wheel. Presumably stolen. Bikes have also been dumped here or perhaps collected here for removing: #171434. Not reassuring fo ... [more]

[Image taken 12.9.21] B&Q, Hurricane Way, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. All new frontage tiling. Trolley bays to the left of the entrance (see also: #174070). But what about cycle parking? See: #174072.)

[Image taken 12.9.21] B&Q, Hurricane Way, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. Bright shiny new frontage (compare with streetview image from 2018 https://goo.gl/maps/jHstxhGHCD6Bcoxy8). Trolley bay to the left of the entrance (also to the right se ... [more]

[Image taken 12.9.21] B&Q, Hurricane Way, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. The front of this B&Q outlet has had a makeover see: #174070. The disabled car parking remains. It's easy to find (it's on the right as you enter the B&Q retail park), ... [more]

Racks overflowing with bikes, early September 2021

Two cycle stands installed in Cowan Street ridiculously close together, and attracting abandoned bikes.

[UPDATE] Reply from TPE 22.9.21 to my complaint see #173854: Dear [Rebba] Thank you for your further email and questions with regards to the cycle racks on our Nova 2 trains – our Accessibility and Integration Manager, Natasha Marsay, ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station. There used to be Sheffields for people visiting the ticket office (see: #165421). However, since spring 2021 it is now a Sainsbury's (see also: #172777). (The racks are now here: #169923). I believe t ... [more]

Really poor cycle parking facilities at this ferry terminal. No enclosed waiting area for cyclists. And you're not allowed inside the terminal building with your bike.

[Image taken 31.8.21] Esplanade car park, Memorial Gardens (Leeman Road), York. Adult cycle flyparked on and locked to the railings on the riverside edge of the Gardens. The motorcycle spaces are visible in the midground. There’s car park ... [more]

Damaged cycle parking placed needlessly close to the wall and other infrastructure.

The crime here is the wheelbenders on this fairly new building.

[Image from 31.8.21 same cycle here: #173664] [Image taken 24.8.21] Esplanade car park, Memorial Gardens (Leeman Road), York. Two children's bikes and one adult cycle flyparked on and locked to the railings on the riverside edge of the Gard ... [more]

Cycle parking needed at entrance to Coleridge Rec

The worst bike rack is still outside Didsbury Job Centre. https://t.co/DZBOE74UK3

[Image taken 19.8.21] North Street, York. (Continuing) The two flyparked cycles show additional cycle parking space is needed here. Other images at this location: #168483, #170042.

New Co-op opens with no cycle parking, yet plenty of space for various pavement-blocking paraphernalia

[Image taken 2.8.21] Woodfield Road, Harrogate. Commercial premises (cafe, convenience shop, and a takeaway) with ample car parking. But no racks for cycles. Kids just throw their bikes onto the ground (trip hazard), the rest of us lean our ... [more]

[Image taken 2.8.21] York rail station, York. A Sainsbury's has opened in the former ticket office. The opening hours are 06.00-23.00 daily. It sells snacks as well as ingredients and bakery products. The cycle rack that was here (see: #16 ... [more]

Sheffield stands are easy to use by all. Unfortunately disabled access is restricted by a gate to the left. Disabled users have to call a number to access the castle.

Damaged cycle parking stand in St Vincent Crescent.

Brand new archaic cycle parking at newly built property in Minerva Street. How do you securely lock a bike to these? See also #174560.

Shop floor stands in use as cycle parking at Pacific Quay.

Need for racks in Great Eastern Street.

Bicycles face the rack at Woodlands Surgery. Better racks are nearby at #172430.

[Image taken 23.7.21] Londis, Haxby Road junction with White Cross Road, York. This person needs more space to park his rig than is available here: #172426. The Tier bays are located where someone with a longer or wider cycle could park. Th ... [more]

[Update 3.8.21: CYC has responded: "The current status of your report is: closed - CYC not responsible for area." I have referred it to the active travel officer to ask if he can help.] [Image taken 23.7.21] Londis, Haxby Road junction with ... [more]

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