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Photo listing : cycle parking (good practice)

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[Image taken from: https://road.cc/content/news/30804-lambeth-commission-spells-success-cyclehoop] Waterloo Road junction with Morley Street, London. These Cyclehoops spell out the name of the borough of Lambeth close to its border with Sou ... [more]

[Image taken from cyclehoop site www.cyclehoop.com/news/september-2013/cyclehoop-designs-unique-bicycle-stands-for-brixton/] Brixton Hill junction with Coldharbour Lane, London. Bespoke place-making cycle racks from Cyclehoop (www.cyclehoop ... [more]

[Image taken 5.5.21] The well used racks are on a buildout. They are protected from being hit by a motor vehicle by the bollard. Other images here today see also: #168484, #168485, #168486, #168487. And from 8.3.21: #165096

[Image taken 4.5.21] City of York Council main site, between Toft Green, Station Road and Station Rise, York. Cycle parking for staff. Spacious, stylish, historical. Other cycle parking nearby: #168501

[Image taken 6.3.21] Public toilets, St George's Field Car Park, York. Tier electric hire scooter and cycle parking bays. Plus Sheffields. Good practice providing Sheffields at toilets and within reach of riverside walks - you can switch mo ... [more]

[Image taken 2.5.21] Rowntree Park, York. This is an example of good practice: cycle parking right where you want it, easy to find and with excellent surveillance. There is space around such that you don't need to lift a cycle or do multipl ... [more]

[Image taken 2.5.21] Reading Cafe, Rowntree Park, York. Well-spaced racks with good surveillance that are easy to find. Other image here today: #168192 and links.

[Image taken 2.5.21] On the park side of the Reading Cafe, Rowntree Park, York. Well-spaced Sheffields (cycle racks). They are 117cm apart so will accommodate family groups and wider cycles. They are also where you need them - at the parksi ... [more]

Supermarket cycle racks conveniently located.

Improved cycle parking at Kinning Park Subway station, compared to #36158. But old signs are still faded and beyond readable.

[Image taken 25.4.21] Blue Bridge, Blue Bridge Lane junction with New Walk, York. This is point 25 (of 26) on the York Orbital Cycle Route (http://yorkshireridings.blogspot.com/p/york-orbital.html) There's direction signage, seating and a v ... [more]

[Image taken 25.4.21] Rowntree Park, York. Like: #167764 this is an example of best practice - there is cycle parking where you need it. Also seating. The racks are well used: #166699. (For more images of the table tennis, including measure ... [more]

[Image taken 25.4.21] Rowntree Park, York. There are two table tennis tables. They are well used by all ages. The racks are well placed for players but also families visiting the park and playing on the climbing equipment just behind where ... [more]

Cycle Parking outside shops

Cycle Parking

Sheltered cycle stands outside leisure centre

Sheltered cycle stands outside leisure centre

Sheltered cycle stands outside leisure centre

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Further images of these racks taken today see: #167727 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. The space here behind the cycles is also an example of good practice. This is a retail park so people may have a trailer for their purchases or have the family onboard on a longer cycle ( ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Further images of these racks taken today see: #167727 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. (Position in forecourt see also: #167340.) These Sheffields (racks) have a sloping and elongated shape. The person who owns the cycle had thought the design might work for her but the pro ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Further images of these racks taken today see: #167727 and links.

Cycle parking on both sides of this traffic-free stretch of road by the promenade, Lowestoft

Nice semi covered racks at the Cavendish Laboratory.

[Image taken 18.4.21] Sofology, Clifton Moor, York. A colleague with a York cycle ie with add-ons (eg: #165639), in this case a heavy upright design with a big basket and two-prong stand, described a rack that tapered as one that might work ... [more]

[Image taken 17.4.21] Tower Gardens, York. These Sheffields are 115cm apart. This means there's: a) room for a family sharing a lock/locks (left), b), space on the opposite Sheffield for another cycle, and, c) critically, clearance for some ... [more]

[Image taken 17.4.21] Tower Gardens, York. The Sheffields (racks) are 115cm apart. This is good practice as in enables family groups to share racks and locks - see also: #166368. But also people who are wider at the 'clutter point' (at hand ... [more]

[Image taken 17.4.21] Tower Gardens, York. Showing how much a trailer protrudes in relation to other cycles. This illustrates the importance of permitting space behind (in front see: #167037) to enable all designs of cycles to use racks and ... [more]

Cycle parking at the Aura marketing suite, Great Kneighton/Clay Farm - very Cambridge

This area is Cambridge's Tesla Valley, with lots of charging points for electric cars, and also lots of bike stands, of which these were the most stylish.

[Image taken 9.4.21] Butcher Terrace/TerryAve/Rowntree Park/Millennium Bridge, York. A Winther Cargoo cargo bike shackled to a Sheffield (and two tiny cycles). See also: #167015

[Image taken 9.4.21] Sheffields at Butcher Terrace/Terry Ave/Rowntree Park/Millennium Bridge, York. A Winther Cargoo cargo bike shackled (see: #167016) to a Sheffield rack and two kids' cycles. These Sheffields are 120cm apart. Excellent pr ... [more]

[Image taken 9.4.21] Butcher Terrace, York. These Sheffields are at the entrance to Rowntree Park and among the green spaces at this end of the Millennium Bridge. So they are where they are useful. They are easy to find. They are clearly re ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. Good access to the cycle parking from the car park (access route). The racks are not blocked by car parking spaces unlike at Aldi, Clifton Moor. The racks are flat-topped Sheffields, 70cm long. ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. Space (82cm) in front of the racks accommodates standard cycles easily. The racks are under cover, well lit and with lots of natural surveillance. See also: Asda Harrogate (good practice): #166 ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. These are the design of racks known as Sheffields. These are 100cm apart - the minimum realistic spacing. See also: Lidl racks: #166686, #166687, #166688. Lidl racks slope issues: #166689, #166 ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. The large amount of space between the racks and the car parking means people can park longer cycles here. This cycle, for example, is 190cm long. At the widest point - the handlebars - it is ar ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] The Manager at Asda, Layerthorpe, York has responded quickly to my request for improved spacing between racks. He has already removed one Sheffield between two others. There is now 115cm between the racks. I could acces ... [more]

[Image taken 4.4.21] There are banks of Sheffields in Rowntree Park, York and close to the entrances. They are well used. These are close to the table tennis, the smaller of the two play areas, and the toilets (the brick building in the bac ... [more]

[Image taken 4.4.21] Rowntree Park, York. Another family sharing locks and rack space. (See also: #166369)

Temporary cycle parking by the park in Dawlish

Temporary cycle parking by the park in Dawlish (and permanent stands across the road)

New Cycle Hub at Didcot station, offering spaces for 600 more bikes

[Image taken 28.3.21] Rowntree Park, York. Adult cycle with child seat, plus child bike sharing one lock. Families share locks and therefore need space to be able to put their cycles together. 100cm spacing between the Sheffields enables th ... [more]

[Image taken 28.3.21] Rowntree Park, York. The two adult cycles have a lock around them. The two child cycles are not locked. Families need space to be able to put their cycles together. I believe 120cm should be the standard space between ... [more]

A rare Barnet Cycle Hangar

Cargo bike parking outside Co-Op

Bus stop with cycle stands - and what might be a stretch of shared-use footway.

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

Parking spaces for cargo bikes and e-scooter on Schulterblatt, Hamburg

Cycle parking near the hotel main entrance in a good visible location.

[Image taken 6.3.21] Myriad, multi-coloured Sheffields in front of the Information Centre at the University of York. See the 'before' image #165053. On 18.3.21, the University replied to questions about the provision. (See also: #165049 fo ... [more]

[Image taken 6.3.21] Ron Cooke Hub, University of York. This Sheffield rack has not been moved to accommodate cycles that are longer in front. However, it has been designated an 'oversized' cycle parking space with a bespoke sticker and gra ... [more]

[Image taken 6.3.21] Ron Cooke Hub, University of York. This Sheffield rack has been designated an 'oversized' cycle parking space. See also #165049, #165051

[Image taken 6.3.21] Ron Cooke Hub, University of York. Public air pump next to Sheffields. See also: #165049, #165050

[Image taken 5.3.21] Sheffields near Tier electric hire scooters at Leeman Road, York. Close to the rail station and the National Railway Museum.

[Image from Street View May 2017] Rougier Street junction with Tanner Row, York shows how popular the cycle parking here is despite access issues. There's a police vehicle in the designated parking space (see: #165871) on Tanner Row close t ... [more]

[Image taken 4.3.21] Cycle parking, Broadway, York.

Trumpington Park 'n' Ride site. Two columns each of 16 toastracks plus 8 toastracks in between the two columns. Each toastrack can accommodate 8 cycles. That's a total of (16 + 16 + 8) * 8 = 320 cycle parking places. These fit into ... [more]

Additional cycle parking at Trumpington Road park ’n’ ride during lockdown.

Modal filter and cycle parking

Rounded A racks

Ronald Rolph Court is an area of small businesses.

This image from Google Street View shows full Sheffield racks in August 2019. Micklegate is close to the city centre and is home to independent bookshops, cafes... I believe there is a need for more cycle parking - specifically, closer to t ... [more]

[Image taken 4.2.21] The outside of the Folk Hall has been landscaped. It looks inviting. There are two areas of seating. The benches at this location are attractive - with wooden elements, have arm rests for people who need to push themsel ... [more]

[Image taken 4.2.21] The Folk Hall (https://newearswickfolkhall.com/about/) is a long, attractive building. Even into 2020, access from the road, for example for people with cycles or using mobility scooters, was poor. It wasn't clear how y ... [more]

[Image taken 4.2.21] The Sheffield racks - installed end 2020 - are the toast rack design with an upstand. The latter means every user has to lift their cycle into and out of the racks. This is not therefore an accessible design. However un ... [more]

[Image taken 4.2.21] The Folk Hall www.jrht.org.uk/about-us/new-earswick-folk-hall in New Earswick is run by the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust. It has a cafe, library, meeting spaces, post office and rooms for hire. Following refurbishment ... [more]

Bicycle parking

Cycle stands in the gangway of King’s College School’s sport / concert hall.

Santander bike six miles from nearest dock!

Toast rack at the Dumpling Tree Chinese restaurant.

Toast rack on Regent Street

Tinsel storage area 🤗🎄🤣

First ever users of the cycle parking at the community stadium at Vangarde/Monks Cross (www.york.gov.uk/CommunityStadium)? See also #157155

Adult and child cycles among empty racks at the community stadium at Vangarde/Monks Cross (www.york.gov.uk/CommunityStadium). See also #157154

Adult and child cycles among the empty Sheffields at York community stadium at Vangarde/Monks Cross (www.york.gov.uk/CommunityStadium). See also #157154, #157155.

Well placed cycle parking by the entrance of the friendly Cambridge Wine Merchants on Cherry Hinton Road.

[Image taken 28.11.20] Toast racks at the former Moor Lane Park and Ride, Tadcaster Road, York. In use at the popup mass flu vaccination centre during the covid-19 pandemic 2020. Toast rack designs of cycle parking usually have an upstand. ... [more]

Flattened A

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]

Downing Street The wheel holding devices on these racks have survived longer than similar racks like #146044 in the city. Maybe these are by a different manufacturer.

St Andrew’s St

Racks at the city council offices entrance

Flattened-A style sheffield stands at the Lion Yard shopping centre.

Detail of the ramp shown in #155072. The ramp is flush with the road and the slightly raised footway.

Access to a shop entrance via a ramp from the road up to the kerb. For detail of the ramp see #155073.

Transport 2020, Cambridge

Racks near Euston Station.

Cycle parking by the river boat terminal

Cycle parking on the TfL river service

Impressive cycle racks at the Rainbow Rocket climbing place.

Choice of travel modes at Gonville Hotel.

Count the bikes in Kingston at 10am today. Imagine how much space it would take up if these people all arrived by car instead?

Bus shelter and cycle parking at Hildesheim Ost station

Cycle parking

Cycle parking at the lido

Hamilton Road, Felixstowe

Felixstowe ferry cycle parking with nautical theme gate. https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/starboard

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