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Photo listing : cycle parking (good practice)

The most recent photos are listed first. See also photomap view.

[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 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 designated and marked - in bright yellow paint with the recognised disabled sym ... [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]

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The 'new' cycle parking by Bayeux cathedral (see #176947) has been replaced by covered Sheffield stands.

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

Renfrew Street, Glasgow

Covered racks Gorbals

Merchant City, Glasgow

Argyle Street

[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] 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]

[Image taken 12.8.22] Covid vaccination centre, Pedestrian and Cycle Entrance, Askham Bar, Tadcaster Road, York. [NOTE: Location approximate] Tier hire e-scooters and e-cycles. And the excellent cycle parking: Sheffields, well spaced (wide ... [more]

Good morning @sgloscouncil Please pass on my thanks to your highways team, for the recent works to permanently close my road to through traffic 🚧 Pedestrians, cyclists and even the occasional horse rider are all still welcome ⤵️ ... [more]

Bench and bike stand near Burn airfield. A few of these have been put in as part of the improvements here.

Typical Graz - lots of cycle stands, and then tidy rows of bikes on their kickstands too.

Typical Graz - cycle stands to the right, a (mostly) tidy row of bikes on their kickstands to the left.

Typical Graz - lots of bikes on their kickstands outside a restaurant.

M shaped racks at Saxmundham railway station.

Lots of cycle parking at the Co-op, Livigno

[UPDATE 29.7.22. I asked: "Have you changed the operating model? Have you changed the rental rates? Have you changed the geo-fencing?" Response from Tier; "Yes, CYC passed the decision to permit TIER e-bikes to be parked at cycle racks acro ... [more]

Travis Perkins/Islamic Centre racks on Devonshire Road.

[Image taken 18.7.22] Tower Gardens, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Well-spaced racks (115cm between the supports) with end spaces that can accommodate longer and/or wider cycles or groups/families sharing locks (see:#185003) ... [more]

M shaped racks at Crewe railway station.

[Image taken 16.7.22] Sainsbury’s Local, Fulford Road junction with Wenlock Terrace, York. I took the image to show the two arrangements/locations of the Sheffield stands (cycle parking) here. There are two parallel to the wall closer to ... [more]

[Image taken 16.7.22] Sainsbury’s Local, Fulford Road junction with Wenlock Terrace, York. I took the image to send to Aldi… as I think additional cycle parking is needed at their Monks Cross (Kathryn Avenue) outlet: #182645. I also thi ... [more]

Hale

Lostock Gralam station

Chester

[Image taken 14.7.22] B&Q, Rawcliffe, York. A second trailer user has found the cycle parking here today. But, people are finding it by chance. This person said previously he'd ridden to the back of the store and put his rig there. He'd fou ... [more]

[Image taken 14.7.22] B&Q, Rawcliffe, York. On my first visit after the new provision went in I noted (see: #182710) the bollards were sufficiently far back to accommodate manoeuvring and... trailers. This one arrived while I was inside. An ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.22] Rowntree Park, outside the Reading Cafe, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] A Nihola e-cargo cycle (https://nihola.com/) on the end of the tranche of Sheffields. This shows the usefulness of these end space ... [more]

Llandudno Junction

[Image taken 9.7.22] B&Q, Rawcliffe/Clifton Moor, York. Location of the new sign (and the excellent cycle parking). Other image here today and links: #184365.

[Image taken 9.7.22] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. [NOTE: No exact street view at this location] Location of racks. See also: #184362 and links.

[Image taken 9.7.22] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. [NOTE: No exact street view at this location] New spacing: 92cm and 94cm. Context and previous measurements: #167732. Other image this subject today and links: #184361.

[Image taken 9.7.22] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. The location of the racks is good. Previous discussion: #167727. Other image this subject today and links: #184361.

[Image taken 9.7.22] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. The racks were previously just 74cm apart. Context: #167727. Previous image: #169114. In the first week of July, they were re-spaced to the 93cm and 94cm in the image. The planning enforce ... [more]

[Image taken 9.7.22] Ethel Ward Memorial Playing Field, Calf Close, Haxby. Lock sharing... A vibrant child's cycle and a no less brightly coloured balance bike adorn this Sheffield. Other image here today and links: #184354.

Well used racks by the recreation ground on Nightingale Avenue.

[Image taken 7.7.22] Waterside, Knaresborough. Good practice. Instead of saying 'No cycles', the business/es realise(s) we are customers and accommodate(s) us by permitting fly parking on their railings. Other image here today and links: #1 ... [more]

[Image taken 7.7.22] Platform for trains to Leeds/Harrogate, Starbeck rail station, Starbeck, North Yorks. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] Clear signage shows the location of the lockers and tells you what these metal boxes are for ... [more]

[Image taken: Unknown] Graham Road junction with Kings Hedges Road, Cambridge. The non-motorised users route along the guided bus way is the path disappearing to the right of this image. Other images today and links: #183780. [NOTE: The ima ... [more]

Cycle hangar in Henderson Street, and newly installed dropped kerbs for pedestrians crossing.

Lots of private cycle parking for this office building

Fitchburg bicycle parking census Properly installed

Abandoned lock tags added by Cambridge City Council. To avoid the locks being cut and taken away the owner should remove the tags by the given date.

New bike parking shelter with pump and tools available. Very hot in there when the sun's shining

[Image taken 25.6.22] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. Showing that you load a cycle from the side (see also: #183755) and the importance of the parking being on level ground - compare with: #179500. Other image here today and links: #183 ... [more]

[Image taken 25.6.22] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. Context and links: #183754.

[Image taken 25.6.22] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. Other image here today and links: #183752. Showing how convenient and easy it is to get and return a trolley if you are using the cycle parking. This proximity means you don't leave a ... [more]

[Image taken 25.6.22] York Other image of the e-cargo cycle here today and links: #183747. Extreme case of lock sharing. Two very small red cycles, a larger but still likely a youngster's cycle, and adult rig and the Babboe (e-cargo cycle) ... [more]

[Image taken 25.6.22] Deangate, York. [NOTE: street view might not show the racks. They get moved.] A second 'York' cycle on the wider than usual space at the end of the second set of Sheffields here today. See also: #183747 and links.

A parking stand and hangar at this end of Woodlands Drive.

Bike hangars in Woodlands Drive.

[Image taken 21.6.22] College Street, junction with Deangate and Goodramgate, York. Convenient (for city centre, cafes, the Minster…) cycle parking. Accessible. Spaced widthwise to be practical. And there’s room behind for an attachment ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.22] Deangate, York. [NOTE: The location is approximate.] The buggy is parked independently of the cycle. They are not sharing a lock. They are not connected items (compare with later image of this trailer: #184775). This s ... [more]

[Image taken 17.6.22] Tanner Row, York. After the Tier (see: #164663) hire e-products were moved (see: #172110) there was room to get cycles in and out and... park longer rigs. Other image this topic today and links: #183625.

[Image taken 17.6.22] Deangate, York. [NOTE: The position is approximate.] I’ve taken images here before. I took this series today to show what cycle parking is/should be. The location is popular: it's by the Minster, cafes, the shopping/ ... [more]

[Image taken 17.6.22] Deangate, York. [NOTE: The position is approximate.] This image shows the value of the end space... There's room for this couple to secure their cycles together - they shared locks. Other image here today, links and co ... [more]

Fitchburg bicycle parking census Properly installed

Cycle parking outside Bike For Good in Woodside.

Good [private] cycle parking provision at this building, secured behind a big fence so the public can't get to it. If you're working here, cycle parking isn't a problem. The racks aren't good for unusual cycles or if you're not strong e ... [more]

[Image taken 3.6.22] 'From York to Leeds' platform Knaresborough rail station, Knaresborough. Clear 'at' cycle parking signage and Sheffield racks. Other cycle parking in Knaresborough today: #183264. Other images today and links: #183261

No Parking for motorised two-wheelers - bikes only!

Underground cycle parking at the Hôtel de Ville, Paris

Covered cycle parking at DFS on Newmarket Rd, as well as the 2 sets of stands at the other end - surprisingly good provision

2 of the 3 sets of cycle stands at DFS on Newmarket Rd - surprisingly good provision

Cycle parking

Cycle parking at Kendal station

New cycle stands near shops in Waterbeach

New cycle stands near shops in Waterbeach, and a tricycle

New cycle stands near shops in Waterbeach

[Image taken 25.5.22] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. Note how close the trolley parking is: easy to access even with bulky difficult-to-carry cycle luggage, and easy to return the cart without leaving your shopping unattended (compare w ... [more]

[Image taken 25.5.22] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. Context and links to other images here today: #182861.

[Image taken 25.5.22] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. Further click and collect/carpark collect service space (see also: #182863). On my previous visit the taxi driver waiting in this space had the engine running all the time I was nearb ... [more]

[Image taken 25.5.22] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. My first email to Waitrose asking for further and better spaced provision is dated Monday, 14 March 2016. In May 2022 additional racks have been put in plus they are better spaced. T ... [more]

Fitchburg bicycle parking census Properly installed

[Image taken 21.5.22] Aldi, Fulford Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] This view hides the variety of the cycles parked here today - a warmish, dry, sunny Saturday. Other images here today: #182750, #182751. Other images tod ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.22] Aldi, Fulford Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] One of the many points I made when lobbying for cycle parking at retail outlets of all kinds is that families shop together. It can be an active, enjoyab ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.22] Aldi, Fulford Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] The owner decanted a child then pulled the cover over. She said this cycle was "incredibly stable" and her next rig would be a Circe Helios tandem (www.c ... [more]

[Image taken 20.5.22] B&Q, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. The space between the uprights is 128cm. That's practical and appropriate at a retail outlet in a retail park, where you may go with a child onboard, and/or be buying chunky items, or ... [more]

[Image taken 20.5.22] B&Q, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. No problem with spacing in front (ahead of) the uprights. Compare with: #180534, #177528… Other images here today and links: #182710.

[Image taken 20.5.22] B&Q, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. When I first saw the roof I was concerned about the headheight. But the person standing next to his cycle is 6ft. He said he thought it was fine. Other images here today and links: #1 ... [more]

[Later images/More info and links: #183742] [Image taken 20.5.22] B&Q, Clifton Moor, York. Standard-setting cycle parking provision installed May 2022. (Compare with ‘before’: #175799.) The racks are the Sheffield design. They are close ... [more]

[UPDATE: #184365, #184366] [Image taken 20.5.22] B&Q, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. The otherwise excellent cycle parking provision needs labelling as cycle parking to dissuade people from returning trolleys here. Other images here today an ... [more]

New road improvements here including bike stands. This replaces the stands which have gone from Kirkgate.

[Image taken 13.5.22] Peasholme Green, York. I've posted before about the flexibility of the cycle parking here (see: #180473). Compost John's trailer (see also: #164543) was here today. This may be the longest cycle rig in the city so if a ... [more]

Fitchburg bicycle parking census Properly installed

Fitchburg bicycle parking census Properly installed

Fitchburg bicycle parking census Properly installed

Fitchburg bicycle parking census Properly installed

Fitchburg bicycle parking census Properly installed

Covered cycle racks and behind them cycle lockers at Madingley Road park & ride site.

Swavesey

[Image taken on 5.5.22] Parliament Street, St Sampson's Square, York. Context and links: #182413. Public, free to use table tennis and three lots of Sheffields close by.

[Image taken on 5.5.22] Parliament Street, St Sampson's Square, York. Context and links: #182413. There are Sheffields (cycle parking) diagonally across the square.

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