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Photo listing : cycle parking (good practice)

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Coop cycle racks.

Tesco cycle racks.

Aldeburgh fire station has covered racks.

A bike hangar at the junction of Argyle Street and Old Dumbarton Road.

Cycle parking at a bus stop in Devoran

Saxmundham Station racks

Saxmundham Station racks

Saxmundham station

Wickham Market Station

Girton Youth Project’s graffiti promises a brighter future for walls and people. There are some useable racks here, and some poor ones, see #172429.

Leominster

Llandrindod Wells

Llandrindod Wells with sign pointing to the cycle exhibition.

Llandrindod Wells

Racks outside Llandrindod Wells station.

Two racks in Hay-On-Wye

Dolgellau

[Image taken 10.7.21] Bishopthorpe Road, York. Southlands Methodist Church (http://southlandsmethodistchurch.org.uk/). Happening on these was a welcome surprise. The email exchange with the Church in July 2019 had given me the impression it ... [more]

[Image taken 7.7.21] Tanner Row, York. I took the image simply to show the racks are used. Even during Stage 3 Lockdown when people are still being asked to work from home, there were eight cycles on these Sheffields (racks) at 16.00ish tod ... [more]

[Image taken 4.7.21] High Petergate, junction with Duncombe Place, York. Sheffields (this design of cycle rack) added earlier this year are now protected with bollards either end. This is good practice. Other images today see: #171368 and l ... [more]

A new cycle storage locker in Wilton Street, one of a number of recent installations around the city.

[Image taken 24.6.21] Outside Bread + Roses, 14 North Parade, Bradford. Two forms of cycle parking: both from cyclehoop (www.cyclehoop.com/) and both designed to fit on a car parking space. The dark enclosed shape is a Bikehangar (www.cycl ... [more]

[Image taken 19.6.21] York rail station. Instructions on using the racks. The racks cannot be used by everyone due to the need to lift a cycle or because the designs exclude some bespoke, adapted or 'luggaged' machines. However, there is go ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Grimston House, University of York. Further racks and a public pump (best practice, see also: #170170) have been added to this location. Other examples of good practice here today: #170171 and links. All images today: ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Best practice: a sticker on the top bar of the cycle rack and a clear and large symbol on the ground. Plus there's lots of space to enable the person to move him- herself ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Best practice: marking the top bar of the cycle rack and painting a clear and large symbol on the ground. See also: #170171 and links.

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Best practice: sticker on the top bar designating this Sheffield rack for oversized rigs reinforced by a painted symbol on the ground. See also: #170171 and #170173. Othe ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Two examples of best practice - though, as with all the examples on the campus, you have to know they exist and where to find them. A designated disabled space (see: #170 ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Mathematics building, University of York, York. A cycle parking space designated for disabled users - clearly visible due to the painted symbol on the ground. There's also a sticker on top bar of the rack. Plus a publi ... [more]

Bike racks in Thoday Street.

Cycle parking near to the supermarket entrance.

Cycle shed at a plastics factory by the link from NCN route 68 on the former railway south from Haltwhistle

Good cycle parking at this bus stop

Bus stop with cycle parking (some do, some don't along this road).

[Image taken 29.5.21] Hudson Quarter, Toft Green, York. Residents' cycle parking. Other images Hudson Quarter today: #169779 and links.

[Image taken 29.5.21] Hudson Quarter, Toft Green, York. Residents' cycle parking. Other images Hudson Quarter today: #169779 and links.

[Image taken 29.5.21] Hudson Quarter, Toft Green, York. Residents' cycle parking. I couldn't see cycle parking options that didn't involve lifting a cycle or slotting it into a rack. I hope the person who showed me the racks will put me int ... [more]

Very spacious cycle parking area in Miners' Welfare Park, Bedworth!

Great use for a vacant unit to keep the High Street ticking along and full of life. https://t.co/nlZK7dQz09 @7DialsLondon https://www.sevendials.co.uk/stores/bike-hub/

There are quite a lot of covered Sheffield stands on this new private development (eg at both ends of this shed).

There are quite a lot of covered Sheffield stands on this new private development.

Cycle parking at the Woodside Health & Care Centre in Doncaster Street. Four Sheffield stands have been provided next to the shelter, and eight U-shaped bars are provided within the shelter, which itself has a green roof.

[Image taken 10.5.21] York St John University, York. Sheffields (cycle racks) on De Grey Street. Easy to access for most people and for most designs of cycle. Compare with: #168844. See also: #168845, #168846

[Image taken 10.5.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Easy to find. Close to shop entrance. Good surveillance. See images these racks, this side: #169113, #169114. More images of the racks on this site see: #167727 and links.

[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 4.5.21] Toft Green, York. Closeup and glimpse inside this cycle parking: #169613. Unsecured Sheffields nearby: #169632 and links; CYC cycle parking: #169608 and links; and Hudson Quarter development onstreet cycle parking: #169 ... [more]

[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 Maxwell Centre, West Cambridge.

[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

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