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Photo listing : route signs (problem)

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[Image taken 17.5.22] New Lane, York. In 2021 the cycle direction and the shared use signs became completely overgrown. Looks as if they are going the same way in 2022. Other images today and links: #182641.

[Image taken 14.5.22] View of Marygate car park, York from the eastern end of Scarborough Bridge. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] There are no signed entrances/exits between the car park and the infrastructure around it for people t ... [more]

[UPDATE 7.5.22: Resolved. A tall friend was able to balance on the fence and bash the direction pointers back into position.] [Image taken 6.5.22] Crichton Avenue roundabout, junction with the entrance to/exit from Kingsway North (east) Yor ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.22] Haxby Road, York. Helpful cycle direction signage. But each sign should also include the distance (compare with: #182456). That enables people (including pedestrians and wheelchair users) to decide if they can manage t ... [more]

[Image taken 14.4.22] Hawthorn Grove-East Parade, junction (roundabout) with Mill Lane, York. Diversion signs. Why no mention of Foss Islands Path which runs parallel for cyclists/scooter users? By contrast there are no signs at the other e ... [more]

[Image taken on 9.4.22] Bridge Lane, York, direction of Wigginton Road. (Note: No streetview at this location.) Context: #181634. Other images today: #181625 and links.

[Image taken on 9.4.22] Bridge Lane, direction of the Glass Bridge, York. (Note: No streetview at this location.) On the tarmac light blue arrows have been painted onto the tarmac in this direction ie towards A&E and, presumably, in conjunc ... [more]

[Image taken 7.4.22] Aldwark, close to the junction with St Saviour's Place, York. The driver of this car is not in the parking space - there's a cone in the way. The signs stating that the road is closed and that there is a diversion for c ... [more]

[Image taken 7.4.22] St Saviour's Place, junction with Aldwark, York. There are critical signs here. (Context and links: #181274.) But you can't see them as they are behind the black car. The signs: #181468 warn of a closed road and a diver ... [more]

[Image taken on 5.4.22] St Saviour's Place junction with St Saviourgate and Spen Lane, York. Aldwark is closed to all road users including people on cycles unless you push: #181274. It's a critical route that is used by thousands of people ... [more]

[Image taken on 5.4.22] Spen Lane junction with St Andrewgate, York. This is a cyclists diversion. But now which way? Context: #181468. Note the sign against the wall on the left: #181593. Other image here today: #181591. Other images today ... [more]

[Image taken on 5.4.22] Spen Lane, junction with St Andrewgate, York. This is the text – crucial diversion information – on the sign leant against the wall in: #181592. It’s not fulfilling the purpose for which it was placed here (and ... [more]

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Thorpe Street, junction with Southlands Road, York. Yes there is a yellow diversion sign but it's a long way ahead. Context and links: #180483. Other image, other topic today: #180482.

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Swann Street, junction with Nunnery Lane, York. The arrow shows a diversion sign for the Clementhorpe Flood Alleviation Scheme. It's a very long way ahead. Would it be visible in the dark, in bad weather, if your li ... [more]

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Victor Street, junction with Nunnery Lane/Price's Lane, York. Despite being a clear cycle route and immediately opposite your standpoint, the cycle infra ahead is NOT the route you want if you are following the offi ... [more]

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Victor Street, junction with Nunnery Lane/Price's Lane, York. But now where do you go if you are trying to follow NCN65, get to the Millennium Bridge, the College, the Planets Trail (https://astrocampus.york.ac.uk/c ... [more]

NCN regional route 15 rejoins the sea wall here in Westgate-on-Sea - although Minnis Bay is behind the camera

No indication that the variant of NCN route 1 via the University of Kent forks right here.

No - it's a one-way system, cyclists on NCN route 1 have to go to the left here.

Missing route stickers - turn right and then left from Hop Garden Way to Canterbury East station

Advance warning needed! I was just building up speed for the hill when I saw the left turn.

Ebbsfleet International station - lots of car parking, no cycle parking shown at all.

NCN route 1 turns left here - it's far too easy to go straight on.

Route signs and crossing (with barriers to force cyclists into the pedestrian space), Mark Hall South, Harlow

'Improvements' on the B183 mean that this sign is now redundant - non-motorised traffic has to make a detour south to a new crossing.

To get onto the contraflow cycleway to the right you'd have to go left to find a dropped kerb. And the sign doesn't mention that this is NCN route 4.

The sign for the White Cart Footbridge is branded as being part of NCN7, which it is not.

Route sign to a cycle park that closed last year, but joined-up government doesn't happen any more.

Route signs - including to a cycle park that closed last year, but joined-up government doesn't happen any more.

I've no idea what this sign is for - there's no public cycle parking on this dead end road, just a bit of fencing.

A wingless route sign at Greenleys, Milton Keynes

The cycle park has closed and been demolished, but joined-up government doesn't exist any more.

Enjoying watching people dismount and then remount 2m later... https://t.co/98Wj8YG8rV

A route sign directing cyclists to the City Centre and Colleges Cycle Route, pointing up South Woodside Road towards North Kelvinside.

How is anyone meant to read this sign on the approach to the junction?

[UPDATE: Despite the sign indicating this was a long-term diversion "Mon-Fri 8.30-5.30 Follow diversion" I got a reply from the Environment Agency that said it was a diversion for a couple of hours: "That diversion notice was in place for a ... [more]

The route sign at Kelvingrove Art Gallery has been reinstated after COP26. Interestingly, the walking and cycling directions to some destinations are different. The Kelvin Hall is referred to as Kelvinhall. The shortest route to the univers ... [more]

A randomly pointing cycle route sign, no road markings, and a car parked on a marked tactile crossing.

Lacock - NCN route 403 turns right here, but there's no mention of the Wiltshire Cycleway

Lacock - the Wiltshire Cycleway goes to the left, but there's no mention here of NCN route 403

[Image taken 13.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross Drive, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous site layout.] No mention of cyclists. The off-road tarmac on the right is not shared use at this point. ... [more]

[Image taken 9.11.21]. Spen Lane, junction with St Andrewgate, York. This sign clearly shows the direction for people on the diversion from #175681 and trying to reach: #175680. But there’s a junction (with St Saviourgate) and a dogleg be ... [more]

A direction sign for the Forth & Clyde Canal in Bowling, with a pointed end even though it is on the approach to the actual junction. The pedestrian crossing used to be part of NCN7, until the cycle route was rerouted via the Bowline path.

Hidden racks sign from the cycleway on site right, very poorly placed.

Image taken 29.10.21] Aldwark junction looking towards the filtered permeability junction with St Andrewgate, York. The image shows how popular this link is. In the background right is the second of the ghost signs here today. Other images ... [more]

[UPDATE: This sign has been removed.] [Image taken 24.10.21] Bootham Terrace, York. This fence seems to attract signage. What is the sense in this one? Who are the pedestrians being diverted? From where to where? Which direction does this r ... [more]

[Image taken 22.10.21] North Street, junction with Tanner Row, York. Part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. The sign on the left has no value. It's a ghost sign: just a frame. It’s a hazard and an obstructio ... [more]

Via Francigena markers well hidden under the tree to the right.

End of a mountain bike loop off the road (the sign seems to have been turned around)

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. No mention of the entrance, the cycle parking, the EV bays... But it is so far to the left and, on my visit, so obscured by vegetation - see: #175125 - I don't think many/anyone would ... [more]

Some confusion here - the brown sign shows the Via Francigena to the right (turning onto a rough track) but the blue and white sticker on the second pole shows it continuing on the road.

There's no sign that the Via Francigena cycle route turns right here.

A direction sign for the canal access that has completely faded out at the roundabout at the hospital western exit. The pedestrian crossing is also completely out on both sides.

A broken sign on the Forth & Clyde Canal towpath at Dalmuir.

[Image taken 11.10.21] Tanner’s Moat junction with Rougier Street, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. Same issues as per the wheelchair signs: #174807. For context see: #174805 and links. ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Wellington Row junction with Tanner Row, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. No way to find out who is responsible for this 'ghost' sign. Context see: #174812. All signs ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Wellington Row junction with Tanner Row, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. Context and links see: #174805. What does "access" mean here? Is this sign for people on cyc ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Wellington Row junction with Tanner Row, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. But there is no clue as to why this sign is here, who could use it - there's no destination, ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Tanner Row, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. Positive point: Trans Pennine Trail sticker. But what is the printed number 65? (Compare with the sticker in: #174811.) A ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. Compare two wheelchair signs (see: #174807 and #174808) with the cyclist sign (see: #174806). The whee ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Memorial Gardens, Leeman Road, York. For context see: #174805 and links.

[Image taken 11.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. If you happen upon this you don't know where it goes. (Where does it lead to if you follow the arrowed direction? What is in the other direction?) There is no clue which of the sev ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. Cycle sign has identity and route number. Though no local info (Millennium Bridge, Rowntree Park in one direction or railway, Scarborough Bridge, for example, in the other). It see ... [more]

[Image taken 8.10.21] Terry Avenue, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Cycle-specific signage. However, it fails because it is not route-/diversion-specific. There are two (that I know of) other long-term cycle diversions in place ... [more]

[Image taken 8.10.21] St Benedict Road junction with Upper Price Street, York. Signposting clearly aimed at cyclists. It is part of the year-long Clementhorpe floodworks diversion. But it is not route- or diversion- or direction- specific. ... [more]

A sign rendered unreadable by graffiti.

Cycle route sign to the left - Except Cycles (Sauf Vélos) plate needed on that No Entry sign. (Google Street View shows this street as one-way in the opposite direction.)

[Image taken 26.9.21] Frederic Street junction with Earlsborough Terrace, Marygate car park, York. If I come this way there is often someone who is lost/confused. Unsurprisingly. From afar your route looks obvious: #174421 so if you head le ... [more]

[Image taken 26.9.21] Skeldergate junction with Fetter Lane, York. Start or end of the Terry Avenue/Clementhorpe Flood Defences diversion. (See: #169586.) Too many signs. None says: 'Rowntree Park', or 'Millennium Bridge', ie the destinatio ... [more]

[Image taken 26.9.21] York: junction with St Martin's Lane, Trinity Lane, Bishophill Senior, Bishophill Junior. Non-descript junction with no diversion or repeater/confirmatory signage to help people wayfind. Yet this is no short-term, loca ... [more]

[Image taken 26.9.21] York: junction with St Martin's Lane, Trinity Lane, Bishophill Senior, Bishophill Junior. For people trying to follow the Terry Avenue/Clementhorpe Flood Defences diversion you make it to the top of the steep hill but ... [more]

No sign to turn right.

[UPDATE: see: #174192] [Image taken 19.9.21] Royal Mail sorting office, Leeman Road/Esplanade, York. NOTE: No streetview at this location. The greenery remains uncut despite it being reported. Original image this issue, this year: #171577 O ... [more]

Still finishing work to be done on the rebuilt Bunhouse Road shared foootway, and the cycle route sign is pointing the wrong way, and least for Loch Lomond.

The start of the railway path section of NCN7 to Loch Lomond at Smith Street. It used to start back at Meadow Road. #101427 views the site looking in the opposite direction. At least one of those signs is pointing the wrong way. Glasgow ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] As per: #173827 the capital letters and hatching look as if this is not a permissible route. Yet the cycle parking is behind the white car in the backgrou ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] See: #173826, #173827 and #173828 for context. Other images today: #173825 and links

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] There's no route signage eg exit with road names, and no directions to the cycle parking. There's room on the big white sign for the latter. Other images ... [more]

[Image taken 30.8.21] Crichton Avenue, York. Just off the Foss Islands Way (see: #173657) is this junction. However, there is no sign for the Orbital Route (see: #173656 and links). During the covid-19 lockdown of 2020, and again today, I'v ... [more]

Junction on NCN7 for Partick to the left and City Centre to the right. I'm not so sure about Kelvingrove Park being to the left, since that way is just along the main road. Head right and leave NCN7 at Ferry Road for the West City Way route ... [more]

No sign here of a walking or cycling route to Cambridge North.

[UPDATE: See: #182402] [Image taken 13.8.21] Royal Mail sorting office, Leeman Road/Esplanade, York. NOTE: No streetview at this location. Other image of this issue today: #173196 and links.

[Image taken 13.8.21] Royal Mail sorting office, Leeman Road/Esplanade, York. NOTE: No streetview at this location. There's a direction sign hidden in that foliage. It's relevant to people on cycles and on foot. Other image this issue today ... [more]

Council destination sign all arms pointing the wrong way, and narrow green strip cycleway poorly implemented and signed.

The cycle route sign at the start of the Quiet Lanes northwest of Truro has been turned around a bit.

The signed cycle route to Truro station involves the steep steps to a footbridge over the railway.

Signage as part of Leeds Core Cycle Network. Pointing in the wrong direction.

[Update: #172874] [Image taken 6.8.21] York. Between Esplanade car park and Leeman Road, York, parallel to one side of Memorial Gardens. There is no sign on Leeman Road directing pedestrians through Memorial Gardens see: #171581. This issue ... [more]

[Further images this issue: #173196, #173197] [Image taken 4.8.21] Royal Mail sorting office, Leeman Road/Esplanade, York. NOTE: No streetview at this location. The greenery remains uncut (previous image: #171577) despite it being reported. ... [more]

[Update: The sign remained hidden on 31.7.21 and 1.8.21. I was next able to check it at the end of 3.8.21 and it was in situ again.] On [Image taken 30.7.21] Memorial Gardens/Leeman Road, York. Yet another fallen/redundant sign on this Envi ... [more]

[Update 4.8.21. Mid-afternoon, the signage was still here, ie not signposting a diversion] [Update 3.8.21 three (redundant) cones were blocking the cycle parking further to the right of this spot.] [Friday 30.7.21. The signage was still red ... [more]

[Image taken 29.7.21] Tanner's Moat, York. Cycle diversion signage in situ see: #170534. Explanation see: #172711. Other images today: #172710 and links

'End of cycle route' sign at Balshagray Lane. The roads beyond here are very hostile.

This is crazy - telling cyclists to turn right across the Cambridge ring road, rather than using the light-controlled crossing at the Mill Road junction.

This is crazy - telling cyclists to turn right across the Cambridge ring road, rather than using the light-controlled crossing at the Mill Road junction.

[Update: still uncut 4.8.21 see: #172822. I will chase it up.] [Image taken 8.7.21] Royal Mail sorting office, Leeman Road/Esplanade, York. NOTE: No streetview at this location. A recurring issue. This sign outside the Royal Mail sorting of ... [more]

One arm of this route sign is totally missing.

A route sign that has seen better days.

Although not itself part of the National Cycle Network, Sustrans has provided "This way to" stickers for NCN routes 7 and 75 for this section of signed cycle route which meets up with the NCN routes in Cessnock. This section is part of a 'c ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Marygate car park. There is no map, no signage for the thousands of people who move through/round/past the car park every day. There's a clear need. As evidenced by this ad hoc signage that has appeared. Scarborough Br ... [more]

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