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Photo listing : route signs (problem)

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Sign for Lancashire route 91 hidden in the greenery.

Vandalised map of the Kirkstall Abbey area of the Aire Valley Towpath

Half-hidden signage on the cycleway parallel to York Road, Doncaster.

The Great Western Road pop-up cycle lane at the turn-off for the canal path. Since the cycle lane stops at Lincoln Avenue, this is where many will leave it for the longer route to town along the canal path. The sign is obscured by tree bran ... [more]

Route sign by the road at the junction of NCN routes 24 and 244, but there's nothing visible on NCN 24 as you approach the junction from Radstock.

The Colliers Way (NCN route 24) can't use the former railway line from Wellow to here because a horse-riding centre has taken it over - this is the current link from the road to the railway route.

Cyclists and walkers on the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) have to turn 90 degrees left off the road here to reach the former railway line - but the sign is totally hidden.

Nothing to warn NCN756 and West City Way users that there is a locked gate preventing egress from Kelvingrove Park ahead, and that the nearest way out is onto Kelvingrove Street to the right.

I have no idea what this sign is doing here.

NCN route 51 is not clearly signed through the Cathedral Grounds - it heads off to the right before this sign.

These signs may have been turned around - heading in to Bury St Edmunds, NCN route 51 actually turns right in about 100 metres.

For some unknown reason NCN route 51 takes a dogs-leg to the south from Barrow - the direct route to Little Saxham is fine. Unfortunately the signs have been turned around - the Little Saxham road is to the left behind the Give Way sign.

A rather inconspicuous diversion sign for the SECC covered walkway closure, facing the wrong way.

MAY 2020 THIS IS ADDED TO INTERACTIVE MAP #SAFESTREETSTRAFFORD Richmond Road could be a route to Altrincham centre avoiding the busy Road by using an Richmond Road contraflow opportunity https://safestreetstrafford.commonplace.is/comments/5 ... [more]

Route marker to NCN route 11 and the busway - not visible from Long Road

The route sign to the busway/NCN route 11 (see #85556) has vanished for some reason.

NCN route 51 signed as route 11 - it may be an alternative route for when the towpath is unavailable.

Straßenschild in Thalhofen an der Ecke Burgstraße (führt an der Kirche vorbei) zu B472. Kommt man als großer Radfahrer aus der Burgstraße und biegt auf den Radweg neben der B472 in Richtung Ortsausgang ab, so befinden sich die Spitzen ... [more]

UPDATE 22/5/20 REPORTED TO TRAFFORD 1684070 Your service request regarding A problem with road signs, bollards and other street furniture has been updated. "Unfortunately it is taking us longer than we expected to deal with your enquiry. We ... [more]

Silly Sign to the always locked gate.

For some reason the cycle route sign has been moved to a separate pole behind the one it was on (see #31604) and can't be seen clearly now.

The sign shows Marylebone 3/4 of a mile to the right - not great for those who don't realise that Marylebone station is right there in front of them.

Sign for a right turn on NCN route 4 - but in fact both the next two right turns are for NCN 4, in either direction. A common problem with this route in west Pembrokeshire.

This sign for NCN route 4 will have to be changed due to the new one-way system in Fishguard

Route sign on NCN route 4 - but according to OpenCycleMaps it goes straight ahead, not left to the A road.

The cycle route along the Whitemoss Avenue shared footway is signed into the park, including a rather steep bit of path at the corner (seen also in #107580).

Route signs at the Whitemoss Roundabout for the cycle route to Brancumhall, but the Health Centre pointed to is not the closest health centre to this location, and so could be confusing.

A new 'No Entry' sign for the resurfaced cycle off-ramp from Churchill Avenue at the Murray Roundabout, but no longer any signs for local routes 2 and 3. So close to the town centre, but no wayfinding.

The cycle route does not run through this car park - the sign has been turned.

To follow the 2014 Tour de France use the A61, it feels like this is being suggested to drivers.

Woodhouse Lane, Leeds.

Cycle route along a three lane urban highway 😱

Very worn route signs on local route 13, south of Bala

Very worn route signs on local route 13, south of Bala

Very worn route signs on local route 13, south of Bala

Route signs at a non-existent crossing on the edge of central Wrexham

The cycle route sign has been turned 90 degrees - it's for traffic heading west/to the right.

A damaged route sign for the cycle route to the City Centre, but the route is closed off due to the Sighthill regeneration project a short distance away.

The end of the shared footway on Saughs Avenue. But since there is a shared footway across the toucan crossing, there is really no need for the 'Cyclists Dismount' sign. However, the shared footway is far too narrow.

A turn from Alma Street at Kelham Island signed only with a Sustrans sticker, although continuing along the street ends up at the toucan crossing at Borough Bridge anyway.

A sticker for a turn on NCN627 at Kelham Island.

A sticker for NCN627 at Rialto, Kelham Island.

A sticker used to indicate the way of the riverside cycle route.

Was the budget for the Cobweb Bridge so tight there was no money left for a proper sign at the turn, hence the use of Sustrans stickers?

Signage for the Cardonald Quietway on the right-hand side of Linthaugh Road, but not very easy to read from the left-hand carriageway (which, since the footway is not shared-use, is where approaching cyclists should be). Quite frankly, t ... [more]

The White Cart path meets Crookston Road. The signs have vanished from the signpost.

A complete lack of signage at the turn in the Glasgow-Paisley cycle route, although the route ahead links to the same place if you know where you are going.

A complete lack of signage, save for some dilapidated Sustrans stickers, at the left turn into Rosshall Park.

Allanton Drive is on the Govan-Cardonald Quietway, but which way do you turn at the next junction? The sign with the tiny writing at the junction (visible over the rear end of the van) says, but it can't be read when you need to select your ... [more]

A damaged directions sign at the path junction near Cromarty Crescent. The path to the right is unsurfaced.

Route sign at Beckton DLR station - no sign of NCN route 13 west towards the Isle of Dogs

The cycle maps in Cambridge's main cycle park are dated 2008. I'm sure it was agreed that City Rangers would post new maps when they were published by the council, but that seems to have fallen through the cracks.

Ashton on Mersey: Ashton on Mersey to Urmston route sign survey 2019 Existing post needs Destination signs

Ashton on Mersey: Ashton on Mersey to Urmston route sign survey 2019 Existing post. Needs Destination sign required on post.

Urmston: Ashton on Mersey to Urmston route sign survey 2019 . Destination sign required on post.

Urmston: Ashton on Mersey to Urmston route sign survey 2019. Destination signs required on telephone poles

Urmston: Ashton on Mersey to Urmston route sign survey 2019. Destination sign required on post.

Urmston: Ashton on Mersey to Urmston route sign survey 2019. Destination sign required on post and No Motorcycling sign (large)

Urmston: Ashton on Mersey to Urmston route sign survey 2019 post needs relocating from dangerous location . Destination sign required on post.

Urmston: Ashton on Mersey to Urmston route sign survey 2019 new post needed with destination signs required on post.

Urmston: Ashton on Mersey to Urmston route sign survey 2019 The surface here has been upgraded the post has been removed but not replaced needs putting back in same location . The old Google image by Tom Jeffs see below shows the old sign .

Ashton on Mersey: Ashton on Mersey to Urmston route sign survey 2019 post needs locating here with destination signs . Large NO Motorcycling sign required as well.

Ashton on Mersey: Ashton on Mersey to Urmston route sign survey 2019 Destination sign resuired here on wall . The couple going for a walk here, dog off lead, looking at phone (how does that help mental health during CV ) . Had to do emergen ... [more]

Coach and Horses, Gloucester. The Blue Sign suggests left to Longford and Kingsholm, but that doesn't seem right judging by the map. This is Hare Lane and if you take everything out of the blue you will be made into an auld hare!

No longer just a footpath - this should be signed as a route from central Trumpington to the busway and Addenbrooke's

Sign directs the Bridgewater Way onto the right hand fork - which leads to some steps #88334. It is far more sensible to keep to the newly tarmacked towpath.

The sign for Little Horton and Marshfields on NCN66 is at odds with the one in the distance straight ahead (seen at #110463). Maybe you can go both ways.

The stainless steel sign for NCN66 at Bridge Street is very difficult to spot, and directs cyclists the wrong way down a one-way street.

A sign for NCN66 pointing in a different direction to the blue Sustrans arrow sticker.

Tiny cycle signs for Pontefract town centre on the A645 at Gillygate.

A close-up of the sign in #110976, showing what the tiny writing actually says. Although encouraging to see a Trans Pennine Trail sign that actually has destinations.

Route sign with tiny writing on the far side of the junction where a turn may need to be made. Luckily this is a low speed and low traffic road.

Cyclists to join the triple lane carriageway of Wakefield Road.

A sticker for NCN66 turning off the A63 ahead. A63, Knowsthorpe (England, UK)

Poor signage on NCN 68. Where the canal goes through the Foulridge Tunnel the route over the top is not obvious and several junctions are not signed.

Signs visible through the trees for various destinations not mentioned at the top of the ramp. Anyone getting this far probably already knows where they are going. Plus an awkward barrier to get around at the bottom of the steep and narrow ... [more]

The access ramp from the Forth & Clyde Canal to the Golden Jubilee National Hospital, but nothing on the signpost to say so.

A route sign for NCN72 on Burgh Road, not facing on-coming cyclists from any direction, not visible from the junction, and not giving destinations or explaining what HCW is. According to the Sustrans website, NCN72 is now routed into Carlis ... [more]

A battered Sustrans sticker is all that is there to indicate which way to turn at the path junction at the top of the steps. Although OpenStreetMap shows NCN72 routed this way, checking the Sustrans website reveals that it is now routed via ... [more]

Welcome to the National Cycle Network! NCN routes 7 and 10 on the path to the left have no directional signage, just stickers, while the routes ahead - 7, 10 and not mentioned leading to 72 - have just a sign facing those coming from the pa ... [more]

It is important to read this sign - especially if you are hoping to ride along NCN route 78 to Fort William on a Sunday. Camusnagaul Ferry #83656 does to operate on Sundays and there are only 4 crossings/day on weekdays. The warning w ... [more]

Map of lakeside cycle route, Aix-les-Bains - this section is closed in winter, presumably because the pontoons are removed (short-sighted?)

Advance warning sticker for NCN67's right turn from the A642 at Bottomboat.

To get to Derby Road you need to cycle into a wall

'Except Cycles' option required for the one-way section of Lacy Street between Newton Street and Lacy Grove. Contraflow cycling could be facilitated on the carriageway if parking restrictions were introduced, or on the Eastern footway as th ... [more]

Despite there being the space to do something good, the i3 cycle route is signed along the narrow footway of New Street. The obstructive control cabinet at the pedestrian crossing makes it even more difficult to use. Not very innovative!

I don't think this sign is pointing the right way. The path could be better aligned with the road crossing.

Faded route signs pointing in random directions.

Four ways, only two signposted, and a desire line becoming apparent.

Signs in Bainsford. I can't think why Carron and Stenhousemuir are only for pedestrians, or why they didn't name the hospital. Imagine walking three and a quarter miles and it turns out to be the wrong one! The single-sided HArTT cycle r ... [more]

An 'End of Cycle Route' sign on the Forth & Clyde Canal towpath near the Falkirk Wheel, but which cycle route is it that ends here? NCN754 continues to Clydebank. The ramp to the right leads to the Falkirk Wheel North Car Park.

A signpost within Palacerigg Country Park, but no mention of Cumbernauld's cycle route 2a to Abronhill which starts around here.

NCN route 50 near Stowe - but the signs say route 70 (which actually crosses the north of England)

Not only does the cycle route cross Stewartfield Way at this split pedestrian crossing, and not a toucan crossing with the extra call buttons, but the sign for the cycle route into East Kilbride is pointing the wrong way! There are no furth ... [more]

Why can't the corner be more rounded? What are the bollards for? Why isn't there a distance for the town centre? The cycle route doesn't even go as far as the town centre. It gives up on Queensway at #31505.

East Kilbride a quarter of a mile away? Only the very edge of town.

Anonymous route signs for the cycle route to Thorntonhall and Eaglesham, but nothing for the shared footway ahead.

Both East Kilbride cycle routes 2 and 3 turn right after the underpass, but definitely not NCN route 3.

East Kilbride cycle routes 2 and 3 turn left here, but only this tiny vandalised sign marks the way.

A vandalised sign for NCN756 in a non-standard format, and no dropped kerb to allow cyclists to leave the carriageway and join the path.

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