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Photo listing : route signs (problem)

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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.

NCN756 turns left to leave the railway path alignment, while the cycle route to Blantyre and Hamilton starts, but is only signed as going to East Mains. There's a sign for Hamilton up on Wilson Place.

The Stewartfield cycle route meets the cycle route along Stewartfield Way (connecting the National Museum of Rural Life to NCN756 at Kingsgate), but only directional signage for the latter.

The cycle route to Stewartfield doesn't actually have any destination signs in the direction towards Stewartfield. Turn right here for Stewartfield, or continue straight ahead to #31495 where the shared footway along West Mains Road ends. ... [more]

East Kilbride cycle routes 2 and 3 come out of the underpass and split to proceed in opposite directions. So I'd expect better signage than this!

A route sign that appears to have been twisted around, since it is facing the houses in Mount Cameron Drive North.

A sign for National Cycle Network Route 2, except it's actually for East Kilbride route 2, and doesn't clearly identify whether it is for the road on the right or the path just beyond it.

The 'Recommended Route for Cyclists' signs on this route are all facing across the carriageway instead of along it. So consistently that it looks like an installation problem rather than vandalism.

Signs at the Whitemoss Roundabout, including some pointing up a flight of steps.

Signs at the Whitemoss Roundabout. I can see a problem with the route to the Sports Centre, and I'm not sure the signs for the Health Centre are pointing the right way. The nearest health centre might be the Hunter Health Centre back in the ... [more]

A route sign for the East Kilbride to Strathaven cycle route facing a grassy slope with no path across it. The access has been moved further west (see #107502).

Signs for East Kilbride's cycle route 1 pointing both left and right at the Westwood Hill junction. Maybe the one across the junction is for the right turn into Newlands Road and has got twisted around.

Rockhampton Avenue ends in a Fire Path with a rather messy gap between the kerb ridges. No cycle exemption from the 'No Entry' signs, and a route sign pointing right at the far side of the junction, when East Kilbride's cycle route 1 turns ... [more]

A damaged sign at the start of East Kilbride's local route 1 in Andrew Street. I think this was the only sign I saw with a blue background to the route number instead of an incorrect red background. No sign for the turn from the opposite ... [more]

A sign for the Forth & Clyde Canal pointing the wrong way. The canal can be reached via Farm Road heading into the distance on the right.

There were no signs for the Drumchapel Way at the junctions at either end of Hecla Avenue, only this one midway along the street.

NCN route 77 sign, only visible if you're not actually on route 77. Most cyclists presumably end up on the A85 dual-carriageway.

The Lade route goes right here but is signed to the left.

Incongruous: a small cycle route sign on primary roads with no cycle lanes.

The raised table here has been removed - and dropped kerbs placed further north at the junction and further south to provide a direct route into the cycle parking area at Cambridge North station. These rather over-bearing route signs no ... [more]

The sharrows mark route EV6 along the Danube - if you want the Stary Most bridge across the river you should keep slightly left - signs needed.

Some mistake - the road on the left leads to St Martin, Manaccan and Helford, the road to the right is just a loop that rejoins it in a few hundred metres. But the pub/restaurant sign is correct.

Tapton Terrace which is designated as part of the TPT into town centre but has no signs as an alternative route to Brimington Road. Road surface is poor.

Route that is not signed well along Tapton Terrace - poor road surface

Bridge over Rother from Crow Lane - no signage and poor surface.

Signpost at end of bridge over A61 - where do cyclists go - not clear?? See #10524

CP goes to right from bridge over A61 from slip road and Corporation Street - no signage on approach, have to look to right to see where CP goes? See #10525

There isn't actually a through route here - better to stay on the road to Whittlesford church.

There is no through route here - far better to turn right to the road.

Typical British mentality - put in a reasonably expensive bridge and do nothing beyond a sign to improve access. This does nothing at all to get cyclists off the A1307.

Tiny Sustrans sign directs you to a left turn ahead - if you notice it!

Route sign - points down a narrow mud path down an earth bank #103366

Sustrans route sign on link from NCN 5 to NCN 562 in Runcorn - blink and you'd miss it. Also the direction is for route 562 not 62.

Route sign. Either the arrow to Clifton is pointing in the wrong direction or the next sign is missing. You need to head along the road straight on (Grangeway) or turn left the immediately right on to the parallel service road (Whitchurch W ... [more]

The HArTT cycle route goes down this steep slope to the Union Canal (see #101156). A new sensibly graded ramp has been built to the right (see #101153).

Tiny route signage for the HArTT cycle route. Easy to miss at a turn.

While the John Muir Way signs give correct direction information, the HArTT cycle route signs tell people to cycle over a continuous crash barrier and down a steep embankment. The signs haven't been twisted around - they are bolted together ... [more]

A sign for the HArTT cycle route pointing towards Spinkhill (see #103160), but as the old railway bridge was removed (see #103161), a hair-pin bend path has been built up to New Hallglen Road to use its bridge instead. No indications whethe ... [more]

Tiny signs for the HArTT cycle route below another sign at Spinkhill. Are people really expected to notice these?

The destination sign points to the HArTT cycle route's destinations of Callendar Park and the Falkirk Wheel as being up the path to Ash Grove but the HArTT cycle route badge points right along the path to the Westquarter Glen. See also #103 ... [more]

Really not the end of the cycle route, which continues across the road crossing. If there were special regulations like on a motorway an 'end of cycle path regulations' sign would be appropriate, but it isn't like that.

With all these 'End of Cycle Route' signs, it is difficult to tell where the HArTT route continues!

A partially hidden marker post for the HArTT cycle route. You ain't gonna see that from the road!

Helix signage at Laurieston Road, but shows the HArTT cycle route turning right instead of left!

Working from the map on the Falkirk Helix website, I've decided this must be the junction where the HArTT cycle route turns in all directions, in order to do a loop around Callendar Park in addition to the woods. However, only the yellow wa ... [more]

A crossroads of paths in Callendar Woods, and just a solitary marker post for the John Muir Way. Nothing for the HArTT cycle route.

A 3-way junction in Callendar Woods. As this is meant to be on the HArTT cycle route, I'd expect some sort of route information. The post on the right is for a circular walking/jogging route around the woods from Callendar Park.

Surprisingly hidden route sign

Faded NCN51 sign, see also #96103

Hidden sign for route to sports centre and hospital, Rouen

I don't understand this sign in the grounds of St Helier parish church

Langdale Road contraflow opportunity for cyclists. "Except Cycles" sign required underneath. This may require a TRO (ideally on an area wide basis) which is a lot easier than you may think: www.cycling-embassy.org.uk/blog/2013/01/08/view-dr ... [more]

Hartley Road Sale Trafford contraflow for cyclists. Warning signs required and road layout change signs required on the traffic flow side. Description: Harley Road, Sale: this road is one way for motor vehicles south bound from Waverley ... [more]

Signage for the original Biggar to Lanark (Kirkfieldbank) cycle route, but no signage for the route in the Douglas/Happendon direction. A newer Biggar to Lanark cycle route has been provided via Hyndford Bridge, but involves cycling along t ... [more]

A sign for a cycle route to Lanark, but without a destination. There is no longer a corresponding sign on the other side of the road, just signage for NCN74.

The way to avoid the steps at #101523 is to take the A9 road bridge across the railway, and the HArTT cycle route appears to do just that. However, there is no evidence that the narrow footway is legal for shared use, and the provision ... [more]

The view the opposite way to #101520, and the end of an unspecified cycle route. The HArTT cycle route comes through here too, but is without a sign.

Various signs but no mention of the HArTT cycle route which comes through here and along the path to Bainsford according to the council's map. See also #101522.

A route sign at the end of the path through Hallglen, pointing across the main road to the paths at #101176. The road crossing is terrible and desperately needs upgrading. Due to the terrain, a footbridge may even be an easy enough solution ... [more]

A route sign on the Union Canal, with four directions indicated: Union Canal eastbound (via Falkirk Tunnel) Union Canal westbound (Falkirk Wheel) Falkirk High station Dirt path to Slamannan Road (part of the HArTT cycle route, #103474) ... [more]

A route sign on the Union Canal, with four directions indicated: Union Canal eastbound (via Falkirk Tunnel, sign hidden behind post) Union Canal westbound (Falkirk Wheel) Falkirk High station Dirt path to Slamannan Road (part of the HAr ... [more]

The sign on the right gives destinations and distances, but does not have an arrow, so is effectively a route confirmation sign of the type that should be provided after a junction, not before it. The destinations can be reached by turni ... [more]

Wrong - for Beverley etc you need to cross the road to the shared-use path on the east side of the A1174

Mystery sign - why you would want a sign to Hull when cycling north away from Hull, and where the crossing is meant to be, are both unclear.

This is wrong - cyclists for thos destinations should stay on the shared-use path straight ahead

I'm not sure the sign to Horbury is pointing quite in the right direction.

A route sign not pointing the correct way to the Forth & Clyde Canal. And if that's a cycle parking stand, it may be better positioned in front of the shops, not at the rear. On the plus side, a dropped kerb has been installed since #332 ... [more]

One route sign has two poles and is pointing the right way, but one of the signs sharing lamppost is pointing the wrong way. Plus a rather messy path junction.

Route signs pointing in various directions, facing people coming from the Forth & Clyde Canal at Blairdardie. Wheelchair users appear to have been forgotten about in the signs pointing to the unnamed railway station (Drumchapel).

Signs for getting to Drumchapel station by different modes. Wheelchair users should ignore the directions given here if going to the eastbound platform, since the footbridge at the station is stepped. There are no cycle facilities on the ro ... [more]

The sign in #100506 facing the wrong way and a sign for the westbound platform at an unnamed railway station. The direction to the eastbound platform is different and the sign for it is visible in the distance.

A damaged sign facing the wrong way.

Is Bowling over the bridge? No.

A sign for the Forth & Clyde Canal pointing the wrong way, and 'No Through Road' signs on the road that leads there, without 'except cycles' plates.

A pole minus its signs. Now just Sustrans stickers.

Signs pointing in random directions on the path linking the Forth & Clyde Canal towpath to Duntreath Avenue and Great Western Road.

Poorly maintained signage in Whitecrook.

Signs (pedestrian or cycle?) for Whitecrook Park and the Forth & Clyde Canal. The sign for Whitecrook Park should be pointing along North Elgin Street (behind the camera). The next turn going towards the canal didn't have a sign.

A signed link to the Forth & Clyde Canal towpath, but unsurfaced and overgrown. Not the same link as shown in #100262.

Signs for NCN route 63 are rare along Rutland Water

The Carnbroe foot and cycle bridge over the A8 dual carriageway. Why no direction sign? I know where it leads to, but that's not the point.

A route sign pointing in an ambiguous direction, and no clue as to how one should rejoin the carriageway. All of the crossings are for pedestrians only. The shared-use footway does continue around the corner to the left into Kirkshaws Road.

Signs at the junction of bridges over the massive Shawhead road junction. You'll know where you're going if coming from Eurocentral? The route to/from Eurocentral is shut just now in any case, with no signed diversion.

Two of these signs are pointing in the wrong direction. With non-logical routes involving multiple turns for destinations served by direct roads, it's important that signs can't be turned around. The signs on the M8 motorway in the backgrou ... [more]

The M8 cyclepath crosses the busy A752 road and A8 sliproad at grade. Why only a flyover for motorists? And no directions facing this way for NCN75 other than a Sustrans sticker.

Why is the route sign so far away from the junction?

How can anyone trust signage like this? See further comments at #70290.

Little difference from my last visit at #70285.

According to my map from the council, Cumbernauld Cycle Network route 4 does not go up this busy road. I checked at the Balloch Roundabout and there were no further signs.

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