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Showing items 1 to 100 from total of 104 items. Ordered by location # descending.

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174704Photo #174704Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
171380Photo #171380Left for The Angel Cycleway
Right for ncn15.
If you go left and then Gosforth tce you can pick up a link path to rejoin NCN14 at Abbotsford road. Flat and much better in bad weather
Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
171316Photo #171316A grim and anti accessibility barrierObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
171315Photo #171315A random and awful barrier in the path.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
171314Photo #171314Track:
Infrastructure
track
171313Photo #171313The Angel Cycleway path is not great through Wrekenton and this is one of the better bitsTrack:
Problem
track
171312Photo #171312For The Angel Cycleway, turn left onto the path beside the radio mastRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
171311Photo #171311An old but still awful A frame. Surface quite worn. Then straight over Old Durham road for The Angel CyclewayObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
171310Photo #171310For The Angel Cycleway turn left of Whitehill drive and take to the paths across White Hill. The tarmac runs out hereRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
171309Photo #171309The Angel Cycleway is left onto Whitehill drive.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
171308Photo #171308If you're following The Angel Cycleway then it's easy to miss this sign pointing to the rightRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
171307Photo #171307The Angel Cycleway takes a left and joins the road hereCycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
171306Photo #171306The Angel Cycleway as it crosses High Lanes. A slightly poor crossing.Route sign:
Good practice
routesigns
171305Photo #171305The Angel Cycleway though Felling. A nice smooth and wide tarmac path.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
171304Photo #171304A high underpass below the A184
The Angel Cycleway is straight on.
Route sign:
Good practice
routesigns
171303Photo #171303Left to Bowes railway path RCR11
Straight ahead to East Gateshead and Washington
Right for The Angel Cycleway to Wrekenton
Route sign:
Good practice
routesigns
171302Photo #171302Crossing the A185. Pelaw Metro is straight over as is The Angel CyclewayRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
168073Photo #168073Old King Coal on the C2C/NCN 7.Other:
Misc
general
168072Photo #168072Inside the new tunnel where NCN7 passes under the A1(M). No lighting but light sides and reflective markingsCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
168071Photo #168071The reworked NCN7 where it passes under the A1(M)Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
158436Photo #158436Link path to Abbotsford RoadCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
158435Photo #158435Barriers on NCN14 at Tyne Dock. Designed to slow cyclists on the approach to the crossing.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
158434Photo #158434Informal crossing over the A185 in JarrowRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
158433Photo #158433Pretty but appalling barrier where RCR11 leaves Monkton Lane and heads north along the old rail line towards the TyneObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
158432Photo #158432Anti motorcycle and vehicle barrier on RCR11Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
158431Photo #158431The start of the path from Leam Lane to Springwell. Don't get excited, the tarmac doesn't last long!Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
158430Photo #158430New short section of path where RCR11 crosses Leam Lane in Gateshead and heads up to SpringwellCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
158428Photo #158428New (2020) A-frame barrier on RCR11 just beside Monkton Lane in JarrowObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
158427Photo #158427The Bowes Railway PathTrack:
Infrastructure
track
158426Photo #158426Bridge on the Bowes Railway Path, WardleyTrack:
Infrastructure
track
158424Photo #158424The rather odd piece of public art beside RCR11 next to Monkton Lane. Like an ancient skeletonOther:
Misc
general
68076Photo #68076Nice example of filtered permeabilityRoad environment:
Good practice
road
64249Photo #64249Be careful as the 3m shared path abruptly ends before joining the cycle pathCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
64248Photo #64248Brand new junction. 4 stages to cross one road. TerribleCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
64115Photo #64115Tank trap adjacent to NCN1Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
63058Photo #63058Covered cycle parking in South ShieldsCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
62736Photo #62736Bus stop bypass on shared path in WashingtonCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
62735Photo #62735End of shared pathRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
60452Photo #60452Cycleway road crossing on Cherry Blossom way.Road environment:
Misc
road
60451Photo #60451Permissive path between for/cycle bridge and turbine business parkTrack:
Good practice
track
60450Photo #60450Minor road leading to for/cycle bridge over A1231. Easily missedRoad environment:
Misc
road
60449Photo #60449End of cycleway alongside Pattinson way in Washington. Why no continuation when most needed?Road environment:
Problem
road
60448Photo #60448Bus stop bypass on cycleway alongside Paddington road in WashingtonCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
60447Photo #60447Foot/cycle bridge over A1231 in Washington. Narrow track on right is C2CCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
60446Photo #60446Wide shared path alongside Cherry Blossom Way in Washington. Massive concrete blocks are to prevent trucks parkingCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
60445Photo #60445The new shared path alongside Washington road in SunderlandCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
60444Photo #60444C2C route heading west though WashingtonCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
57263Photo #57263New bicycle parking at Brockley Whins Metro stationCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
57082Photo #57082Stupid thoughtless alignment of cycle laneRoad environment:
Problem
road
57081Photo #57081Pointless avoidable barrier when a bollard would have done just fineObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
57080Photo #57080Desire lines bypassing barrierObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
57079Photo #57079The shared path along the river Don in South TynesideCycleway:
Misc
cycleways
46538Photo #46538Cycle parking at Brockley Whins metro stationCycle parking:
Misc
cycleparking
45507Photo #45507plenty of cycle parking stands next to the Jarrow Crusade statue outside Morrisons in Jarrow.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
45506Photo #45506Footpath across Morrisons car park looking towards NCN14
Not sure if this is an official cycleway.
Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
45505Photo #45505Link across road from NCN14 to Morrisons. There are some dropped kerbs a short distance away, but an oppertunity has been missed for a decent well marked cycle junctionRoad environment:
Problem
road
45504Photo #45504NCN14 at Jarrow, with the widest zebra crossing I have seenCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
45503Photo #45503Looking South along NCN14 where it crosses Salem Street in JarrowCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
45501Photo #45501Hope Street leading west from Priory Road in Jarrow. Quiet no-through road leading to Jarrow town centre and MorrisonsRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
45500Photo #45500River Don Footpath/Cycleway where it meets Church bank and the NCN14 in Jarrow next to Jarrow Monastery and Bede's world museumRoad environment:
Misc
road
45499Photo #45499A mosaic artwork set into the River Don Footpath/Cycleway in JarrowCycleway:
Misc
cycleways
45498Photo #45498Restricted height underpass below the A185. Connects sections of NCN14Cycleway:
Misc
cycleways
45497Photo #45497Exit off the footpath alongside the A19 heading to the A184 underpassCycleway:
Misc
cycleways
45496Photo #45496Another unsigned junction on the River Don Footpath/Cycleway. Left Heads up to the Tyne Tunnel, and joins NCN14.
Right heads to Newlyn drive on the Simonside Estate
Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
45495Photo #45495The underpass under the A19 on the River Don Footpath/cycleway. Keep your head low!
Also avoid this route after very heavy rainfall as it can flood
Cycleway:
Misc
cycleways
45494Photo #45494Another unsigned junction on the River Don Footpath/Cycleway. Left heads up to a local housing estate. Right passes under the A19 to join to NCN14Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
45492Photo #45492View along the River Don Footpath/Cycleway adjacent to Jarrow Cemetery (may not want to cycle this on Halloween)!Cycleway:
Misc
cycleways
45491Photo #45491The River Don Footpath/Cycleway north junction with Cemetery Road in Jarrow.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
45490Photo #45490The River Don Footpath/cycleway where it crosses Cemetery Road in JarrowCycleway:
Misc
cycleways
45489Photo #45489Another fiendish barrier on a cycleway, this time the River Don footpath/cycleway, which is impossible to cycle throughObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
45488Photo #45488Bridge over the River DonCycleway:
Misc
cycleways
45487Photo #45487Another unsigned junction on the River Don Footpath/Cycleway.
Right fork is the correct one for following the route to Jarrow
The post indicates there may have been a sign which has been removed
Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
45485Photo #45485An unsigned fork on the River Don footpath/cycleway though Jarrow. Keep right. The left fork goes up to housing on Ecgfried TerraceRoute sign:
Problem
routesigns
45484Photo #45484Other:
Misc
general
45483Photo #45483Other:
Misc
general
45482Photo #45482Other:
Misc
general
45341Photo #45341cycleway adjacent to Brockley Whins Metro StationCycleway:
Misc
cycleways
45340Photo #45340cycle/foot path junction
Right fork goes to Brockley Whins Metro & left to Boldon Colleriey & Asda etc.
Only ground sign is a faded "splodge" of green tarmac. The sign has been graffittied out.

Do we not deserve better?
Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
44990Photo #44990A1300 John Reid road. To cross the dual carriage way cycles have to use the pedestrian crossing, which has this strange barrier arrangement reminiscent of a cattle market!Road environment:
Problem
road
44989Photo #44989A1300 John Reid road. Only specific cycling provision is across the bus exit, not the busy dual carriageway!Road environment:
Problem
road
44988Photo #44988A1300 John Reid Road. Brocket Whims traffic lights. Bus exit only installed 2yrs ago. Very poor cycling provision though.Road environment:
Problem
road
44987Photo #44987Tyne dock - Simonside cycleway. If heading east then turn right onto the road.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
44986Photo #44986Tyne dock - Simonside cycleway. Take this path. Again completely unmarked
If travelling east, turn left for Simonside and Brockley Whins or turn right to Simonside Metro
Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
44985Photo #44985Tyne dock -Simonside cycle way. Looking towards Tyne dock. Completely unmarked and unsigned!Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
44984Photo #44984Tyne dock - Simonside cycle way. Head over to the path on the other side. A dropped kerb in the wrong locationRoad environment:
Misc
road
44983Photo #44983The Tyne dock - Simonside cycle way. Go straight on for Simonside.Cycleway:
Misc
cycleways
44982Photo #44982The cycleway between Tyne dock and SimonsideCycleway:
Misc
cycleways
44981Photo #44981The pedestrian & cycle bridge over Boldon Lane.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
44980Photo #44980The single cycle way specific sign post on the way from Tyne Dock to SimonsideRoute sign:
Misc
routesigns
44979Photo #44979The 2 rivers cycleway where it crosses Westoe Rd. Barriered. You are forced to use the pedestrian refuge to the left. Fail!Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
44978Photo #44978This is designated by the council as cycleway.no signs, or even a dropped kerb. NothingCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
44977Photo #44977This is supposed to be a cycleway, but there's no signs or anythingCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
44976Photo #44976Left hand path crosses A194 via a pedestrian bridge. Right hand drops down to road level to cross overCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
44973Photo #44973A waste of paint - I cant work out why those giveways are there!

Location: Westoe, South Shields (England, United Kingdom)
2 Rivers cycleway in South Shields.
Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
44889Photo #44889Throckley Way, South Shields
Path off the road, up and over the railway to Simonside
Cycleway:
Misc
cycleways
44888Photo #44888West Harton Mineral Line, South Shields
Northern end. Stanley Street and Boldon lane are off to the right.
Cycleway:
Misc
cycleways
44887Photo #44887Green Lane, South Shields.
Entrance onto the West Harton Mineral Line Cycleway heading south
Why dropped kerbs were not installed when the level crossing & rail lines removed is odd.
Cycleway:
Misc
cycleways
44886Photo #44886Junction and signpost where the West Harton Mineral Line and the Linnet Way cross each otherRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
44885Photo #44885West Harton Mineral line cycleway, South ShieldsCycleway:
Misc
cycleways
44884Photo #44884Tileshed Lane (Boldon) end of the West Harton Mineral line cycleway.
really badly surfaced. and tight turn off the road. Past the barrier, the path is actually tarmaced!
Also awful barriers which normal people can barely scrape though.
Cycleway:
Misc
cycleways

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