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Location # Icon Video Photo Caption Categorisation
103669Photo #103669Useless short stretch of shared use pavementCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
103392Photo #103392modal filterRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
103391Photo #103391bus shelter in the middle of the cyclewayCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
103389Photo #103389cyclewayCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103388Photo #103388chicane barrierObstruction:
Infrastructure
obstructions
103387Photo #103387Cycleway. 3.5m wide, smooth tarmac and lit. Access control is a single bollard. Much more civilised than #83626Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103386Photo #103386Chapelford distributor road. Single lane dual carriageway with cycle lanes.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
103385Photo #103385route signRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103384Photo #103384TPT route signRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103383Photo #103383"A frame" barrier #84328 can now be avoided on the Transpennine Trail (NCN 62)Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103382Photo #103382Pointless barrier #58753 now has a bypass. The track is still steep and poorly surfaced.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103381Photo #103381Cheshire Cycleway (RCN 70) route signRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103380Photo #103380Road closure signs on the Cheshire Cycleway (regional route 70). The road is still passable on foot or by bike. See #103379 & #103378
A better diversion route for cyclists wishing to avoid this is north via Budworth Heath Lane #www.cyclestreets.net/journey/63837782/ - #www.cyclestreets.net/journey/63837790/
General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
103379Photo #103379Road closed due to badger activity. It is still passable on foot or bicycle.Roadworks:
Infrastructure
roadworks
103378Photo #103378Uneven surface due to badger activity.Roadworks:
Infrastructure
roadworks
103377Photo #103377Road closed signs on the Cheshire Cycleway (RCN 70).
Although badger activity has undermined the road so that it is impassible for motors you can still walk or cycle through.See #103378 & #103379
General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
103370Photo #103370cyclewayCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103369Photo #103369Wide smooth tarmac cyclway - could do with direct access to the Heath school.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103368Photo #103368cyclewayCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103367Photo #103367Tiny Sustrans sign directs you to a left turn ahead - if you notice it!Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
103366Photo #103366Path that sign #103365 point to - I'm not sure it is meant to be a cycleway.Track:
Problem
track
103365Photo #103365Route sign - points down a narrow mud path down an earth bank #103366Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
103364Photo #103364Sustrans 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:
Problem
routesigns
103363Photo #103363Council vehicle sweeping leaves from the Runcorn Loop cyclewayOther:
Good practice
general
103289Photo #103289Narrow, poorly surfaced cycleway heads through a bus stop.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
103248Photo #103248cycle bridge crossing the expressway slip roadCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
103247Photo #103247Cycleway alongside Weston Point Expressway.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103246Photo #103246cycleway threading its way through a major junction on the Weston Point Expressway (A557). The zig-zag ramp heads up to the bridge on the right.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103245Photo #103245route signRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103244Photo #103244route signRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103243Photo #103243route signRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103242Photo #103242Route signRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103241Photo #103241Route SignRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103240Photo #103240Route 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 Way).Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
103239Photo #103239Route Sign on Runcorn loop cycleway. (Pedestrian crossing #90774 now upgraded to a toucan.)Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103238Photo #103238Route SignRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103237Photo #103237Runcorn loop cyclewayCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103236Photo #103236cyclewayCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103235Photo #103235Route continuity indicated by arrows on the pavement.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103234Photo #103234Route SignRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103185Photo #103185Cycleway crosses Bridgewater CanalCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103184Photo #103184route signRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103183Photo #103183strange "END" sign painted on the road. The road ends here for cars, but the cycleway continues over the canal bridge.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
103182Photo #103182route signRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103181Photo #103181route signRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103180Photo #103180route signRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103179Photo #103179route signRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103178Photo #103178route signRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103177Photo #103177rubbish shared use pavement - with a green boxCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
103176Photo #103176cyclewayCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103175Photo #103175route signRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103174Photo #103174route signRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103173Photo #103173shared use pavement loses priority at side roadCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
103172Photo #103172route signRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103171Photo #103171cycle bridgeCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103170Photo #103170Cycle bridge across the Central ExpresswayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
103169Photo #103169Cyclist crossing the bridge over the Centralk Expressway in Runcorn.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103168Photo #103168Decent off the cycle bridge. The spiral ramp is a tad steep and narrow, but rideable with care.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103167Photo #103167Cycle bridge across Runcorn's Central Expressway with a spiral ramp.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103166Photo #103166Motorists may whinge about the toll, but at least they are actually permitted to use the Mersey Gateway bridge.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
103165Photo #103165Cycleway goes up steps!Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
103100Photo #103100Sign listing Latchford "Penny Ferry" ( #103099 - #103098) operating times.
#www.allthingswarrington.net/Places/Places/thelwallpennyferry.html
Fee is still 11p - bikes free.
General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
103099Photo #103099The Thelwall Penny Ferry.
#www.allthingswarrington.net/Places/Places/thelwallpennyferry.html
Costs 11p and the ferryman loads the bike for free.
Other:
Good practice
general
103098Photo #103098Waiting for the Penny Ferry (11p actually) to Latchford - #103099.
#www.allthingswarrington.net/Places/Places/thelwallpennyferry.html
Other:
Good practice
general
103097Photo #103097Narrow path is just about ridable as far as the Thelwall Viaduct.Track:
Infrastructure
track
103096Photo #103096Path peters out into a fieldTrack:
Infrastructure
track
103095Photo #103095Failed attempt to obstruct the pathObstruction:
Infrastructure
obstructions
103094Photo #103094Path along new food defences at Woolston. Gravel surface.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103093Photo #103093Kissing GateObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
103092Photo #103092Kissing gate on path along Woolston flood defences. The wide circular gap is just big enough to wheel a bike through, but still not a good idea.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
102912Photo #102912Murals on the former line of the railway near Irlam Station.Destination:
Misc
destinations
102911Photo #102911Cycle barrier. Rounded shape enables a normal bike to be wheeled through, but it would be difficult with a tandem or trailer.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
102910Photo #102910Cycle Barrier. not quite as inconvenient as it looks.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
102909Photo #102909Route SignRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
102908Photo #102908Irlam & Cadishead Cycleway - Waypoint 222 - Boathouse Irlam:
#irlamandcadishead.net/locations/cycling/
Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
102907Photo #102907Hulmes Ferry #www.hulmesferry.uk/. Crosses Manchester Ship Canal between Irlam and Flixton. Carries bicycles free of charge.

Irlam & Cadishead Cycleway - Waypoint 227-228
#irlamandcadishead.net/locations/cycling/
Other:
Good practice
general
102906Photo #102906Mural on Irlam StationDestination:
Misc
destinations
102905Photo #102905Irlam & Cadishead Cycleway - Waypoint 200 - Irlam Station:
#irlamandcadishead.net/locations/cycling/
(Formerly Chat Moss Cycleway: #94308)
Presumably the network will eventually include 199 other waypoints.
Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
102903Photo #102903Information sign for the cycle hub #102902General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
102902Photo #102902Irlam station cycle hub. Secure parking in a locked enclosure for members of the hub. Contact TfGM:
#www.tfgm.com/cycling
#102903

Also, two sheffield stands for occasional use.
Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
102901Photo #102901Mural on railway bridge at Irlam StationDestination:
Misc
destinations
102900Photo #102900Cycle Logos in the middle of the lane encourage cyclists to adopt a prominant road position through Cadishead.Road environment:
Good practice
road
102899Photo #102899Mural depicting Cadishead Viaduct. There are proposals to bring this into uses as a cycleway across the Manchester Ship CanalDestination:
Misc
destinations
102898Photo #102898Cycle logo in the middle of the lane encourages cyclists to take the lane through the pinch pointRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
102897Photo #102897Mural on unoccupied houseDestination:
Misc
destinations
102896Photo #102896Irlam & Cadishead Cycleway - Waypoint 211 - Hollins Green Community Hall:
#irlamandcadishead.net/locations/cycling/
Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
102895Photo #102895Rixton Clay Pits nature reserve:
#www.warrington.gov.uk/homepage/555/rixton_claypits_local_nature_reserve
General sign/notice:
Misc
signs
102894Photo #102894Irlam & Cadishead Cycleway - Waypoint 212 - Rixton Clay Pits:
#irlamandcadishead.net/locations/cycling/
Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
102893Photo #102893Bridge over Glaze Brook providing a route from Cadishead to Glazebrook and on to Birchwood.

Irlam & Cadishead Cycleway - Waypoints 214-215
#irlamandcadishead.net/locations/cycling/
Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
102892Photo #102892Underpass under Birchwood Way, smooth and wide with gentle ramps.Dutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
102891Photo #102891route signRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
102890Photo #102890route sign...
but which way is Birchwood and which way is Sankey
Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
102889Photo #102889route sign - but which way is which?Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
102888Photo #102888route signRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
102887Photo #102887Route signRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
101626Photo #101626Pass Cyclists Safely sign - indicating the required 1.5m clearance.General sign/notice:
Good practice
signs
101273Photo #101273Bump up over the kerb to join this 10m long cycleway, dodge a sign and then bump down behind the give way line of a side road.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
100147Photo #100147Cycle lane tapers to nothing as it passes a pinch pointCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
99891Photo #99891Pump & tool stationOther:
Good practice
general
99477Photo #99477A shared use pavement transitions to a half width cycle lane via a post, an angled dropped kerb and a grating carefully angled to catch cycle wheels. Are Wakefield Council actively trying to kill cyclists?Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways

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