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[Image taken 26.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Surely this sign can be removed now. Together with the redundant barriers in: #172631.

[Image taken 28.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Puddling blocks route for all users. Plus, despite the dark spells during storms, the lighting was not on. Other images this issue here today: #172629 a ... [more]

[Image taken 28.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Puddling blocks route for all users. Other images this issue here today: #172629 and links. Other images today: #172632, #172633, #172634, #172635

[Image taken 28.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Puddling blocks route for all users. Other images this issue here today: #172630, #172631. Other images today: #172632, #172633, #172634, #172635

[Image taken 27.7.21] Marygate car park, York. (Note: no streetview at this location.) There are light fittings along half of the hoardings only. They were on today but they don’t throw out much light. During 2020 this route was vibrant, ... [more]

[Image taken 27.7.21] Marygate car park, York. (Note: no streetview at this location.) The barricades (there's a second one against the fence in the background), the sandbags (intact and damaged) remain as trip hazards. They are now also at ... [more]

[Image taken 27.7.21] Marygate car park, York. (Note: no streetview at this location.) The only exit/entrance between the car park and the cycle-ped-wheelchair link passing it is blocked. The route through the car park is also used by peopl ... [more]

[Image taken 22.7.21] Marygate car park. (No streetview at this location.) The greenery has been cut back along the fencing but remains overhead. Other issue with unchecked greenery and blind users read updated caption for: #172059. See als ... [more]

[Image taken 22.7.21] Marygate car park. (No streetview at this location.) Behind this one of the two original barricades (see: #169993) the gap in the fencing has been replaced. Therefore there is now just one entry/exit on this side. The ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The Network Rail employee removed this split bag (therefore redundant and a trip hazard) on his own initiative. Context image: #172322. Other images tod ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] One of two barricades that have, it appears, been abandoned. They have been moved around. The sandbags and the feet are trip hazards. The black bag is n ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Cutting of the foliage growing through and over the fence alongside the York-Scarborough railway. It was restricting the width of this critical cycle-pe ... [more]

[Image taken 15.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] See context: #172061 and links.

[Image taken 15.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The only exit/entrance on this side of the car park between it and the key cycle-ped-wheelchair route – including NCN65 – that passes it. Local peop ... [more]

Note added 25.7.21. This black bin is for depositing dog waste. Over several months the briars and (see: #169951) nettles grew over it. On 23.7.21 I was here with the CYC walking and cycling officer to put my view the infra here is critical ... [more]

[Image taken 15.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Greenery from the rail line side of the railings has been cut back. Compare with #169951 and #169952. Other images here today: #172057 and links.

[Image taken 15.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Diversion for continuation of Environment Agency floodworks-related activities. Other images today: Marygate car park: #172058, #172059, #172061, #17206 ... [more]

[Image taken 13.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] See: #171941.

[Image taken 13.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] See: #171941.

[Image taken 13.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Unchecked plant growth is exacerbating the issues introduced by the hoardings (casting shadows, obstructing views of the places you want to get to, mak ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This frond is now 120cm wide – thus reducing the width of the cycle-ped-wheelchair route to 200cm. It is also just 120cm tall. Uncontrolled growth is ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Details of damage to fencing between the car park and the cycle-ped-wheelchair route that passes it. Other images this issue today: #171864 and links to ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Damage to fencing between the car park and the critical cycle-ped-wheelchair route that passes it. (I was able to take a photo as there were few vehicle ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Looking from the EV charging bay(s) towards: a) right - the currently unprotected exit/access between the car park and the critical cycle-ped-wheelchair ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Looking from the currently unprotected exit/access between the car park and the critical cycle-ped-wheelchair route that passes it, towards the EV charg ... [more]

[Additional images: #172061 and #172063.] [Image taken 11.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Between the end of the car just visible on the left and the foliage is an exit/entrance for cyclists-peds-whee ... [more]

[Additional images: #172061 and #172063.] [Image taken 11.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] To the right of the car is the only entrance/exit connecting the car park and the cycle-ped-wheelchair route b ... [more]

[Image taken 10.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: There is no street view at this location.] The lighting was not on, on the hoardings again today. For once I was able to get an image that shows how dark it is. (The lights don't continu ... [more]

[Image taken 9.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No streetview image here.] The plant growth – including briars - from the rail line (behind a fence to the left) is now as long as 94cm in places. This leaves 220cm for all users. LTN 1 ... [more]

[Image taken 9.7.21] Marygate car park, York. Two typical users. They are being squeezed by plant growth coming through from the rail line to their right, see: #171731 Other images today: #171721 and links.

[Image taken 9.7.21] Marygate car park, Frederic Street, York. Greenery has been cut back but sight lines for all are blocked by the parked vehicles. This location today see also: #171725 and links

[Image taken 9.7.21] Marygate car park, Frederic Street, York. Greenery has now been cut compare with: #170159 and #170252. This location today see also: #171727. Other images today: #171721 and links.

[Image taken 8.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] The barricade is reducing the width of the route. It also reduces the attractiveness and feeling of safety. But it does help keep track of the growth throu ... [more]

[Image taken 6.7.21] Marygate carpark, York. A car park needs exits for the people who have arrived in a motor vehicle and have got out of it to do whatever it was they came to the car park to do. Exits/entrances need to be visible. They ne ... [more]

[Image taken 4.7.21] Marygate car park, York. This was a very bright morning. The route - now effectively a tunnel due to the hoardings and the greenery from the rail line - was darker than it looks in this image. (My camera adds in light.) ... [more]

[Image taken 4.7.21] Marygate car park, York. Since the bam Nuttall hoardings/compound for works at Marygate/Museum Gardens (see: #169467) went up in May 2021, there’s only one pedestrian entrance/exit on this side of the car park and… ... [more]

[Image taken 17.9.20] Floodgate on Dame Judi Dench Walk, Marygate car park, York. The yellow 'tray' is a ramp intended to enable people to move up and down kerbs in wheelchairs, for example. But they flex and break over the void. There is a ... [more]

Update see: #172507 [image taken 3.7.21] Marygate car park. One of the two original barricades (see: #169993) has been moved back to the car park side of the fencing. But who moves these and why? It seems they shouldn't be here at all: "[im ... [more]

[Image taken 29.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Insufficient space for two groups of pedestrians, a dog and someone on a cycle. Despite the smiles, when the three on the left in the image passed me, one of the men said, 'You should have a be ... [more]

[Image taken 26.7.21] Marygate car park, York. The gap (see: #170378) was blocked so this chap lifted his bike and himself over the fencing. There’s no signage in the car park to exits or directions to anywhere. Note the lights are once a ... [more]

[Image taken 25.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The two barricades that were creating/protecting a route from/to the car park and the cycle-ped-wheelchair route (see: #169993) are now in different places. This one is being driven over. The o ... [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]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The barricade is now redundant. Ie it is no longer creating and protecting access to/from (see: #169993) the car park and the route to/from Scarborough Bridge. It is therefore a hazard, as are ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Uncontrolled plant growth makes this Sheffield (cycle parking) rack unusable. Extended caption on this issue see: #170507. Other images today see: #170523 and links

[Image taken 21.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The barricade that, I assume, was intended to create, define and protect an entrance to/exit from (see: #169993) the car park and the route to/from Scarborough Bridge, etc, is now redundant and ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. The tendrils on the plants close to the camera show robust growth. This corridor may appear bucolic and shaded in hot weather but the unchecked plant and tree growth is hugely reducing the actu ... [more]

[Image taken 19.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Unchecked plant growth further reduces the sightlines of the steeper of the slopes to/from Scarborough Bridge. Mud visible at the bottom. See also: #170505. Other images today: #170482 and link ... [more]

[Image taken 19.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Unchecked plant growth exacerbates blind corners. Mud not cleared. Drainage not attended to despite this being reported as a hazard and therefore an issue. See also: #170506. Other images today ... [more]

[Image taken 19.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Typical users of this key route. Note the blind corners - in all directions for all users, the mud at the bottom of the slope - evidence of drainage issues, and the unchecked plant growth - see ... [more]

[Image taken 19.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Typical users of this key route between the rail station, tourist accommodation, leisure options and local connections. The women with the wheeled luggage have had to move to enable the people ... [more]

Update: I saw late afternoon on 28.6.21 the sign and sandbag have been removed. [Image taken 20.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Sign not doing its job. Sandbag creates a hidden hazard. The sign was in situ on 6.5.21 see: #168554. But who own ... [more]

[Image taken 18.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The gap intended to be an exit/entrance remains unprotected so drivers continue to park in it. Other images today see: #170372 and links

[Image taken 18.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Two typical users of this key route between schools, the hospital, hotels and pubs, etc, and the rail station. And the space they require to move comfortably. They are sharing the space not onl ... [more]

[Image taken 18.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Unchecked growth, including fronds with barbs and plants that sting, from the rail line side of the fencing here reduces the width of the route and therefore the attractiveness and practicality ... [more]

[Image taken 18.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Every year the critical active travel route for residents and visitors (it links schools, uni, the hospital, tourist accommodation, the river, and the rail station over Scarborough Bridge) is m ... [more]

[Image taken 17.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The barriers remain on the outside of the car park meaning that each day I pass through the gap is closed. This leads to people climbing over the fencing (see: #170084) and ad hoc use including ... [more]

[Image taken 17.6.21] Marygate car park, York. This school group visiting from Malton had been to the National Railway Museum www.railwaymuseum.org.uk/ The greenery from the rail line makes the route even narrower. The group used this 'sort ... [more]

[Image taken 17.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The gap in the flood walls was temporarily closed earlier this month see: #169880. Today I saw the access to the walks and rides alongside the Ouse was open again. The route is part of NCN65. O ... [more]

[Update see: #171727] [Image taken 17.6.21] Marygate car park, York. This gap is now 65cm due to the unchecked plant growth. Previous images see: #170159 and links. Other images today see: #170258, #170267, #170271, #170277

[Newer image - gap 65cm see: #170252] [Image taken 14.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Untrimmed growth reduces the available space and makes active travel a less inviting option. A child and an adult could not pass through here in protective ... [more]

[Image taken 13.6.21] Marygate car park, York. This driver was blocking the entrance/exit here. As I approached to take a photo a woman hopped over the fencing close to the hoardings as someone did yesterday (see: #170083). The exits are no ... [more]

[Image taken 13.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The greenery from the York-Scarborough rail line side of the cycle-ped-wheelchair route now all but meets the hoardings, blocking out the sky – and the light. It makes the route dark – even ... [more]

[Image taken 12.6.21] Marygate car park, York. A very large vehicle parked here today. People of all ages and levels of fitness and infirmity get out of their vehicles here and change modes to reach their destination, and reverse this on th ... [more]

[Image taken 12.6.21] Marygate car park, York. With no obvious entrance/exit and the nearest 'sometimes' gap blocked (see: #170083) this chap with child stepped over. Not everyone can. And people with kit (cycles, pushchairs, or wheelchairs ... [more]

[Image taken 12.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The gap between the car park and the route to/from Bootham and schools in one direction and Scarborough Bridge/rail station in the other was blocked again. You can see someone climbing over the ... [more]

[Image taken 12.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The skip that had been restricting access and the view of the entrance/exit between the Scarborough Bridge connector cycle-ped-wheelchair path and the car park has finally gone. Other issues he ... [more]

[Image taken 12.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Entrance/exit between the Scarborough Bridge connector cycle-ped-wheelchair path and the car park is much reduced, and is not marked and not protected. Other issues here today: #170082, #170083 ... [more]

[Image taken 8.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The person in the chair and the person pushing had come through the car park. Perhaps taking a short cut avoiding the rough cobbles (see: #168740) round the edge of the car park. Or perhaps havi ... [more]

[More recent image: #170670] [Image taken 8.6.21] Marygate car park. The gap was open at 15.45ish today. But the sandbag was again a hazard. See previous images this issue: #169955. Other images today: sign removed: #169953, other errant si ... [more]

[Image taken 8.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The sign on the left obscured by greenery is on the steeper of the two slopes to/from Scarborough Bridge and the cycle-ped-wheelchair route passing it. Other topics here today - see update to im ... [more]

[Image taken 7.6.21] Marygate car park, York. This vehicle is parked right up to the barricades. These are an obstruction/hazard for people on the motor traffic-free route alongside the car park. Other image today see: #169954 and links. Mo ... [more]

[Image taken 7.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The gap between the cycle-ped-wheelchair route and the car park was closed. The barricades with protruding foot, and sand bag reduce the already limited width of the route and create hazards inc ... [more]

Update: The sign has been removed. CYC was alerted at 15.08 on 8.6.21 this sign was still in situ. The relevant person acted swiftly. It was there at 15.40 but gone at 16.45. Other topics here 8.6.21 errant sign: #169985, count results adde ... [more]

[Update: #172058, #172059] [Image taken 7.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. Briars on the very well used ped-cycle-hire scooter route alongside the York-Scarborough rail line. See today: #169949 and links.

[Update: #172058, #172059] [Image taken 7.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. The greenery needs cutting back particularly that at head height. Other images this issue today: #169949 and links.

[Image taken 7.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. Greenery including the thorny, scratchy, tear-the-skin-and-clothes-kind coming through the fencing from the York-Scarbrough railway. This dogwalker is 6ft 2". He just fitted underneath the flower ... [more]

[Image taken 6.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. Briars are among the plants that reduce the width for use and the attractiveness of doing so along this very busy traffic-free link. Impact on the route today see: #169931 and links. Images from ... [more]

[Image taken 6.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. Uncontrolled growth through the fencing from the York-Scarbrough railway is a continual problem. In previous years it has massively impacted on the space available for all users of this motor tra ... [more]

[Image taken 5.6.21] Marygate car park, York. See also: #169921 and links.

[Image taken 5.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Second half-term Saturday. The gap is open again. Because it's a weekend? Same gap today: #169922 and on 7.6.21: #169954. Cycle parking near pub in York station today: #169923

[Image taken 1.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Holder for 'to go' physical copies of the Environment Agency notices (with map and QR code) informing people about the diversion in place for most of June 2021. This is good practice. Other imag ... [more]

[Update: see #170258] [Image taken 1.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Environment Agency notices with map and QR code informing people about the diversion in place for most of June 2021. Note: the access to the 'footpath' is important to peop ... [more]

[Image taken 1.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Solar powered lighting is now in place over notices. I've marked it good practice because this is in response to complaints about the lack of lighting, information about what's happening here, h ... [more]

[Image taken 1.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Branding has been added to the hoardings. Other related images from today: solar powered lighting over notices: #169879; footpath diversion map with QR code: #169880; supply of diversion maps: # ... [more]

[Image taken 1.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Half term. Gap now closed up again. It's a long walk round the car park perimeter. It also feels unnerving due to the hoardings and the 'watch tower'. It's pretty dark in places now (almost mid- ... [more]

[Image taken 1.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. No signage for people on cycles. No maps. The hoardings block any views that might help someone orientate. I would feel unsafe here on foot, on my own, or with a dependant. See also: #169845. Oth ... [more]

[Image taken 1.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. Signage for pedestrians. No recognition of the importance of the route being diverted from for people on cycles. See also: #169845 and links

[Image taken 1.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. The riverside access is closed until later this month see: #169722. Why isn't there a map and a copy of the notice with dates/explanations on the fencing? The riverside routes are also very popul ... [more]

[Update see: #169877] [Image taken 1.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Half term. In the time it took me to measure the gap and chalk 66cm on both sides of it, two unconnected families arrived to use it. Neither could pass through easily, soci ... [more]

[Update see: #169877] [Image taken 1.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Half term. With sun forecast for the week, the car park was already busy at 10.30. Getting out of it is not straightforward. 66cm is insufficient to push a single buggy str ... [more]

[Image from 17.6.21 see: #170271] [Update see: #169877] [Image taken 1.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Half term. Very warm already at 10.30. 66cm is too narrow. I was unable to get through without some contortions with my cycle which is abo ... [more]

[Updated image see: #169841 and links - users] [Image taken 31.5.21] Marygate car park, York. A bank holiday weekend - the first after lockdown restrictions were lifted, the first ahead of half term and... this exit/entrance has been barric ... [more]

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Wildflowers at the Marygate car park end of Scarborough rail line. See also (today): #169804, other dates, other locations: #169771 and links. Scarborough Bridge images today: #169805 and lin ... [more]

[Image taken 29.5.21] Marygate car park, York. The green vehicle was parked there. But not on a marked space. Car parks are hazardous places. This bit of Marygate car park today felt very unpleasant to be in. The car parking seemed to be a ... [more]

[Image taken 29.5.21] Marygate car park, York. The white vehicle was parked there. It was limiting the space for other drivers to move - and, coupled with the vehicles being moved, creating a hazard for people not in cars trying to move. Ot ... [more]

Update: 12.6.21. The skip has gone: #170082. [Image taken 29.5.21] Marygate car park, York. This indicative image with a pedestrian shows this space is too narrow to be practical. Other photos here today: #169785 and links

[Image taken 29.5.21] Marygate car park, York. There is little room in the car park. When it is busy drivers have to make lots of small movements. This increases the hazards and the levels of pollution for people moving thorough it on cycle ... [more]

[Image taken 29.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Wildflowers either side of the steeper of the two slopes down towards the route that passes between Marygate car park and the York-Scarborough rail line. See also: #169771 and links.

[Image taken 29.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. The Marygate car park side of the bridge is planted with (what I think of as) wild flowers. This is the view at the top of the descent. See also here today: #169772. 'Blooms' at other location ... [more]

[Update see: #169879 and links] [Image taken 26.5.21] Marygate car park, York. "Intermittent footpath closure" notice with dates 1-22 June and map was on the signpost: #169733. Now it's on the ground and is litter. Related images: #169720 a ... [more]

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