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[Image taken 9.9.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Other image here: #167030. The cycle parking is accessible - not least as there are no parking spaces blocking it. It can therefore be used by people wit ... [more]

[Image taken 19.5.21] Esplanade/Wellington Row, York. At the bottom of the steep steps from the city walls/Lendal Bridge is one of the explanation noticeboards for the diversion/closure of the cycle and walking routes under Lendal Bridge. T ... [more]

[Image taken 19.5.21] Esplanade/Wellington Row, York. The Perky Peacock remains open. There are cycle racks (though no toilets) and people seem to be finding it despite it being one side of the closure of Wellington Row for the replacement ... [more]

[Image taken 2.5.21] Reading Cafe, Rowntree Park, York. Well-spaced racks with good surveillance that are easy to find. Other image here today: #168192 and links.

[Image taken 2.5.21] On the park side of the Reading Cafe, Rowntree Park, York. Well-spaced Sheffields (cycle racks). They are 117cm apart so will accommodate family groups and wider cycles. They are also where you need them - at the parksi ... [more]

[Image taken 25.4.21] Rowntree Park, York. There are two table tennis tables. They are well used by all ages. The racks are well placed for players but also families visiting the park and playing on the climbing equipment just behind where ... [more]

[Image taken 18.4.21] Sofology, Clifton Moor, York. A colleague with a York cycle ie with add-ons (eg: #165639), in this case a heavy upright design with a big basket and two-prong stand, described a rack that tapered as one that might work ... [more]

[Image taken 10.4.21] With 120cm between them, the Sheffield stands on Butcher Terrace, Rowntree Park, York are practically and accessibly spaced. The Winther Cargoo (see also: #167039) extends 28cm beyond the rack at the back. See: #167037 ... [more]

[Image taken 10.4.21] Sheffield stands in use on Butcher Terrace, Rowntree Park, York. This Cargoo cycle shows how much space different designs of cycle require around them: in this case, in front. Trailers need space behind: #167280. For o ... [more]

[Image taken 3.2.20] Lidl, James Street, York. The Sheffield (racks) are easy to find, recognise as cycle parking and access. They are under cover. They are in a well lit location. You do not need to cross road to move between them and the ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. Two issues. Problem 1. The cycle parking is nowhere near the trolleys or the supermarket entrance/exit - see: #167030. Problem 2. The cycle parking is on a slope. I need both hands to load my c ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. On a slope or if racks are too close to an object, cycles can't stay upright and topple. This makes loading/unloading difficult. Here it means the cycle takes up more space between Sheffields t ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. The racks are on a perceptible slope. My cycle slips and won't stay upright. (See also: #166690) For a further consequence of the slope see: #166691. For generic observations about the cycle pa ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. The large amount of space between the racks and the car parking means people can park longer cycles here. This cycle, for example, is 190cm long. At the widest point - the handlebars - it is ar ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. Good access to the cycle parking from the car park (access route). The racks are not blocked by car parking spaces unlike at Aldi, Clifton Moor. The racks are flat-topped Sheffields, 70cm long. ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. Space (82cm) in front of the racks accommodates standard cycles easily. The racks are under cover, well lit and with lots of natural surveillance. See also: Asda Harrogate (good practice): #166 ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. These are the design of racks known as Sheffields. These are 100cm apart - the minimum realistic spacing. See also: Lidl racks: #166686, #166687, #166688. Lidl racks slope issues: #166689, #166 ... [more]

[Image taken 23.3.21] Outside the central library in, York 3 typical wider cycles and therefore needing wider-spaced Sheffields (as available at this location) due to the permanently attached luggage: (l) rack with box, (c & r) rack with pa ... [more]

[Image taken 5.3.21] Sheffields near Tier electric hire scooters at Leeman Road, York. Close to the rail station and the National Railway Museum.

[Image taken 4.3.21] Cycle parking, Broadway, York.

[Image taken 26.2.21 during lockdown] Micklegate, York. Two scooters among the Sheffields. The one on the left is in the correct location. The one of the right is not and blocks use of the 2 cycle parking spaces. In March 2019, City of York ... [more]

This image from Google Street View shows full Sheffield racks in August 2019. Micklegate is close to the city centre and is home to independent bookshops, cafes... I believe there is a need for more cycle parking - specifically, closer to t ... [more]

[Image taken 5.2.21] People riding on the Monks Cross, York retail park cycle route have lost the red colouring of the tarmac and now have to rejoin the road. There is no kerb but the angle is such that I feel even with no mobility issues i ... [more]

[Image taken 4.2.21] The outside of the Folk Hall has been landscaped. It looks inviting. There are two areas of seating. The benches at this location are attractive - with wooden elements, have arm rests for people who need to push themsel ... [more]

[Image taken 4.2.21] The Folk Hall ( is a long, attractive building. Even into 2020, access from the road, for example for people with cycles or using mobility scooters, was poor. It wasn't clear how y ... [more]

[Image taken 4.2.21] The Sheffield racks - installed end 2020 - are the toast rack design with an upstand. The latter means every user has to lift their cycle into and out of the racks. This is not therefore an accessible design. However un ... [more]

[Image taken 4.2.21] The Folk Hall in New Earswick is run by the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust. It has a cafe, library, meeting spaces, post office and rooms for hire. Following refurbishment ... [more]

[Image taken 22.12.20] Lidl, James Street, York. The typical cycle in York I see is equipped for practicality and utilitarian use: panniers or other luggage carrying capacity that remain in situ at all times, ditto at least one child seat. ... [more]

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