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[Image taken 20.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow junction with Colliergate, York. Unusable cycle parking at a commercial - shopping! - newbuild. 60cm between supports and no space between the rack and the railings - total depth 74cm. Who does the f ... [more]

[Image taken 20.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow junction with Colliergate, York. New outlet (replaced a Heron in the previous building) and new (but reduced) cycle parking. (View of Stonebow from June 2016: https://goo.gl/maps/TP7RhjocfdVATuSf7. ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] KFC, Clifton Moor retail park, York. Two Sheffields (racks) at this drive-thru. That's four spaces. Is this the provision for staff as well as customers? And are there delivery cyclists? As this is a retail park I beli ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] Burger King, Clifton Moor retail park, York. This drive-thru burned down on 9.7.21 (www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/19429848.burger-king-fire-live-firefighters-clifton-moor-retail-park/). Where did the cycle parking (toastrac ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] Rawcliffe Park and Ride, Rawcliffe, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Sheffields (cycle racks) and cycle lockers. Good practice. Other images here today see: #174305 and links

[Image taken 16.9.21] Sainsbury's, Burton Stone Lane, York. Two Sheffields, five cycles. Another rack needed. Plus to lose some onroad car parking spaces to accommodate the longer and wider machines I call 'York'cycles including CYC bikes: ... [more]

[Image taken 16.9.21] Sainsbury's, Burton Stone Lane, York. The two Sheffields (racks, 2 parking spaces apiece) are oversubscribed. Today was a typical scene... Looks like four cycles, in fact it's five when viewed from the other side: #174 ... [more]

[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 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The racks are empty. The car parking is full. See also: #173830 and links. Other images today: #173825 and links

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The racks are empty, depressingly the car park is full. See also: #173830 and links. Other images today: #173825 and links

[Ima[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The racks are empty. The car parking is full. See also: #173830, #173833, #173834. Other images today: #173825 and links

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] There's a cycle map of York where most people accessing/returning to the cycle parking would find it. Plus: the racks are the Sheffield design, well space ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Just before lockdown cycle parking at York station seemed to be at capacity. The Sheffields (racks) today looked like they do over Christmas and New Year ... [more]

[Image taken 31.8.21] Yearsley Pool, York. A mobility scooter fits into the racks. Unlike motorcycles these do not create air or noise pollution or intimidate people on foot or cycles. I was pleased to see this. The pool has a hoist and Yor ... [more]

[Image taken 31.8.21] Yearsley Pool, York. All racks at the pool in one image. Other images another day and local issues see also: #173598 and links. Other image here today: #173666. Other images taken today: #173662 and links.

[Image taken 23.8.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. Good practice: Sheffield racks close to the entrance. Further images this subject today see: #173598 and links.

[Image taken 23.8.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. Good practice: Sheffield racks and just a couple of metres from the entrance (adjacent to the blue door in the image). They are empty as the pool was closed. Further images this su ... [more]

[Image taken 23.8.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. Good practice: Sheffield racks. This is a small number of cycles compared with pre-covid use: ie (a) when you didn't need to book for a swim) and (b) during afterschool child swimm ... [more]

[Image taken 23.8.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. Good practice: Sheffield racks, easy to find - next to the entrance, under cover, and (sadly necessary) with signs advising people to lock their cycles. The image was taken when th ... [more]

[Image taken 22.8.21] Lysander Arms, Manor Lane, Shipton Road, York. (www.lysanderarms.co.uk), York. You have to go looking for it but there is cycle parking. Other image today see: #173325.

[Image taken 19.8.21] North Street, York. (Continuing) The two flyparked cycles show additional cycle parking space is needed here. Other images at this location: #168483, #170042.

[Image taken 2.8.21] York rail station, York. A Sainsbury's has opened in the former ticket office. The opening hours are 06.00-23.00 daily. It sells snacks as well as ingredients and bakery products. The cycle rack that was here (see: #16 ... [more]

[Image taken 29.7.21] Tanner Row, York. Tier e-cycles and e-scooters continue to block access to the information totem and the Sheffield (cycle parking) stands. There were three scooters and two cycles parked outside the relocated bays. All ... [more]

[Image taken 28.7.21] Tanner Row, York. Another cone not in place so not doing its job but instead blocking access to other infra, in this case Sheffield racks (cycle parking). Search on 'redundantcone' for more instances. Other image this ... [more]

[Image taken 21.7.21] Monks Cross, Huntington, York. (Note: Streetview still shows images of the retail park before it was revamped in, I think, 2020.) Not sure of the significance of the 2m sticker between racks that at only 72cm wide are ... [more]

[Image taken 17.7.21] Tanner Row junction with Rougier Street, York. The Tier bays have been relocated. The original markings are still visible. Other image this subject today: #172110 and links

[Image taken 17.7.21] Tanner Row junction with Rougier Street, York. The Tier bays have been moved. They blocked access to/from the Sheffields (cycle racks). They prevented access to the information totem. Other image this subject today: #1 ... [more]

[Image taken 10.7.21] Bishopthorpe Road, York. Southlands Methodist Church (http://southlandsmethodistchurch.org.uk/). Happening on these was a welcome surprise. The email exchange with the Church in July 2019 had given me the impression it ... [more]

[Image taken 8.7.21] Asda, Layerthorpe, York. The racks here are mostly too close together (see: #166683). Unless you ride something this size with no luggage. Other images today see: #171575 and links.

[Image taken 7.7.21] Tanner Row, York. I took the image simply to show the racks are used. Even during Stage 3 Lockdown when people are still being asked to work from home, there were eight cycles on these Sheffields (racks) at 16.00ish tod ... [more]

[Image taken 6.7.21] Tanner Row, York. The badly parked hire scooters and cycles - see: #171438 prevented this cargo cycle rider from using the racks. The knock-on effect was more clutter, more hazards and an even less attractive space. Oth ... [more]

[Update see: #172110, #172114] [Image taken 6.7.21] Tanner Row, York. The Tier hire e-scooters and e-bikes were blocking access to both sides of the information totem. They were blocking access to the cycle parking from the paved area - dir ... [more]

[Image taken 5.7.21] York rail station, York. The racks [see: #169923 and links] are now not only not where they are needed - outside the ticket office - but they are also not usable in this location where they can be and are. Is this a com ... [more]

[Image taken 4.7.21] High Petergate, junction with Duncombe Place, York. Sheffields (this design of cycle rack) added earlier this year are now protected with bollards either end. This is good practice. Other images today see: #171368 and l ... [more]

[Image taken 30.6.21] Monks Cross, Huntington, York. Wheelbenders. Lots of space to replace them with roll in, roll out Sheffields accessible to and spaced for people with mobility issues and even the heaviest, widest designs of cycles. Per ... [more]

[Image taken 22.6.21] Aldi, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. Good points: the racks are Sheffields; no lifting is required to get a cycle in or out; there's no problem with manoeuvring backwards; they are under cover; they are close to the tr ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Best practice: a sticker on the top bar of the cycle rack and a clear and large symbol on the ground. Plus there's lots of space to enable the person to move him- herself ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Best practice: marking the top bar of the cycle rack and painting a clear and large symbol on the ground. See also: #170171 and links.

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Best practice: often the ends of lines of racks or the outsides of groups have additional space or odd-sized spaces that can be designated for wider or longer cycles, for ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Best practice: sticker on the top bar designating this Sheffield rack for oversized rigs reinforced by a painted symbol on the ground. See also: #170171 and #170173. Othe ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Two examples of best practice - though, as with all the examples on the campus, you have to know they exist and where to find them. A designated disabled space (see: #170 ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Mathematics building, University of York, York. A cycle parking space designated for disabled users - clearly visible due to the painted symbol on the ground. There's also a sticker on top bar of the rack. Plus a publi ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Vanbrugh College, University of York, near the radio station. This rack is stickered as for use by disabled users. However, it is just a sticker - no modification. For all users, the racks are too close to the wall, pl ... [more]

[Image taken 9.6.21] The strut/support that was leant against the wall has gone. The gap in the racks remains. See original image: #165096. Other images today: #170003 and links

[Later image: #171405] [Image taken: 5.6.21] York rail station near the York Tap pub. Are these the Sheffields that were outside the previous booking office - and were invaluable? Cycle parking for pub visitors is a great idea. But not inst ... [more]

[Image taken 29.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Three cycles including an adult-child combo. Reassuring on a warm Bank Holiday weekend Saturday that not everyone drives to/in York. The car park see: #169786 and links felt unsafe and uncontro ... [more]

[Image taken 24.5.21] Marygate car park. The racks are usable again. They had been blocked by works kit and activities. (See: #166267, #165767.) These Sheffields in use see also: #169768

[Image taken 4.5.21] Hudson Quarter, Toft Green, York. These racks do not offer the support flat topped, longer, traditional Sheffields do. This cycle is overbalancing. Other images Hudson Quarter today: #169638 and links.

[Image taken 4.5.21] Toft Green, York. How do you get to the racks if there are motor vehicles in the parking spaces? Other images this cycle parking today: #169632 and links.

[Image taken 4.5.21] Toft Green, York. How do you get to the racks if there are motor vehicles in the parking spaces? There is just 72cm this side of the tree and 94cm the other. Other images this cycle parking today: #169632 and links.

[Image taken 4.5.21] Toft Green, York. How do you get to the racks behind the low wall if there are motor vehicles on the spaces to the left? Other images this cycle parking today: #169632 and links.

[Image taken 4.5.21] Toft Green, York. There is 45cm between these Sheffields and the wall. As with the measurements in the other images, these are at the lower end of what is acceptable and practical. The scruffiness of the parking area do ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21] Toft Green, York. Onstreet Sheffields. I was here in lockdown. Perhaps these racks do get used/will be used again. 198cm aisle, 98cm between them. These are at the lowest end of recommendations: Table 11-2: Recommended ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21] Toft Green, York. City of York Council fleet of cycles staff can use. They are distinctive, upright, open framed and the panniers look capacious. They look like ‘York’ cycles – wider than the no luggage, no enhanc ... [more]

[Image taken 10.5.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Like the racks on the other side of the entrance these racks are too close (see: #167732). Other images of the racks on this side see also: #169112 and links.

[Image taken 10.5.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. The cycle parking on this side of the shop has no protection from vehicles parked/being parked this side. Longer cycles or a rig with a trailer could block the pedestrian access. See also ... [more]

[Image taken 10.5.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Easy to find. Close to shop entrance. Good surveillance. See images these racks, this side: #169113, #169114. More images of the racks on this site see: #167727 and links.

[Image taken 9.5.21] York St John University, De Grey Street, York. This cycle is not supported other than by the front wheel. I can't see any benefit of this design of rack over Sheffields (see: #168843). I feel this is reflected in the fa ... [more]

[Image taken 10.5.21] York St John University, York. Sheffields (cycle racks) on De Grey Street. Easy to access for most people and for most designs of cycle. Compare with: #168844. See also: #168845, #168846

[Image taken 4.5.21] Tanner Row, York. The problems (lack or only difficult access to/from the Sheffields) could have been prevented or mitigated by the aisle between the racks and the Tier scooter/cycle parking bays confirming to best prac ... [more]

[Image taken 5.5.21] This trike has a mirror mounted on the right-hand handlebar. It protrudes around 8cm further than the bars. Other image here today see: #168483 and links

[Image taken 5.5.21] This trike extends forward around 65cm from the front rack support. The space provided is not enough to provide protection or to accommodate longer cycles. In Chapter 8 of the London Cycling Design Standards (http://con ... [more]

[Image taken 5.5.21] These racks are too close to the carriageway. The pink mark shows how far into the road one of the cycles protrudes. Other image here today see: #168483 and links

[Image taken 5.5.21] The well used racks (see also: #173308) are on a buildout. They are protected from being hit by a motor vehicle by the bollard. Other images here today see also: #168484, #168485, #168486, #168487. And from 8.3.21: #165 ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.20] Rowntree Park, York. The Sheffields (cycle rack design) have space in front and behind. They are therefore easy to get into and out of - roll in, roll onwards - important if you have mobility issues, a health condition ... [more]

[Image taken 2.5.21] Wellington Row, Lendal Bridge (Perky Peacock side), York. This is one of the supports missing from the toastrack Sheffield racks here: #168258.

[Image taken 2.5.21] Wellington Row, Lendal Bridge (Perky Peacock cafe side), York. This toastrack (supports linked by ground level rails) of Sheffields (cycle parking design) has lost its two outermost supports. Each support is designed to ... [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 29.4.21] York hospital, Wigginton Road, York. Un 'upstand' (see: #167919) is never good. At 1cm, this one is comparatively small. Another issue here is the bollard. It is 78cm from the nearest upright (you need more space than ... [more]

[Image taken 29.4.21] York hospital, Wigginton Road, York. This bollard obstructs access to/from the cycle racks. Is it intended to serve a useful purpose? Or is it simply clutter? See also: #167924. For other images of these racks taken to ... [more]

[Image taken 29.4.21] York hospital, Wigginton Road, York. This cycle extends beyond the cycle rack by around 52cm. Some cycles will require much more space. Just as cycles need space in front see: #167920. So you need unobstructed space be ... [more]

[Image taken 29.4.21] York hospital, Wigginton Road, York. These Sheffields are just 62cm from a wall. This limits who can use them. Unless a cycle has a stand and does not need support, you need to be able to wheel the cycle in sufficientl ... [more]

[Image taken 29.4.21] York hospital, Wigginton Road, York. These Sheffield (design) racks are 'toastracks'. They come as a unit (with myriad permutations). Sheffields are intended for people to use both sides f the uprights. These are diffe ... [more]

[Image taken 29.4.21] York hospital, Wigginton Road, York. These Sheffields (cycle parking design) are near the main entrance. Tick. They are easy to find. Tick. They are in corridor busy with human traffic. Tick. They have a lot of natural ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. This cycle is occupying more space than those shown in illustrations for cycle parking. Perhaps due to the bag on the handlebars. Perhaps due to the quite steep slope here. Another reason for ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. This cycle is parked on its stand. It doesn't need support from the Sheffield stand (rack). It does need to be secured. The owner uses a heavy chain. The owner is female and needs to be able t ... [more]

[Image taken 25.4.21] Rowntree Park, York. Like: #167764 this is an example of best practice - there is cycle parking where you need it. Also seating. The racks are well used: #166699. (For more images of the table tennis, including measure ... [more]

[Image taken 25.4.21] Blue Bridge, Blue Bridge Lane junction with New Walk, York. This is point 25 (of 26) on the York Orbital Cycle Route (http://yorkshireridings.blogspot.com/p/york-orbital.html) There's direction signage, seating and a v ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Further images of these racks taken today see: #167727 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. There are many good practice elements about the design and position of these racks. But at 74cm they are too close to each other as are the racks on the other side of the entrance: #16911 ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Further images of these racks taken today see: #167727 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. The space here behind the cycles is also an example of good practice. This is a retail park so people may have a trailer for their purchases or have the family onboard on a longer cycle ( ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Further images of these racks taken today see: #167727 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. (Position in forecourt see also: #167340.) These Sheffields (racks) have a sloping and elongated shape. The person who owns the cycle had thought the design might work for her but the pro ... [more]

[Image taken 20.4.21] Cargo cycle, Tanner Row junction with Rougier Street, York. See: #167505 (width) and: #167505 for length.

[Image taken 20.4.21] Cargo cycle on Tanner Row, junction with Rougier Street, York. It is around 300cm long. It can use the Sheffield (rack) that other cycles can't as it has a stand and doesn't need the rack to support it. See: #167505 fo ... [more]

[Image taken 20.4.21] Cargo cycle on Tanner Row, junction with Rougier Street, York. York. It is around 60cm wide. See: #167506 for image showing the length.

[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 17.4.21] Tower Gardens, York. These Sheffields are 115cm apart. This means there's: a) room for a family sharing a lock/locks (left), b), space on the opposite Sheffield for another cycle, and, c) critically, clearance for some ... [more]

[Image taken 14.4.21] Asda, Monks Cross, (Huntington), York. A bollard blocks access to/from the outermost racks. See also: #167156, #167157

[Image taken 14.4.21] Asda, Monks Cross, (Huntington), York. There are wheel benders in the background. There are Sheffields with good natural light (some under cover) and good natural surveillance. But the bollard blocks access to/from the ... [more]

[Image taken 14.4.21] Asda, Monks Cross, (Huntington), York. The bollards are presumably intended to protect the Sheffields (racks) from motor vehicles accessing the space where I was standing to take this image. However, the ones at each e ... [more]

[Image taken 14.4.21] Sheffields (racks) at Monks Cross, (Huntington), York. The aisle (gap between the racks) is just 187cm wide. There was no room for me to be able to reverse out without lifting my cycle. For a second view of this site s ... [more]

[Image taken 14.4.21] Sheffields (racks) in front of Boots and next to Greggs, Monks Cross, (Huntington), York. The aisle (gap between the racks) is just 187cm wide. The racks on the other side were in use. Baskets on the front of cycles of ... [more]

[Image taken 9.4.21] Butcher Terrace, York. These Sheffields are at the entrance to Rowntree Park and among the green spaces at this end of the Millennium Bridge. So they are where they are useful. They are easy to find. They are clearly re ... [more]

[Image taken 9.4.21] Rougier Street, York. The black box on the right has been installed too close to the Sheffields. 25cm is insufficient for a cycle to be positioned such that it is supported. For comparative dimensions see (unadapted cy ... [more]

[Image taken 9.4.21] Rougier Street, York. The information totem (installed early 2021) blocks easy, convenient access to/from the Sheffield (cycle parking) stands for all but fit, thin people who are wider at the shoulders than below wheel ... [more]

[Image taken 9.4.21] Marygate car park York. Sheffields partially blocked. Work seems to have stopped for the timebeing but the barriers remain. There's still no shortage of other space in the car park for siting the materials store. You ca ... [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]

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