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Photo listing : cycle parking (good practice)

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[Image taken 27.9.22] Explore York, Library Square, York. Context and links: #186337.

[Image taken 27.9.22] Explore York, Library Square, York. Ah, this is what the Sheffield stands here used to look like pre-covid… Full. And with a variety of designs – ‘York’ cycles I call them - used for transporting goods and peop ... [more]

[Image taken 27.9.22] Explore York, Library Square, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Context and links: #186337.

[Image taken 25.9.22] Wickes, Lysander Close, Clifton Moor, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Five cycles using the racks at this DIY outlet today. The bollards protect: the cycles, the people on them, and the large manoeuvring s ... [more]

[Image taken 22.9.22] Next to Bella Italia, Clifton Moor Gate, York. In most existing guides, the minimum recommended space between supports is 100cm. CYC is now recommending 120cm – this accommodates more shapes of people, panniers, lift ... [more]

[More recent images - new problems but a positive meeting: #186340, #186341.] [Image taken 17.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Returning two days after I emailed the CEO of Screwfix: action. The d ... [more]

[Image taken 12.9.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. The trailer is a minimum of 84cm wide. And that's when it is not moving. In use it will require more space. And a great deal more when turning. Context and link: #186149. As I was taking the mea ... [more]

[Image taken 12.9.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. I (still) don't know if the two Sheffields at right angles to the run of racks are/were intended to be used for cycle parking but they work for longer rigs. The cycle plus trailer is 280cm long. ... [more]

[Image taken 20.8.22] Deangate, York. The racks are still too close to the kerb (see: #182113. But the bollard is protecting the endspace. There’s room for a ‘york’cycle – a wider and/or longer design bespoke or adapted for one or a ... [more]

[Image taken 20.8.22] Rodgers, Julia Avenue, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [NOTE: street view shows the pre-2018 iteration of this outlet.] Context: #175252. City of York Council Planning Enforcement reconsidered. And now Rodgers has pract ... [more]

[Image taken 20.8.22] LNER Community Stadium, York. York was playing at home. The carparks were chokka. But so were the Sheffield racks. I am noticing motorcycles appearing in cycle parking where I haven't seen any before. There was anothe ... [more]

[Image taken 12.8.22] Covid vaccination centre, Pedestrian and Cycle Entrance, Askham Bar, Tadcaster Road, York. [NOTE: Location approximate] Tier hire e-scooters and e-cycles. And the excellent cycle parking: Sheffields, well spaced (wide ... [more]

[UPDATE 29.7.22. I asked: "Have you changed the operating model? Have you changed the rental rates? Have you changed the geo-fencing?" Response from Tier; "Yes, CYC passed the decision to permit TIER e-bikes to be parked at cycle racks acro ... [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Tower Gardens, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Well-spaced racks (115cm between the supports) with end spaces that can accommodate longer and/or wider cycles or groups/families sharing locks (see:#185003) ... [more]

[Image taken 16.7.22] Sainsbury’s Local, Fulford Road junction with Wenlock Terrace, York. I took the image to show the two arrangements/locations of the Sheffield stands (cycle parking) here. There are two parallel to the wall closer to ... [more]

[Image taken 16.7.22] Sainsbury’s Local, Fulford Road junction with Wenlock Terrace, York. I took the image to send to Aldi… as I think additional cycle parking is needed at their Monks Cross (Kathryn Avenue) outlet: #182645. I also thi ... [more]

[Image taken 14.7.22] B&Q, Rawcliffe, York. A second trailer user has found the cycle parking here today. But, people are finding it by chance. This person said previously he'd ridden to the back of the store and put his rig there. He'd fou ... [more]

[Image taken 14.7.22] B&Q, Rawcliffe, York. On my first visit after the new provision went in I noted (see: #182710) the bollards were sufficiently far back to accommodate manoeuvring and... trailers. This one arrived while I was inside. An ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.22] Rowntree Park, outside the Reading Cafe, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] A Nihola e-cargo cycle (https://nihola.com/) on the end of the tranche of Sheffields. This shows the usefulness of these end space ... [more]

[Image taken 9.7.22] B&Q, Rawcliffe/Clifton Moor, York. Location of the new sign (and the excellent cycle parking). Other image here today and links: #184365.

[Image taken 9.7.22] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. [NOTE: No exact street view at this location] Location of racks. See also: #184362 and links.

[Image taken 9.7.22] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. [NOTE: No exact street view at this location] New spacing: 92cm and 94cm. Context and previous measurements: #167732. Other image this subject today and links: #184361.

[Image taken 9.7.22] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. The location of the racks is good. Previous discussion: #167727. Other image this subject today and links: #184361.

[Image taken 9.7.22] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. The racks were previously just 74cm apart. Context: #167727. Previous image: #169114. In the first week of July, they were re-spaced to the 93cm and 94cm in the image. The planning enforce ... [more]

[Image taken 9.7.22] Ethel Ward Memorial Playing Field, Calf Close, Haxby. Lock sharing... A vibrant child's cycle and a no less brightly coloured balance bike adorn this Sheffield. Other image here today and links: #184354.

[Image taken 25.6.22] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. Showing that you load a cycle from the side (see also: #183755) and the importance of the parking being on level ground - compare with: #179500. Other image here today and links: #183 ... [more]

[Image taken 25.6.22] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. Context and links: #183754.

[Image taken 25.6.22] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. Other image here today and links: #183752. Showing how convenient and easy it is to get and return a trolley if you are using the cycle parking. This proximity means you don't leave a ... [more]

[Image taken 25.6.22] York Other image of the e-cargo cycle here today and links: #183747. Extreme case of lock sharing. Two very small red cycles, a larger but still likely a youngster's cycle, and adult rig and the Babboe (e-cargo cycle) ... [more]

[Image taken 25.6.22] Deangate, York. [NOTE: street view might not show the racks. They get moved.] A second 'York' cycle on the wider than usual space at the end of the second set of Sheffields here today. See also: #183747 and links.

[Image taken 21.6.22] College Street, junction with Deangate and Goodramgate, York. Convenient (for city centre, cafes, the Minster…) cycle parking. Accessible. Spaced widthwise to be practical. And there’s room behind for an attachment ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.22] Deangate, York. [NOTE: The location is approximate.] The buggy is parked independently of the cycle. They are not sharing a lock. They are not connected items (compare with later image of this trailer: #184775). This s ... [more]

[Image taken 17.6.22] Tanner Row, York. After the Tier (see: #164663) hire e-products were moved (see: #172110) there was room to get cycles in and out and... park longer rigs. Other image this topic today and links: #183625.

[Image taken 17.6.22] Deangate, York. [NOTE: The position is approximate.] I’ve taken images here before. I took this series today to show what cycle parking is/should be. The location is popular: it's by the Minster, cafes, the shopping/ ... [more]

[Image taken 17.6.22] Deangate, York. [NOTE: The position is approximate.] This image shows the value of the end space... There's room for this couple to secure their cycles together - they shared locks. Other image here today, links and co ... [more]

[Image taken 25.5.22] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. Note how close the trolley parking is: easy to access even with bulky difficult-to-carry cycle luggage, and easy to return the cart without leaving your shopping unattended (compare w ... [more]

[Image taken 25.5.22] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. Context and links to other images here today: #182861.

[Image taken 25.5.22] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. Further click and collect/carpark collect service space (see also: #182863). On my previous visit the taxi driver waiting in this space had the engine running all the time I was nearb ... [more]

[Image taken 25.5.22] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. My first email to Waitrose asking for further and better spaced provision is dated Monday, 14 March 2016. In May 2022 additional racks have been put in plus they are better spaced. T ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.22] Aldi, Fulford Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] This view hides the variety of the cycles parked here today - a warmish, dry, sunny Saturday. Other images here today: #182750, #182751. Other images tod ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.22] Aldi, Fulford Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] One of the many points I made when lobbying for cycle parking at retail outlets of all kinds is that families shop together. It can be an active, enjoyab ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.22] Aldi, Fulford Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] The owner decanted a child then pulled the cover over. She said this cycle was "incredibly stable" and her next rig would be a Circe Helios tandem (www.c ... [more]

[Image taken 20.5.22] B&Q, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. The space between the uprights is 128cm. That's practical and appropriate at a retail outlet in a retail park, where you may go with a child onboard, and/or be buying chunky items, or ... [more]

[Image taken 20.5.22] B&Q, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. No problem with spacing in front (ahead of) the uprights. Compare with: #180534, #177528… Other images here today and links: #182710.

[Image taken 20.5.22] B&Q, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. When I first saw the roof I was concerned about the headheight. But the person standing next to his cycle is 6ft. He said he thought it was fine. Other images here today and links: #1 ... [more]

[Later images/More info and links: #183742] [Image taken 20.5.22] B&Q, Clifton Moor, York. Standard-setting cycle parking provision installed May 2022. (Compare with ‘before’: #175799.) The racks are the Sheffield design. They are close ... [more]

[UPDATE: #184365, #184366] [Image taken 20.5.22] B&Q, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. The otherwise excellent cycle parking provision needs labelling as cycle parking to dissuade people from returning trolleys here. Other images here today an ... [more]

[Image taken 13.5.22] Peasholme Green, York. I've posted before about the flexibility of the cycle parking here (see: #180473). Compost John's trailer (see also: #164543) was here today. This may be the longest cycle rig in the city so if a ... [more]

[Image taken on 5.5.22] Parliament Street, St Sampson's Square, York. Context and links: #182413. Public, free to use table tennis and three lots of Sheffields close by.

[Image taken on 5.5.22] Parliament Street, St Sampson's Square, York. Context and links: #182413. There are Sheffields (cycle parking) diagonally across the square.

[Image taken 26.4.22] Deangate, York. Context: #182113. Two lots of racks in a very practical location, with excellent natural surveillance (security), and if this rack is full there's always the next one, and vice versa. Other images today ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.22] LNER Community Stadium, Huntington, York. Match day parking. It was match day at the stadium when I cycled through to Monks Cross. The stadium has a capacity of 8500 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/York_Community_Stadiu ... [more]

[Image taken on 5.4.22] High Petergate, York. A Kettwiesel recumbent trike - see another example : #182744 (https://hasebikes.com/en/your-bikes/delta-trikes-for-life/). It has panniers and a box. It is also used for touring? Was it in use f ... [more]

[Image taken on 5.4.22] High Petergate, York. Sheffields – all in use. There’s no room for the cargo cycle in the background. There was no room for my cycle: I leant it against bollards while I took this image. Context and comments this ... [more]

[Image taken on 27.3.22] Library Square, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The racks are the practical Sheffield design, well located – close to the entrance to the destination (a library: York Explore), practically spaced (s ... [more]

[Image taken on 27.3.22] Library Square, York. Context and links: #180522.

[Image taken on 27.3.22] Library Square, York. Context and links: #180522.

[Image taken on 27.3.22] Library Square, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Events at ExploreYork (https://exploreyork.org.uk/) or in the enclosed green area next to it are popular with all ages. Many people arrive by cycle: #18 ... [more]

[Image taken on 24.3.22] Black Swan, Peasholme Green, York. Context and links: #180473. Note how much the cargo cycle, a Babboe (www.babboe.co.uk/), protrudes beyond the line the other cycles define. There is ample space here for longer and ... [more]

[Image taken on 24.3.22] Black Swan, Peasholme Green, York. The public racks outside the Black Swan (www.blackswanyork.com/) are easy to find, in a location it seems people need cycle parking, and practical (Sheffields, highly visible/natur ... [more]

[Image taken 11.3.22] Boyes, Goodramgate, York. Low profile linking rails (no or minimal upstand) make these Sheffield racks accessible. You can roll a trike, for example, in and out without needing to lift it over the rails. Also, there is ... [more]

[Image taken 11.1.22] Palmer Lane, Hungate, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The racks are close to the entrance to the library (https://exploreyork.org.uk/cafes/hungate-reading-cafe/) that has a cafe and community space/meetin ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Bluebird Bakery, Acomb Road, York. On the site of the former Bathstore, this branch of Bluebird Bakery (www.bluebirdbakery.co.uk/locations/acomb/) has easy to find, oversized, racks. It’s spacious inside too. Plus it' ... [more]

[Image taken 29.12.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [Note: No Streetview at this location.] Covered cycle parking, Sheffields (cycle racks), close to the entrance of the attraction, with room for a family to share a rack/lock(s) a ... [more]

[Image taken 22.10.21], Library Square, York. There’s room on the Sheffields (racks) for longer and wider ‘York’cycles and trailers. This is appropriate because behind the camera is the library. People carry children on a variety of b ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Parliament Street, York. Is the large e-cargo cycle -what I would call a ‘York’cycle - with the box for transporting people, pets or goods, a Babboe? A bakfiets (www.bakfiets.com/)? Something else? It's been tidil ... [more]

[Image taken 13.10.21] Asda, Layerthorpe, York. (Image taken for possible use in a cycle parking guide.) In April 2021, on request the manager removed a rack to create a wider space. It accommodates cycles with loads or wider cycles. There ... [more]

[Image taken 13.10.21] Asda, Layerthorpe, York. (Image taken for possible use in a cycle parking guide.) Context and links: #174984

[Image taken 13.10.21] Asda, Layerthorpe, York. (Image taken for possible use in a cycle parking guide.) Context and links: #174984

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. Context and links see: #174782.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. There's just room to reverse, manoeuvre and for people including in wheelchairs and with buggies to pass. Context and links see: #174782.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. The minimum recommended gap between securing points is 100cm. At 73cm these Sheffields do not meet this. They likely predate the standards such as LTN 1/20 (www.gov.uk/government/ ... [more]

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. Context and links see: #174782.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. Sheffields and lock your cycle notice. Context and links see: #174782.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. The cycle parking is very close to the entrance. Trailer on Sheffields (racks) and notice alerting cyclists to lock their cycles. Context and links see: #174782.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. Context and links see: #174782.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. The pool entrance is the door behind the blackboard/A-board. Note the clearly displayed lock your cycle notice. Context and links see: #174782.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. The Sheffields (racks) are undercover, easy to find and next to the entrance. There is a second set to the same design on the other side of the entrance visible in: #174785. This ... [more]

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Circe recumbent tandem. Other images this cycle today: #174749 and links.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The length and width of the parking space a Circe recumbent tandem requires: W 85cm, L 220cm. Other images this cycle here today: #174749 and links. Ot ... [more]

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #174747.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] 'York'cycles on the Sheffields at this supermarket today - machines designed or adapted for utility or caring purposes use. Other image of this today ( ... [more]

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] There is space at this supermarket to roll in and park a longer machine – a Circe recumbent tandem (www.circecycles.com/products/morpheus/) with ease ... [more]

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] See #174742 for context and links.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] See #174742 for context and links.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Image taken to show woman parking a cycle outside a supermarket with a bag on her back and panniers - so she needs space to load/unload move her and he ... [more]

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] See #174742 for context and links.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] See #174742 for context and links.

[Image taken 4.10.21] Tanner’s Moat, York. The space a cargo cycle requires – to get in/out - and around it. Second image this cycle here today: #174586. Other image today: #174579 and links

[Image taken 4.10.21] Tanner’s Moat, York. The space a cargo cycle requires. Other image this cycle here today: #174585, and links

[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 18.9.21] KFC, Clifton Moor retail park, York. The two Sheffields (racks) are close to the restaurant entrance - good practice. See also: #174311, #174312. Other images today: #174305 and links.

[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.] 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. 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 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 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 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, 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]

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