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Photo listing : general sign/notices (good practice)

The most recent photos are listed first. See also photomap view.

This listing only shows photos within York.
Go to the national CycleStreets photo listings for photos beyond.

[Image taken 14.6.22] Grosvenor Road close to the junction with Grosvenor Terrace, York. I think this might be a new sign - it's very clean and isn't on street view. Context and links: #183558. The building on the left is the former home of ... [more]

[Correction/Update: The ward councillor clarified: "The Press report is incorrect. This is because the signs were put in the wrong position. Burton Stone Lane will be closed from Crichton Ave to Burton Green so that the concrete road repair ... [more]

[Image taken 12.6.22] Hurricane Way, Rawcliffe/Clifton Moor, York. I'm baffled why there is a new No idling sign here but none at polluted junctions. (Especially where CYC has made changes under the TSAR scheme ... [more]

[Image taken 12.6.22] Hurricane Way, Rawcliffe/Clifton Moor, York. Context/links: #183545. Note the York barrier - the level level chicane on the left, and the staggered railings on the right. These obstruct the passage of most people with ... [more]

[Update: #186045] [Image taken 8.6.22] Coppergate, York. Context: #180531. Permanent 'Except cycles' signs at the entrance from Nessgate. A cycle symbol is (just) visible on the tarmac just after the pedestrian crossing. Other image here to ... [more]

[Image taken 27.5.22] Asda, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Clear cycle parking (destination) signage. (Other good examples see also: #182704, #174629.) Other image same location, same reason but with Asda logo visible: #183017. Other images ... [more]

[Image taken 27.5.22] Asda, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context and links: #183016.

[Image taken 27.5.22] Asda, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context and links: #183020.

[Later image: #183782] [Image taken 27.5.22] Asda, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. A couple of weeks ago a student asked me how he could sell his bicycle. He wasn't aware of any physical noticeboards at the Uni. He said it wasn't a good one i ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.22] Haughton Road (northern end), York. Not one but two (additional) Northern Gas Networks information boards - context and further links: #181990.

[UPDATE: The works finished early May. All signs have been removed.] [Image taken 23.4.22] Haughton Road (northern end), York. The Northern Gas Networks sign (information board) makes it clear who to contact if there is an issue. If you mis ... [more]

[Image taken 25.11.21] Clifton Ings, York. [NOTE: Location approximate and no streetview along the route.] Clifton Ings Flood Alleviation Scheme contact details. More specific finish date than: #176152. The signs are paired along the route. ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Wellington Row junction with Tanner Row, York. Context see: #174812. All signs images and all issues from today: #174802 and links.

[Image taken 19.6.21] York rail station. Good practice. Many people park their cycles at the station for differing lengths of time. This sign is where people on cycles can see it, it's bright red so very visible and the image shows immediat ... [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 21.5.21] Marygate carpark, York. Explanation for the hoardings and the reduced capacity of the car park went up this week. See also: #169468, #169469, #169470, #169471. Other issues here today: #169466.

[Image taken 12.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. Details of the ‘Clementhorpe Flood Alleviation Scheme’. The start date is given as ‘winter 2020’. It will be 17 May 2021. The same sign was also installed opposite Roomzzz hotel. Other rela ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton, Moor Gate, York. Narrow Lane Do Not Overtake Cyclists sign. See: #164310 for the local transport planner's take on the signs.

[Image taken 17.4.21] New Walk junction with Blue Bridge Lane. Covid-19 safety information on a banner on railings where people will see it - at the point they pass on foot or cycle. This is good practice. But it doesn't extend to signage. ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Clifton Backies, York. These signs (installed 2020) at Clifton Backies ( are attractive and informative. I'd like to see a version at the cycle-ped-wheelchair entrance to New Earswick vill ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Clifton Backies, York. There are several of these in the Reserve. This one is at the entrance from Sutton Way. See also (Clifton Backies board): #166682 (New Earswick): #166666

[Image taken 1.4.21] Tesco Extra, Clifton Moor, York. This toast rack (cycle parking) is well signposted. Alas the 'Toblerone'-designs don't support cycles. As a result many people use the railings around the trolley parks instead. See also ... [more]

[Image taken 31.3.21] Hurrah! A No vehicle idling sign. It's at a bus stop on Museum Street, York. Clutter be damned! Let's hope it's the first of very many. And that it leads to attitude and behaviour changes among all drivers, professiona ... [more]

[Image taken 25.3.21] Rougier Street, York. Northern Gas Networks corona board with a clear company name and freephone number. See also: #166254

[Image taken 19.12.20] Except cycles sign installed mid-December 2020 on Clifford Street, York. As part of the covid-19 distancing measures, Coppergate was closed in the eastbound direction to all traffic except cycles. However, people on C ... [more]

This is where pavements were invented.

York Station cycle facilities information

Sign reads 'Cyclists Proceed to Junction' - cars presumably are held back on a red light to allow long vehicles to turn.

Disabled badge holders only, max 10mph.

Excellent cycle map of York - available online at or

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