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The "Recommended Route for Cycling" sign can probably be taken down now the protected cycle route has been built on the opposite side of the road and the on-road cycle lanes removed.

The toucan crossing gives access to the protected South West Cityway cycle route on Shields Road.

Parking on the footway, driving in the hatching. The rules of the road have broken down. Just beyond the van is a dropped kerb, before the traffic signals, that allows access to the footway in order to use the toucan crossing across to t ... [more]

Door-zone cycle lanes on Maxwell Drive.

Door-zone cycle lanes on Maxwell Drive.

The underpass in #170471 does see some usage for getting between NCN7 and the Scotstoun Conservation Area, since the route gives safe access to Earlbank Avenue.

A cycle route is signed through the narrow underpass between Dumbarton Road and the ground to the rear of Lennox Avenue. Pedestrians walking to Victoria Park would be well advised to ignore the signs and walk in the direction not signed ... [more]

No provision for cycling through the closure of Victoria Park Drive South at Westland Drive. A dropped kerb and toucan crossings at the junction signals would probably suffice.

The footway is meant to be shared-use, but is not signed as such, and is covered in debris from the disintegrating road surface. This provides a cycle route between the Clyde Tunnel and some entrances to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

The footway of Hillington Road (at least part of which is shared-use) is loosing width to the bush, which will need cut back at some point. The toucan crossing connects Penilee and Hillington as part of a minimal signage quietway style c ... [more]

NCN route 72 looping underneath itself at Ovingham bridge, Prudhoe

NCN route 68 towards the traffic-free bridge to Haltwhistle station

Sign for NCN route 68 south from Haltwhistle - but there's a more direct route to the left if you don't mind crossing the A69 bypass.

Modal filter on the bridge by Haltwhistle station - the official NCN route 68 turns to the right, but there's a more direct route to the left if you don't mind crossing the A69 bypass.

Route sign for NCN route 68 south from Haltwhistle

Route sign at the junction of NCN routes 68 and 72 in Haltwhistle

Cycle parking at Haltwhistle station

Cycle lockers at Haltwhistle station

There are a couple of road closures in Haltwhistle that have no provision for cyclists - a pair of dropped kerbs is all that's needed.

Link from Bellister Bridge to central Haltwhistle

Modal filter on cut-through in Haltwhistle

Modal filter at Bellister bridge, Haltwhistle

Bellister bridge, Haltwhistle, now closed to motor vehicles

Modal filter at Bellister bridge, Haltwhistle

Modal filter on NCN route 68 at the A69 Haltwhistle bypass

Modal filter on NCN route 68 at the A69 Haltwhistle bypass

NCN route 68 passing below the A69 Haltwhistle bypass

NCN route 68 passing below the A69 Haltwhistle bypass

NCN route 68 crosses this side road off the Haltwhistle bypass

NCN route 68 crosses this side road off the Haltwhistle bypass

NCN route 68 runs along the A69 Haltwhistle bypass to join the former railway route

It's not obvious, but NCN route 68 crosses this side road off the Haltwhistle bypass here.

Link from NCN route 68 on the former railway to the road at Park Village

The former railway south from Lambley viaduct is blocked at the former station house.

Footbridge below the Lambley viaduct

Lambley viaduct - a dead-end for walkers and cyclists

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These signs are dated 1997 and show the route of NCN route 68 as undecided.

Start of dead-end cycleway on the former railway to the Lambley viaduct

On the former railway to the Lambley viaduct

To the right is a footpath to the bridge below the Lambley viaduct

The former railway south from Haltwhistle dead-ends at the Lambley viaduct, so cyclists on NCN route 68 should turn right on the road here and rejoin the former railway beyond the viaduct.

Car park (with van livers) on NCN route 68 on the former railway south from Haltwhistle

Gate on NCN route 68 on the former railway south from Haltwhistle

Car park access at Featherstone Park on NCN route 68 - avoiding the gate ahead.

Gate on NCN route 68 - which can be avoided by going through the car park to the left.

NCN route 68 at the former Featherstone Park station

Gate on NCN route 68 at the former Featherstone Park station

Unasphalted section of NCN route 68 on the former railway south from Haltwhistle

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  • Icon 170478 Current cyclehoops secured hangars in the street are quite insufficient. Numerous residents have been waiting for years for spots.
  • Icon 170387 Rat run for traffic from Northern Distributor.
  • Icon 170386 Rat run for traffic from the Northern Distributor road. School children need to cross and it is very busy. Very dangerous, lolly pop lady is not there at all the times that children need to cross.
  • Icon 170385 Cycle path needed as this is a very popular cycle route but it is very dangerous as it is a very busy road. As well as dangerous for the cyclist, cyclists cause traffic congestion so a cycle path would help traffic flow as well as be safer for the cyclist.
  • Icon 170384 A very busy cycle route for commuters, school children and leisure cyclists but it is very dangerous as it is very busy.
  • Icon 170383 Some kind of path nearer the river - no one can walk near it as it is private land - such a shame.
  • Icon 170382 Some kind of walk nearer the River Wensum would be lovely. We have this lovely river but the land is all privately owned and fenced off - no one can walk near the river - such a shame.
  • Icon 170381 Path needed to link Taverham and Costessey. It is walked by lots of people but there is no path so you have to walk in the road. A cycle path would be great too as it is cycled by commuters, school children and leisure cyclists but it is very dangerous as the road is so busy.
  • Icon 170380 Taverham Lane/Costessey Road - there is no path. A path is needed as Taverham and Costessey route is walked by lots of people but you have to go on the road. This route is also used by many cyclists - commuters, school children and leisure cyclists. It is very busy and very dangerous. A cycle path as well as a path would be great.
  • Icon 170379 Taverham Lane/Costessey Road - there is no path. A path is needed as Taverham and Costessey route is walked by lots of people but you have to go on the road. This route is also used by many cyclists - commuters, school children and leisure cyclists. It is very busy and very dangerous. A cycle path as well as a path would be great.
  • Icon 170295 Traffic rat run, polluting/non polluting vehicles racing up Mardley hill speeding passed residential homes located close to the main road B197 passing traffic speeding safety traffic cameras are ignored consider installing Truvelo safety cameras, residents have to endure speeding motor cycles revving their engines , heavy vehicles causing vibrations within homes in close proximity of residential homes. driving through B197 at speed. concerns, car fumes and noise getting worse, drivers ignoring walkers, children, cyclists there are schools located close to the road at times drivers ignore horses improvement plant/more hedges reduce roads sizes to create more cycleway paths for all to use quieter buses width reducing car measures reducing numbers of cars passing through residential areas introduce time restrictions for cargo trucks using roads reduce speed limits to 20 mph in residential areas, introduce road humps. ask residents if they are willing to pay a small sum toward introducing road measures also to fund this scheme. consider using the monies from traffic camera penalties or breaches for polluting cars and no access vehicles to improve road safety, and making roads quieter. also consider using recylced road tyres for tarmacing roads
  • Icon 170256 Sheffield stands needed outside the Forest Tavern for customers. Currently bikes are imperfectly locked to the railings there.

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