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183427Photo #183427No safe access along this road for cyclist with lots of close villages that should be accessible. Reduce speed limit to 50 mph and put in a segregated cycle lane.Cycleway:
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183426Photo #183426No overtaking lines needed around this double bend as I have had various vehicles overtake me only to nearly hit me or oncoming vehicles. In fact I have just reported one driver that actually did hit me to Essex police.Road environment:
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183421Photo #183421There is no safe crossing from the Southern estate to the Zebra crossing to the north on Tollgate Road.Track:
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182870Photo #182870Most disappointed to see these new barriers, which have been installed in the past few weeks on Via Urbis Romanae, Colchester. A complaint is winging way to @essexhighways and the location will be added to our barriers map. What a waste of money! @CampaignCycling @WeAreCyclingUK t.co/crjVl3R2dqRoad environment:
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182416Photo #182416Reinstate footpath that was removed when the traffic lights went in.Track:
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182330Photo #182330Not sure what this cyclists dismount sign is for. Tiny private access road that the cycleway crosses. t.co/qKfhZAd3QmRoute sign:
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178210Photo #178210Desperate need for a pedestrian crossing here to support the Primary School and local housing.Track:
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178037Photo #178037Hi, this road is the main link between the Greenstead estate and Severalls Business Park. I have cycled to work over the past 20 years using this road and it is becoming a huge danger to cyclists given how busy it is, esp on school days. As it is a main link between a large housing estate and a large area of employment it makes sense to either create a dual use path on the existing footpath/s or add a segregated cycle lane. Either will make it much more safer and attractive for people who cycle to work and encourage more to use their bikes to go to work. Given the tailbacks on this road daily and that another 200 homes are being built on Bromley Road surely this is an urgent need?Cycleway:
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177971Photo #177971Hi hi @waitrose - We’ve made a few trips to your #Colchester store to collect for customers. See pics attached though, a useful route to and from the carpark/entrance, but is there any chance you could remove the barriers, and widen the access at the top of the ramp, please? t.co/X8Z3CTTja9Obstruction:
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177565Photo #177565With a primary school on this road and access to the secondary school this road should be a 20mph speed limit. To make walking and cycling safer.Track:
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177564Photo #177564With the Tiptree pump track here it makes sense to make it safer to cycle to it and a 20mph speed limit would be a good start.Cycleway:
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177511Photo #177511You have to cross this road to access the School, so the road should be a 20mph zone.Track:
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177509Photo #177509To encourage walking and cycling along this route which avoids a dangerous crossroads it should be a 20mph zone.Cycleway:
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177508Photo #177508This road is ideal for cycling to take them away from the double roundabout and to encourage them along with walking it should be a 20mph zone.Cycleway:
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177507Photo #177507This road already has a small section of cycle way so to make it safer and encouraging its use the road needs to be a 20mph zone.Cycleway:
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177506Photo #177506With a community centre & elderly accommodation along with a primary school in the area this road should be part of a 20mph zone.Cycleway:
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177505Photo #177505This road is used as a rat run and should be part of a 20mph zone to make it safer to walk/cycle.Cycleway:
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177503Photo #177503This road is used as a rat run and should be a 20mph zone to encourage walking and cycling.Cycleway:
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174775Photo #174775The cycle path is just a side road which is full of potholes and speed bumps. It needs resurfacing. Otherwise the existing pavement should be widened to accommodate a shared use pedestrian/cycle space.Cycleway:
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173890Photo #173890This loop should be a school street and closed off. Parents are bring air pollution right to the entrance of the school. Parents also park both sides of the road meaning primary school children who by very definition are short are crossing between cars. These are often SUV's so seeing a child is a problem.Temporary closure:
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172277Photo #172277A lot of close passes are caused by rat run vehicles being diverted by sat navs. There is a petition to close this road which would make the A12 safer for traffic as well. www.easthorpepeace.org.ukTemporary closure:
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171433Photo #171433Mill Road is controlled by traffic lights at this junction so is effectively a one way system. So why not move the lights back up Mill Road so the pavements on either side can be widened. This would also allow pollution from idling cars waiting at lights to be more affectively be dispersed as the buildings are less close to the road.Temporary closure:
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168434Photo #168434Ideal location for a School Street allowing children and parents to safely walk to school while providing safe distancing.Temporary closure:
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168353Photo #168353Pavements on both sides of road are extremely narrow and two lanes of one way traffic increases speeding. At the very least this should be a 20 mph speed limit. Better still would be one lane of traffic until the road widens at the bottom, The reclaimed space would be given over to increased pavement space. This would encourage Park & Stride also there would be room for a segregated cycle path.Track:
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167773Photo #167773With the new light controlled crossings installed on the A12 slip roads the next week spot in the cycling infrastructure is crossing Axial Way. So a safe crossing is required here.Cycleway:
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166287Photo #166287Upgrade the quality of the pavement which is a popular link between Eight Ash Green and the Tollgate.Track:
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166286Photo #166286Extend the pavement to enable access to pavement to the south of Halstead Rd along the A1124 towards Tollgate.Track:
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166285Photo #166285Footpath is of very poor quality but regularly used by residents of Eight Ash Green & hotel guess to access Tollgate shopping.Track:
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165656Photo #165656This housing estate needs to be upgraded to modern road safety standards and be a 20 mph speed limit.Track:
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165655Photo #165655Being a popular route for walking to school this should be a 20 mph zone just as any new housing estate would be.Track:
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165654Photo #165654There is no pavement on this greensward to link up pavements either side of this Colchester Road junction.Track:
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165653Photo #165653Pedestrian crossing for lots of reasons.
Access to Shops, Chemist, Doctor's, Church and importantly School.
Also very popular bus stops which are not only used by shoppers and commuters but secondary school children for busses to school.
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165433Photo #165433Traffic is asked to reduce speed to 30 mph, so why not make it an enforceable 30 mph speed limit. This section of road is regularly used by cyclists to link quiet country lanes.Cycleway:
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165432Photo #165432Remove discriminatory barriers at the end of the shared path which prevents non standard bicycles and trailers from being used.Cycleway:
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165347Photo #165347No cycle lane, but plenty of space (the road is wide enough for a dual carriageway)Cycleway:
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165346Photo #165346Pavement width less than a metre, making it hard to walk onTrack:
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165335Photo #165335No pavement but more and more residential buildings going up in the area. Therefore the speed limit needs reducing to 30 mph which would also benefit the many cyclists using the road as a quiet route to Tiptree.Track:
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165333Photo #165333This junction is used by lots of cyclists and also residents. Various properties also front this road but it is presently national speed limit and needs reducing to 30 mph.Cycleway:
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165332Photo #165332No pavement here but lots of housing development going on so needs a 30 mph speed limit. Preferably 20 mph.Track:
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164832Photo #164832Reduce speed limit to 30 mph in both directions and on the Marks Tey bound lane make it a single carriageway. This would enable a two way segregated cycle track to the station.Cycleway:
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164823Photo #164823Busy road towards Marks Tey train station from the surrounding Stanway residential area, with a number of pinch points on it. Regularly get very close passes along the whole length of the road. Ideally needs protected cycle lanes installed to make a safe route from the residential area to Marks Tey train station to encourage use of the newly expanded cycle storage facilities.Cycleway:
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164813Photo #164813Remove accessibility ♿ barriers on shared use path to allow access for cargo bike and trailers.Cycleway:
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164602Photo #164602This footpath is less than a meter wide and has a bus stop. It needs to double in width which could easily be accommodated by removing the central hash lines in the middle of the road. These central lines only encourage faster traffic speeds in a built up area much of which is quickly becoming residential.Track:
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164083Photo #164083Slow down traffic past school – 20 mph – www.20splentyorgTemporary closure:
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164082Photo #164082Slow down traffic past school – 20 mph – www.20splentyorgTemporary closure:
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164081Photo #164081Slow down traffic past school – 20 mph – www.20splentyorgTemporary closure:
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164080Photo #164080Slow down traffic past school – 20 mph – www.20splentyorgTemporary closure:
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164079Photo #164079Slow down traffic past school – 20 mph – www.20splentyorgTemporary closure:
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163206Photo #163206Slow down trafficTemporary closure:
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163205Photo #163205Slow down trafficTemporary closure:
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163204Photo #163204Slow down trafficTemporary closure:
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163203Photo #163203Slow down trafficTemporary closure:
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163202Photo #163202Slow down traffic past school – 20 mph – www.20splentyorgTemporary closure:
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163201Photo #163201Slow down traffic past school – 20 mph – www.20splentyorgTemporary closure:
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163200Photo #163200Slow down traffic past school – 20 mph – www.20splentyorgTemporary closure:
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163199Photo #163199Slow down traffic past school – 20 mph – www.20splentyorgTemporary closure:
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163198Photo #163198Slow down traffic past school – 20 mph – www.20splentyorgTemporary closure:
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163197Photo #163197Slow down traffic past school – 20 mph – www.20splentyorgTemporary closure:
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162119Photo #162119This road is frequently used in the morning as a rat run it therefore needs to be a 20 mph zone. This would encourage more walking and cycling.Track:
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162118Photo #162118This road shouldn't be used as a rat run and to encourage more walking and cycling it should be part of a 20 mph zone.Track:
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162117Photo #162117No reason that this road isn't a 20 mph speed limit to encourage walking and cycling.Cycleway:
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162116Photo #16211620 mph speed limit as it is a narrow road with school and play areas.Cycleway:
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157107Photo #157107No safe crossing to the many estates that require access to schools and shop. Try watching the parents playing Russian roulette try to get their children to and from school.Track:
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157106Photo #15710640 mph speed limit preventing safe crossing between shared use paths. How are children expected to safely cross to gain access to local schools.Track:
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157105Photo #157105Various shared use paths trying to link new housing developments to Schools and shops. But no safe crossings and a hostile 40 mph speed limit.Cycleway:
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157104Photo #157104With such short stretches of road why is it deemed acceptable for it to be a 40 mph road. Large housing estate has no safe crossing for schools and shopping, so the maximum speed limit should be 30 but preferably 30 mph.Track:
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155648Photo #155648No pavements and houses opening directly on to the road, so needs to be a 20 mph zone.Track:
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155646Photo #155646Solid white lines to stop cars overtaking cyclist on the approach to the blind bend. I have seen several near misses and reported to Extra Eyes.Cycleway:
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154849Photo #154849Reduce the speed limit to 40 mph as lots of people on bikes use this route. Also the road surface is subsiding and it is dangerous to be driven at the national speed limit.Cycleway:
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154848Photo #154848No safe crossing points between Angora Business Park and Stanway retail park.Track:
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154846Photo #154846Footpath is very badly worn and overgrown but there is positive signs that it is used regularly. So requires urgent reinstatement. It is used to get to the popular White Hart pub.Track:
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153946Photo #153946This road needs to have its speed limit reduced to 40 mph to encourage cycling for commuters from Tiptree to Kelvedon Station. Also for pupils going to Thurstable School & Sixth Form.Cycleway:
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153944Photo #153944The road here has scope to be narrowed and the footpath on the School side widened from the mini roundabouts to the junction of Oak Road - this would enable children to walk safely to school.Track:
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153371Photo #153371Traffic speeds through the village so the speed limit needs to be reduced to 40mph at this junction to make it safer. This would also slow traffic before the 30 mph zone and White Hart junction.Track:
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153370Photo #153370Narrow pavements and speeding traffic so there needs to be a speed awareness sign on the entrance to the village.Track:
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152708Photo #152708This road needs to be a 20 mph zone as lots of families walk this route to school trying to avoid BlackBerry Road. This is also a rat run for parents driving children to school.Track:
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152705Photo #152705NO right turns into Prior Way to stop this road being used as a rat run.Temporary closure:
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152704Photo #15270440 mph ends at Langham Road but should carry on all the way along Severalls Lane. Or even better reduced to 30 mph given the number of residents / businesses, tight bends along these roads.Cycleway:
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152702Photo #152702To promote cycling and walking these roads need to be a 20 mph area.Cycleway:
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152701Photo #152701To promote cycling and walking these roads need to be a 20 mph zone.Track:
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152650Photo #152650Narrow pavement across bridge this could be improved by using a traffic priority narrowing of the road. Giving vehicles going up the hill priority so reducing pollution. This already happens unofficially with cars parked along the length of this road.Track:
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152475Photo #152475There are no safe crossings of this very busy junction despite new housing going up along with schools and shops.Track:
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152474Photo #152474These roads are used as a rat run and a 20 mph might discourage it especially with enforcement.Track:
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152473Photo #152473A modal filter here to stop rat running from Berechurch Hall Rd to B1025.Temporary closure:
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152289Photo #152289New bridge needed -- make it cycle-friendly too.Cycleway:
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152219Photo #152219This is used as a rat run so ideally needs a modal filter to be used as a cycling quiet way.Temporary closure:
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152218Photo #152218There is no dropped kerb curb to allow pedestrians and cyclist to access Asda or other retailers. Or looking at it the other way there is no dropped kerb from the retail park giving access to shared use path. Which leads to the Highwoods country park, town centre avoiding North Station Road.Cycleway:
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151730Photo #151730With no footpath outside the School there should be Pedestrians walking in Road warning signs. Also the speed limit needs to be reduced to 20 mph.Track:
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151623Photo #151623There needs to be warning signs of pedestrians crossing and the speed limit needs to be reduced to 40 mph.Track:
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151622Photo #151622Speed limit needs to be reduced to 30 mph as this road is used as a rat run around Colchester. Lots of cycling and running along this road plus residential property along with businesses.Cycleway:
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151621Photo #151621There's no safe cycling provision on the Severalls industrial side of the road so no encouragement for workers on this large estate.Cycleway:
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151620Photo #151620The bus stop on the Severalls industrial side of the road cannot be accessed easily or safely. There needs to be a toucan crossing here.Track:
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151619Photo #151619There is a footpath here that could easily be widened to create a shared use cycle path.Cycleway:
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151618Photo #151618Fountain Lane is a rat run used to get to the A12 - this Junction with Easthorpe Road requires a STOP line as regularly drivers don't slow and look properly at the junction. Only this morning I nearly became a statistic.Cycleway:
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151409Photo #151409The time between pushing the crossing request button and traffic stopping needs to be reduced to allow for greater social distancing. This would also encourage more walking.Track:
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151408Photo #151408The time from pushing the request button on the crossing needs to be reduced. To help social distancing and encourage walking.Track:
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151407Photo #151407The time from pushing the beg button to traffic stopping is too long and needs to be reduced to encourage walking & cycling. Also to reduce crowding in these COVID times.Track:
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151406Photo #151406Potholes filled with whole bricks! Dangerous at best and lethal in the winter in the dark.Cycleway:
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150495Photo #150495Cycle parking provision - this is the only post office in the area and has no places other than street lights for locking up cycles.Track:
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150176Photo #15017620 mph speed limitTrack:
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