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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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150175Photo #150175Speed limit needs to be reduced from 40 mph to 30 mph for the safety of motorist as well as cyclist and joggers.Cycleway:
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149112Photo #149112Instead of signs prohibiting cyclists on footpaths, install a segregated cycle lane on this road so cyclists can feel safe without resorting to going on the pavement.Cycleway:
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149110Photo #149110Harwich Road requires a segregated cycle way all the way into town. Very dangerous being overtaken from cars especially as road narrows near shopsCycleway:
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149090Photo #149090Deterring frequently parked cars on the Queen Street cycle way.Cycleway:
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147819Photo #147819Pave the Wivenhoe trail so it can be used in winter (after rain puddles form making it more hassle to commute on)Cycleway:
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147817Photo #147817Remove on street parking and include a segregated cycle way.Cycleway:
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147814Photo #147814Needs to be a Dutch style roundabout so cyclists can navigate on to Ipswich Road safely.Cycleway:
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144472Photo #144472Clear signage needed from this point and onwards through the station forecourt and car parking areas to join the line-segregated pathway through Bergholt Road Park.Cycleway:
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142813Photo #142813Lots of cyclists use this route and with plenty of houses entrancing on a bend plus a business with HGV deliveries. The national speed limit is unsafe so the 30 mph speed limit needs to be extended to the bridge which in its self is of restricted width.Cycleway:
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142484Photo #142484The path is too narrow for both cyclists and peds. widening of the path would make this route safer and more attractive as an active travel route. There is plenty of space to easily double the size of the pathCycleway:
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142483Photo #142483A dedicated and segregated cycleway is required in both directions on Lexden Road to provide safe access from Stanway through Lexden onto Colchester Town CentreCycleway:
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141158Photo #141158Remove the right turn lane into Head Street as it creates another stop phase for vehicles travelling along the Southway in an easterly direction. This causes more congestion around the Balkerne Hill roundabout. It also encourages drivers circulating around the town center roads.Temporary closure:
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140371Photo #140371The odd lengths of cycle path along Berechurch Hall Rd need to linked together and extended to the Lidl on Gosbecks RdCycleway:
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140362Photo #140362This whole section from St Andrew's Avenue to Brightlingsea Road needs cutting back to make the footway usable.Track:
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139620Photo #139620Narrow pavements to Asda, library, school, churches and the central shopping area of Tiptree. To enable social distancing & encourage walking / cycling there should be a 20 mph speed limit.Track:
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139619Photo #139619Outside Tesco there are two dropped pavements & brick crossing points that are very popular to use. We just need a 20 mph speed limit to assist with the safe crossing & encourage cycling. As a note due to the large pot holes along this road traffic for the last year has been slowed to 20 mph for fear of damage to vehicles. However these pot hole pose a safety risk to people on bikes.Track:
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138741Photo #138741At this point traffic speeds up, racing towards Fingringhoe. Walking and cycling are dangerous because of speeding traffic. Install speed cameras and traffic calming measures.Cycleway:
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138735Photo #138735Cycleway from bottom of Hythe Hill all the way into the town centre with no breaks beyond cycle and pedestrian-specific lights.Cycleway:
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138675Photo #138675Bus gate and 20 mph speed limit to stop road being used as a rat run.Temporary closure:
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138585Photo #138585No pavements and a popular walking and cycling route needs to be a 30 mph speed limit along the length of the road.Track:
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138582Photo #138582Either no pavement or very narrow needs to be a 20 mph zone.Track:
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138579Photo #138579No pavement and lots of parked cars causing pedestrians to walk even further out in the road. 20 mph speed limit would help.Track:
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138182Photo #138182Narrow or no pavements in town south of Queens Road, the whole area needs to be a 20 mph zone.Track:
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138178Photo #138178Very narrow foot paths this should be a 20 mph zone.Track:
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138177Photo #138177Either no footpath or very narrow footpaths. Foot paths could be created by making the road one way priority and reducing the speed limit to 20 mph.Track:
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137987Photo #137987Speeding cars from the school cause danger to pedestrians and cyclists as no traffic calming in place.Temporary closure:
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137986Photo #137986Closure of road here would stop a rat run of people trying to avoid traffic queuesTemporary closure:
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137984Photo #137984Narrow pavements on both sides of the road. Pedestrians forced to walk in road for social distancingTrack:
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137983Photo #137983Extremely narrow pavements on busy road, no cycling provision of any kind. Cars park over the footpath causing pedestrians to walk in the road.Cycleway:
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137878Photo #137878Narrow or close the road to prevent vehicles speeding round from Ireton to Honywood Road and putting children playing in the road at riskTemporary closure:
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136936Photo #136936Open up/ repair the underpasses or change the design of the underpasses as the current condition and layout is hostile and dangerous for pedestriansTrack:
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136931Photo #136931Buses are constantly moving, parking (fighting for spaces) at the bus stops. Dedicated cycling lane requiredCycleway:
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136925Photo #136925Widen pavement -social distancing not possible.Track:
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136915Photo #136915With narrow foot paths along this length of road. Also an access route to both the Station and recreation ground. Would benefit from a 30mph speed limit to encourage walking and cycling.Track:
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136913Photo #136913With poor footpaths and rat running there should be traffic calming measure and 20 mph speed limit.Cycleway:
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136910Photo #136910Safe crossing for residents to encourage walking and cycling.Track:
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136904Photo #136904This road is used as a rat run so would benefit from modal closure & 20 mph speed limit to encourage walking and cycling.Temporary closure:
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136897Photo #13689720 mph zone to encourage walking and cycling. This is a popular route for school children between West Bergholt & Stanway secondary school.Cycleway:
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136892Photo #13689220 mph zone to encourage walking & cycling.Cycleway:
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136847Photo #136847Bus gate to stop rat running and all roads a 20 mph zone on Highwoods except Highclere Rd and Highwoods Approach.Temporary closure:
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136846Photo #13684620 mph zone to encourage walking and cycling.Cycleway:
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136844Photo #136844Eastwood Drive and roads leaving it should all be 20 mph to encourage more cycling. This would also encourage walking by enabling safer crossing.Cycleway:
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136835Photo #136835Upgrade footpath to a good quality shared use cycle path to avoid A1124 dual carriageway.Cycleway:
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136834Photo #136834Signage to highlight cycle path to Stanway and a 20 mph speed limit.Cycleway:
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136832Photo #136832Signage to highlight cycle route to Eight Ash Green and a 20 mph speed limit.Cycleway:
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136829Photo #136829With a community center, Scout hut and primary school along this road along with only a footpath on one side of the road it needs to be a 20 mph zone. To encourage walking and cycling on what is normally a quiet road.Cycleway:
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136724Photo #136724RAT RUNNING between Maldon Road and Lexden Road - this road needs to be for residents onlyTemporary closure:
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136702Photo #136702No safe crossing from Tollgate Rd to Blackberry Rd for the many people of the new estates to the various schools and shops. The zebra crossing heading north on Tollgate Rd only leads to small sections of path in both directions. However it is still important and frequently used.Track:
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136622Photo #136622One metre pinch point under bridge.Track:
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136381Photo #136381School and residential parking of cars, vans etc on pavement means pedestrians have to walk into very busy road in order to get past. Completely blocked for buggies and wheelchairs or users of walking aids. Prohibit pavement parking and enforce it.Track:
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136213Photo #136213This is a death trap for commuters who dice with death to cross the two A12 slipways to reach the station by foot or bikeCycleway:
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134702Photo #134702Too much pavement parking causing people to walk / use mobility scooters/ push pushchairs in the road.Track:
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134698Photo #134698Too much pavement parking all along to The Bell which is even worse in the school pick up time.Track:
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134380Photo #134380The pavement from the business park to the village centre and train station is narrow and overgrown. Widen it and make adjacent landowners cut back vegetation.Track:
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134276Photo #134276Cycleway all the way to Brightlingsea would be niceCycleway:
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134029Photo #134029The underpass here could be the basis of a cycle way from the station to the town centre if it were linked to improved cycle paths. This would avoid the congested area under the Station Road bridge.Cycleway:
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133489Photo #133489Upgrade this shared use path with better lighting for the darker evenings.Cycleway:
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133488Photo #133488Up grade this shared use path with better lighting for the darker evenings.Cycleway:
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133485Photo #133485Temporary closure at school opening and closing times to enable social distancing. School Street.Temporary closure:
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133484Photo #133484Temporary closures at school opening and closing times to aid social distancing. School Street.Temporary closure:
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132648Photo #132648A crossing point here would be nice.Track:
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132549Photo #132549Open this link to West wayCycleway:
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132547Photo #132547Open a gate here to allow cyclists to get to the Westway cycle path without cycling through the bus queuesCycleway:
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132536Photo #132536Add a cycle path to Bourne Pond / Mersea RdCycleway:
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132523Photo #132523Pavement disappears in both directions immediately after the footbridge. There is also no pedestrian crossing, despite heavy use by pedestrians, especially children on their way to school.Track:
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132455Photo #132455Widen the pathway between the light-controlled crossing and Water Lane so that it can more safely accommodate cyclists and the increasing number of walkers visiting Cymbeline Meadows.Cycleway:
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132388Photo #132388This is a short narrow footpath but a key link for cyclists coming from Priory Street / East Hill and into Riverside. Could land be taken from Grantham Court car park?Cycleway:
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132353Photo #132353No pedestrian crossing here, needs traffic lights or a zebra crossing.Track:
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132318Photo #132318It's a narrow road caused by on street parking which reduces the highway traffic to one lane cyclists can be forced off the roadCycleway:
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132317Photo #132317Main route to millfields school the road is narrow on a blind bend.Cycleway:
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132282Photo #132282Open a cycle route from Olivers Lane to the zooCycleway:
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132280Photo #132280Open a cycle route from Olivers Lane to the zooCycleway:
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132279Photo #132279Open a cycle route from the zoo to Olivers LaneCycleway:
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