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Photo listing : cycle parking

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Cycle parking at the sports and community centre in West Mersea.

Middle Mill Weir and some cycle parking stands.

Just some of the cycle parking at Colchester (mainline) station.

Bicycle-shaped cycle parking and track pump outside Halfords. There are also some Cyclehoops attached to the wall.

Knitted covers on these Sheffield stands.

Eight Sheffield cycle stands were removed* from the High Street (see #17765) at the end of March, 2015, to make way for Colchester Market, which would be moving there, Fri - Sun. No alternative provision was planned at that time, and still ... [more]

You needn't have a quality bike but if you cherish what you ride use a decent lock and mind where you lock it. Broken bikes and broken locks are a too familiar sight behind the Brewers Arms on St Johns Street. See also #65993.

Bikes locked to railings at the bottom of Sheergate Steps suggesting a need for more cycle stands in the area.

Wivenhoe station

Broken bikes and broken locks are a too familiar sight behind the Brewers Arms on St Johns Street. See also #65992.

Finally, the return of cycle parking to Colchester Town station.

I large covered cycle parking within the grounds of B&Q, not sure why they have it, if it was there before B&Q? but is disused & a dumping ground for the company. be interested to know why its there.

Cycle parking at McDonalds, for their customers only.

Cycle parking, hidden away now Costa has been built & only cycle parking in whole shopping complex so lots of walking if you want shops on the other side.

Homebase, Toll Gate, Colchester. Has good cycle parking in size, unfortunately they block it with shop displays or is cluttered up with uncollected trolleys. Complaints havent made a difference too. Another example: http://cycle.st/p5227 ... [more]

Cycle Parking, Sainsbury at Priory Walk, Colchester. Good amount for the size of the store.

Aldi, has some good Cycle parking. Only issue I have is that you have to walk across the entrance/exit of car park & the cars do turn into the car park too quick.

The Range, Cowdray Ave. The only cycle parking constantly blocked by their shop displays they use 2 parking bays for. Despite no. of complaints nothing gets done.

Homebase, Toll Gate, Colchester. Has good cycle parking in size, unfortunately they block it with shop displays or is cluttered up with uncollected trolleys. Complaints havent made a difference too. Another example: http://cycle.st/p5227 ... [more]

Cycle parking at the new FirstSite gallery in Colchester.

Cycle parking at the new FirstSite gallery in Colchester.

There's some cycle parking (and a lot of disabled car parking) by this gate to Colchester's Castle Park, and none at the next gate to the east.

Cycle parking on Colchester's High Street

Double-deck cycle racks at Colchester North station.

Double-deck cycle racks at Colchester North station. Overflowing already.

Double-deck cycle racks at Colchester North station.

Double-deck cycle racks at Colchester North station.

Cycle parking at St Johns Church hall, the Ipswich Road entrance.

Spot the cycle racks at The Range! There are two Sheffield stands amongst the plants -- see #35729.

It is approaching two years since the Colchester Town station cycle parking was removed (see #22196). It was at the time made a priority of Cycle Colchester, though no solution ever materialised, and notices stating 'No parking of cycles ... [more]

Cycle parking at the new Magistrates Court. It is right by the entrance, but poorly sited (see also #36477).

Cycle parking at the new Magistrates Court. It is right by the entrance, but spacing could be better (see also #36478)

Two new cycle racks at The Range. If you didn't know they were there, you probably wouldn't find them as they're out of sight tucked away behind the built-out entrance.

Shopping trolleys littered around and between the uncovered cycle parking at Sainsbury's.

The grit bin and ash tray are still obstructing cycle racks and have been since the store opened (see #27339).

Unsigned, rubbish cycle parking at the Wilson Marriage Centre.

As part of 'Highway Improvements' to Crouch St, two of the Sheffield stands (see #28878) have been relocated further along, on the other side of the road.

As part of 'Highway Improvements' to Crouch St, two of the Sheffield stands (see #28878) have been relocated further along. They are far too close to the kerb and together, meaning they won't be able to accomodate the four bikes they should ... [more]

Seven Sheffield stands at the new Firstsite building. Note there is just 500mm between each stand.

As part of 'Highway Improvements' to Crouch St, half the cycle parking (see #28878) has been relocated approximately 60 metres away, here on Head Street.

Cycle parking at Parsons Heath Medical Practice.

Covered cycle parking at Mill Road Surgery.

Tesco have increased the number of cycle stands at its Highwoods store, and finally bolted them all down (see #19512).

Don't expect to be able to park your bike on Culver St West on market day (see also #28886). The council still (see #28699) insist on putting the stalls directly in front of a row of Sheffield stands, which incidentally it just spent mon ... [more]

Don't expect to be able to park your bike on Culver St West on market day (see also #28887). The council still (see #28699) insist on putting the stalls directly in front of a row of Sheffield stands, which incidentally it just spent mon ... [more]

Nine Sheffield stands replace 4 BykeBin's at the Temporary Bus Station (see #17774).

Increased cycle parking (see #17779) as part of the controversial Crouch Street scheme.

The Co-Op on Peartree Road lacks any formal cycle parking.

Cycle parking outside Williams and Griffin.

All but a few of the Sheffield stands on Culver St. West are being obstructed by market stalls. This is a regular occurance and has been brought up a number of times, but the council seem unwilling to deal with this problem. If only Colc ... [more]

Sheffield stand at Straight Road Dental Practice.

Cycle parking together with the smoking area at Essex County Hospital.

Eight new Sheffield stands replace 2 (see #17811) at Middle Mill, by Castle Park.

Extravagant new cycle parking at Colchester Borough Council's Rowan House office.

Dreadful cycle parking at Essex County Hospital.

Ten new Sheffield stands at St. Mary's car park, replacing 8 BykeBin's, which showed signs of being abused (see #18052 and #28687).

Market stall renders a Sheffield stand useless, on Culver St. West.

Ten new Sheffield stands on Culver St. West, replacing 11 (see #17766). On this occasion only 18 bikes can be locked against these (rather than the intended 20) as a market stall is obstructing one of the stands (see #28698). This is an ... [more]

Fourteen new Sheffield stands on Chuch St. replacing 7 (see #17764).

Five new Sheffield stands replacing 4 (see #17762) in Osborne St.

Eight new Sheffield stands in Vineyard St. car park.

Seven new Sheffield stands replacing "toaster racks" (see #17776) in Long Wyre St.

Installing new cycle parking in Vineyard St. car park.

Workman set to install (see #28692) 8 new Sheffield stands (see #28694) in Vineyard St. car park. The "toaster racks" in the trailer are those removed (and replaced) from Long Wyre St. See #17776 and #28693.

Four new Sheffield stands replacing what was once upon a time 5 (see #17780), outside Castle Park. The unnecessary bollards obstruct one of the stands.

Five Sheffield stands where there were once 4 (see #17805), by Lower Castle Park.

Removing 8 BykeBin's at St. Mary's car park, to be replaced with 10 Sheffield stands.

Removing 4 Sheffield stands to install 5 new ones, outside Lower Castle Park.

Grit bin rendering one of eight Sheffield stands outside Sainsbury's useless.

Cycle parking at the new Sainsbury's. Note the location of the grit bin (see #27339).

Cycle parking (to be shared with motorbikes) at the new Sainsbury's. Note also Sainsbury's didn't think to grit around them.

Cycle parking outside One Stop on Plume Avenue.

If this is the extent of cycle parking (8 Sheffield stands) at the new 140,000 sq ft Sainsbury's, then it is pittance, especially since there are some 845 car parking spaces. Also note the 90 degree turns in the path which will likely be ... [more]

Cycle parking at Aldi, London Road.

Residential cycle parking at Hardie's Point.

Eight of the fourteen Sheffield stands at Leisure World have been reallocated (see #17813) to motorcycles.

Bikes are often locked to these railings on Head Street.

Secure cycle parking compound at North Station, accommodating 150 bikes.

Gala Bingo on Osborne Street may be below a multi-storey car park, but some people would rather cycle. Bikes are regularly locked to these railings.

Cycle parking outside Colchester Police Station, Southway.

Castle Methodist Church purchased these cycle racks from the Cycle Colchester Small Grants fund. Encouraging to hear they are after some more.

Leisure World purchased an additional (see #17834) four secure cycle lockers out of the Cycle Colchester Small Grants scheme.

There are always bikes locked to these railings on St John's Street.

Cycle parking at Aldi, Magdalen St.

Cycle parking at Aldi, Magdalen St.

Cycle parking beside Matalan, Sheepen Road. It is the "wheel bender" variety and tucked away around a corner.

Cycle parking beside JJB, Sheepen Road.

"Wheel bender" cycle parking in the middle of Sheepen Road Retail Park.

Cycle parking beside Maplin, Sheepen Road.

Still no provision for bicycles at the Colchester Town station. It is more than five months since the sheffield stands were ripped out. See #17778, #22196, #22605, #22606, and #22626.

Video demonstrating the Falco two-tier cycle parking at Colchester North station.

Cumbersome Falco two-tier cycle parking at North Station.

Showing the inadequacy of the Crouch St. "improvement scheme". Had the four Sheffield stands (see #18049) been replaced (and increased) outside Tesco, all of these bikes would be locked to something.

Since the removal of Sheffield stands and secure lockers (see #17778 and #22606) at Colchester Town station, cyclists are left to use railings. The notice on the railing states: "Private property No parking of cycles"

The remnants of Sheffield stands (see #17778 and #22196) at Colchester Town station can be seen through hoarding (see #22605) for the new Magistrates Court. Temporary/"semi-permanent" cycle parking yet to be installed. Until then cyclist ... [more]

The hoarding for the new Magistrates Court has now enveloped the area where cycle parking at Colchester Town station once was (see #17778 and #22196). The remnants are visible through the gap (see #22606). Temporary/"semi-permanent" cycl ... [more]

Six new (see #18047 for the original two) ugly "historical" cycle racks on the island between Lexden Road and Crouch Street. There was no consultation with Colchester Cycling Campaign over the location or type of cycle parking. The Crouc ... [more]

Convenient cycle parking has been halved as a result of the farcical scheme to "improve" Crouch Street. These two new grotesque "historical" cycle racks replace four Sheffield stands that once stood outside the entrance to Tesco (see #18 ... [more]

The secure cycle lockers have been removed from Colchester Town station, and the Sheffield's are cordoned off, with notices attached, reading: "Due to construction works the bike racks will no longer be in use as of April 22nd 2010. P ... [more]

Cycle parking at the Oak Tree Centre, Harwich Road.

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