Donate using PayPal

Photo listing (good practice)

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

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

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

Modal filtering at Middleborough by means of a contraflow bus lane.

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

The direct route to Colchester town centre has traffic restrictions so the sign for car drivers points towards the Westway, unlike the sign for cyclists.

Traffic restrictions on residential North Station Road, to try and move through car traffic onto the Westway.

Traffic restrictions to try and move through car traffic onto the Westway instead of North Station Road.

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

Knitted covers on these Sheffield stands.

Some of the shared use pathway through High Woods Country Park has been resurfaced (see #65169 prior to resurfacing). Unclear if it's going to remain as it is or have a gravel coating applied to be in keeping with original path, or when the ... [more]

New double yellow lines and a nice big shared-use sign on this stretch of NCN Route 1, off Cowdray Avenue. (It was previously being used as a car park -- see #60192.)

Hilly Fields has some new cycle friendly access & despite the hill climb it is possible to get shopping through it easily & trailer too

ASDA has some of the best cycle parking in Colchester

A small Sainsburys in Town, but has a very good set of Cycle racks for its size & location

Aldi has some good cycle parking even if poorly located so you have to walk across incoming & outgoing traffic to the car park.

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

NCN1 just south of Colchester

2013-01-12 20.04.01-2 Location: , Colchester (England, United Kingdom) A cycle tunnel and separate pedestrian tunnel in Colchester which reduces conflict between pedestrians and cyclists. I wonder if lots of pedestrians go through the ... [more]

Bike lanes over weak bridge entering Colchester.

Buses, bikes taxis and motorbikes only on this road between Colchester North station and the town centre.

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.

We are traffic too! Bicycles dominate Queen Street.

Colchester Cycling Campaign 'Good Cuppa Award' at Dedham Art & Craft Centre.

'Caution Cyclists Crossing Ahead' sign on the A1124.

Notice that double yellow lines will be inscribed along Circular Rd. South, West, and East. This will make Circular Rd. East in particular much more pleasant.

For once, it was nice to see an 'End of Route' sign!

Prominent bicycles and little feet mark the way into Stanway Primary. On the other side of the gates is sheltered cycle parking.

New wide foot/cycle bridge between the Hawkins Wharf development and Hythe Quay.

Excellent new pathway from Southern Slopes through High Woods Country Park.

Excellent new pathway from Southern Slopes through High Woods Country Park.

New route signs for Longridge, Salary Brook, Greenstead, Hythe Station, and the University, on Bromley Road.

New route signs for Greenstead, Salary Brook, Town Centre, Hythe Station, and the University on the corner of Hawthorn Avenue.

This is a very good and useful pathway linking Winstree Road with NCN Route 1 via a traffic-free route.

Wide shared pathway between NCN Route 1 and Winstree Road (through Woden Avenue).

Route signs for Colchester and Tiptree from the shared path link with Winstree Road (through Woden Avenue).

Useful cut-through between Butt Road and Garland Road (leading to Circular Road North/Abbey Field).

Cyclists have an exemption to the 'No right turn' at the Hythe Station end of Hawkins Road, part of NCN Route 51.

New cycle path from Boundary Road to Essex University.

New covered cycle parking facility at Waitrose. Well done to Paul Reeley who got this installed within two months of initial dialogue.

New, spacious, covered cycle parking facility at the revamped Hythe Station.

Toucan crossing on Brinkley Lane; shared use pathway; route signs to the Business Park and Community Stadium.

Priority is given to the pedestrian/cyclist crossing on Bradford Drive, with give way signs and markings alerting motorists.

Covered and secure cycle parking facilities at the Elmstead Day Unit, Colchester General Hospital. N.B. Photo positioned roughly.

Route signs with alternative routes to several destinations.

Nice wide, well-lit separate tunnels for pedestrians and cyclists under Highwoods Approach. But: see #18067.

Covered cycle parking at Hythe Tesco.

Amazingly pedestrians and cyclists have priority over motor vehicles here. Probably because the road only leads to an overflow carpark that is rarely used and therefore doesn't affect traffic flow.

Cycle parking at East Area Highways Office, 910 The Crescent.

This bridge bucks the trend in Colchester by allowing cyclists to pass over it mounted, with simple signs asking cyclists to give way to pedestrians, rather than the dreaded, but typical, Cyclists Dismount sign.

boarding Brightlingsea foot ferry Location: , East Mersea (England, United Kingdom)

We welcome your feedback, especially to report bugs or give us route feedback.

My comments relate to: *






Your comments: *
URL of page: * https://colchester.cyclestreets.net/photos/good/
How did you find out about CycleStreets?:
Your name:
Our ref: Please leave blank - anti-spam measure

* Items marked with an asterisk [*] are required fields and must be fully completed.