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Thurcaston Road

Thurcaston Road shared use lack of priority at side road

Thurcaston Road footway cycleway

Thurcaston Road

NO CYCLING ------------------- The riding of bicycles tricycles and similar machines on this footpath is prohibited by the city council See the scene in #108345

NCN6 Bridge Give way to oncoming vehicles Route 1 Abbey Park 1¼ City Centre 1½



Culvert on NCN6


Enclosed by greenery on park cycleways.

Cycle routes by the River Soar.

NCN6 by the River Soar, Leicester

Leicester's Route 1 shared with NCN6 on this bit. Ahead for: Belgrave ¾ City Centre 4 Behind for: Birstall 1 Syston 5

Bollards at this pinch point where the road flyover meets the River Soar

Sustrans milepost on NCN6 in Watermead country park

Watermead country park

Route 1 on NCN6 Left for Belgrave 1½ City Centre 4 Right for Birstall ½ Syston 4 NCN(48)

Watermead park with Elephant in the distance

Cycleway alongside Great Central Railway's Leicester North heritage station.

Bollards at the end of the cycle bridge over Red Hill Way, Leicester

Cycle bridge over Red Hill Way, Leicester

Crossing Halifax Drive, Leicester

Downhill alongside Red Hill Way, Leicester

Belgrave Boulevard

Cashmore View pelican crossing

Route 4 continues along Cashmore View

Crossing Beaumont Leys Lane

Crossing Krefeld Way

Crossing of Krefeld Way

Route 4 alongside Krefeld Way, Leicester

Crossing Krefeld Way

Crossing Orwell Drive

Left to: Beaumont Shopping Centre Gorse Hill Ind Est ¼ 🚲🚶🏾‍♂️ Leisure Centre ½ Speedway ½ Right to: Route 4 🚲🚶🏾‍♂️ Glenfield 2 ¾ Groby 4

Steep cycleway down a bank from the camera position and up to the left.

The cycleway is bit narrow here more like a footpath.

Crossing Anstey Lane

Left to: Gilroes ¼ Cemetery Gorse Hill ¾ City Farm Behind on Route 4 to: Gorse Hill Ind Est ½ Beaumont Leys ¾ Birstall 3

Route 4 (whatever that is!)

Glenfield Way

Caged area with covered racks, looks a bit unloved but is in use.

Cycleway under construction on the road passing Leicester's railway station.

Racks opposite a popular café called Brucciani's which I used to go to with one of my grandfathers in the 1970s.

"Cyclists thank you for slowing down"

"Considerate cyclists welcome" in Leicester.

Views of the new inbound cycle track on Belgrave Gate. Continuous, prioritised, protected, so chapeau @Leicester_News @OweniteAdam for that. Curious re stop line at end though - will TLs be relocated?

A lone Sheffield stand at Leicester Station.

Covered cycle parking alongside Gateway Street, Leicester.

Ramp between street and canal level.

Towpath beside the canal in Leicester.

Antenatal cycle parking

NCN63 Leicester

NCN63 Leicester

Fosse Road North from the NCN63 bridge.

Fosse Road North from the NCN63 bridge.

Replacement bridge on the old Leicester and Swannington railway line, now NCN63.


Zebra bike

Cycle Hub at Leicester Station - a key fob is needed to open the doors.

Grey Friars, Leicester

Belvoir Street, Leicester

Quite a few abandoned bikes on the pods here at Leicester railway station. Some have paper notes pleading for them to be removed.

A link off NCN6 Great Central Way Leicester

Link to NCN6 Great Central Way Leicester

NCN6 Great Central Way Leicester

NCN6 Great Central Way Leicester

Cycleway alongside a busy dual carriageway - its a relief to get away from this onto the NCN6 Great Central Way rail trail.

Wide shared use cycleway - not at all pleasant being alongside this busy dual carriageway.

NCN6 Great Central Way Leicester

Marlow Road

NCN6 Great Central Way Leicester

NCN6 Great Central Way Leicester

NCN6 Great Central Way

NCN6 Great Central Way, Leicester

Granby Street - cycle lane sort of peters out here but cycling is permitted beyond - linking through to Leicester railway station.

Contraflow at Highcross Street, Leicester

Considerate cyclists permitted consider the contrasting language with: Careful drivers welcome (at entrances to villages)

Cycle racks on Granby Street, Leicester

Cycle racks on Belvoir Street, Leicester

Belvoir Street, Leicester

Belvoir Street, Leicester

New Walk - a route much valued by pedestrians.

Weird sign - announcing a 'Safe Route Zone' whatever that may be.

Works are underway to build a segregated cycle track - which starts immediately beyond this bus stop.

Under construction - a cycleway on Welford Road

Under construction - a cycleway on Welford Road

Under construction - a cycleway on Welford Road

Oxford Street, Leicester

Grange Lane

Sir Robert Peel pub, Jarrom Street, Leicester

Traffic calming on Jarrom Street, Leicester

Two one-way traffic lanes and one very narrow contra-flow cycle lane in Havelock Street, Leicester.

Covered cycle parking

Shared-use footway. There's a Leicester City scarf attached to the Statue of Liberty's upheld arm. (It's a couple of days after Leicester City won the 2016 premiership football trophy.)

NCN6 Great Central Way, Leicester - the route of a former railway line.

Shared use footway on Upperton Road, Leicester

NCN 6 crosses Upperton Road, Leicester at a toucan crossing.

Shared use on Upperton Road

Upperton Road - unsatisfactory shared-use and a toucan crossing.

Kerbside racks on Briton Street, Leicester

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