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Photo listing : road environments

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

New Parks Boulevard

Glenfield Road

Western Park

Western Park

Toucan crossing Hinckley Road

Hamelin Road

Braunstone Park

Route 4 crosses Woodshawe Rise

Hand Avenue / Braunstone Way

Bendbow Rise underpass

Gallards Hill, Braunstone, Leicester

Vans might be alright! Suitable for cars Light vans at risk 2.6m 8'-9"

Lengthy guard rail protects the downhill section of path at the mini-roundabout junction with Hockley Farm Road.

Hockley Farm Road passes under Leicester's ring road.

Hinckley Road / New Parks Way

Crossing of New Parks Boulevard.

Pelican crossing - with two cyclists waiting to cross New Parks Boulevard.

Cycleway alongside New Parks Way There are two parallel similar quality paths along here and it's not clear which is for cycling and which is for pedestrians.

New Parks Way

Crossing on New Parks Way near Groby Road roundabout

Groby Road: crossing off the roundabout island

Crossing on roundabout island.

Groby Road: crossing onto roundabout island.

Thurcaston Road

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

Crossing Halifax Drive, Leicester

Belgrave Boulevard

Cashmore View pelican crossing

Route 4 continues along Cashmore View

Crossing Beaumont Leys Lane

Crossing Orwell Drive

Crossing Anstey Lane

Shared use crosses the one way street for a bit of a shabby contraflow cycle route.

Mobility scooter route at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

Looks to me like a mobility scooter route at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

Fosse Road North from the NCN63 bridge.

Stokes Drive NCN63 - the turn off for the cycleway is just ahead on the right.

Stokes Drive, NCN63

Darlington Road NCN63

Copeland Avenue, NCN63 Leicester's Route 2

Belvoir Street, Leicester

Grey Friars, 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

Marlow Road

Pedestrianised area, Leicester

Pedestrianised area, Leicester

Public realm in Leicester arguably lacking a little in character

Public realm in Leicester arguably lacking a little in character

Belvoir Street, Leicester

New Walk - a route much valued by pedestrians.

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

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.

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

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

Contraflow junction, Briton Street, Leicester

De Montfort University - these closures to motor traffic create a campus feel.

De Montfort University - the closures to motor traffic really create a campus feel.

De Montfort University The roads here retain their appearance prior to being closed to motor traffic. To be fully open to pedestrians it needs some Cyclescaping :-)

Side road off Newarke Street, Leicester

Side road off Newarke Street, Leicester Closed off to motor vehicles.

Aylestone Road, Leicester

Market Street, Leicester

Great news for #Leicester cyclists. Lobbying by @LeicesterCCG closes the Marble St/Newarke St cycle track junction https://t.co/FLffQjgPlw See also #64126.

After being on shared use paths cyclists are invited to join the (dual) carriageway here.

Guildhall Lane

Granby Street in Leicester. Over recent years cycle lanes have been added and the footway widened.

Painted bike lanes on the wrong side of the carriageway regularly encroached upon by buses. Not a pleasant place to be.

Painted bike lanes on the wrong side of the carriageway were never going to appeal to many. Note the worn out paint - it's about 2 years old. The lane was put here to keep bikes away from the many bus stops on Humberstone Gate.

Carriageway route continues over roundabout (not open yet).

This is a one way road crossing a pedestrian path and a two way segregated cycle track to join a busy one way road. There is not enough visibility here for drivers to look to their R properly without driving over the pedestrian path and ont ... [more]

Bus lane into Leicester

Looks like an art-deco bus stop outside Western Park, Leicester. The plaque reads 'Donated to the City by Robert Rowley Jr. 1934". http://www.leicester.gov.uk/your-council-services/lc/parks-green-spaces/main-parks/western-park/

King Richard's Road, Leicester

King Richard's Road, Leicester

Cycle route along Richard III Road, Leicester

High Street, Leicester after 11am all delivery vans are gone.

Market Street, Leicester

High Street Leicester - most motor traffic has been removed from this central street and the neighbouring small streets.

High Street Leicester - some kind of 'pedestrianizaton'.

The sign on the left attached to the lampost says "Thieves want your satnav".

Residential street narrowed by build outs and car parking bays.

This Statue of Liberty on the roundabout here was rescued when the Liberty Shoes factory was knocked down, many years ago. There's a shared use path on the left here. (See #30738 for why this was taken from a car.)

West Street, Leicester, looking towards Nelson Mandela park.

A terraced street in Leicester, with a prison in the distance.

P1090993 Location: , Leicester City (England, United Kingdom)

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