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Showing items 1901 to 1975 from total of 1,975 items. Ordered by photo # descending.

Photo # Icon Photo Caption Categorisation
16841Photo #16841The Home OfficeDestination:
Misc
destinations
16840Photo #16840Department for TransportDestination:
Misc
destinations
16839Photo #16839Cycle parkingCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
16838Photo #16838Interesting dual ASLCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
16514Photo #16514Bicycle at a demonstrationBicycle:
Event
bicycles
16057Photo #16057Sign at the Dutch embassy in London:

"Please do not chain bicycles to these railings."
Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
14958Photo #14958Desperate shortage of cycle parking for the Royal Geographical Society's Monday lectures.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
14957Photo #149575.15, and there's no parking left for the very popular 6.30 lecture at the Royal Geographical Society.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
14956Photo #14956Space for much-needed cycle parking at the Royal Geographical Society.Other:
Infrastructure
general
14955Photo #14955Space for much-needed cycle parking at the Royal Geographical Society.Other:
Infrastructure
general
14954Photo #14954Space for much-needed cycle parking at the Royal Geographical Society.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
14953Photo #14953It's unclear whether cycling is actually allowed on this new link to the new toucan crossing over West Carriage Drive to Queensgate.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
14952Photo #14952At last! much-needed drop kerb for cyclists leaving Queensgate (past the Albert Memorial).Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
14951Photo #14951New toucan crossing over West Carriage DriveCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14950Photo #14950One of the few permitted cycle routes in Kensington Gardens. The level of paranoia in the Royal parks is incredible!Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14949Photo #14949Cycle parking hidden away behind the Serpentine Gallery in a no-cycling zone. Presumably for staff - visitors are just fine locking their bikes to the railings opposite the entrance.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
14948Photo #14948It's very petty-minded to ban cycling on this short stretch of road to the Serpentine Gallery, as it's used by delivery vehicles and cyclists want to lock their bikes to the railings by the entrance.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
14947Photo #14947Rather abrupt unsigned end to cycle track along West Carriage Drive (not easy to find heading north in the dark).Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
14946Photo #14946'Delamere Street' - in fact a grubby little cut-throughRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
14945Photo #14945Cycling west on the Grand Union towpath from Little Venice.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14944Photo #14944Little Venice - sign reads 'Cyclists Caution ... Please slow down and dismount if necessary'.General sign/notice:
Good practice
signs
14943Photo #14943This lane is signed as No Entry in both directions - for emergency vehicles attending incidents at Paddington station, but potentially useful for southbound cyclists.General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
14942Photo #14942The cycle route up the east side of Hyde Park ends at a barrier, a zebra crossing over Bayswater Road and a No-entry. There's talk of a proper crossing and a cycle contraflow here. Fortunately there's a more useful crossing just west at Albion Street.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
14941Photo #14941The cycle route up the east side of Hyde Park ends at a barrier and a zebra crossing over Bayswater Road. Fortunately there's a more useful crossing just west at Albion Street.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
14940Photo #14940Cycle route crossing North Carriage Drive to Hyde Park.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14939Photo #14939Junction of the cycle route up the east side of Hyde Park with North Carriage Drive.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14938Photo #14938Junction of Brook Gate crossing with the cycle route up the east side of Hyde Park.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14937Photo #14937The Brook Gate crossing of Park Lane - looking east to Upper Brook StreetCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14855Photo #14855Cycle parking between platforms 8 and 9 at Paddington.

It all seems full even though this was taken on a Sunday evening.

They are mostly toastracks of Sheffield-style stands.
Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
14543Photo #14543Oxford Circus, which needs to be pedestrianised.Other:
Problem
general
14119Photo #14119Lanesborough Place - private road under the Lanesborough Hotel, and a useful cut-through from Hyde Park Corner to Belgrave Square.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14118Photo #14118Hyde Park Corner, rush hour - some cyclists use the zebra crossing to the left, but most just wait for traffic to let them through to the Hyde Park cycle route.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14117Photo #14117Hyde Park Corner - left-hand gate used by cyclists crossing directly from the central island into Hyde Park, right-hand gate used by those taking two stages.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14116Photo #14116Hyde Park Corner, evening rush hour - cyclists making the one-stage crossing from the central island to Hyde Park conflicting with cyclists turning right from Knightsbridge to the island - all in a hurry before traffic mows them down.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14115Photo #14115Hyde Park Corner, evening rush - cyclists crossing in two stages from the central island. There seem to be more cyclists every time I go to London.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14114Photo #14114Hyde Park Corner - cyclist waiting to make a right turnOther:
Infrastructure
general
14113Photo #14113Hyde Park Corner - crossing from Lanesborough Place.Other:
Infrastructure
general
14079Photo #14079Considerate cycling permitted in Hyde ParkGeneral sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
14078Photo #14078Rush hour on the cycle route along the south side of Hyde Park.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14077Photo #14077The Ring, between Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. Most drivers treat these speed platforms as zebra crossings and let cyclists and pedestrians cross. Cycling is not allowed on the short road leading to the Serpentine Gallery, ahead - the Royal Parks still have a schizophrenic attitude to cycling.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14076Photo #14076Cycle way entering Hyde Park - no access ahead, turn right here for Kensington etc.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14075Photo #14075Cycle way from Hyde Park to Albion Street.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14074Photo #14074cycle crossing from Albion Street into Hyde Park.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14073Photo #14073The signposted cycle route from Hyde Park continues ahead, but cyclists heading for Kings Cross (and Cambridge) should turn right here and then left.Cycleway:
Misc
cycleways
13133Photo #13133Cycle parking at Paddington Station - lots of spaces, but not enough: all spaces in use.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
13083Photo #13083Hyde Park cycle trackCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
13082Photo #13082crossing from Hyde Park across KnightsbridgeCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
13081Photo #13081Hyde Park Corner - either a two-stage crossing here to Hyde Park or a mad dash to the right before the lights change for traffic from Knightsbridge.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
13080Photo #13080Hyde Park Corner - separate, wide crossings for pedestrians and bikes (and horses).Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
13079Photo #13079Hyde Park Corner - separate, wide crossings for pedestrians and bikes (and horses).Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
13076Photo #13076Well-used cycle track alongside Constitution Hill (Green Park)Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
13075Photo #13075The only cycle parking near Somerset House and the Courtauld Gallery (in background)Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
12980Photo #12980Cycle parking at the Royal Academy - they don't want bikes on the railings, but don't mind lots of rather ugly signs.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
12979Photo #12979Marlborough Road - closed to traffic on Sunday mornings. Cyclists can go through the parking area on the north side of The Mall to link to the cycle route along Constitution Hill.Cycleway:
Event
cycleways
12978Photo #12978The Mall - closed to vehicles on Sundays (though they don't bother to switch the traffic lights off). Cyclists are tolerated, or can go through the car park on the north side of the road.Cycleway:
Event
cycleways
12873Photo #12873footbridge over Paddington BasinOther:
Infrastructure
general
12872Photo #12872bridge over Paddington Basin - there's a ramp but cyclists should push.Other:
Infrastructure
general
12871Photo #12871Hermitage Road - cycle parking and bridge over Paddington BasinCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
12572Photo #12572Street closure with cycle parking - Neal St, Covent Garden.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
12237Photo #12237North side of the National Gallery (Sainsbury Wing) - not the safest cycle parking.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
12091Photo #12091London Metropolitan Police:

Warning to cyclists
General sign/notice:
Misc
signs
11868Photo #11868Scuttlers: Crossing the road in Trafalgar SquareOther:
Infrastructure
general
11867Photo #11867Surprisingly rural view in Central London.Other:
Misc
general
11866Photo #11866Waiting to cross five lanes of traffic outside Buckingham PalaceOther:
Misc
general
11157Photo #11157A meeting of the Department for Transport's Mapping Working Party, which map developers Simon and Martin attended.Other:
Event
general
11148Photo #11148Map developers Martin (left) and Simon (right) called to meet with the Department for Transport.Other:
Event
general
10858Photo #10858'No entry except cycles' in London. (This might just be a turned sign though - not clear.)General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
10567Photo #10567Positive action by the police against illegal cycling, here in London.Enforcement:
Good practice
enforcement
8672Photo #8672Signs on the back of buses that say no cycles.Other:
Misc
general
8671Photo #8671No right turn except buses and cycles into Charing Cross Road from Oxford Steet.Cycleway:
Misc
cycleways
8670Photo #8670A fabulous bike shop in Great Tichfield Street. Called velorution their website is at www.velorution.biz/Bike shop:
Good practice
bikeshops
8552Photo #8552Threat of £30 fine for cycling on the pavement.Cycle parking:
Misc
cycleparking
8544Photo #8544Dr. Bike outside Westminster Cathedral.Road environment:
Event
road
8543Photo #8543The ongoing protest in front of Parliament.Other:
Misc
general
1922Photo #1922A wonderful historical drawing - at the London Transport Museum, welcoming in the new suburban buses: "We used to have to cycle to the station; but now we have the bus."General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs

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