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All photos in & around Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing items 1 to 66 from total of 66 items. Ordered by photo # descending.

Photo # Icon Photo Caption Categorisation
93003Photo #93003Cycleway signageGeneral sign/notice:
Good practice
signs
93002Photo #93002Cycleway just becomes shared-useCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
93001Photo #93001CrossingCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
93000Photo #93000CyclewayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
84406Photo #84406I give you a car driven the wrong way down a bus and cycle lane. t.co/jcujtfiIWrEnforcement:
Problem
enforcement
71474Photo #71474Enormous sign to warn cyclists joining shared-use footway?General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
71473Photo #71473Poor surface on downhill section of shared-use footway/cycleway, not helped by footway parkers such as the van driver seen leaving.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
71472Photo #71472Sign obscured by overhanging branches at toucan crossing.Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
71471Photo #71471Southbound cyclists cross at split toucan.

Dog-walker illustrates width of shared-use footway/cycleway.
Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
71470Photo #71470Cycle parking for the Angel of the North, with refreshments!Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
71469Photo #71469Apparently those cycling to Newcastle and Gateshead need to join the carriageway (bus lane for some distance) here. Others can stay on the shared-use footway.

A thoughtfully positioned sign for pedestrians.
Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
71468Photo #71468A choice of shared footway or bus lane.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
71467Photo #71467Shared footway/cycleway crossing track.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
71466Photo #71466Cycleway crossing busy dual carriageway next to roundabout without any assistance.Road environment:
Problem
road
71465Photo #71465Cycleway crossing busy dual carriageway next to roundabout without any assistance.Road environment:
Problem
road
71181Photo #71181Route sign for NCN725, the Great North Cycleway, southbound, and for Wrekenton straight ahead along the B1296. But an arrow directs cyclists onto the carriageway when the footway at least as far as the bus stop in #71179 is shared-use.Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
71180Photo #71180Shared-use footway around roundabout.

"Great North Cycleway - Cycle route joins footway" - in as much as there was a footway to join. The jogger came along the grass verge.

Interesting variance between the vehicle restriction signs for the A1.
Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
71179Photo #71179A bus shelter on the shared-use footway on the new alignment of Long Bank.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
71178Photo #71178A gate across the abandoned road alignment. There's a gap at the side for walkers and bikes.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
71177Photo #71177Path meets abandoned road alignment.Track:
Infrastructure
track
71176Photo #71176If you don't like the barriers in #71175, there is also the option of taking the stairs to the Bowes Railway Path.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
71175Photo #71175A choice of barriers on the access path from the Bowes Railway Path.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
71174Photo #71174Path junction with Bowes Railway PathTrack:
Infrastructure
track
71026Photo #71026The Bowes Railway Path under the A1 dual carriageway no less, in a poor condition on all counts.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
71025Photo #71025Steps up to Long Bank, in reasonably good condition compared to the surrounding infrastructure.Track:
Infrastructure
track
71024Photo #71024Due to the low bridges, horse-riders need to dismount. I noticed that at the similar sign on the other side of the low bridges that there was a concrete block to assist riders dismounting. But on this side it is too overgrown to get to.Track:
Problem
track
71023Photo #71023Poor quality surface on the Bowes Railway Path.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
71022Photo #71022A very poor quality cycle path.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
71021Photo #71021The Bowes Railway Path is in a very poor condition. The ramp to Newcastle Bank has a step at the end where it hasn't been tied into the main path properly.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
71020Photo #71020The off-ramp from the Bowes Railway Path to Newcastle Bank.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
71019Photo #71019Crossing point on Newcastle Bank for going left towards the Angle of the North, or right for the Bowes Railway Path.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
71018Photo #71018Sign obscured by tree, and crossing point to go back to the Bowes Railway Path (see #71016) or to take the off-road path towards the Harlow Green roundabout.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
71017Photo #71017Overgrown steps down to the Bowes Railway Path, signed as a pedestrian access. Anyone not wishing to use this needs to cross the main road for the ramp.Track:
Problem
track
71016Photo #71016Right turns onto the Bowes Railway Path are to be made by continuing up Newcastle Bank to the traffic island (see #71018).Road environment:
Problem
road
71015Photo #71015Painted cycle lane, and some footway parking.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
71014Photo #71014Despite the painted cycle lane having finished on the approach to the pinch-point, these cyclists haven't reached their destination, so need to bravely carry on where the cycle lane does not go!Bicycle:
Infrastructure
bicycles
71013Photo #71013Despite this dead-end road being massively wide, motorists are still choosing to park their vehicles on or obstructing the footway!Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
71012Photo #71012Painted cycle lanes end on approach to pinch-point.Road environment:
Problem
road
46175Photo #46175Car parking along entire length of contraflow cycle lane (see also #46174), and empty car parking bays either side in foregroundCar storage:
Problem
carstorage
46174Photo #46174Car parking along entire length of contraflow cycle lane (see also #46175)Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
43600Photo #43600Route sign for Keelman's Way (NCN 141) alongside Ryton Golf Course.
See photo #43598 for the other direction.
Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
43598Photo #43598Route sign for Keelman's Way (NCN 141) alongside Ryton Golf Course.
See photo #43600 for the other direction.
Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
43596Photo #43596Sustrans sign for NCN 141 "Keelmans Way" and the link across Newburn Bridge to NCN 72 "Hadrian's Cycleway"Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
32159Photo #32159Keelman's Way NCN14 sign before the bridge over the River Derwent.Route sign:
Good practice
routesigns
32157Photo #32157Multiple NCN signs under railway bridge at the junction of Keelmans Way NCN14, C2C, NCN72 link and other local routes.Route sign:
Good practice
routesigns
26375Photo #26375Angel of the North viewed from the trainDestination:
Misc
destinations
20638Photo #20638Cycle parking at the MetroCentreCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
20637Photo #20637Some kind of ship platformDestination:
Misc
destinations
20636Photo #20636Teams CyclewayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
20635Photo #20635Cycleway along the TyneCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
20634Photo #20634NCN14Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
20633Photo #20633NCN14, Keelmans Way, on the way to the MetroCentre.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
20632Photo #20632New flats overlooking the Tyne, with work seemingly stopped for now.Destination:
Misc
destinations
20631Photo #20631Public art, which is lit up at night, under the High Level BridgeDestination:
Misc
destinations
20630Photo #20630Tyne BridgeRoad environment:
Misc
road
20623Photo #20623Cycle parking at the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary ArtCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
19820Photo #19820Gateshead Millennium Bridge, in its raised positionCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
19819Photo #19819Gateshead Millennium Bridge, in its raised positionCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
17927Photo #17927Gateshead Millennium Bridge - the world's first and only tilting cycle bridge!Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
17926Photo #17926Angel of the NorthDestination:
Infrastructure
destinations
15850Photo #15850Blaydon Races plaque on wall between railway and Stella Rd B6317. Song written 1862, after racing started in 1861, ending on Stella Haugh in 1914.Destination:
Misc
destinations
15849Photo #15849Phoenix Cobbles mosaic under New Redheugh Bridge over River Tyne, GatesheadDestination:
Misc
destinations
12039Photo #12039Millennium Bridge, Gateshead to NewcastleCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
11447Photo #11447Angel of the North, Gateshead, with bollardsDestination:
Misc
destinations
11446Photo #11446Gateshead School Travel plan sign on bollard, beside traffic calming pillows. Chowdene Bank, near Oakfield Junior an dInfant Schools.Other:
Good practice
general
9484Photo #9484Angel of the NorthOther:
Misc
general

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