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It's a shame that the side road still has to give way to the non-existent motor traffic from the bridge.

Medieval bridge open only to pedestrians and cyclists, Norwich

Cycle route through the cathedral close, Norwich

Was that meant to be a cycleway?

Confused signage - there was meant to be a two-way cycleway on the near side of the road, but then Norfolk highways department realised there had to be more space for buses, so the on-road cycle lane was left on the far side of the road.

Confused signage - there was meant to be a two-way cycleway on the near side of the road, but then Norfolk highways department realised there had to be more space for buses, so the on-road cycle lane was left on the far side of the road.

Cycleway markings at Tombland - the crossing point of Norwich's main radial pedalways.

Cycle parking and route signs on Tombland - the crossing point of Norwich's main radial pedalways.

Tombland - the crossing point of Norwich's main radial pedalways.

Cycle route through the cathedral close, Norwich

Shared space in Norwich

New shared space in Norwich

Bike shop and shared space in central Norwich

Cycleway through the old hospital development, Norwich

Cycleway through the old hospital development, Norwich

Cycleway through the old hospital development, Norwich

Cycleway through the old hospital development, Norwich

Link to the A11 cycle route, Norwich

Transition to bus- and bike-lane on the A11 in Norwich

Floating bus stop on the Dutch-style cycleway by the A11 in Norwich

Dutch-style cycleway by the A11 in Norwich

Shared-use path beside the A11 in Norwich crossing a side-road.

This car-dominated roundabout is a gap in the shared-use path along the A11 in Norwich - apparently something may be done after the May 2018 local elections.

This crossing has not been improved as part of the shared-use route along the A11 in Norwich - apparently something might happen after the May 2018 local elections.

Cyclists Check Your Speed sign on shared-use path beside the A11 in Norwich

Shared-use path beside the A11 in Norwich

Shared-use link between the University of East Anglia and the A11

Shared-use link between the University of East Anglia and the A11

There's a good new shared-use route between the University of East Anglia and the A11, with parallel crossings like this.

Stepped cycle track with island protection on the corner

Stepped cycle track with island for protection on the corner

Dedicated cycle waiting area and signals phase. First time in Norwich and with low level signals.

Lamberts coaches blocking the cycle track on Tombland

Loading on the cycle track

Parking on the cycle track

Loading in the contraflow cycle lane

A barrier that prevents standard cycles from getting through on a signed cycle route

Newly built access to cycle parking at Aviva featuring steps and wheel ramps.

Form over function? This foot and cycle bridge is hazardous in wet weather. Jarrold Bridge

Form over function? This foot and cycle bridge is hazardous in wet weather. Jarrold Bridge

New type of sign "Pedestrian and Cycle Zone" on Westlegate, Norwich

Sustrans milepost

King Street, Norwich straight on at this junction onto a raised contraflow cycleway.

New foot and cycling bridge in Norwich

Very poor visibility at this crossing.

Multiple entrances on this stretch of road would be dangerous without a competent design.

Any space for cycling here?

New build cycle track takes the basic concepts but fails to understand the point. People emerging from the bus shelter can't see cyclists going past. Slabbed area on the right should have been the footway.

New build cycle track takes the basic concepts but fails to understand the point. Planing on the left interrupts the footway (in light slabs) right by bus stop, causing conflict.

New build cycle track takes the basic concepts but fails to understand the point. The footway (light grey slab paved area) is interrupted by planting that forces cycles and pedestrians in to conflict.

New build cycle track takes the basic concepts but fails to understand the point. Nasty staged junction with railings to get to the next part of the cycle route.

New build cycle track takes the basic concepts but fails to understand the point. Separation here is quite good.

New build cycle track takes the basic concepts but fails to understand the point. Here the cycle track is separated from traffic by a bay and there is a separate footway.

Norse van blocking cycle path at entrance to St Andrews Car Park

Cycle path to Gurney Road at Heathgate junction.

Gurney Road to Heathgate cycle path

Gurney Road to Heathgate cycle path

The entry to the Tombland cycleway if heading south on Palace Street. Should you want to turn right in to Wensum Street...?

Very subtle plaques are used to indicate the cycle track. These are ignored or not seen by most people walking.

New 1.5m advisory cycle lanes on Palace Street work when there's no traffic, see #72469 for rush hour.

1.5m advisory cycle lanes have been added to Palace Street with limited success. There is a pair of bollards just before the up ramp.

Cycleway from Palace Street. Oncoming cycles are signed to turn right to rejoin the road here.

A view of the Palace Street (left), Tombland (ahead) and Wensum Street (behind) junction. Cycle can join the cycleway using the gap in the kerbs towards the middle of the picture.

An informal zebra crossing of the cycle track leading to a 'customary crossing' of the road.

A rather confusing array of paving styles used on the cycleway in Tombland outside the Erpingham Gate.

Informal zebra crossing of the cycle track to reach a pelican crossing. The waiting area is rather small and the cycle symbols hard to see.

Signalled cycle crossing to Princes Street. The pedestrians are on the cycle track, the footway is behind the camera.

The exit from the cycle track is in to the path of left turning vehicles and buses pulling in to the stop behind the turning car.

Two way segregated cycle track in Tombland with signalled crossing on the right to cross to Princes Street. The pedestrians are about to walk on the cycleway. The design for cycles rejoining the road here is poor.

Palace Street was closed for six months for construction works in Tombland. It has reopened with advisory cycle lanes. Now there is queuing traffic and Norwich drivers seem unaware that they need to keep out of the lane. Couldn't this st ... [more]

Unfortunately routing a cycle lane across a queue to a car park doesn't work.

Cycle track under construction between Gurney Road and Heathgate

A sculpture and seat made from rails on NCN 1, Marriotts Way

Westlegate, Norwich.

Westlegate, Norwich

Westlegate, Norwich

Ber Street near the junction with Thorn Lane.

Ber Street from the corner of Thorn Lane.

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Ber Street near the junction with Thorn Lane.

Ber Street looking towards Golden Ball Street.

Ber Street near junction with Thorn Lane.

Ber Street

Ber Street and Golden Ball Street junction.

Ber Street and Golden Ball Street junction

All Saints Green and Westlegate

Ber Street at the junction with Golden Ball Street.

Golden Ball Street, Norwich

Westlegate and Ber Street junction

All Saints Green, Norwich

All Saints Green, Nowich

Junction of Cattle Market Street and Rouen Road.

Rouen Road at its junction with Cattle Market Street.

View of Cattle Market Street, Norwich

View of Cattle Market Street, Norwich

Barriers prevent use by all types of bicycles.

Barriers prevent use of this path by most bicycles.

Free to use pump outside Cycle Republic at Castle Mall.

Just finished cycle only traffic signals at the southern end of the contraflow on Magdalene Street, Norwich.

Shared use path passing behind a bus stop.

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