Category Archives: Cycle Infrastructure

A ride along the Caton Road diversion

Dick and Matt are meeting the Road Safety Engineer from Lancashire County Council this Wednesday to get a better look at the proposed diversion.  Expect some comments and photos. Advertisements

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Update on railway station bicycle racks

A small update on the semi-upright bicycle racks that Virgin Trains wants to install at Lancaster railway station. Matt and others have a meeting with a representative from Virgin Trains next month to express cyclists’ concerns about the universal usability of the … Continue reading

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Ideas for the Canal Quarter in Lancaster

Dynamo attended a stakeholder engagement workshop (ooh, we get around!) at the end of February at Lancaster Town Hall.  This was organised by consultants Planit-IE; around 60 people were present from local organisations and the City and County Councils.  The … Continue reading

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Plans published for Lune cycle diversion

Lancaster City Council has now put the proposed cycle diversion plans on their planning website.  To view them, type the planning application number – 00751 – in “search” and select the “Erection of flood defence walls . . .” application.  … Continue reading

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Trees cut down along Millennium Path

The Lancaster Guardian has an article this week about the almost-1,000 trees which are being cut down for the flood defence works on the riverside path.  Below is a scan of the article.

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Bad news on station bicycle racks

Dynamo has learned that the City Council does not consider that the design of the proposed cycle racks at Lancaster railway station requires full planning permission.  This means that Virgin Trains will be free to put in whatever racks they like. The … Continue reading

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Cycle racks on Common Garden Street, Lancaster

Round about Christmas, something crashed into the shop on the corner of Penny Street and Common Garden Street, flattening the cycle racks that were there. The ruined racks were removed and have not been replaced.  Dynamo is following this up with … Continue reading

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