Category Archives: Lancaster

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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Article in Lancaster Guardian about station cycle racks

Today’s Lancaster Guardian has an article about Virgin Trains’ removal of cycle lockers and proposed changes to cycle racks. Its focus is on the removal of the cycle lockers (which is probably now a lost cause) rather than the near-inaccessible design … Continue reading

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Queen Street junction, Lancaster

Dynamo is following up Lancashire County Council’s reply to our request that Queen Street be made into a no-through-road.  We are specifically asking about their assumption that the Aldi store will make little difference to the amount of traffic on Queen … Continue reading

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Dynamo’s objection to Aldi store on Aldcliffe Road: increased danger to cyclists

There is a planning application – 18/01100/FUL – for a new Aldi store on the site of the current B&Q store on Aldcliffe Road, Lancaster.  Dynamo has objected for fear that it will result in more cyclists being knocked off … Continue reading

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Planning for possible new residential developments

Patricia and Matt spent Friday morning with a Planning Policy Officer from Lancaster City Council to look at areas identified for residential development in the Local Plan, with a view to identifying how new cycling and walking routes could link … Continue reading

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Small updates

A few things we are keeping our eye on: Pointer roundabout and South Road, Lancaster Lancashire County Council has drawn up proposed infrastructure improvements, but they need to be approved by politicians and senior management at both county and city council … Continue reading

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Dynamo letter on air quality

Dick’s letter on air quality appeared in this week’s Lancaster Guardian: Seventy-nine car parking spaces at St George’s Works on the quay have been given planning permission by Lancaster City Council as part of the package of new student accommodation, … Continue reading

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