Category Archives: Lancaster

A site visit for Lancaster’s Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP)

On 26 September, under grey skies, Matt Hodges and Tim Dant from Dynamo did some blue skies thinking with a team of planners, consultants and engineers from Lancashire County Council, Lancaster City and Lancaster University. Eight of us set off from … Continue reading

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Long Marsh Lane to become a no-through-road

Long Marsh Lane in Lancaster is to become a no-through road as part of the conditions of planning permission 17/00203 for 149 new houses on St George’s Quay.  At the moment it is becoming more and more hazardous crossing from … Continue reading

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Dynamo’s response to Bailrigg Garden Village consultation

Below is what Dynamo emailed to Lancaster City Council about their (so far vague) cycle plans for the proposed Bailrigg development.  You still have until 11 July to make your own comments on any aspect. I write on behalf of Dynamo (Lancaster … Continue reading

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More objections to planning applications

Dynamo has objected to two planning applications currently in the pipeline: Offices and factory on land off Imperial Road, Heysham – 18/00154/FUL Dynamo (Lancaster & District Cycle Campaign) objects strongly to this application for the following reasons: * This is … Continue reading

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Respond to Lancaster City Council’s consultation on Bailrigg Garden Village

Lancaster City Council is holding an informal consultation on plans for “Bailrigg Garden Village” i.e. 3,500 new homes. The deadline is Wednesday 11 July and the consultation is at http://www.lancaster.gov.uk/planning/planning-policy/bailrigg-garden-village. Please do respond to this – particularly if you live in … Continue reading

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Sustrans shows a bit of interest in the Heysham route

Paul has spoken to the Head of Design & Engineering (North) at Sustrans, who seemed quite interested in the Lancaster-Heysham off-road route. Don’t get too excited: we have been here before!  But we can hope.

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Bus Rapid Transit Scheme

Dick attended a stakeholder workshop on 16 February, organised by Atkins, to discuss the County Council’s plans for a Bus Rapid Transit scheme.  (Not sure how this links in with the stakeholder workshop in June 2016 when Jacobs looked at a … Continue reading

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