Category Archives: Sustrans

River Lune flood works: whatever happened to the “vulnerable road user audit”?

In their response of 17 September, the County Council Highways team says in the third bullet point at the top of page 2: In order to ascertain the impact of increased pedestrian/cycle movements along the carriageway and separately adjacent footway … Continue reading

Posted in Cycling, planning applications, River Lune, shared-use paths, Sustrans | 1 Comment

River Lune flood defence works recommended for approval

The City Council’s case officer for the River Lune works has recommended that the Planning & Highways Regulatory Committee should approve the planning application at its meeting on 12 November, on the condition that there is a “Scheme for alternative … Continue reading

Posted in City and County Councils, Cycling, planning applications, River Lune, shared-use paths, Sustrans | Leave a comment

Latest small update on the River Lune plans

Below are quotes from the comments of 17 September that Lancashire County Council’s Highways Department sent to the City Council on their plans for flood management works along the River Lune (and closure of the shared-use path): Conclusion: Afore-mentioned notes indicate … Continue reading

Posted in Cycling, planning applications, River Lune, shared-use paths, Sustrans | Leave a comment

Small update on the River Lune plans

With regard to the planning application for flood management works beside the River Lune between Skerton Bridge and the Holiday Inn, Dynamo has learned from the City Council that consultants are working up the design of the diversion route but … Continue reading

Posted in Cycling, planning applications, River Lune, shared-use paths, Sustrans | Leave a comment

Publicising the River Lune flood management planning application

Concerned by how few people were aware of the planning application’s proposed closure for over a year of the Millennium Path beside the River Lune, Dynamo has put up a few signs to inform path-users and to let them know how … Continue reading

Posted in City and County Councils, Cycling, planning applications, River Lune, shared-use paths, Sustrans | 3 Comments

“Proposed work area and cycling route diversion sheets” for River Lune works

Two “Proposed work area and cycling route diversion sheets” have recently appeared on Lancaster City Council’s website*, but these appear to be indistinguishable from those that Dynamo first looked at two weeks ago.  They show a red dotted line beside Caton … Continue reading

Posted in City and County Councils, Cycling, planning applications, River Lune, shared-use paths, Sustrans | 1 Comment

Dynamo’s objection to the Lune plans

Dynamo has objected to the plans (below). We are not objecting to the flood defence works themselves – just to the current lack of alternative provision for cyclists and walkers during the construction period. Dynamo (Lancaster & District Cycle Campaign) … Continue reading

Posted in City and County Councils, Cycling, planning applications, River Lune, shared-use paths, Sustrans | Leave a comment