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All photos in & around Chesterfield

Showing items 1 to 100 from total of 415 items. Ordered by caption descending.

Photo # Photo Caption Icon Categorisation
116353Photo #116353Widen the cycle path prior to enable a shared pedestrian and cycleway to join the cycle lane prior to Horns Bridge. the wide grass verge would be sacrificed to enable the schemeCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
103704Photo #103704Wheeldon Mill towpath showing preferred cycle route avoiding narrow towpath northboundCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103706Photo #103706Wheeldon Mill southbound showing towpath and cycle route to rightCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103926Photo #103926Wheeldon Mill LocksOther:
Misc
general
103922Photo #103922Wheeldon Mill bottom lock looking southOther:
Misc
general
102231Photo #102231Visitor Information Centre cycle parkingCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
103811Photo #103811View of towpath at side of canal exit (on right over low fence) from Mill Bridge heading NorthCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
104432Photo #104432View of N67 down towards the canal after joining from Brimington Road.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
105020Photo #105020View of CP up Crow Lane from StationCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
102266Photo #102266View from the station link bridge.Other:
Infrastructure
general
104430Photo #104430View from southbound CP to east and entrance to TPT on Towpath.

Drop kerb with A barrier entrance (gap to right around barrier but rough ground)
Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103051Photo #103051very narrow A frame , creating unnecessary access restrictions across the long disused railway, the only benefit is the slight deterrent to motor cycle access, but its so easy for anti-social users to find alternative routes through to the same trails that its a superfluous obstacle to normal traffic, especially those users with access issuesOther:
Problem
general
127262Photo #127262Upgrade footpath to shared route to enable cyclists to avoid Newbold Road as far as the Pomegranate Park developmentCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
103062Photo #103062unnecessary obstructions dating back to when this was a live railway lineOther:
Infrastructure
general
104792Photo #104792unnecessary barriers?Other:
Infrastructure
general
102289Photo #102289Unfortunately, the gap created at the side of the locked steel barrier has a loose stone surface, adjoining nice tarmac.
The change in surface will catch out the unwary, especially as the stone surface becomes more eroded over time
Track:
Problem
track
102287Photo #102287Underpass beneath the M1 heading down to Markham LaneOther:
Infrastructure
general
97844Photo #97844Underpass beneath the M1 along potential future rail sidingsOther:
Misc
general
102281Photo #102281underpass beneath the M1Other:
Infrastructure
general
103041Photo #103041Transition from tarmac surfaced shared footway to wide gravel surfaced Multi User Trail towards PoolsbrookOther:
Infrastructure
general
102229Photo #102229Trans Pennine TrailCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
102230Photo #102230Trans Pennine TrailCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
102240Photo #102240Trans Pennine TrailCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
104938Photo #104938Track way up to Seymour Link RoadTrack:
Misc
track
97837Photo #97837Track running beneath the M1 on the western side of the Doe Lea, very few places to cross the M1 exist in this areaOther:
Misc
general
19112Photo #19112Track improvement work in progress - hospital back entrance for cycles, July 2009Other:
Infrastructure
general
97840Photo #97840Track down from the Doe Lea floodbank towards the M1 underpassOther:
Infrastructure
general
111280Photo #111280track diverges from roadOther:
Infrastructure
general
111294Photo #111294track descends towards the south eastOther:
Infrastructure
general
111289Photo #111289track descends gradually to south eastOther:
Infrastructure
general
111307Photo #111307track descends (initially steeply) to southOther:
Infrastructure
general
106970Photo #106970Track around pit tipTrack:
Misc
track
106972Photo #106972Track around pit tipTrack:
Misc
track
106971Photo #106971Track around outer edge of former pit tipTrack:
Misc
track
106969Photo #106969Track around old pit tipTrack:
Misc
track
106976Photo #106976Track around boundary of old pit tipTrack:
Misc
track
103694Photo #103694TPT southbound at CP up to TP and exit to Station StreetCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103700Photo #103700TPT recommended route for cyclists off narrow towpath along disused railway track.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103708Photo #103708TPT recommended cycle route on disused railway southbound under Newbridge Lane railway bridgeCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103711Photo #103711TPT recommended cycle route on disused railway line. Path from right comes down off of towpath, to rear is cycle route coming under Fordbridge LaneCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103674Photo #103674TPT cycle path over road to avoid narrow towpath under bridgeCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103695Photo #103695TPT Brimington Wharf convergence of towpath and cycle path southboundCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103676Photo #103676Towpath under road bridge at Tapton Lock Northbound showing narrow width and blind corner - hence recommendation for cyclists to follow signposted alternative over the road.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103916Photo #103916Towpath looking south to Wheeldon Mill LockCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103795Photo #103795Towpath junction with footbridge over A61 to Wharf Lane (left) and route over river to right - note the raised access if using a cycle...Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
103807Photo #103807Towpath goes to right, footpath up onto old parking area on Brimington Road.Track:
Infrastructure
track
103682Photo #103682Towpath converging with path from Activities Field at Tapton.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
116284Photo #116284Too narrow for social distancing on footway, could extend cycleway towards town centre by removing parkingTrack:
Problem
track
104715Photo #104715To the left, access down onto Spital Lane. The path on the right leads up to Alexandra Road East but is very steep and has steps.Other:
Misc
general
103047Photo #103047To connect Markham Vales Multi user trail infrastructure to Poolsbrook successfully, this path needs upgrading in width and surfaceOther:
Problem
general
103703Photo #103703Tinker Sic side weir bridge, blind corner to rightCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103702Photo #103702Tinker Sic side weir - blind left had corner north boundCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
104826Photo #104826this muddy track runs parallel to the official footpath around Spital Park and is obviously widely used by localsOther:
Infrastructure
general
19333Photo #19333This is a classic - how do you cycle along this strategic local cycle route?

Better barriers are required!
Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
103054Photo #103054This informal path with an adequate surface would successfully link the existing perimeter track with a new path crossing the disused railwayOther:
Infrastructure
general
122317Photo #122317This cycleway is very narrow & could be widenedCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
122319Photo #122319This cycle route is very narrow & in poor conditionCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
125188Photo #125188This bike route from hornsbridge through to boythorpe road is very popular and I've regularly seen as many as 4 people waiting to cross the road in turn due to social distancing.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
125192Photo #125192There's needs to be a designated cycle provision on Hasland Road either by taking some of grass verge or restricting parking on the service road on it's west edge.

Lots of cyclist going up hill slowly southbound on Hasland Road to the frustration of motor vehicle users. Separate them and make it safer.
Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
103809Photo #103809The start of the Chesterfield CanalCycleway:
Misc
cycleways
104827Photo #104827the official surfaced footpath, with an informal track to the south.. interestingly regularly illuminated making it an attractive proposition to upgrade to shared useOther:
Infrastructure
general
104832Photo #104832the gravel riders would love this...Other:
Infrastructure
general
104823Photo #104823the end of Harvey Road... a teasing piece of land potentially offering a cycleable connection up to Hady Hill and the Hospital perhaps?Other:
Infrastructure
general
104802Photo #104802The base of a somewhat unloved but very valuable overbridge...in need of some TLCOther:
Infrastructure
general
105030Photo #105030Tapton Terrace which is designated as part of the TPT into town centre but has no signs as an alternative route to Brimington Road. Road surface is poor.Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
103815Photo #103815Tapton Lock Visitors Centre on the TPT (Trans Pennine Trail)Destination:
Infrastructure
destinations
102239Photo #102239Sustrans milepostRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
117226Photo #117226Storforth Lane very wide, could be narrowed with mandatory cycle lanes on each sideCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
102270Photo #102270Stonegravels Way looking towards town centreCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
105181Photo #105181Stockley trail extension looking towards Poolsbrook/M1 underpass.Other:
Misc
general
104709Photo #104709Steps leading up to Alexandra Road East, not suitable for cyclingOther:
Misc
general
111269Photo #111269steps between track and Holme Park AvenueOther:
Infrastructure
general
103053Photo #103053steep slope up from the disused railway... its cycle-able by only the most able. The sensible upgrade is to create safe steps here for foot traffic, and route cycles/horses slightly safe where a slightly longer route exists with manageable gradientsOther:
Infrastructure
general
103678Photo #103678Steep ramp from under bridge up to lock at Tapton - cyclists should use alternative route over bridgeCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
104718Photo #104718Steep incline onto Alexandra Road East, not really suitable for cyclingOther:
Misc
general
104708Photo #104708steep footpath leading up to Spital from old railway lineOther:
Misc
general
102276Photo #102276Station link, ChesterfieldCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103793Photo #103793Start of the Cuckoo Way at Holbeck Close, Chesterfield. S41 7ULGeneral sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
102216Photo #102216Start of station link route (Hipper Valley Trail)Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
102268Photo #102268Staff cycle lockers at Walton HospitalCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
104821Photo #104821Splitter island in the centre of Hady Hill offers an acceptable crossing point, although not controlledOther:
Infrastructure
general
104829Photo #104829Split in the path, to the right is Hartington road ,the path left heads towards Alexandra road East and the old railwayOther:
Infrastructure
general
102237Photo #102237Southern access to Rother Washlands routeCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
104429Photo #104429Southbound view on Brimington Road and N^& showing direction signs to Tapton Lock via Tow Path and to Station via Road.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
104431Photo #104431Southbound view of N67 after joining Brimington Road from TowpathCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
111298Photo #111298some ponding occurs after heavy or prolonged rainCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
103805Photo #103805Signpost on TPT, Cuckoo Way, TowpathRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103915Photo #103915Signpost Cuckoo Way, TPT and Newbridge Lane intersectionRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
105026Photo #105026Signpost at end of bridge over A61 - where do cyclists go - not clear??

See #10524
Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
105028Photo #105028Sign to Railway Station from Tapton TerraceRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
104444Photo #104444Sign showing route of TPT N67 Northbound and footpath on riverside along Holbeck Close - eventually improved shared path when Waterside development completed!?Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
105027Photo #105027Sign looking down Corporation Street towards Railway StationRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
105022Photo #105022Sign at point where Local 4 crosses slip roadRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
103925Photo #103925Side Weir Bridge Bluebank looking EastOther:
Infrastructure
general
103923Photo #103923Side Weir Bridge Bluebank looking EastOther:
Infrastructure
general
103810Photo #103810Side weir at the start of the Chesterfield CanalOther:
Misc
general
116361Photo #116361Shutting Glumangate and removing parking would stop fly parking outside the Market Hall and make it safer for all user groups.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
122304Photo #122304Sharp & narrow loop back of cycle lane over bridge from town centre isn't sensible. Could instead loop back to the side of Queens Park cafe & under the bridgeCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
104794Photo #104794Shared use trail parallel to the River RotherOther:
Infrastructure
general
104096Photo #104096Shared use track to the southern portal of the A61 underpass from Foxwood Way...lots of leaf litter around making the surface a little slipperyCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways

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