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Photo listing (infrastructure)

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High quality route from old A556 to Trafford See also other routes Highways England are considering linking old A556 to Trafford https://traffordcycleforum.uk/info/maps/a556-to-altrincham-options/

Little Bollington Dunham Traffic Free route will all weather surface past the NT farms shops and Café’s: Lavendar Farm tea shop, Ice Cream Farm, Red House Farm. Maybe there are more! www.plotaroute.com/route/807786 See also #104219

Dunham/Bowdon missing bridge across River Bollin would provide opportunity for A556-Altrincham Link https://www.plotaroute.com/route/551036

Bowdon Roundabout to Altrincham (May not be NT) https://www.plotaroute.com/route/551128 See also other routes Highways England are considering linking old A556 to Trafford https://traffordcycleforum.uk/info/maps/a556-to-altrincham-options ... [more]

Cycle access from Bowdon Roundabout to Cherry tree lane. (May not be NT) www.plotaroute.com/route/807776 Bowdon Rounda bout to Altrincham (May not be NT) see also #108253

Purple sign for cycle and bridleway https://t.co/TG8ixiOPlt

I'm not sure what the legal status of this route is but you can open the gate to reach the quieter service road. This is a useful shortcut if you're headed west, toward Lymn.

This gate could be improved but fits a standard bicycle easily.

Road closed due to badger activity. It is still passable on foot or bicycle.

Road closure signs on the Cheshire Cycleway (regional route 70). The road is still passable on foot or by bike. See #103379 & #103378 A better diversion route for cyclists wishing to avoid this is north via Budworth Heath Lane #www.cyclest ... [more]

Cheshire Cycleway (RCN 70) route sign

Well surfaced canal towpath, sometimes a bit narrow when busy with walkers

Macclesfield pedestrian zone.

Macclesfield pedestrian zone.

Macclesfield

Macclesfield pedestrian zone.

A steep cobbled street in Macclesfield called Back Wallgate.

The Middlewood Way from Marple to Macclesfield leisure route, here a switchback ramp to change levels as the old railway here has been built on.

Improved lighting in the cycling/pedestrian tunnel beneath Manchester Airport.

Another section of cleared footway, while not a cycle lane this allows people to cycle between Linnards Lane and the [heavily overgrown] cycle crossing just past Ascot Drive. The footway narrows somewhat at the bridge, so users must be car ... [more]

Cycleway crosses, then re-crosses the old alignment of the A566

Diagonal road crossing - no priority to cycleway.

This footway has recently been cleared of overgrowth and, while not a legal cycle lane, is a very useful means of cycling between Linnards Lane and Plumley Moor Road without using the carriageway (which is quite dangerous).

Jodrell Bank 11 mph speed limit Ed: Hmmm, the only eleven related astronomy number I can think of is https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Escape_velocity which from Earth is 11 km/s. That would be a minimum speed limit sign, no ?

Old Hall Lane pedestrian/cycle/equestrian underpass access ramp.

Knutsford cycle parking in the shape of penny Farthing. Knutsford has Penny Farthing races

Knutsford - cycle parking corner of King St and Hillside road Could do with signage to say what it is.

Narrow footbridge over the River Bollin south of Dunham Massey. Just about negotiable with a bike.

Cheshire Cycleway sign.

Directional signage on the Gresty Greenway

Alsager to Staffordshire University, Leek Road

Linley Road, Alsager to Staffordshire University, Leek Road

Bicycles not welcome on this track!

Track from Towers Road towards Middlewood.

Towers Road - a great quiet (but indirect) alternative to the 'mad mile' into Poynton from Stockport.

Lyme Park

An electric bike shop in New Mills.

New cycle stands at Crewe station - not yet discovered by users.

Cycle parking on both main platforms at Crewe station

Early morning traffic at a standstill

shows the cycle path westwards, careful of barriers at night against lights.

There is parking for over 200 cycles on platforms 5, 6 and 11 at Crewe station, as well as a small covered rack outside transport police HQ on Pedley St. Do not leave panniers on, they are deemed a security risk.

Approaching Poynton shared space village Hamilton-baillie Associates

Remarkably low cycle stands at the National Trust's Little Moreton Hall

Road closure and cycle route under the railway and A523 (The Silk Road)

Of-road cycle track feeding in to side road, leading under the railway and The Silk Road to the Middlewood Way

Cycle routes under the A523 (The Silk Road) and railway from central Macclesfield

Cycle routes under the A523 (The Silk Road) and railway to central Macclesfield

Cycle routes under the A523 (The Silk Road) and railway to central Macclesfield

South end of the Middlewood Way near Macclesfield station - designed to make cyclists slow down?

Start of the Middlewood Way from near Macclesfield station

Cyclist arriving in Macclesfield on the Middlewood Way

Start of the Middlewood Way from near Macclesfield station

Cycle route into South Park, Macclesfield - but it's not clear which way it goes through the park.

South Park, Macclesfield - lots of paths, no indication which are actually open for cycling.

Signs for cycle route through South Park, Macclesfield, to town centre.

Nice traditional bike shop in Macclesfield

Sign for cycle route through South Park, Macclesfield

South Park, Macclesfield - open for cycling, it seems.

Well-used covered cycle parking at Sainsbury, Macclesfield

Link from West Park, Macclesfield, to Sainsbury - no indications anywhere in the park whether cycling is acceptable.

No Motor Vehicles except for access - ie parking for teachers at this large school.

Pedestrianised hill in Macclesfield

The pedestrianised centre of Macclesfield

Tow path on the Macclesfield canal.

hard core used to tackle flooding on Airport Orbital Cycleway near Manchester Airport

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