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Cycling in Northampton

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This improved path is known locally as the cinder track.

An unmarked crossing in Northampton. Notice the flat bricks, presumably to help mobility scooter users.

Racks outside a supermarket in Northampton.

Racks outside the coop in Northampton.

Charles Bradlaugh Statue, Northampton Founder of the National Secular society according to: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Bradlaugh

Racks next to the bus station in Northampton.

Northampton

Northampton

Contraflow cycling in Northampton.

Route from Northampton Station into town.

Cycle counter in Northampton.

Abandoned city bike racks at Northampton Station.

Racks at Northampton Station.

Double decker / two tier racks at Northampton Station. I think they’ve been placed too close together as the fully extended rack illustrates.

How to use the double tiered racks at Northampton Station.

Racks at Northampton Station.

Double decker / two tiered racks at Northampton Station.

Double decker / two-tier racks at Northampton Station.

Cut-through to the Royal and Derngate Theatres, Northampton

Cut-through and cycle stands at the Premier Inn, Northampton

Red light for cyclists on this contraflow route east from the centre of Northampton

Routes through St Giles churchyard, Northampton

Cycle parking at Northampton Central Library

No Vehicles in the central shopping area of Northampton

Link to the contraflow cycle lane south into Northampton (looking north)

Start of contraflow cycle lane south into Northampton (looking north)

Contraflow cycle lane heading south into Northampton

Contraflow cycle lane on the route north from the centre of Northampton

Cycle crossing on the route north from the centre of Northampton

Heading south into the centre of Northampton - there's a line indicating that cyclists coming off the footway have priority over those on the on-road cycle lane - I think.

Start of cycleway north from the centre of Northampton

No motor vehicles except buses, taxis and minicabs towards Northampton bus station

Buses and cycles (NCN route 6) only towards Northampton station

Bike shop, Northampton

Link off NCN route 6 in Northampton (No Motor Vehicles Except Cycles - really?)

Link to NCN route 6 in Northampton

Cycle contraflow on NCN route 6 in Northampton (the No Entry sign refers to the alley to the left)

Cycle contraflow on NCN route 6 in front of All Saints church, Northampton

Cycle contraflow on NCN route 6 in Northampton

Cycle contraflow on NCN route 6 in front of Northampton's Guildhall

NCN route 6 south from central Northampton

NCN route 6 entering Northampton

Link to NCN route 6 in Northampton

Totally un-cycle-friendly dogs-leg pedestrian crossing on NCN route 6 in Northampton

Short shared-use section of NCN route 6 entering Northampton

Cycle parking at Morrisons supermarket, Northampton

Wasted opportunity for a riverside link to the University of Northampton's Waterside Campus

Route sign on riverside route, and Becket's Bridge, Northampton

Riverside route, Northampton

Riverside route, Northampton

Becket's Bridge and riverside route, Northampton

Becket's Bridge, from the University of Northampton's Waterside Campus to the town centre

Riverside route east through the University of Northampton's Waterside Campus

Bike-sharing at the University of Northampton's Waterside Campus

Cycle parking at shops on the University of Northampton's Waterside Campus

Map of the University of Northampton's Waterside Campus, showing cycle parking and the Beckets bridge, but not actual cycle routes.

Rising bollards on the University of Northampton's Waterside Campus

Full-width barriers and no thought of cyclists at the University of Northampton's Waterside Campus

Shared-use route to the University of Northampton's Waterside Campus

Shared-use route west from the University of Northampton's Waterside Campus

Shared-use route to the University of Northampton's Waterside Campus

Route north to the Wathen Wigg bridge and central Northampton

All options for a riverside route east from the Wathen Wigg bridge to the University of Northampton are blocked.

Route south from the Wathen Wigg bridge, Northampton

Unsigned cycle link west from the Wathen Wigg bridge, Northampton

Riverside route, Northampton

Riverside route, Northampton

Route sign by the riverside route and the Wathen Wigg bridge, Northampton

Riverside route and Wathen Wigg bridge, Northampton

Routes to the Wathen Wigg bridge and the riverside route, Northampton

Route signs on the route from the Wathen Wigg bridge to central Northampton

Road narrowing for safe pedestrian/cyclist crossing on the route from central Northampton to the Wathen Wigg bridge

Route from central Northampton to the Wathen Wigg bridge

Not many cars but beware of ducks in the road in St Marys

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