Donate using PayPal

All photos in & around Oxford

Showing items 1 to 100 from total of 805 items. Ordered by photo # descending.

Photo # Icon Photo Caption Categorisation
143195Photo #143195There are brand new cycle lanes on both side of this road and they would be great except cars and delivery vehicle park all over them and make them more dangerous than if they didn't exist. They need to bollard them off all the way along both sides to prevent parking.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
143194Photo #143194This is a great new cycle way that has been built but cars and delivery vehicles just park all over it making it useless and more dangerous than if it didn't exist. They need to put bollards all the way along both sides to prevent parking on it.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
143162Photo #143162This road is one of many used as a rat run by very fast drivers at rush hour to get to and from the Quarry junction to the ring road. It should be turned into a Low Traffic Neighbourhood.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
143161Photo #143161This road is one of many used as a rat run by very fast drivers at rush hour to get to and from the Quarry junction to the ring road. It should be turned into a Low Traffic Neighbourhood.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
143158Photo #143158This road is a very long steep road and the surface is full of holes and bumps that are not noticeable to vehicles but are very dangerous for cyclists going downhill. The road needs to be better maintained with cyclists in mind as a priority over other more level roads.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
143157Photo #143157This road is a very long steep road and the surface is full of holes and bumps that are not noticeable to vehicles but are very dangerous for cyclists going downhill. The road needs to be better maintained with cyclists in mind as a priority over other more level roads.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
141176Photo #141176Access to and from the ramp for the short recently constructed on pavement cycle path has been blocked for weeks by car registration number BO53 TTR. Double yellow lines are required to restore access and prevent recurrent obstruction.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
138154Photo #138154Iffley Road. Leaving Oxford there is an intermittent cycle way and narrow pavements. Cars parked make it dangerous for cyclists as they move out past them. Needs to get rid of on street parking.Track:
Problem
track
138138Photo #138138The section passing Wood Farm has a great new cycle path that is wide enough but past the r'bout here the roadway is wide enough for a good wide cycle lane but what is painted is far too narrow and is positively dangerous at the points where the central islands are because it gives the impression there is space for a cycle and a vehicle which there isn't. There needs to be a consistently wide-enough lane the whole way for cycles passing the islands.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
137357Photo #137357Iffley road. Leaving Oxford there is an intermittent cycle way and narrow pavements. Cars parked make it dangerous for cyclists as they move out past them. Needs to get rid of on street parking.Track:
Problem
track
137068Photo #137068When coming out of Swinburne Road and heading towards the river, if you want to reach the segregated cycle path you have to either cross the road and cross back, or cycle on the pavement. Making this short stretch of pavement shared would allow easier access to the shared cycle path.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
137066Photo #137066If cycling straight on at these traffic lights when travelling south, it can be hard to know where to position in the road without getting in the way of traffic or getting squeezed in the cycle lane. Some cycle markings in the middle of carriageway to make it clearer how to reach the middle of the box would help.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
137064Photo #137064The point at which cyclists have to leave the shared pavement and join the road is about 1 metre too early - it feels alarmingly like coming off the pavement straight into a stream of traffic. Just a metre of extra shared pavement would make a smooth ride off into a bus & bike lane, which would feel much safer!Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
136909Photo #136909Cyclists who come from the Barracks Lane/Marsh Park cycle route to go up Temple Road risk collision with cars travelling too fast up Marsh Road into Crescent Road and vice versa. Drivers often assume that cyclists are travelling the same route as them, ie Crescent-Marsh Roads, and turn into either road without signalling or drivers go very fast straight up and down Temple Road. Speed restrictions monitored by camera and new painted road lines and cycle lanes would help prevent an accident.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
136901Photo #136901Busy junction at intersection of Marsh Road and Oxford/Cowley Road with nearby bus stop, no cycle lanes, bad road surface, cars parked along road and large vehicles turning in and out of Marsh Road from the Council depot. This area is used by many cyclists. New road markings and a new cycle lane - making it clear where cyclists are allowed - along the Oxford Road going both into and out of the city centre would improve safety considerably. A new road surface linking this section of the Oxford/Cowley Road to where the recently-improved road surface now stops, would be of great help to cyclistsCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
136812Photo #136812There should be a traffic light at this dangerous junction with a waiting area for cyclists in front of motor traffic.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
136677Photo #136677These roads (Div, Southfield and side streets) should be access onlyTemporary closure:
Problem
closure
136396Photo #136396James St, fast traffic, narrow road and pavements, needs closing between St Mary's Rd and James St to stop through trafficTemporary closure:
Problem
closure
136149Photo #136149Same problem as at the St.Clements entrance to the roundabout - the right-turn cycle lane is in the wrong place, putting cyclists to the left of cars that may cut across them to exit on to the Cowley Road.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
136120Photo #136120Cowley Road is dangerous for cyclists.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
135910Photo #135910There are long sections of this path where there are parallel paths which have been very overgrown. Clearing these areas would allow segregation of cyclists and pedestrians making it safer for bothTrack:
Problem
track
135859Photo #135859Iffley Rd is too narrow for cyclists,buses and rush hour traffic. It needs to have wide pavements and wide cycle lanes. It could be part of a congestion charge for people coming in to the city ho do not live in the postcodeCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
135702Photo #135702Where the two chicanes are on Sandford Road, they need to be regularly swept and weeds removed so there is space to use themCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
135523Photo #135523Resident, delivery, taxi and bus-only access. We must move towards a car-free environment. Non-residents need to find other ways of getting into town.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
135185Photo #135185The pavements on the hill section of Old Road are too narrow to social distance, and cycling here can be very intimidating and dangerous especially for children travelling to Cheney or Windmill. Now that the buses go through the Churchill site there is no need for through vehicle traffic here. A closure would greatly improve safety and enjoyability of cycling this route. Without it there is not space for improving pedestrian or cycle infrastructure.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
135112Photo #135112Prior to the pandemic there was a problem with rat running through many roads within the block. A full time filtered closure at the junction of Margaret/York road, along with those suggested at quarry High street/Road and on St Leonards Road would open the streets to pedestrians/cyclists, improve access to the local parks and improve safe access to school, which will all be threatened by the predicted greater volume of private car traffic. It would also improve access to streets for residents to socialise and build on the community thag has grown during the pandemic and make space for kids to play.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
135071Photo #135071It is impossible to pass on the pavement at a safe distance, and scary to step into the traffic, especially walking with children, particularly on the East sideTrack:
Problem
track
134830Photo #134830Bus gate as part of Flo Park LTN.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
134829Photo #134829Filter as part of Flo Park LTN.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
134758Photo #134758This gateway should be made permanent, not permissive.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
134724Photo #134724The road allows cyclists to turn in using a cycle path however it is almost always impossible to use. Either it is full of glass or someone has parked illegally. It would be better if it was raised and clearly not to be used for parking.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
134567Photo #134567This footpath is too narrow and poorly maintained. It feels unsafe.Track:
Problem
track
134538Photo #134538The whole stretch from Magdalen Bridge and past Rose Lane is full of potholes and manholes, making cycling hazardous. This is especially the case when there is much cycle, car and bus traffic: going over one of these holes can easily cause a serious accident if you’re not careful. It’s almost impossible to keep a straight course when going over one of these. A lethal accident is waiting to happen.

Repair road properly or restrict access to all but absolutely necessary traffic so that cyclist can cycle down the middle of the road and dodge the holes.
Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
134536Photo #134536The whole stretch from Magdalen Bridge and past Rose Lane is full of potholes and manholes, making cycling hazardous. This is especially the case when there is much cycle, car and bus traffic: going over one of these holes can easily cause a serious accident if you’re not careful. It’s almost impossible to keep a straight course when going over one of these. A lethal accident is waiting to happen.

Repair road properly or restrict access to all but absolutely necessary traffic so that cyclist can cycle down the middle of the road and dodge the holes.
Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
134481Photo #134481Needs a wheel-ramp up the side of the bridge for prams and bikesCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
134468Photo #134468Forget all the tediously practical and useful suggestions being made on this website. We REALLY REALLY need a bridge here there is a huge pent up demand from all the cyclists and pedestrians stuck at the back of the ice rink unable to complete their journey to the empty space the other side of the river. With such brilliant existing infrastructure for pedestrians and cyclists across the rest of Oxford and with the country flush with money it doesn’t know what to do with, I can see it’s hard to find any better projects…… In case anybody thinks I’m serous I’m not. This bridge is biggest waste of money ever – I not sure if it’s a central government failing or local government failing but as a tax payer is so depressing to see such pointless waste when there are so many underfunded public services and national debt is rising massively. GIVE THE MONEY BACK IF YOU CAN’T SPEND IT SENSIBLYCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
134401Photo #134401Cycle access onto A40 needs improvingCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
134366Photo #134366Stop putting christmas markets here, it's a key cycle route throught the city that the Council seem happy to block every year. Put the market where the car parking spaces are and the road is much wider than needed by the cars.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
134311Photo #134311Instead of providing a filter lane for vehicles, use the space to provide a refuge filter for cycling from Rymers Lane to Beauchamp Lane and vice versa so that there is a safe crossing for the cycle routeCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
134306Photo #134306Closure to vehicles so that Beauchamp Lane becomes a street for walking and cycling as it is is part of a cycle route from E Oxford to Blackbird LeysCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
134302Photo #134302Closure to vehicles so that Beauchamp Lane becomes a street for walking and cycling as it is is part of a cycle route from E Oxford to Blackbird LeysTemporary closure:
Problem
closure
134022Photo #134022The new junction here should maintain the right of way of those on the cycle path, as it has been installed it's yet another place where cyclists and pedestrians have to stop and give wayCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
134010Photo #134010If this were Holland or Denmark there would be cycle track under each side of the roundabout. The money has been found to put a bridge over the top for the bypass, if cycling and walking is to be seriously promoted underpasses are needed so that these scary junctions can be quickly and safely avoided, 2 set of pedestrian crossings are too slow to encourage walking and cycling. Making cycling quicker than driving will encourage more to cycle.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
133868Photo #133868There is a cycle route from Cherwell Drive to Ashlong Road and from Elms Drive to the crossing at Horseman Close. THERE IS NO CYCLE ROUTE BETWEEN ASHLONG AND ELMS DRIVE. This means cyclists try to cycle along the narrow footpath or have to swerve into the road and then back when they get to Elms Drive.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
133709Photo #133709The road allows cyclists to turn in using a cycle path however it is almost always impossible to use. Either it is full of glass or someone has parked illegally. It would be better if it was raised and clearly not to be used for parking.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
133446Photo #133446Southbound across the roundabout is hopeless for cyclists. There should be at least explicit permission to use the bus lane and an advance box. A separate lane on the left would be even better, e.g. an on demand slot which activates out of sync with left turning traffic. (The current 'official' route is to cross THREE roads, 2 with an on demand crossing, one with nothing. Unacceptably slow and impractical, extremely dangerous and impossible for trailers/tandems/trikes due to tight turns.)Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
133352Photo #133352As a cyclist you can’t turn in anywhere here to access the Westgate.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
133348Photo #133348Closure does wonders for overall traffic flow through Oxford. But need to consult with local shops how to best create signage and access for shoppers.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
133345Photo #133345There is no safe north-south path through the city for cycling. You either have to weave through pedestrians by the university church, turn left at the bottom of Turl Street straight into the buses or wiggle down very poor visibility lane under Bridge of Sighs.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
133344Photo #133344There is no safe north-south path through the city for cycling. You either have to weave through pedestrians by the university church, turn left at the bottom of Turl Street straight into the buses or wiggle down very poor visibility lane under the Bridge of Sighs.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
133340Photo #133340New path is great but please make wider like the path south of the cityCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
133324Photo #133324Introduce 1.5 m mandatory passing room, for buses (and cars), when passing cyclists throughout Oxford, especially in narrow areas such as town end of Abingdon Road. It only requires a law and bit of patience on part of drivers.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
133323Photo #133323Ensure cycle way is marked to and from bridge .....there is quite a gap with no markings.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
133322Photo #133322This is the main Sustrans route into Oxford from South ..plus main route to Westgate from South. It needs to be integrated all the way into town from Marlborough Road, plus ramps and steps at both sides plus drastically improved lighting for nighttime. This should have been included in Westgate development !!!Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
133311Photo #133311Stop sign neededTrack:
Problem
track
133231Photo #133231Click Yes! if you agree Walton St should return to normal and those who don't like should go live elsewhere!!Track:
Problem
track
133227Photo #133227If you don't like Walton Street fully open, then sell up and move somewhere else. You chose to move here as it was.Track:
Problem
track
133226Photo #133226North of here is very high number of multiple car ownership with both on & off street parking. All residents should stop owning/driving cars, entire area made fully pedestrian/cycling only. All roads should have picnic tables, benches to turn roads into socialising areas. Stop Choking Walton ManorTemporary closure:
Problem
closure
133224Photo #133224Leave Walton St open as it always has been, slightly widen pavements to prioritise pedestrians over cyclists and enable maximum social distancing for pedestrians. Traffic calming for cars shared with cyclists. Cyclists fined for parking bikes that block pavements/properties/road signsTrack:
Problem
track
133151Photo #133151There is no need to close Walton Street. It will create chaos for residents in side streets, create new rat runs and damage business. We don't have the climate for widespread outdoor seating - and any increase in the use of outdoor space heaters would be wrong. Walton Street is a commercial thoroughfare and has been for 200 years - it is not an appropriate road for closure.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
132935Photo #132935St Peter's College should enforce their policy of not permitting students to fix cycles to their railings on what is already a narrow pavement.Track:
Problem
track
132550Photo #132550Pavement parking leaves insufficient pedestrian/wheelchair access even before covid.
Excessive vehicle speeds - road should be closed or one way with.
Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
132253Photo #132253Cars often do not stop, even when children are crossing. Change the zebra crossing to a traffic light crossingTrack:
Problem
track
132252Photo #132252Cars often do not stop, even when children are crossing. Change the zebra crossing to a traffic light crossingTrack:
Problem
track
132250Photo #132250Crossing to and from SS Mary & John Church at this point is risky and dangerous although it is the most logical place to cross. Add a crossing point.Track:
Problem
track
132249Photo #132249There is no way for pedestrians to safely cross the London Road to Morrell Avenue at this point. Add a crossing.Track:
Problem
track
132248Photo #132248There is a two-way cycle track that suddenly begins/ ends here with a confusing crossing shared with pedestrians. Usage needs to be clarified/ made safer.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
132247Photo #132247Create a (two-way) cycle track here making use of the wide verges so that cyclists going from Warneford Road/ Old Road to Headington can turn right at the London Road without having to negotiate the big main junctionCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
132190Photo #132190Remove shop merchandise from the pavement as it creates a pinch point for pedestrians esp. for wheelchair users and bugggies.Track:
Problem
track
132187Photo #132187Road too small for the current volume of traffic (pre-coronavirus).
Access only traffic to be permitted.
Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
132184Photo #132184Do not bring buses into Broad Street as this will hugely reduce the quality of the space and prevent pedestrian use of the public space, and space for outdoor cafe seating, public seating.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
132182Photo #132182Change this very dangerous roundabout to lights. Include segregated cycle lanes.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
132177Photo #132177Close Bartlemas Rd, Southfield Rd and Divinity Rd to prevent rat running, congestion, pollution, improve safety, reduce noise, and enable social distancing.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
131741Photo #131741For cyclists trying to turn right onto the cyclepath along the bypass, they have to cross 2 lanes of traffic which is dangerous at busy times. The signage could be improved here tooCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
131417Photo #131417Access only closure of this road, which is a rat run between Cowley and Hill top Roads.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
131416Photo #131416It could also be beneficial for the road to be access only to prevent a rat run between Southfield and Divinity RoadsTemporary closure:
Problem
closure
131411Photo #131411It has been used as a throughway, so would be best for a cycleway alternative to the Cowley RoadTemporary closure:
Problem
closure
131326Photo #131326High volume of trafficTemporary closure:
Problem
closure
131324Photo #131324Too much through trafficTemporary closure:
Problem
closure
131303Photo #131303Buses frequently block on-road cycleway meaning cyclists must divert to opposite carriageway or pavement, or be stuck in traffic, all dangerous. Pavement is wide enough for dedicated cyclewayCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
131302Photo #131302Repeated interruption of cycle lane by bus stops creates conflict between bus users and cyclists - let alone the state of the cycleway which is poor.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
131297Photo #131297Remove parking next to covered market and put in cycle way. Current arrangements force cyclists into path of buses taking middle of road to pass parked vehicles, with frequent gridlockCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
131296Photo #131296Pavement is narrow and cambered and results in frequent face-offs between pedestrians cyclists and service vehiclesTrack:
Problem
track
130992Photo #130992The change from cycle lane onto road here is dangerous. Cars coming at speed do not look for cyclists coming off cycle path and it'snnot safe for pedestrians to carry on cycling on the pavememt across brookside as the pavement is too narrow.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
130767Photo #130767Please don't make the area a one way system or this will allow cars to drive faster, with fewer obstructions. Two way traffic does at least create some natural traffic calming and creating a one way system will give greater priority to the car and make it easier to drive faster through. The road should be closed for resident access only instead.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
130762Photo #130762Cars parked on the footpath make it difficult to get past with a buggy and send the message that the car takes priority over pedestriansTrack:
Problem
track
130757Photo #130757Before social distancing, it was difficult enough to get past with a buggy, having to contend with parked cars, bins, overgrown hedges etc. Now, I am constantly crossing the road to avoid people when they do not move over and weaving around parked cars.Track:
Problem
track
130752Photo #130752Too often I see cyclists subjected to road rage by drivers who do not want to wait for them to cycle up the hill and try and force them to move over. Our road is not cycle friendly and it is such a good connecting street that it should be prioritized as a cycle friendly street. If it was, I would use it but I am too scared at the moment.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
130751Photo #130751Something needs to be done to slow the speed of cars on Morrell Avenue. More speed responsive signage and police checks.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
130744Photo #130744The road is used as a cut through and many of the cars speed which makes it dangerous for getting my toddler in and out of the car - often the cars do not wait for me to do this and squeeze past me which is terrifying. The number and dominance of cars is causing increasing air pollution and this doesn't feel like the residential street that it should be - which is a street open for all users - cyclists, pedestrians, human interactions. Car's should be at the bottom of the street user hierarchy.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
130704Photo #130704There is an overwhelming amount of traffic on a small residential street. Often traffic becomes backed up well past one even two turns. I regularly see parked cars with broken mirrors, side damage, and other incidents. Thank youTemporary closure:
Problem
closure
130659Photo #130659There is an overwhelming amount of traffic on a small residential street. Often traffic becomes backed up well past one even two turns. I regularly see parked cars with broken mirrors, side damage, and other incidents. Thank youTemporary closure:
Problem
closure
130633Photo #130633The hedges are growing out over the pavement so it is difficult to pass someone safely without stepping out into the cycle lane. Can the council require the owners of the land to cut them back? It’s where the bowling club used to beTrack:
Problem
track
130623Photo #130623People speeding through dangerously between Divinity and Southfield. Make the whole area from Hill Top to Cowley rd between Divinity and Southfield residents access only.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
130621Photo #130621People speeding through dangerously between Divinity and Southfield. Make the whole area from Hill Top to Cowley rd between Divinity and Southfield residents access only.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
130542Photo #130542Pavement/road here have sunk/been damaged by vehicles and are often blocked by bikes in term, which means it's difficult to avoid walking in the centre of the road, which is a popular route for cyclists. Request colleges whose contractor vehicles have probably damaged the pavement do proper repairs and request students not to leave bikes on the pavement. In the longer term this should be completely repaved to be a shared route with priority for cycles/pedestrians over vehicles.Track:
Problem
track
130536Photo #130536This is a dangerous junction for cyclists turning to or from Elsfield that is uncomfortable to use due to speed of traffic. Signage/road markings/layout improvements needed.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
130086Photo #130086Cycles have to mix with traffic. There’s plenty of space for cycle lanes here but no provision.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
129499Photo #129499Too much thro traffic, not safe for cyclistsTemporary closure:
Problem
closure
129327Photo #129327Pavements on at least one side of hill Top Road (and Southfield Rd) need to be able to be walked along safely - and made safe for wheelchair and buggy users.Track:
Problem
track

We welcome your feedback, especially to report bugs or give us route feedback.

My comments relate to: *






Your comments: *
URL of page: * https://oxford.cyclestreets.net/photos/all/
How did you find out about CycleStreets?:
Your name:
Our ref: Please leave blank - anti-spam measure

* Items marked with an asterisk [*] are required fields and must be fully completed.