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Pavement along Station Road from Cockpen Road to junction with A142 is incomplete. 50mph road with residential housing missing the safe access link with Fordham village

Pathway obstructed by verge erosion and vegetation, single file at most, impossible with buggy, wheelchair, children in 50mph road.

Path needed to access local woods

Inadequate central refuge for cyclists to and from the National Trust's Anglesey Abbey property.

Helpful - no road signs. Newmarket is to the right.

A cut-through to the station car park would be useful here.

This is the only dropped kerb to join the shared-use footway to the pedestrian/cycle underpass beneath the A10

Sign for the National Byway west from Ely - but there's no safe crossing of the A10

Overloaded cycle stand near the excellent Toppings Bookshop, Ely - more needed

This would be a useful modal filter if there was a dropped kerb.

Station access, Ely - it's not signed, but cyclists wanting the new shared-use route under the railway need to cross at the toucan crossing in the distance.

Pointless shared-use sign, followed by Cyclists Dismount, which should be a Rejoin the Carriageway sign.

No Cycling - but the full width could be paved.

Parking restrictions are needed at this modal filter.

A shame the dropped kerb isn't aligned with the cut-through

There really should be a link from the B1382 to this isolated new development

Surely it would be sensible to put in a proper connection?

End of Cycle Route sign, because continuing it across the side-road is too much trouble.

Cyclists Dismount for the crossing to the right, End of Cycle Route ahead - which should read Cyclists Rejoin the Carriageway

Another annoying Cyclists Dismount sign - Rejoin the Carriageway would make sense.

Absurd gap in the footway - pedestrians and cyclists clearly carry on on the grass.

Toucan crossing and pointless barriers - with a huge space to avoid them

Shared-use footway - dropped kerb needed

Shocking - No Entry sign with no indication that this is a major cycle route to the Isle of Ely School and new housing.

Shared-use footway to the south; Except Cycle plate needed on the Dead End sign to the right.

According to OpenCycleMap this is a shared-use route, but there's no evidence on the ground.

This track could link to NCN route 11 without a great deal of work.

There could be a connection to NCN route 11 here, but there's a bit of a ditch in the way. The new cycle bridge by the Ely Southern Bypass has been built to be as isolated as possible from the surrounding area.

The Ely Southern Bypass - massively over budget, but they couldn't find a few quid for a cycle lane.

How can something so new be in such a terrible state?

Create a cycle route from Lode to Bottisham Lock and Waterbeach.

In winter, the eastern end of Cherry Tree Lane is impassable to walkers, wheelchairs, bicycles as the surface is very badly rutted. The lane is (unintentionally) being used regularly as a route by delivery drivers getting lost using sat nav ... [more]

Very steep bridge with cycle wheel ramps which are too narrow for wide tyres. Yet right next to this bridge is a flat bridge left raised all the time. If the flat bridge was left down, this cycle route would be accessible to disabled cyclis ... [more]

The cycleway is very narrow. It is used by children walking or cycling to school from Swaffham Bulbeck to Bottisham Village College. However, a cyclist would have to go in the road to overtake a pedestrian. Frankly at the moment the path i ... [more]

People cannot cycle to Lancaster Business Park. Please provide a cycle friendly footbridge to enable Ely residents to safely get to/from work.

NCN11 Lodes Way Crevasses Reported at: https://highwaysreporting.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/?id=00346483 On 27th August 2020 Received this message on 28th: Urgent works have been ordered for the defect you have reported.

NCN11 Lodes Way Crevasses

The vegetation and trees along the footpath are taking over the path and they need cut back, so that two people can actually pass without having to risk their safety to go on the street amidst traffic

Missing Link: Join the southern end of Cockpen Road to the northern end of Broads Road. This route could be alongside Ness Road or a permissive path across farmland.

Missing link: join the northern end of Broads Road to the southern end of Cockpit Road.

Install central refuge. This will help pedestrians and disabled to safely cross each carriageway. Currently negotiating opposing lines of 60mph traffic is a dice with death.

There is no pavement here. Just mud and trip hazards. If a pavement was added, it would be easier to cross before the turning, which is very wide and fast. Cars come at speed from all angles.

It is horrendous to cross the car park by foot, and impossible by wheelchair or with a pushchair - you have to walk in the road and by the blind corner that leads to Network Rail. By removing just two car parking spaces, and removing some o ... [more]

There is no pavement here, even though there is a bus stop. Just mud. A second pavement could allow for social distancing up Cam Drive, and to the new estate.

Conflict occurs here with cyclists wanting to go straight up Back Hill, as road space dominated by cars queuing to turn right into Broad St. Widening and clearer on-road marking would help.

Cycling into town can be dangerous, facing oncoming traffic. These vehicles often seem not to realise that they may be facing oncoming cyclists, and do not leave room for us to pass safely.

A continuous pavement from Beech Lane to St Mary's school would mean children would only have to cross one road to get to school.

There are lots of turning cars, from junction with Beech Lane, and from the Spar shop. A protected cycle lane on north-west edge would protect cyclists.

As the road is narrow for two lanes, and has lots of parked cars, it should be improved for cyclists and pedestrians. One way perhaps?

Add pedestrian route to allow access along Angel Drove on both sides

Widen pavement full length of route to Little Downham. Too narrow currently for safe passage in both directions

Need a safe pavement and cycleway between Reach and Swaffham Prior

Need a safe cycleway and pavement between Reach and Swaffham Prior

Need a safe pavement and cycleway between Reach and Burwell

Need a safe cycleway and footpath between Reach and Burwell

Need a footpath on this busy road

Bridge is too narrow; in fact the whole cycle path from Swaffham Bulbeck to Bottisham is too narrow, and too near the road. Cycle path is used by pupils from the Swaffhams at Bottisham College

Provide a dropped kerb so that Snailwell residents can access the off road cycle path to Fordham and beyond.

Provide a dropped kerb so that Snailwell residents can access the off road cycle path to Fordham and beyond.

Provide a dropped kerb so that Snailwell residents can access the off road cycle path to Fordham and beyond.

A couple of hundred metres of shared-use path would keep Cambridge-Newmarket cyclists off the A1304.

It is difficult to cross here because of 2 lanes of fast moving traffic. Perhaps an island to facilitate crossing for pedestrians and cyclists should be built here

It is difficult to cross here because of 2 lanes of fast moving traffic. Perhaps an island to facilitate crossing for pedestrians and cyclists should be built here

Cycleway out to Ely

Cycle lane all the way down to the business park from Fordham Road

Modal filter near bridges to prevent rat running and provide a safer route to Fordham

It is difficult to cross here because of 2 lanes of fast moving traffic. Perhaps an island to facilitate crossing for pedestrians and cyclists should be built here

It is difficult to cross here because of 2 lanes of fast moving traffic. Perhaps an island to facilitate crossing for pedestrians and cyclists should be built here

Maybe it would help if the cycle way followed the Witchford bypass to Common Road / Sedgeway business park, to save cyclistis having to stop and cross over at Lancaster Way roundabout, and head into the village. If the path from BP garage t ... [more]

Maybe it would help if the cycle way followed the Witchford bypass to Common Road / Sedgeway business park, to save cyclistis having to stop and cross over at Lancaster Way roundabout, and head into the village. If the path from BP garage t ... [more]

A cycleway should be added along the edge of the field, to allow access from Norfolk Drive & Witchford, to head down to Angel Drove, and Station without needing to come into Ely.

Path too narrow all through Fordham

The railings around the refuge herd people together. This is a busy crossing for commuters using the station.

Barriers force pedestrians and cyclists through a narrow gap and make it difficult to keep children on the pavement.

Give way paint not renewed in resurfacing work last year, leading to confusing directions that differ for those leaving vs those entering

Wider path needed

Narrow path with tight turns on south side of crossing

No left turn into Waitrose car park to reduce traffic on fore hill, high street and brays lane by the market

Market Street is primarily a bus and taxi hub and should be closed to other motorized traffic. The pavements are far too narrow to allow social distancing, particularly when queuing for buses. 2 way cycle lanes and badly needed cycle par ... [more]

Difficult to cross here due to volume of traffic and vehicles not indicating when exiting the roundabout

Difficult to cross here due to volume of traffic

Difficult to cross here due to cycle crossing being blocked by traffic waiting to leave Lancaster Way

Cycle lane needs extending to continue to Ely

Something needed to stop cars blocking the crossing for the cycle lane whilst waiting to get onto the A142

Create a 2 meter cycle way either side of the road and limit vehicle speeds to 40mph, from Ely to Littleport.

A safe crossing for the A142 and a shared cycle path Fordham to Burwell.

Make Silver Street exit single lane (rather than one each for left and right) to allow for wider pavements at the top

There is no pavement/cycle path to Fordham. Building one would allow Isleham children to get to the Fordham school. S106 contributions would help.

Pedestrian bridge or rail crossing here would complete a circular footpath from Stretham along the river bank & back via Little Thetford & Burying Way.

Having an incomplete section of cycle route on the downhill side of Angel Drove is pointless. Join it up to the A10 roundabout & Tesco roundabout.

One-way (with cycle contraflow) allowing eastbound traffic, east of the fire station, to support modal filtering on Chapel St and north of Lynn Rd/St Mary's St junction while maintaining access.

Modal-filter (by bollards or planters) Lynn Road, immediately north of the junction with St Mary’s Street? The pavements there are too narrow for social distancing, so using road space more efficiently by eliminating through motor traffic ... [more]

Road is too narrow for a vehicle to pass and give enough room, but many do not even slow down. Ideally road needs widening or at least some passing places adding

Road to ely. Fast traffic. Existing path notwide enough forc2-way cycles/pedestrians. Unsafe as also unlit

Infrastructure needed. It is really hard to turn right from the A1421 to the A1123 safely as drivers rarely give way even if you should have priority

Make one way to motor vehicles. I have been forced off the road by cars using it as a rat run when it should have been my priority

Something needed to prevent cars cutting the corner when turning at this junction. I have had several near misses when approaching the junction with cars on the wrong side of the road due to cutting the corner. it doesn't help that the road ... [more]

There is no cycleway from Sutton to Earith meaning cyclists have to take the dangerous bank road, which very few people do due to the levels of traffic thus cutting of Sutton from anything to the south of it, including the Cycle path to St ... [more]

Too narrow for social distancing

Widen shared path to the recommended 3m to allow for dictator distancing

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