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This listing only shows photos within Ely.
Go to the national CycleStreets photo listings for photos beyond.

Shared-use link to new housing on the former station site, Burwell

Pop-up cycle lane towards Ely station

Cyclists Rejoin Carriageway - properly set up and far better than just End of Cycleway and Cyclists Dismount signs

Excellent - road replaced by cycleway

Closed road past the Princess of Wales Hospital, Ely

Temporary cycleway protection in Ely.

NCN11 Lodes Way With horse mounting blocks

NCN11 Lodes Way

NCN11 Lodes Way

Foot and cycle bridge over the A142 south of Soham. The obstructive chicanes that are shown on Google Street View have been removed, making this a usable facility.

Wide shared-use footway through the railway underpass.

Wide shared-use footway through the railway underpass.

Neptunes Chair artwork on NCN11.

Secure Cycle Parking area - which requires an electronic fob to access.

A pump and workstand with tools are among the double decker cycle parking outside Ely Station.

Lode to Quy cycleway alongside the busy road for a short section.

Lode to Quy cycleway. The grey post marks the highway boundary.

New pathway, in this section there is a 0.5m-wide verge. Less separation than standards call for but certainly much better than what we had before (nothing), and connects to very nice hedge-separated pathways.

Cycle parking

Slow down markings

Covered cycle parking at a school

Lots of covered cycle parking at the Lantern Primary School, Ely

Lots of covered cycle parking at The Lantern Primary School, Ely

Changed priorities. Cycleway gets priority over side road along Witchford Road in Ely

Spotted the car shaped rack in an Ely motor vehicle storage area on Friday night! It was the other side of a fence so we locked our bikes to the railing to go into the High Flyer pub there.

My favourite campaigning style photo from Le #ReachRide 2014 at Wilderness Junction. 140505_103008_Reach_Ride Location: , Reach (England, United Kingdom) OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

See also #53575 Bike & Go bikes in place on Ely station. They look like the Minerva hire bikes you see a lot in Cambridge but are actually made by Raleigh.

Shadow art, showing (according to the plaque): Fen Skater, Eel catcher and Victorian Entomologist. See

NCN 11 cycle route. On the right there's a solitary cycle parking stand and on the extreme left there's part of a horse mounting block just visible.

Cattle grids

Footbridge in Reach.

Poster board explaining the historical significance of this area as a port at the head of navigation.

Designated cycle parking area for Le Reach Ride 2014. #ReachRide If its wet on the day there's some hard standing area just a little further up the road.

Lodes Way sign guides you across the busy road ahead via a toucan crossing.



Morris dancing at Reach Fair 2013 - the destination of our #ReachRide

The cycle parking area at Reach after we flattened it as much as possible. See before: #49112.

Signs on the Lodes Way

Network signage

Clear signage at Wilderness Junction.

Lots of cycle parking at Ely station, virtually full except for the newest stands at the south end

Pathway raised above flood level for walkers and cyclists. Clear width 1.0m

Pathway raised above flood level for pedestrians and cyclists

Awesome amount of cycle parking at this new supermarket and it would be awesome if it was full. There's also an electric vehicle charging point nearby.

At a new supermarket in Ely.

Want better cycle routes to the station ?

This station map shows a cycle route to the cathedral.

Another Outspoken delivery?

New cycle parking at Reach

Cycle ambulance ready for action at Reach Fair

Reach Fair Ride 2012.

Reach Fair Ride 2012.

The Mayor of Cambridge Ian Nimmo-Smith on the Reach Fair Ride 2012.

National Trust Community Cycle Hoops at the Black Horse, Swaffham Bulbeck

Cycle parking at Ely station. There is space for about 100 bikes.

You may have to carry your bike over this narrow plank bridge. Still worth it.

Placid longhorn cattle!

giant halfwayfolded in a cross country trains vestibule

Reach Fair ride event returns to Bottisham.

Simon Nuttall organized a great ride to Reach Fair Ride and back to Cambridge.

Return ride from Reach Fair.

Cambridge MP Julian Huppert on the Reach Fair Ride 2011.

Road closed in Swaffham Prior for a Royal Wedding street party.

New signalled crossing of the B1102 at Lode.

New cycle bridge on the Lodes Way (NCN11) returning from Wicken Fen

The new cycle bridge on the Lodes Way (NCN11), returning from Wicken Fen

The new Reach Lode bridge on the Lodes Way, the new route for NCN11 opened on 12 September 2010.

The newly opened bridge at Reach Lode on the rerouted NCN11

Opening the new Reach Lode bridge

Lots of cycle racks at Ely station, and they are full to bursting.

Raised zebra crossing, block paved, in heritage area.

This is a great little path, connecting Witchford Rd to St Johns Rd at the top of the rise (houses on the skyline).

This is a great little path, serving the housing between the A10 and Witchford Rd, unfortunately marred by barriers. where it meets the road. Replace with simple bollards.

New path to housing development. Nice path, visibility could be improved at junction with Witchford Rd.

Great path, but move the bin !

Excellent little cycle path link, but not signed off Cambridge Road / Tower Rd - you have to know it is there.

Unfinished link to the end of St Johns Rd, Ely

Existing traffic free cycle paths around recent housing estates, linking to St John's Rd area in Ely.

New cycle path links into new housing. Off St Johns Rd, Ely.

New cycle path links into St John's Road and the Ely suburbs

Riders at Peacock Tearooms in Ely. Highly recommended tearooms.

Reach Riders 2009 enjoying a cup of tea at Peacock's Tea rooms in Ely

Cycle parking provided for Reach Fair

Parking kindly provided for cyclists at Reach Fair.

Parking kindly provided for cyclists at Reach Fair.

Swaffham Bulbeck Lode Bridge - official opening event.

The new Connect2 Sustrans route winding into the distance from the bridge at Swaffham Bulbeck Lode.

NCN cycle path to Ely.

National Cycle Network signage in Swaffham Prior (High St).

National Cycle Network sign in Burwell.

NCN 11 entering Wicken Fen from Burwell

NCN 51 just west of Bottisham - a surprisingly good route, not just your basic narrow shared-use footpath.

Inaugral Camcycle 20/50 riders on their way back to Cambridge.

Inaugral Camcycle 20/50 riders at Ely.

Sustrans public art - with agricultural workers in the background. (The location of this photo is from a GPS device.)

Excellent cycle parking at the café at Wicken Fen.

Sustrans Route 11 Cattle Grid

directional signage

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