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Gallery: Cambridge on Ice - problems in 2007 and 2008

These are photographs which members of Cambridge Cycling Campaign have added. Problems were:
- Cycle parking not being provided until after the development opened
- Inadequate cycle parking (in breach of the City Council's standards)
- Churn on the path
- No space to go through the German Market
- Poor visibility at Reality Checkpoint due to the German Market stalls

In 2008, they plan to create a market for 10 days, which would block the route for cycling (see last image for a similar example).

This gallery was created on Sunday, 9th November 2008

Very narrow width created by Cambridge On Ice's new German Market stalls; even walking a bike through here will be difficult when it is filled with crowds. Cambridge On Ice seem not to be respecting the fact that Parker's Piece is more t ... [more]

Danger created by Cambridge On Ice's new German Market. A basic safety issues has been created here: there is merely a few metres' visibility here.

Danger created by Cambridge On Ice's new German Market. A basic safety issues has been created here: there is merely a few metres' visibility here.

A temporary cycle and walking route needs to be added round the back of Cambridge On Ice's German Market.

The spacing between these stalls for Cambridge On Ice's German Market does not respect the heavily-used nature of this key walking and cycling route.

Cambridge On Ice's installation, making heavy use of the grass. There can be no justification for not allowing a cycling/walking bypass route behind the new German Market stalls.

Cambridge On Ice's installation, making heavy use of the grass. There can be no justification for not allowing a cycling/walking bypass route behind the new German Market stalls.

Inadequate wheel-bender parking at Cambridge Ice Rink, Parkers Piece

Temporary bike racks in use, Cambridge on Ice between Box Office & coffe van, 11.20am Wed 28th Nov 07.

Still no cycle parking at the Cambridge On Ice attraction on Parker's Piece - bikes left sometimes insecurely against the railings.

Inadequate wheel-bender parking at Cambridge Ice Rink, Parkers Piece

Inadequate wheel-bender parking at Cambridge Ice Rink, Parkers Piece

Inadequate wheel-bender parking at the Cambridge Ice Rink, Parkers Piece

Problem associated with the ice rink on parkers piece - all the vehicles have churned up the park here creating a hazard for walkers and cycling. UPDATE: We've received assurances that these items will be dealt with [22 Nov, 4pm]

Informal 'cyclists dismount' sign on Parker's Piece, during the 'Big Day Out' event in the summer.

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