If you have ideas for improving the safety and ease of travelling to neighbouring areas by foot or by bike, be it the city centre or the Pyewipe Inn or further afield like the bike shop at Doddington Hall, then please let us know.
As part of LLRA’s 2021-2040 Neighbourhood Plan development for Long Leys we would like to hear resident’s views on improving support for adults and children who would like to choose walking and cycling for more trips to work/school and for leisure activities. In particular, we would like to receive ideas about how the cycling and footpath network could be improved. You can share your views by emailing Jon Davies, who is leading work on this focus area of the Neighbourhood Plan. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition, Jon is looking to get a group of interested members of the Long Leys community together to explore ideas about improving walking and cycling needs in more detail. This may be via a specific meeting or just one on one conversations. Please do get in touch with Jon if you would like to contribute to this: email@example.com
Background to 2021-2040 Neighbourhood Plan
This activity is part of the Neighbourhood Planning project for Long Leys and supports the following focus area:
- Footpaths and cycle-ways: Improving safe and easy access into neighbouring areas and the city centre.
The Long Leys Neighbourhood Plan is being developed by LLRA and community volunteers, along with specialist support from a grant funded planning consultant and other specialist consultants. The overall project is being managed, on behalf of LLRA, by the Neighbourhood Planning Action Group (NPAG). If you would like to volunteer to help with any of the Neighbourhood Plan activity, which is 100% community led and controlled, then email us at NPAG@long-leys.org. Volunteers willingly give up their time to benefit the whole Long Leys community. See long-leys.org/neighbourhood-plan/ for more details on the project.
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sue tilford says
It would be good if there was a crossing ( even a zebra one ie minus lights) across the Saxilby Rd to get to the Pyewipe. A pathway from Bishop’s Bridge to the crossing would be great. Once at the Pyewipe there is the Sustrans link down to Skelly and Doddington .
There is a very very overgrown bridleway from Bishop’s Bridge to Burton Lane which if cut back would be suitable for off road cycles. Once on Burton Lane then Burton Waters is accessible , I have not accessed the cycle track from there but given the number of cyclists it must be quite easy
I appreciate your focus is on walking and cycling but it would be great if horse riders were able to use the paths as well Sue Tilford
Nicola Reeves says
Signs saying ‘No cycling’ under the no cycling symbols, as it seems people don’t understand the circle signs. So many times, people are rude along the canal path behind Sainbury’s local because people walking don’t move out of the way and only today a couple of teenage boys nearly sent my young girls flying as the boys came speeding down aldermans walk on their bikes. When I told them it was no bikes I just got told it should be no children and next time they won’t stop.