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Cycling in Sittingbourne

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NCN1 route

NCN1 continues on the left.

As soon as we join NCN routes we see more cyclists, such as this family group.

Using the footway where the roads are busy.

Using the footway where the roads are busy

Using the footway

The cycle route ahead Location: , Swale Borough (England, United Kingdom)

Horse stile on the Victory Wood Multi-user Path.

View from the Victory Wood Multi-user Path.

Victory Wood Multi-user Path.

View from the Victory Wood Multi-user Path.

View from the Victory Wood Multi-user Path.

View from the Victory Wood Multi-user Path.

Victory Wood Multi-user Path.

View from the Victory Wood Multi-user Path.

Brand new M stands installed at the QE2 Jubilee Centre and already in use on their first day

Cyclo cross pro In action. He "walked" this bike wheel after wheel onto the table in a most remarkable way.

Getting ready to take off

Cycle parking at Newington station.

Turn left here for Faversham and London

Remove cycle sign. Lost my bottle at this stage. Didn't have the guts to cycle up the A2 to the roundabout

Remove

Remove cycle sign

Cycle path to Canterbury. This section needs sorting out as does the contradictory signage

Cycle path to Canterbury. Not helpful...

Cycle path to Canterbury. Could do with a bit of TLC and being a bit wider

The very faint dashed white line in the distance is the Highways Agency's official cycle path... You are then expected to cycle to the left of the rumble strip and may join the pavement at the drop kerb

This way to Canterbury. Work needs to be done to improve the transition and the path needs to be wider

This way to Faversham and London

This needs to be removed.

This needs to be removed.

This needs to be removed.

This needs to be removed.

Turn left at the T Junction (effectively straight on) for Canterbury. Whatever you do, DO NOT follow the road as it bears right and then filters on to the A2

Straight on for Canterbury

Ready made cycle lane for the climb

Yes, a hill. Long and straight. And sheltered by trees. Shorter and less exposed than the A2.

Good food and good beer

Good food and good beer

And into Boughton-under-Blean. A much better route to Canterbury

Turn left here. A much better route to Canterbury

A much better route to Canterbury

This needs to go

This needs to go

This needs to go

Need directional signage here directing cyclists off the new A2 onto the safer and more direct route through Boughton

This needs to go

Low security cycle parking. There's enough space for some Sheffield stands here instead.

Great colourful bicycle seen in Hope Street.

Cycle parking outside Sheerness Library. Unfortunately set against a wall, thus reducing the capacity to just a single bicycle.

Cycle parking outside Sheerness library. Unfortunately set against a wall, thus halving the effective capacity to just two bicycles.

Cycle parking in corner of car park.

Cycle path on north side of High Street, starting at junction with Beach Street.

Cycle parking outside Gemini jewellers on Sheerness's High Street.

Cycle parking at the end of Russell Street at the junction with High Street. Unfortunately positioned against a wall, which halves their effective capacity to just two bicycles.

Cycle parking at the end of Russell Street where it meets the High Street. Unfortunately poorly placed against a wall, thus halving the capacity to just two bicycles.

Cycle parking beside Sheerness's High Street. Poorly placed against a wall, thus reducing the capacity to a single bicycle.

Cycle parking in Sheerness's High Street.

Cycle route sign towards the seafront. Note Google StreetView imagery shows a different shop in the background.

Cycle route to the seafront via Rose Street and the High Street.

Cycle route sign on west corner of Hope Street / Broad Street junction. The sign saying "Queen's Way Est; New Road Ind Est" (see Google StreetView imagery) is missing. Fault reported to Kent Highway Services on 2011-Mar-14. Ref 25611.

North-east-bound cycle route sign on the west side of the road.

The cycle path crosses Medway Road.

The cycle path crosses Kent Road.

The cycle route crosses the road via a zebra crossing.

South-west-bound cycle route sign on the east side of the zebra crossing.

The cycle route crosses to the south side of the road via a Zebra crossing

The cycle route crosses the road outside St. Edward's School.

The cycle path heading SW into Hope Street / New Road.

Looking NW along the new cycle path on the south side of Broad Street. The light-coloured line is a drain cover, not a painted line.

Cycle route crossing south-west over Broad Street.

Start of new cycle path outside school.

Cycle parking just a few moments away from the high street.

Southbound exit from Millennium Way onto segregated cycle path.

Cycle path on north side of Millennium Way with toucan crossing across the road to reach Rose Street and Aldi.

Segregated cycle path rejoins road as a cycle lane.

Segregated cycle path on west side of Millennium Way. Rejoins the road as a cycle lane adjacent to the covered cycle parking (#28992) outside Aldi.

Non-covered cycle parking outside Aldi. Covered cycle parking shown in photo #28991 is adjacent.

Covered cycle parking outside Aldi. Space for 10 bicycles.

Cycle parking at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School.

Faversham station has good cycle parking at it's car park at the rear, but no cycle parking at the front of the station. There's not any signs at the front of the station advising of the cycle parking at the rear either. Hence cycles get pa ... [more]

Platforms 1&2, 3&4, and the entrance/exits are accessed via steps and a subway. There is no lift at Faversham. A planning application for a lift was made in March 2010, but it was refused.

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