Obstructions on cycle routes in Cambridge

Parks and Commons


Jesus Green

Entrance from Park Parade opposite Portugal Street

Four red marks
No trailers

Image of an obstruction, as described adjacent Two pinch stiles.
Jesus Green
Entrance from Lower Park Street (Path towards Jesus Lock)

Two red marks
No trailers

Image of an obstruction, as described adjacent A single bollard creates a tight squeeze and prevents two-way cycle traffic using this busy path.
Jesus Green

Entrance from Lower Park Street (Path towards Victoria Avenue)

Two red marks
No trailers

Image of an obstruction, as described adjacent Again, a single bollard creates a tight squeeze and prevents two-way cycle traffic using this busy path.
Jesus Green

Entrance from the northernmost pelican crossing on Victoria Avenue

Three red marks
No trailers

Image of an obstruction, as described adjacent Two bollards and a pinch style block this busy cycle route from Midsummer Common onto Jesus Green.

If there was ever a justification for this, there certainly isn’t now. There are no animals on Jesus Green, and the “safety” fencing beyond (itself inconvenient to crossing cyclists) eliminates any purported risk of cyclists riding into the road without looking.

Jesus Green

Entrance from the southenmost pelican crossing on Victoria Avenue

One red mark

Image of an obstruction, as described adjacent There are four bollards and the remains of a pinch style, but there is enough room to get past. We’re well away from the road here, so these obstructions serve absolutely no purpose other than to get in everybody’s way.