Roads and cyclepaths with appropriate names

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Roads and cyclepaths with appropriate names

Postby foxyrider » 3 Jan 2021, 5:22pm

There is a lot of talk on here and in the media about cycle lanes but here's a question for you all, does anyone know of a Cycle Lane (or similar), ie a street by that name in the vein of Railway Road, Ship Street, Wagon Way?
Convention? what's that then?
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Re: Cycle Lane

Postby mumbojumbo » 3 Jan 2021, 5:31pm

There are several Raleigh Rds,a Mercian Way,Klein Crescent and Coventry Eagle St is on monopoly board.

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Re: Cycle Lane

Postby Mike Sales » 3 Jan 2021, 5:34pm

Jdsk wrote:There's a Cycle Road in Lenton:

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Raleigh used to sell a bike called Lenton Tourist.
Lenton Boulevard is where their facrory was.

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Re: Cycle Lane

Postby gaz » 3 Jan 2021, 6:46pm

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Re: Cycle Lane

Postby andrew_s » 3 Jan 2021, 10:09pm

That's not a Mercian, it's a Jackson

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Re: Cycle Lane

Postby TrevA » 4 Jan 2021, 2:31pm

There’s a Raleigh St in Nottingham

https://goo.gl/maps/DVnRtMRDn8ysqWkk7

I believe this was where the original Raleigh workshop was.
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Re: Cycle Lane

Postby ferrit worrier » 4 Jan 2021, 2:45pm

There is an " Every St " round the back of Piccadilly Station in Manchester . cycle down it and you could claim to have cycled down Every Street in Manchester. :lol:
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Re: Cycle Lane

Postby Jdsk » 4 Jan 2021, 2:46pm

ferrit worrier wrote:There is an " Every St " round the back of Piccadilly Station in Manchester . cycle down it and you could claim to have cycled down Every Street in Manchester.

And one in Liverpool... I first heard that teasing riddle in about 1957!

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Re: Roads and cyclepaths with appropriate names

Postby prestavalve » 7 Jan 2021, 8:11pm

There a housing development around York called "Tandem Place".

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Re: Roads and cyclepaths with appropriate names

Postby foxyrider » 7 Jan 2021, 8:21pm

prestavalve wrote:There a housing development around York called "Tandem Place".

Thats the sort of thing i was hoping for! :D
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Re: Roads and cyclepaths with appropriate names

Postby TrevA » 12 Jan 2021, 1:24pm

When I first started working for the Govt, my job was to check farmer’s subsidy claims against maps to ensure that they were claiming the correct area. We had 1:2500 paper maps for the whole of the East Midlands, to assist with this task. We came across many strange street names and started keeping a list of them. Among the ones I can remember were:

Spanker Lane
Flesh Hovel Lane near Quorn, Leics.
Borrow Bread Lane in Bleasby, Notts.
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Re: Roads and cyclepaths with appropriate names

Postby rjb » 12 Jan 2021, 1:54pm

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Re: Cycle Lane

Postby Mick F » 12 Jan 2021, 3:26pm

ferrit worrier wrote:There is an " Every St " round the back of Piccadilly Station in Manchester . cycle down it and you could claim to have cycled down Every Street in Manchester. :lol:
Excellent! :lol: :lol:
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