Terry Avenue Disappointment

Earlier this week (13th January) we heard that the Environment Agency had changed its mind, and that there would be no access along Terry Avenue for pedestrians and cyclists during the installation of the Clementhorpe flood defences. It’s disappointing to hear this and we still don’t know the exact reasons for the U-turn, but weContinue reading “Terry Avenue Disappointment”

Clementhorpe flood defence proposals: “Serious safety failings” remain

The Environment Agency has now submitted an amended Clementhorpe and Southbank flood alleviation scheme works. You can see the documents associated with their amended proposal here, using the reference 19/00570/FUL in the search box. However, in our view serious safety failings remain and we will be submitting an objection on highway safety grounds. The amended plansContinue reading “Clementhorpe flood defence proposals: “Serious safety failings” remain”

Our formal objection and suggested alternatives to the proposed closure of Terry Ave

The York Cycle Campaign has submitted a formal objection to the Environment Agency’s planning application to build flood defences for Clementhorpe on highway safety grounds. Our main focus is on the data which strongly suggests the proposed diversion could cause at least 20-30 cyclist casualties over the 18 month construction period. As we have longContinue reading “Our formal objection and suggested alternatives to the proposed closure of Terry Ave”

Terry Avenue Under Threat

York Cycle Campaign has been made aware that a major route into the city centre could be shut for up to 18 months. Proposals to install flood defence works submitted by the Environment Agency could see Terry Avenue closed to cyclists during works to install a new flood gate at the foot of Clementhorpe andContinue reading “Terry Avenue Under Threat”