The National Trust’s Lyme Park, on the Cheshire edge of the Peak District, caused over 2 miles of queuing traffic on the A6 this Sunday morning — not for the first time.
Cycle Routes in and around Stockport
- 12.5 miles
- 706 ft
- 12 miles
- 984 ft
- 15.6 miles
- 739 ft
- 13.3 miles
- 56 ft
- 12.5 miles
- 528 ft
- 14.3 miles
- 1218 ft
- 0 miles
- 9.2 miles
- 336 ft
- 20.3 miles
- 401 ft
- 14.9 miles
- 475 ft
Blog posts featuring Stockport
Stockport Council is running a long-awaited consultation on cycling and walking proposals for Marple, on the south eastern edge of Greater Manchester, which needs your feedback by this Monday, 9th October.
This year’s Tour of Britain cycling race returns to our corner of the country again, with its opening stage on Sunday 3rd September arcing across Stockport on its way from Altrincham to Manchester.
Stockport Council has trialled a single closure point to stop queue-jumping on a residential road off the A6 at the High Lane — a move which, if made permanent, could also provide up to half the length of a safe cycling route along this busy travel corridor.
The historic Iron Bridge connecting Brabyns Park in Marple with Rollins Lane in Compstall is currently closed for repair, blocking a key route for walking and riding across the River Goyt.
Cheshire East’s new £53m Poynton Relief Road will open exclusively for walking, cycling and wheeling for one weekend only, before opening to general motor traffic from Monday, 6th March.
Lyme Park’s ranger team are informally allowing cycling on two extra routes again until the end of summer, as per the terms of a “trial” initiated before the pandemic.
Cheshire East has listened to calls for a rethink of its outdated Middlewood Way access points in Bollington and Macclesfield, taking action to remove discriminatory barriers.
Work on the permanent and timed closure of roads around Stockport’s Market Place and Underbanks is nearing completion, with the removal of through motor traffic immediately improving walking, cycling and socialising in the booming Old Town.
Should’ve titled that post Hazel Grove Link, singular. It turns out, the upgraded path through Torkington Park is still the only part of the Bee Network’s most southeasterly project that Stockport Council has funding for.