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All photos in & around Wishaw

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148738Photo #148738A dangerous road crossing for cyclists on the tow path. Road traffic needs to be slowed down on the blind bend.Cycleway:
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146417Photo #146417A cycle way is needed from Kilsyth up to Croy, avoiding the busy, fast current road with lots of tight bends.Cycleway:
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139197Photo #139197Road is a 30 however cars regularly race up it way above that making cycling here dangerousCycleway:
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139126Photo #139126The road is very narrow and the only way as a cyclist into Glasgow cityCycleway:
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133448Photo #133448The pavement is used by both pedestrians & cyclists, it’s too narrow for safe usageCycleway:
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132995Photo #132995Segregated cycleway should be created to allow a safe link between Chryston and LenzieCycleway:
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cycleways
132824Photo #132824Segregated cycleway to allow safer cycling from Moodiesburn in to Glasgow centreCycleway:
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132822Photo #132822Segregated cycleway should be created to allow a safe link between Chryston and LenzieCycleway:
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cycleways
132820Photo #132820One lane of the carriageway could be covered off and allocated for active travel.Cycleway:
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132815Photo #132815B806 from Gartcosh to Glasgow is not safe for cycling due to twisty roads, cars speeding and lack of width for cars to safely overtake. A cycleway, preferably separate from the road, through the fields, would be safe and could also be used for pedestrians as there is not currently a footpath for the full length.Cycleway:
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132809Photo #132809Pavement needed from Gartcosh to Glenboig. There is no safe walkway between both villages and with more houses due to be built this is required.Track:
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132796Photo #132796Cycleway on pavement ends here forcing cyclists on to one of the most dangerous and congested parts of the road to carry on their route.Cycleway:
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132795Photo #132795Cars constantly parked up on pavements making it difficult for people in wheelchairs and on foot to get by.Track:
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132790Photo #132790The canal path on both sides is too narrow for two sets of people to pass each other on foot or on bikes with any form of social distancing even if they are in single file. It also badly needs upgraded.Track:
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132219Photo #132219The field and hedging is regularly overgrown forcing pedestrians to walk on the road. Especially dangerous for school children and parentd with more than one child and pushchair users. The soil banking encroaches on the pavement making it impossible to walk unless in single file.Track:
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132155Photo #132155The path ends here and should run the length of this road to allow walkers and cyclists to continue to the Strathkelvin Railway path the pavement is overgrown and cars speed here regularly making walking on the road very dangerousTrack:
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132149Photo #132149The bushes need cut back to the fence to widen path and allow passing. The path has Ben very well used but is overgrown with bushesTrack:
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131342Photo #131342Existing path network of gravel and rough tarmac between Pather, Dimsdale, Overtown and Gowkthrapple could be made converted to a safer, cleaner cycle and walking path between the 4 communities. Improves links to Greenhead Moss and Clyde Walkway for all 4. Prevents fly tipping if entrance/exit bollards fitted - similar to new Wishawhill/Pump Track path.Cycleway:
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131315Photo #131315Strathclyde Park has a 2 way road running through the entire park, West to East, which is closed to vehicles due to Covid19 restrictions. This road should be made one-way only and the other carriageway given over to cyclists as a 2 way, segregated cycle lane.Cycleway:
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131243Photo #131243No pavement linking from here to Glenboig
Create a walkway path to link up since the M73 has cut the old walkway “miners” path off to create a network of paths
It would be good to go for a walk in a circular route path linking the villages up
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130743Photo #130743Parking by vans on the central reservation obscuring vision for pedestrians and road users at a busy junction creating a hazard, bollards or a fence around the central island needed would obviate this hazard.Track:
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130329Photo #130329Cycle lanes needed all along Forest road to protect users from high speed trafficCycleway:
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130319Photo #130319Cycle lanes needed to protect users from high speed trafficCycleway:
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130316Photo #130316Ramp needed for prams/ wheelchairs / cycles so that users can reach Cumbernauld railway station from Abronhill ,Cycleway:
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130306Photo #130306Cycleway along A71 from Shotts to Newmains - Path already exists!Cycleway:
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130304Photo #130304A ramp for cyclysts / prams / wheelchair users is needed so that users can access the footpath from Chapelton RoadCycleway:
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130299Photo #130299Cyceleway as a link to NCN 75 and offers a safer route off the Benhar RoadCycleway:
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130292Photo #130292Cyclway needed to allow safe access to shops by local residents . Crossing should have pedestrian controlled lights for safety .Cycleway:
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130289Photo #130289A pavement is needed along Condorrat ring road to prevent pedestrians having to become lost in a labyrinth of housing when trying to walk to the centre of Cumbernauld .Track:
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130283Photo #130283Continuous footpath from Mollinsburn bridge comes to an abrupt halt , forcing pedestrians to cross the road . There should be a pavement all the way to the B8O2 so that the public can safely walk to the shops .Track:
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130278Photo #130278The A80 is four lanes wide and an invitation for drivers to use this at high speed but this is no longer a main thoroughfare. Reducing this to one lane each way would reduce pollution , increase safety and promote exercise without any reduction in traffic flow .Cycleway:
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130270Photo #130270This pavement between Moodiesburn and Chryston is overgrown and barely two feet wide in places . The road is unlit and often waterlogged presenting a real hazard to walkers especially during evenings . The 30mph speed limit is routinely ignored by drivers.Track:
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130260Photo #130260Pavement crosses busy dual carriageway to overgrown path on opposite side of dual carriageway . Small children struggle to cross busy lanes with speeding cars approaching . Unsafe . A similar unsafe crossing is needed at Moodiesburn lights . No pedestrian light button available. For safety a pavement needs to be constructed on the Northern side of the carriageway way allowing a safe loop for the many walkers.Track:
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130254Photo #130254Pavement stops abruptly forcing pedestrians some with prams / wheelchairs to cross busy main road on main bus route to Glasgow at a blind bend where traffic regularly exceeds the speed limit. Footpath has to be continuous on the southern side to Mollinsburn to ensure safety . Northern pavement is also overgrown , narrow and blocked by cars parking on the pavement .Track:
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130241Photo #130241Cycleway needs to be marked with sign for illegal parking . The whole of Mollinsburn village is plagued with cars parking across pavements and into roadspace on main bus routes . This is due to several motor sales/ repairs establishments failing to respect right of way .Cycleway:
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130213Photo #130213Myvot road is used by speeding cars for car meets at this carpark. Unsafe for walkers and cyclists . Excessive littering at car park. Barriers erected across car park would solve the problems. .Temporary closure:
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closure
130193Photo #130193Luggie river Cycleway / walkway ends abruptly . Ten yards of bushes need to be cleared so that the cycleway / path has continuity with Chapelton Road .Cycleway:
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cycleways
127028Photo #127028There is a great shared footpath/cycle way but it can be quite busy and it is not easy to distance from others on it as the path is quite narrow forcing walkers or cyclist into the scrub or road. It is the main bike commute route into Glasgow and we want to keep using it.Cycleway:
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126829Photo #126829The pavement near the school / outside my house is in a dreadful state.
It needs relaid - to benefit parents going to school ( with prams) and people in a wheelchair outdoors.

Children going to school by bicycle too would benefit if part of a widened cycle route.
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126683Photo #126683Bikes and pedestrians trying to squeeze into the same narrow spaces all along the A80Track:
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126559Photo #126559For walkers and cyclists, continuing the Strathkelvin Railway Path on tour of old railway (instead of steep climb south on Avenuehead Road with no escape for cyclists if cars pass both directions at once). Exit could be at/near old works on Drumcavel Rd opposite Drumcavel Quarry. Then cleanup/improvement of pavement under M73, joining up with path access (fly tipping hotspot!) to Glenboig Village Park.Cycleway:
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126557Photo #126557Could be more pram friendlyCycleway:
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126555Photo #126555Would like it more pram friendlyCycleway:
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126548Photo #126548With all the new houses, adding pavement (at least on southern side of road ) instead of uneven grass verges from motorway bridge to Chestnut Grove would give residents of new housing off Johnston Road direct access to Gartcosh LNR without having to use J2a of M73, or having to walk on Road surface of Johnston (not Johnstone!) RoadTrack:
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126541Photo #126541Existing pavement by A752 is encroached on by accumulation of grass and dirt all the way from Gartcosh to Drumpellier (probably also continuing on towards Bargeddie). In addition, it is often used by cyclists (understandably given the heavy traffic and high speeds of vehicles using the road. A cycleway or Lane and perhaps speed restrictions would improve safety for all road users: pedestrian, cycles and motor vehicles.Track:
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126538Photo #126538Natural pathway needs maintenance and improvements for massively increased public use and awareness of this area. Designed and maintained the same as the rest of the seven lochs area,Track:
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126526Photo #126526A,cycle path will allow walkers and cyclists to enjoy exercise and control speeding on this roadCycleway:
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cycleways
126524Photo #126524Too many people cycling on the pavement The A80 from Mollinsbuen ti Steps is perfect for cycle pathCycleway:
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126477Photo #126477No pavement here until you get to the motorway overbridge - very poorTrack:
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126470Photo #126470A through link here from the Moor Park (one of the few remaining green spaces and play areas) would open up the area to residents on the Main St side of Chryston - currently it’s a long way round as there is no connecting route. Would also improve links to public transport as most buses only go along Cumbernauld road - very few go along Main St.Track:
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126468Photo #126468This stretch of the A80 could easily accommodate a proper cycle path alongside the pedestrian pavement.Cycleway:
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126465Photo #126465Pavement is far too narrow in places along this whole section - needs addressed along with traffic calming.Track:
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126459Photo #126459The path it not wide enough for wheelchairs to pass. Also a droped kerb would allow for wheelchair users and residents with mobility scooters to cross safelyTrack:
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126456Photo #126456Pathway from Peathill avenue to Burnbrae road is inconsistant. Fine when traffic was quieter but, not ideal as it returns to normalTrack:
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115520Photo #115520Coatdyke train station cycle parking and ramp, to left of steps (quite steep).Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
113115Photo #113115The trackbed of an old railway, alongside the A752 at Drumpellier Country Park. This could potentially be made into a path for the Seven Lochs Trail instead of using the footway of the A752. At this point, the trackbed crosses a bridge over a stream. Viewing opposite direction from #113114.Track:
Infrastructure
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113113Photo #113113The southern entrance to Drumpellier Country Park on the A752.Track:
Infrastructure
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113112Photo #113112The Seven Lochs Trail turns from the A752 into Drumpellier Country Park. The signs here make no mention of the Seven Lochs Trail. There is a dropped kerb here, but it is partly blocked by a mangled railing installed across it.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
113111Photo #113111The footway of the A752 was supposed to be upgraded to be part of NCN route 755 south of Gartcosh, but this has still to happen. However, it is now part of the Seven Lochs Trail and still has obstructions like this boundary sign post.Obstruction:
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obstructions
108683Photo #108683No signage for Cumbernauld's cycle route 2a to Abronhill near the Palacerigg Country Park visitors' centre.Track:
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108682Photo #108682A signpost within Palacerigg Country Park, but no mention of Cumbernauld's cycle route 2a to Abronhill which starts around here.Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
108681Photo #108681The entrance to Palacerigg Country Park, where Cumbernauld's cycle route 1 starts. There are no signs for the Cumbernauld cycle network within the park, although there is a map (see #102067).Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
108680Photo #108680Cycling on Blackbog Road, which is part of a series of quiet country roads between Palacerigg and Moodiesburn.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
108679Photo #108679Negotiating the path down from Cumbernauld Road to join the Strathkelvin Railway Path. Still as narrow and awkward as ever.Track:
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108640Photo #108640Pedestrian killed in a collision with a car driven by her father's cousin.

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-48473370
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Event
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103375Photo #103375The Wester Way alongside Phase 4 of the Bishopbriggs Relief Road.

The lampposts have been planted in the path rather than alongside it (as has been done on the adjacent road), but other than this, it is built to a reasonable standard, and has a good view!
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103090Photo #103090Private access road, gravelTrack:
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102097Photo #102097The footway of McNeil Drive at Eurocentral has now been upgraded to shared use. However, there were no signs on the wide footways around the B799 Bo'ness Road roundabouts at the adjacent motorway junction which, according to the M8/A8 upgrade plans, were to be shared use also.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
102096Photo #102096A Cumbernauld Cycle Network map outside Greenfaulds railway station.Route sign:
Good practice
routesigns
102071Photo #102071A fairly smooth unbounded track through the forestry at Dunsyston, avoiding a busier road through Gartness on the way to Chapelhall. But could equally go on towards Salsburgh.Track:
Infrastructure
track
102070Photo #102070A rough, stony track across a former opencast mining site, with a bit of a climb towards the end, but more direct than the road around the site.Track:
Infrastructure
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102069Photo #102069An assortment of barriers at the entrance to Stanrigg Memorial Park, so just as well the gate had been left open!Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
102068Photo #102068A path with a decent surface linking Greengairs to Wattston and Stanrigg Memorial Park.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
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102067Photo #102067A map of the Cumbernauld Cycle Network at the Palacerigg Country Park, right outside the visitors' centre.Route sign:
Good practice
routesigns
102066Photo #102066The alternative to #102065.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
102065Photo #102065The cycle parking at Palacerigg Country Park.Cycle parking:
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102064Photo #102064The presumed shared-use footway alongside the road up to Palacerigg Country Park doesn't have a dropped kerb opposite Tannoch Road, making it difficult to join from the side road.Obstruction:
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obstructions
102057Photo #102057The cycleway between Eurocentral and Shawhead is open at last!Cycleway:
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cycleways
100123Photo #100123A single uncontrolled sliproad crossing with 'Cyclists Dismount' signs (see #51057) has been replaced with two uncontrolled sliproad crossings, without signs. No attempt to line up the footway with the crossings.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
100122Photo #100122Extremely poor finishing at the expansion joint at the north end of the Eurocentral bridge over the M8 motorway.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
100121Photo #100121The remains of the buffer strip (see also #51059) separating the shared-use footway from the carriageway can just be seen.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
100120Photo #100120Another set of pedestrian crossings to revert to the west side of the A8 Eurocentral junction, since there is no footway around the western side of the roundabout anymore.Road environment:
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100119Photo #100119As with #100118, the crossing of the A8 is a pedestrian crossing.Road environment:
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100118Photo #100118Despite the toucan crossing at #100117, all of the other crossings at the A8 Eurocentral junction are pedestrian crossings. It's almost as if they have forgotten that this is/was a shared use route.Road environment:
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100117Photo #100117A split toucan crossing on Townhead Avenue, Eurocentral, with an HGV combo stopped some way forward of the stopline on the far side.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
100116Photo #100116A split toucan crossing across Townhead Avenue at Eurocentral. I don't know which direction the 'Cyclists Dismount' sign applies to. The kid on the bike took no notice of it.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
100115Photo #100115The cyclepath doesn't run directly to the toucan crossing, necessitating sharp turns, when the desireline is across open land.Obstruction:
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100114Photo #100114The M8 cycle path approaching Eurocentral.Cycleway:
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cycleways
99882Photo #99882The cyclepath, A8 dual carriageway and M8 motorway approaching Eurocentral. I'm sure it would have been possible to design a more economical A8 road layout at this point.

The road to the right is a field/land access with next to no traffic to give way to.
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99881Photo #99881The cyclepath and westbound A8 cross the M8 motorway.Cycleway:
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cycleways
99880Photo #99880The Carnbroe foot and cycle bridge over the A8 dual carriageway. Why no direction sign? I know where it leads to, but that's not the point.Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
99879Photo #99879The path from Eurocentral to Shawhead alongside the A8 dual carriageway. Closed ahead, see #99666.Cycleway:
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cycleways
99878Photo #99878The path from Eurocentral to Shawhead alongside the A8 dual carriageway. Closed ahead.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
99877Photo #99877A short section of potholed road on Carnbroe Road. Is there an equivalent section of missing surface on the newly built M8 motorway? I'm guessing there isn't.Pothole:
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potholes
99876Photo #99876The view from the bridge over the M8 motorway on Carnbroe Road, looking towards Coatbridge.Road environment:
Infrastructure
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99875Photo #99875Carnbroe Road approaching the bridge over the new M8 motorway.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
99874Photo #99874A 15mph limit on Carnbroe Road beyond the edge of Bellshill.General sign/notice:
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signs
99873Photo #99873The end of the path from Clay Road at the Clay Crescent bus turning circle. All this could be upgraded to improve active travel permeability within Shirrel.Track:
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99872Photo #99872I don't see any reason why Clay Road shouldn't be upgraded to make an all-weather path serving the Shirrel area of Bellshill.Track:
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99871Photo #99871Clay Road forks to the right, forming a sort of active travel spine through the estate.Road environment:
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road

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