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Photo listing: cycleways (infrastructure)

The most recent photos are listed first. See also photomap view.

This listing only shows photos within Runcorn.
Go to the national CycleStreets photo listings for photos beyond.

Covid cycleway in Runcorn now made permanent. The bollards still obstruct the entrance, but you can at least get into it now.

cycleway degenerates into a shared use pavement once you are over the bridge.

Carrageway reallocated to create a cycleway across the bridge, while pedestrians use the old narrow footway. I'm not sure what the "End of Route" sign is about.

Surface transition has been improved since #85012

Bridgewater Way (RCN 82)

New surface on Bridgewater Way (RCN 82)

Bridgewater Way (RCN 82) now with tarmac surface

Bridgewater Way (RCN 82)

New tarmac surface on Bridgewater Way. Not as smooth as it should be but a great improvement of the muddy towpath. #88161


Wide smooth tarmac cyclway - could do with direct access to the Heath school.


Cycleway alongside Weston Point Expressway.

cycleway threading its way through a major junction on the Weston Point Expressway (A557). The zig-zag ramp heads up to the bridge on the right.

Runcorn loop cycleway


Cycleway crosses Bridgewater Canal


cycle bridge

Cyclist crossing the bridge over the Central Expressway in Runcorn.

Decent off the cycle bridge. The spiral ramp is a tad steep and narrow, but rideable with care.

Cycle bridge across Runcorn's Central Expressway with a spiral ramp.

narrow unlit cycleway through Runcorn Town Park UPDATE 2020: Path is now wide and smooth

Runcorn Loop cycleway crosses the busway via a pedestrian only crossing. UPDATE October 2018: crossing has been upgraded to a toucan #103239

rusty bollards

zig zag ramp avoiding steps

toucan crossing

Bridge takes Castlefields Avenue over Astmoor Lane. Unfortunatly there is no ridable link from one to the other.

Underpass near Halton Common, Runcorn.

narrow lit cycleway

bridge takes the busway over the cycleway

Entrance to Phoenix Park


Cycleway entering Runcorn Town Park

Bridge over the Runcorn expressway. Could do with higher parapets.

Runcorn Loop cycleway

cycleway goes under a railway bridge

toucan crossing. A bit tight to access

Runcorn Loop cycleway crosses the A56 at a toucan crossing.

toucan crossing


bollards keep motors off the cycleway.

Bollards prevent motor vehicles abusing the cycleway

rather pointless bollard


bollard in cycleway


Cycle ramp avoids the steps on the route leading up from Runcorn East station to the busway.

Wood Lane. Houses front doors open on to the cycleway in the Murdishaw district of Runcorn.

Narrow tarmac cycleway

Access from cycleway to Chateris Park

Access from Malmesbury Park to the cycleway.

tunnel under Runcorn Southern expressway

wooden posts

Bridge over the busway

Sandstone bollards


Underpass under the Bridgewater Expressway

Bollard with reflective stripe on Runcorn Promonade Cycleway

Bollard with reflective stripe.

Runcorn Promonade cycleway

Entrance to Runcorn Promonade. The sign is incorrect for an unsegregated shared-use cycleway.

Runcorn Promonade cycleway

Cycleway runs through the disused Runcorn Locks

Short link connecting NCN562 with the Bridgewater Way (RCN70)

cycleway descends from Leiria Way down towards the Bridgewater Way (RCN 70)

reflective bollards

Bridgewater Way (RCN 82) approaching Bridge Street Bridge. Sign at the top points down the steep steps - but it is better to continue west on the road and join the tow path at the foot of the ramp in the distance #88328

Bridgewater Way (RCN 82)

Wide cycleway goes through a tunnel under Leiria Way

Spiral ramped cycle bridge near the Brindley Arts Centre on the Bridgewater Way

Underpass under Bridgewater Expressway

Bollards with reflective strips


Narrow tarmac lit cycleway heads down from the Bridgewater Way towards Sandymoor.

Bridgewater Way (RCN 82)

bollards protect the Runcorn Loop Cycleway from motors.

Runcorn Loop Cycleway

Runcorn Loop Cycleway

Runcorn Loop Cycleway. Smooth tarmacsurface and well lit.

Bridgewater Way canal towpath route approaching Daresbury Laboratory

Not a particularly tidy cycle route. The route heads over to where the white car is parked, see #55861

Cycle route through a car park, leading to #55862

Bridge over the Bridgewater Canal in Runcorn. RCN82 crosses the canal here.

The Bridgewater Canal in Runcorn

Canal path and ramped bridge

A raised edge at transition between single and double paths after bridge UPDATE 2019: #110399 shows this now fixed.

The shared-use footway approaching the bridge to Runcorn, with NCN562 and RCN82 stickers

The end of the cycleway alongside the Runcorn Spur Road, and the cycleway now leaves the road to go through an underpass under the Bridgewater Expressway. The cycleway itself is two-way and is not subject to the traffic signals indicated on … [more]

The cycleway crosses a sliproad, then continues alongside the remaining lane of the Runcorn Spur Road

The Runcorn Spur Road Toucan Crossing, from the opposite corner to #53991.

The cycleway crosses the road at the Toucan Crossing, then turns right to cross the Runcorn Spur Road (see #53992). A shared footway route into Halton Lodge heads off to the left.

Cycle path past the busway bus stop and footbridge.

Cycle path near shopping centre

Path beneath Station Road

Junction in the path

The cycle path beside Egerton Street and beneath the expressway

The Trans Pennine Trail alongside the River Mersey

Ramp up to Terrace Road on Trans Pennine Trail

Narrow bridge over canal on lockgate, at Spike Island

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