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Photo listing : tracks

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

Paths around the north side of the Malls Mire nature reserve are less formal than those around the centre.

Footpath from Philipshill Road to Carmunnoch Road is very narrow. Maybe a metre wide just now so could be double that.

Pavement really narrow and in poor state of repair with roots underneath/erosion. Pedestrains passing one another need to step out into the 70mph limit road to keep 2 m distance from one another. No need for dual carriageway here - widen th ... [more]

The path through the woods at Cathkin is usable on this section, but some parts are too steep, including crossfall, to cycle all the way. The path ends before the connection to Burnside Road, so it is necessary to rejoin the busy Cathkin Ro ... [more]

I had intended to head west through to the Cathkin Braes mountain biking site, but the path was too muddy to cycle, so I headed in the opposite direction instead.

The road from South Cathkin Farm joins Cathkin Road, and opposite there is a cut-through to the parallel path through the woods.

The track from Markethill Road to South Cathkin Farm passes the entrance to the former quarry and landfill site, and the surface quality only gets worse from here onwards. Large muddy puddles, and best to avoid. The muddy track joins asphal ... [more]

A track between Markethill Road and South Cathkin Farm, around the former quarry and landfill site. This is probably the best the track gets.

Not a cycling route, but this footway crosses Stuart Street at an uncontrolled crossing near to the Priestknowe Roundabout, so is a bit difficult to cross at busy times. Traffic reduction through East Kilbride Village would help. The sal ... [more]

The Queensway footway changes from asphalt to slabs, and shimmies to the side slightly. The drainage is poor.

Links to local streets from the north side of the Queensway footbridge.

Path junctions outside Westwood Road underpass from Dunedin Park. Duncanrig Secondary School is to the right.

The path from Queensway to Tennant Avenue appears to suffer from ponding, and is covered in mud. There's also no easy way onto the carriageway for cyclists due to the parking.

Although the lighting has been replaced in recent years, the path from the bus stop on Queensway to Tennant Avenue (and onwards to Hairmyres Hospital) is narrow, has poor quality paving, and has no dropped kerbs at its crossing with Linwood ... [more]

The path from Peel Park Place climbing up from the railway bridge to Eaglesham Road at Hairmyres.

A bridge on the path from Hairmyres to Peel Park Place.

Arrotshole Road path climbs up towards the Morrison's supermarket, with other paths connecting at various points.

The motor-traffic-free Arrotshole Road runs alongside the Kittoch Water, right in the middle of the western part of East Kilbride.

This section of Arrotshole Road has been closed to motor vehicles.

A poor quality path connecting the industrial areas of Fairfield Place and Arrotshole Road.

The underpass under Rothesay Street leading to the shopping centre from The Murray Roundabout, and on the right a truncated cycle path removed when the Churchill Avenue road layout was altered to allow easier motoring.

A path connecting the main path to Loch Striven.

The underpass from Maxwellton Road under Kingsway ramps up to Maxwell Drive. The sign for NCN756 suggests cyclists are expected, yet there is no dropped kerb to join the carriageway at the end of the ramp. However, there is a dropped ker ... [more]

The Maxwellton Road underpass beneath Kingsway is unlit during daytime, apart from the skylight in the central reservation. A far cry from the neat conservation area on Maxwellton Road.

The underpass beneath Kingsway at the end of Maxwellton Road has ramps and is possible to cycle, but has lots of sharp corners. The dropped kerb is also a bit of a bump.

Chapelside Road through East Kilbride Golf Course.

Chapelside Road through East Kilbride Golf Course. A short section has green matting laid on the road surface.

A path connecting the Stewartfield Way shared footway to a woodland path from where Markethill Road can be accessed.

The view out of the sliproad underpass towards a roundabout and development site. Room for upgrading.

A footway next to the High Common Road/Strathaven Road sliproad. If this was upgraded to a cycleway, there's room to move the path away from the road to give better sightlines into the underpass.

Not a cycleway, just a footway alongside High Common Road, passing under Strathaven Road, with South Lanarkshire College in the background.

A path across the roundabout in Blacklaw Drive, and onwards through the housing scheme.

Underpass beneath St Leonards Road. Unlit during the day.

The Centre Roundabout doesn't have any cycle facilities (unlike the other town centre roundabouts) but does have a ramp to bypass the steps at the town centre side.

Ramp (not really for cycling) down from shopping centre entrance to the bus station area.

The only underpass I saw in East Kilbride with a height restriction sign. Leads to the shopping centre (with some cycle parking at #107433).

A choice of ramps or steps to get to the Queensway underpass to the shopping centre beyond.

No barriers at the Livingstone Drive crossing, but potentially vulnerable to obstruction by car parking.

Stepped ramp up from the Quarry Road underpass, but a step-free ramp to the right to join the Whitehills cycle path near the bus stop.

Underpass beneath Quarry Road.

Path options approaching Quarry Road. The left branch leads to an underpass.

The path behind Greenhills Primary School turns towards Quarry Road, but has connections straight ahead for Sycamore Crescent.

A slightly wider path next to Greenhills Primary School, although the lampposts have been planted within the width of the path, making it effectively slightly narrower.

A ramped path retro-fitted next to two and half steps without a banister, creating a slightly complex junction behind the Cedar Drive shop.

Path parallel to Cedar Drive.

Ramped footbridge over Stroud Road, looking towards Pine Crescent.

Ramped footbridge over Stroud Road, looking towards Cedar Place.

Ramped footbridge over Stroud Road at Pine Crescent.

Underpass beneath Lickprivick Road leading to the Greenhills shops.

Underpass beneath Lickprivick Road at the Greenhills shops.

Footbridge to Greenhills Library and shops.

The unusual timber and concrete footbridge across Greenhills Road to the Greenhills Library and shops.

Footbridges across Crosshouse Road (foreground) and Mallard Crescent (background). Plus a 'Cyclists Dismount' sign.

The path between Crosshouse and the Greenhills shops, crossing Crosshouse Road by means of a footbridge.

Netherton Road closed to motor traffic.

I saw someone walking across from Applegate Drive when I was further back along Netherton Road, but I see there is no path here.

Netherton Road, now a path between Lindsayfield and Crosshouse/Greenhills.

A messy end to Netherton Road path at the housing development in Lindsayfield. Direct access to Jackton Road is long gone, although the sign for the East Kilbride to Strathaven cycle route is visible.

A path parallel to Greenhills Road that connects through to other streets and paths, including an underpass beneath Greenhills Road at Mossneuk.

A path parallel to Greenhills Road, looking east.

The path from Lonsdale Gait goes right through Newlandsmuir to meet up with #107473. A proper crossing across Greenhills Road would help.

Clyde Walkway

Clyde Walkway

Clyde Walkway

One of several stairs on the Clyde Walkway

Nothing can be built to line up anymore when it comes to paths. The Cathkin Relief Road's pedestrian crossing at Fernhill Road.

A hair-pin path down to a small bridge across the burn, where steps would allow walkers a more direct route.

Nobody would ever think to take a short-cut down the hillside rather than use the hair-pin path.

A path up to the Cathkin Relief Road from Larchfield Drive.

The other end of the path seen in #89465, where a short section is paved. The sign points out that the path is unlit, and that alternative access can be found via Station Road.

No barrier, only bollards protect the path from the end of John St to Blantyre station, but most of the path is unsurfaced, like the end of John St itself.

The path across to the Avon Water diverges from the A723 path.

A ramp at the end of the retail park car park, leading up to the main road. There are steps behind the camera.

The end of the path from Burnbank, near Peacock Cross. Could do with some dropped kerbs.

A convoluted underpass for pedestrians at the busy East Kilbride Expressway junction.

A convoluted underpass for pedestrians at the busy East Kilbride Expressway junction. Clearly some people walk around the side to avoid it and take their chances crossing the sliproads.

Path to the Livingstone Memorial Park, but there are steps further on.

A poorly formed path that could be connecting the streets in this housing development.

The Cuningar Loop park.

The paths in Cuningar Loop park are mostly paved.

The Spine Road within Whitelee Wind Farm

Monkey 'road' from Skellyton Farm to Larkhall

Clyde bridge below Lanark at the start of the walkway

The Clyde Walkway near Kirkfieldbank

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