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Gallery: Cottenham Histon Cycleway completed May 2012

Images of the 2 mile Cotttenham to Histon cyclepath costing £450k to upgrade. The upgrade included: land purchase; a ditch being piped; and lamp posts moved to allow widening. Solar lighting has been installed between villages. Two slightly raised crossings have been installed to alleviate loss of priority at side roads.

This gallery was created on Wednesday, 16th May 2012

Cottenham end of the Histon to Cottenham cyclepath.

Opposite Cottenham Skips

Near north Histon boundary, heading southbound.

The width of the Cottenham to Histon cyclepath.

Cyclepath in northern Histon

The rollercoaster of driveways in north Histon

Even with large hedges, there is enough width for a car to nose out and the cyclist is able to go around them.

Crossing Garden Walk, Histon.

Crossing Orchard Road, Histon.

Crossing Orchard Road, Histon. A slightly raised crossing for cars.

Near the cemetery, Histon.

Crossing Ambrose Way, Histon.

Crossing Ambrose Way, Histon. Slightly raised crossing for cars.

Joining the road at Histon Green.

Joining road at Histon Green. Filter lane to ASL box. Tricky when traffic is moving.

Solar light unit installed on Cottenham to Histon cyclepath. Lifetime is apparently 5 years.

Solar edge lighting on the Cottenham to Histon cyclepath. Without the edge lighting, it was difficult to see where the grass and ditch began. The photo shows the widened state. The path was previously 18 inches wide here threading be ... [more]

Solar lights on the Cottenham to Histon cyclepath. The high side of oncoming car lights used to leave you temporarily blind, but now you are guided by the solar edge marking. It is extremely effective for safety. You can also now use ... [more]

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