Information provided by Green Party Councillor Ruth Mersereau.

Sheaf Valley Scheme – bollards @ Little London Road bridge now in. Broadfield Rd scheme, inc. Glover & Wolsey Rd, to be installed subsequently. Key Benefits: a continuous walking/cycle route between Blonk St & Archer Rd, removing danger spots from the current route.

Nether Edge Connecting Sheffield scheme – works should start February 2023. Key Benefits: a continuous walking/cycle route between Nether Edge and the City Centre, removing danger spots from the current route.

Neepsend/Kelham to City Centre Route – expected onsite Oct. 2022, subject to FBC approvals from SYMCA & SCC. Key Benefits: continuous walking & cycle route between Kelham & city centre, removing danger spots from current route & making it easier to cross the Ring Road.

Darnall, Attercliffe & City Centre Route – should be on site February 2023, Key Benefits: creating a safer route between Darnall, Attercliffe and the City Centre, augmenting Five Weirs Walk. The route will serve this area, which already has Sheffield Hallam Uni on site.

Magna Tinsley – in progress. Key Benefits: safer crossing of Meadowhall Way; improvements at Tinsley improving access to Blackburn Meadows Way & off-road trail; route between Rotherham & Sheffield augmenting canal route, & more direct route betw Templeboro’ & Meadowhall.

Active Travel Fund 3 – (1) Darnall “mini-Holland” scheme – consultants being appointed to do feasibility study. (2) East Bank Road connection to Duchess Road. Both schemes awaiting external funding.

Little Don Link, Stocksbridge – mostly off-road active travel route (approximately 15km in total, of which 5km is in Sheffield) – in progress, initial stage complete.

Stocksbridge Active travel network -new/upgraded routes towards Ewden/ Underbank – in prelim. design. Options for Deepcar to Oughtibridge being explored. Key Benefits: Linking Stocksbridge & Don Valley to Sheffield, avoiding A616; links to TPT & future Upper Don Trail.

Active Travel Neighbourhood Crookes/Walkley & Nether Edge – experimental scheme has begun. Three crossing points in Crookes, two in Nether Edge. Drop-in sessions in progress, advertised through Connecting Sheffield site. Key Benefits: cleaner, quieter, safer streets.

Beaver Hill Road, Dyche Lane and Nether Lane pedestrian crossing improvements, plus kerb realignments, signs and lines – in progress. Key Benefits: making it easier and safer for people to cross the road.

Angel Street extension (Grey to Green 3) – completed. Key Benefits: pleasant Public Realm environment, managing flood waters through the Sustainable Urban Drainage System and providing habitats for birds and insects in the city centre.

Bollards now protect cyclists from oncoming buses, stop other vehicles from parking in the bike lane.
Bus stop “island” routes cyclists round the back of the stop, so passengers do not come into conflict with cyclists while they wait for their bus.

City Centre improvements (1) Pinstone Street – barriers to cycles to be replaced with bollards with new designs – soon (2) Exchange Street/Castle Street – linking Grey to Green to Angel Street etc, then Bank Street, Queen Street. Needs additional funding – (TBC)

Little Don Link, Deepcar – new bins, access plate widening, sweeping – complete. (2) Oughtibridge road safety scheme – expected to be installed Autumn 2022. Key Benefits: reducing collisions for all road users

Prince of Wales Road – improvements to existing cycle lane under the bridge at Darnall. Design has been submitted for road safety audit and scheme is being costed.

Sandford Grove – “The Sad Cycle Lane” – works to stop illegal parking on cycle route – completed, except for red surfacing (supply issues) (2) Traffic signal retiming at Leavygreave Rd – in progress. Key Benefits: improving crossing times for people on foot/on bike.

School Streets – 11 in progress: Anns Grove, Carfield, Nether Edge, Greystones, Hunters Bar, Byron Wood, Porter Croft, Athelstan, Westways, Bradway & Dobcroft Schools. Key Benefits: safer environment for children to walk to school, & creates benefits for people on bikes.

5 Weirs Walk & NCN Routes 627/67 – barrier removal/widening/replacement – in progress. Bollards have replaced barriers on both sides of Newhall Rd. Key Benefits: making routes accessible to legitimate users whilst deterring motorised users, so increasing network usage.

Five Weirs Walk – repair to flood damage. The sideroads have been resurfaced so that the diversion is better. Funding for repairs and future-proofing under discussion. Stevenson Road to East Coast Road due to be resurfaced.

Barriers – (1) Blackburn Valley/Smithy Wood – concrete blocks have been replaced by bollards and fence, creating 1.5m access. Completed, except for tree planting. (2) Barrier changes Manor to Shirebrook – in progress.

Netherthorpe Road underpass – removal of chicane barriers, plus measures to reduce pedestrian /cycle conflict through underpass – work starting imminently. Key benefits: convenient walking & cycling route between St Philips/Netherthorpe, leading up to Walkley & Crookes.

Cycle parking at transport hubs: (1) Dore & Totley – improved and with increased capacity – complete. (2) Meadowhall Interchange – delayed (3) Tinsley tram stop – barriers widened & stands installed. Key Benefits: so people can connect their journeys by 🚲 and🚅.

Cycle pump provision across city – repairs & relocation required of remaining pumps – in progress. Any new pumps will be placed off highway but publicly accessible – e.g. new pump at Kelham Island museum. Key Benefits: facilities to make it easier for people to cycle.

Cycle parking: (1) hub & potential training hub (City Centre) – in progress – fitting out site (Telephone House) in summer 2022; (2) additional cycle parking in neighbourhood centres and in city centre – in progress; (3) hub, Olympic Legacy Park – delivery date tbc.