Riders, runners and walkers who use the Guild Wheel route around Preston are being asked for their views on its crossings.Advertisement
The Guild Wheel Users Group – run partly by the family of the man who helped designed the wheel – has launched a survey.
Marie Ward, one of the daughters of the late Peter Ward – who was the co-architect of the popular cycle route – said they had seen hundreds of responses already.
She said: “We are really interested in people’s views of preferred safe road crossings.
“We are working with the Guild Wheel User Group, Lancashire County Council and Preston City Council to improve some of the junctions and crossings.
“The route is mainly off-road and traffic free, providing a scenic and safe cycling and walking route for all the family to use. One of the objectives of the Guild Wheel is to encourage people to keep healthy, cycle to school and work.”
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The survey asks whether people want to see more toucan crossings – but also bridges over junctions or subways under them.
The Guild Wheel is a 21-mile route around Preston, running along the River Ribble and then up around to Brockholes, Fulwood, Lea and then along the Docks.
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The survey can be completed online.
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