Binley Cycleway

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Image of what the segregated cycleway might look like at Stoke Green


What is planned?

A 6km (3.75 mile) long segregated cycleway from the city centre to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire via the Binley Business Park On Harry Weston Road.

A cycleway is a section of the highway dedicated for the use of people on cycles. It will be positioned between the path and the road and will be physically separated from both using kerbs.

Who is it aimed at?

The cycleway has been developed and designed to accommodate the needs of people that do not usually cycle. In a recent survey across the West Midlands, the biggest reason people gave for not cycling is that they are concerned about safety, followed by a lack of confidence. These proposals aim to reduce those concerns and encourage more people to cycle.

What changes to roads and traffic management are proposed?

  • People on cycles will have priority over traffic entering and leaving side roads. At traffic light junctions the cycleway will have its own set of traffic lights to ensure safety through them.
  • Some side roads will become closed to vehicular traffic including Stoke Green (West), Raleigh Road and Anthony Way at their junctions with Binley Road. Vehicular access will be maintained from the other ends of these roads including via Hollis Road, Hugh Road, Bolingbroke Road, Church Lane, Momus Boulevard, Kempley Ave and Wyver Crescent.
  • Biggin Hall Crescent will have traffic lights and be made exit only onto Binley Road

What are some of the benefits of cycling?

• Improves physical health - regular cycling can reduce the risk of chronic illnesses such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke. It can also reduce the risks caused by an inactive lifestyle such as obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol

• Improves social inclusion - access to safe cycling facilities enables more people to take part in society by improving the ability and opportunity to travel

• Improves mental health - Cycling can reduce stress, ease anxiety and reduce the risk of depression. Cycling also helps you sleep better, improves your memory and helps you feel good.

• Improves air quality - less car trips being made means less pollution. Poor air quality is one of the top five risks to public health in the UK

• Improves access to employment, education and leisure - cycling takes you from door to door. It opens up opportunities to households without a car and increases the number of possible destinations available compared to bus users

Where can I go using the route?

City centre, Coventry University, Fargo, Gosford Green, Stoke Green, Stoke Park, Empress Buildings Shopping Arcade, Iceland, Lidl, Binley Business Park, Tesco, University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire

How can I find out more detail?

On the right hand side of this page you can see the route of the planned cycleway (Binley Cycleway consultation plans). The red boxes along the route show which drawing to view to see a more detailed plan of proposals in that location.

The blue box shows the planned phase 2 of the route. There will be a separate consultation for this area at a later date.

You can also see the Street News leaflet which was delivered to over 6,000 properties near to the route.

Please complete the survey below to let us know what you think.



What is planned?

A 6km (3.75 mile) long segregated cycleway from the city centre to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire via the Binley Business Park On Harry Weston Road.

A cycleway is a section of the highway dedicated for the use of people on cycles. It will be positioned between the path and the road and will be physically separated from both using kerbs.

Who is it aimed at?

The cycleway has been developed and designed to accommodate the needs of people that do not usually cycle. In a recent survey across the West Midlands, the biggest reason people gave for not cycling is that they are concerned about safety, followed by a lack of confidence. These proposals aim to reduce those concerns and encourage more people to cycle.

What changes to roads and traffic management are proposed?

  • People on cycles will have priority over traffic entering and leaving side roads. At traffic light junctions the cycleway will have its own set of traffic lights to ensure safety through them.
  • Some side roads will become closed to vehicular traffic including Stoke Green (West), Raleigh Road and Anthony Way at their junctions with Binley Road. Vehicular access will be maintained from the other ends of these roads including via Hollis Road, Hugh Road, Bolingbroke Road, Church Lane, Momus Boulevard, Kempley Ave and Wyver Crescent.
  • Biggin Hall Crescent will have traffic lights and be made exit only onto Binley Road

What are some of the benefits of cycling?

• Improves physical health - regular cycling can reduce the risk of chronic illnesses such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke. It can also reduce the risks caused by an inactive lifestyle such as obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol

• Improves social inclusion - access to safe cycling facilities enables more people to take part in society by improving the ability and opportunity to travel

• Improves mental health - Cycling can reduce stress, ease anxiety and reduce the risk of depression. Cycling also helps you sleep better, improves your memory and helps you feel good.

• Improves air quality - less car trips being made means less pollution. Poor air quality is one of the top five risks to public health in the UK

• Improves access to employment, education and leisure - cycling takes you from door to door. It opens up opportunities to households without a car and increases the number of possible destinations available compared to bus users

Where can I go using the route?

City centre, Coventry University, Fargo, Gosford Green, Stoke Green, Stoke Park, Empress Buildings Shopping Arcade, Iceland, Lidl, Binley Business Park, Tesco, University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire

How can I find out more detail?

On the right hand side of this page you can see the route of the planned cycleway (Binley Cycleway consultation plans). The red boxes along the route show which drawing to view to see a more detailed plan of proposals in that location.

The blue box shows the planned phase 2 of the route. There will be a separate consultation for this area at a later date.

You can also see the Street News leaflet which was delivered to over 6,000 properties near to the route.

Please complete the survey below to let us know what you think.


  • Please complete the short survey to let us know your thoughts. 

    The survey closes on Sunday  31 October 2020.


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