Re: Legality of chaining Bicycles to footway apparatus


Paul D

On Fri, 06 May 2005 05:53:37 +0100, Not Responding <[email protected]> wrote:

>Colin Matthews wrote:
>> This ties in with the specific issue I also want to discuss is , is it
>> illegal to chain bicycles to lamp columns ?

>Illegal or not (and AFAICT, it's perfectly legal), it is antisocial if
>the pavement is narrow or busy. I'll often park my bike in a car bay
>using the sidestand if it'll hinder pedestrians locked to a lamppost.

In these circumstances, I park the bike on the road side of the lamppost. At
most of the places I need to do this there is just enough room to do so without
the bike overhanging the road.