National Cycle Network

Cyclists on cycle path by the road

Sustrans created safe on road links for school children in Haringey

We know that attractive and well-connected, permeable street networks encourage more people to walk and cycle to local destinations, improving their health while reducing motor traffic, energy use...
12 March 2013
Family on Diglis Bridge in Worcester

It's important to design cycling infrastructure which is easy for everyone to use

There are a wide range of factors to consider in the development, design and construction of high quality routes for walkers and cyclists, which may demand a variety of specialist skills.  ...
16 November 2015

Sustrans created new links in Bradford that involved the innovative design of a large bridge.


Sustrans developed a new traffic free path between Hastings and Bexhill.


A refurbished canal towpath betwen Sale and Stretford gave local people a safe route which avoided a busy motorway.


The opening of an underpass in Royston developed by Sustrans.

We've gathered together a range of standard details and drawings produced by Sustrans and others to enable you to deliver high quality routes and networks. Sustrans Design Drawings Sustrans has...
13 March 2013
Sustrans' Portrait Bench series is a national social history project that celebrates the uniqueness of each location. Communities across the UK nominated local people for the contribution they...
18 March 2013
Greenway maps (free pdf downloads) Comber Greenway (National Route 99) - An 8 mile traffic-free walking and cycling route connecting East Belfast, Dundonald and Comber Eastside by Bike (Belfast) - A...
11 March 2013
With hundreds of beautiful and distinctive gateways that celebrate the beginnings of specific walking and cycling routes across the UK, here are a few to discover. Sentinels by Jim Paulsen...
18 March 2013
There are hundreds of Bridges and other structures on the National Cycle Network, the following are a few highlights of these specially designed structures.  Dyffi Bridge by Jon Mills The...
18 March 2013
Wiggly Wall by Eve Body This unique seat lies between Dulverton to Barnstaple, along the West Country Way, Exmoor, National Route 3.  In the rebuilding this section of dilapidated wall, this...
18 March 2013
cycling on the Comber Greenway

A tranquil green corridor all the way from Comber to the heart of East Belfast along the old Belfast to Comber railway line

There are now over 1000 miles of National Cycle Network across Northern Ireland, many of which link to the Republic. Belfast has an expanding network of greenways with the Lagan and Lough Cycle Way...
11 March 2013