See planning application at: http://publicaccess.durham.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=summary&keyVal=N3SZPOGDGB000
Good points: plans include secure covered cycle places at a ratio of 1:2 which is exactly what we have recently been asking for.
Bad points: Council officers have suggested this is too many and 1:5 would be appropriate. This is despite the fact this accommodation is relatively far off from most University sites.
1) cycle access over footbridge
2) ensuring development is connected to all local footpaths
3) bike contraflow needed on Station Lane
4) navigating Gilesgate roundabout