Temple Way / Avon Street crossing

A new signal-controlled pedestrian crossing is being proposed as part of junction refurbishments where Avon Street joins Temple Way.

BWA welcomes this as it will provide a crossing in a stretch of Temple Way that otherwise acts as a barrier to pedestrians and also will be on a walking route between Temple Meads Station and Castle Park / Old City.… Continue reading

Temple Quarter Development Framework comments

BWA has responded to the draft Bristol Temple Quarter Development Framework, which includes a masterplan for the area around Temple Meads Station and a development framework for St Philip’s Marsh.

We believe the design of the public realm around the Temple Quarter developments is crucial to creating an accessible, effective and pleasant place for people.… Continue reading

Budget cuts to transport and design

BWA has submitted a statement to the Bristol City Council meeting due to set the council budget for 2023/24.

We are concerned by proposals to: cut discretionary transport expenditure; transfer transport staff to the West of England Combined Authority (WECA); and disband the City Design Group.… Continue reading