BWA has submitted its response to the Bristol City Centre Framework consultation. This sets out the Council’s proposed development goals for an area that includes Lewins Mead, the Old City, Broadmead, Castle Park, and Temple Street.… Continue reading
BWA has objected to plans for 25 InLink advertising monoliths that are proposed to be sited around the city centre and local shopping areas.
Planning applications are pending for what are described as street phone replacements, but in fact are two-sided panels with large illuminated advertising signs on both sides.… Continue reading
Bristol City Council has asked for preliminary comments on plans for improving the crossing on Coronation Road near Dean Lane.
This is a well used route for both pedestrians and cyclists going over Gaol Ferry Bridge between the city centre and south Bristol.… Continue reading
There have been several planning applications made for developments in Bristol City centre recently that have an impact on the walking environment. BWA continues to monitor such applications, and has recently responded to the following.… Continue reading
Better for buses – but what about pedestrians?
BWA has responded to Bristol City Council proposals for improving the bus route into Bristol city centre along Hotwell Road and Anchor Road.… Continue reading
The Bristol City Council Cycle Ambition Fund includes provision for creating a new radial cycle route called the Filwood Quietway. It is proposed to pass through Victoria Park and Northern Slopes, two green spaces used for recreation.… Continue reading
BWA has objected to proposals for ten phone kiosks to be erected on pavements in Bristol City Centre, both for their siting and their appearance. It seems this is happening in several places.… Continue reading
In our walking environment, ‘legibility’ is a term used to describe how easy it is to see where to go and how to get there. In spaces that are shared with others, such as cyclists, this becomes a matter of safety as well as convenience.… Continue reading
The West Broad Quay proposals have now received planning approval. The City Design Group of Bristol City Council has accepted some of the suggestions BWA made in its response to the plans for West Broad Quay.… Continue reading
Bristol Walking Alliance has submitted a response to the BCC Planning Application 16/06935/FB for West Broad Quay in Bristol city centre. The application proposes a delineated cycle route through the space, which is currently shared between pedestrians and cyclists, as well as re-landscaping the ramp and steps to create more usable space.… Continue reading