BWA has responded to the consultation on making permanent changes to the use of road space in Cotham Hill. This follows the temporary introduction of two traffic-free areas near the Whiteladies Road end of Cotham Hill to increase space for pedestrians and business use during the Covid-19 pandemic.… Continue reading
BWA launched its new booklet 50 Ways to Better Walking, which lists fifty practical measures to improve the pedestrian environment, at Bristol City Council’s Full Council meeting at City Hall on Tuesday 9th November 2021.… Continue reading
In 2018, BWA objected to 25 proposed advertising signs that were due to be sited in and around Bristol City Centre. Bristol City Council refused the applications, but several went to appeal.… Continue reading
A trial of the use of e-scooters has been taking place in the WECA region, including Bristol, since October 2020. The trial is likely to be extended until at least March 2022.… Continue reading
BWA has responded to two planning applications associated with the further development of the Ashton Gate Stadium site.
The first is a full application (21/03165/F) for redevelopment next to Ashton Gate Stadium to provide sports and conference facilitites, hotel, offices, a multi-storey car park and residential units with a 14-storey tower block.… Continue reading
WECA (West of England Combined Authority) has just ended a consultation on a second bus corridor, the A4 Bristol to Bath route. This follows the A37/A4018 consultation last year, and further routes are expected to be addressed eventually.… Continue reading
As part of Bristol WalkFest, Bristol Walking Alliance and Bristol Health Partners have organised an online talk ‘Women Who Walk‘ on Tuesday 18th May at 7.30pm.
Chaired by BWA’s Suzanne Audrey, it will be an opportunity to hear Rhiane Fatinikun, founder of Black Girls Hike UK, and Sonia Overall, founder of Women Who Walk, talk about their organisations – and a chance to ask questions about what walking means to them.… Continue reading
Significant new proposals have been put forward for redevelopment of St Mary le Port, the area between High Street, Wine Street and Castle Park in the centre of Bristol (see www.stmaryleport.co.uk).… Continue reading
The University of Bristol has submitted an outline planning application for development of the area around Avon Street, Gas Lane and Silverthorne Lane, which will link by footbridge over the Floating Harbour to the first phase of their new campus beside Temple Meads Station.… Continue reading