Parks and green spaces are important for walking. They offer spaces to wander at will, attractive walking routes, and destinations for walkers to enjoy other recreational activities and to connect with nature.… Continue reading
BWA has commented on proposed pedestrian improvements at Langton Court Road in the St Anne’s area of Bristol.
BWA has commented on proposed pedestrian improvements at Langton Court Road in the St Anne’s area of Bristol. The improvements are near St Anne’s Infants’ School and include the road bridge over the main Bristol to London railway line.… Continue reading
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
The e-scooter trial that has been underway for over two years is due to be extended for a minimum further two years. The West of England Combined Authority is currently asking for operators to bid to run the new micro-mobility scheme, which is to include e-bikes and e-cargo bikes as well as e-scooters, from June 2023.… Continue reading
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
BWA is concerned that the failure to provide adequate public toilets in Bristol severely undermines the walking environment in the city.
The lack of suitable toilet facilities has serious consequences for the physical and mental health of individuals concerned and an impact on the city as a whole.… Continue reading
BWA has objected to the proposal for Avon Crescent to be returned to the configuration it had prior to the closure of Cumberland Road
BWA has objected to the proposal for Avon Crescent to be returned to the configuration it had prior to the closure of Cumberland Road with no consideration being given to pedestrian routes.… Continue reading
BWA has put in an objection to the planning application 22/04728/F due to the lack of accessible and safe walking routes for pedestrians in this proposed residential development.… Continue reading
At its meeting this week, the Council’s Growth and Regeneration Scrutiny Commission has an agenda item on cycling and walking infrastructure. BWA is taking the opportunity to give its assessment of provision for walking in Bristol, and Bristol City Council’s plans.… Continue reading
During a period of closure due to the construction of the new Moxy hotel on Newfoundland Way, the public right of way between Wilson Street in St. Paul’s and Newfoundland Way became obstructed by stored materials from an adjacent business, overgrown vegetation and a steel fence (frame on the left of the image).… Continue reading