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 Council has been consulting on proposed changes to the Local Plan policies. This is a scheduled review to reflect changes over the last 5 years. A particular theme is “Urban Living”, which is a policy that prioritises housing growth in certain city areas, with denser development, primarily on brownfield sites.… Continue reading
BWA has commented on the Joint Spatial Plan.
The Joint Spatial Plan for the West of England sub-region sets out plans to 2036 for housing growth and new employment locations, and also the infrastructure that will be required to support it.… Continue reading
I and my fellow campaigner Jo Chesterman have been concerned about the air pollution at Summerhill Infant School and Summerhill Academy (Junior) School, situated just past the end of Church Road in St George.… Continue reading
BWA has commented on the Department for Transport’s Accessibility Action Plan consultation.
We advocated the use of continuous or raised paving at all junctions where minor or side roads meet a main road, making pavements easier to navigate especially for those using wheeled assistance.… 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
St Michael’s Hill has been a major artery into Bristol since at least the 14th century, when it was mapped as ‘the road from Bristol to Hembury’ passing by the Norman church of St Michael on the Mount Without (i.e.,… Continue reading
Pavement Parking: Problems and Solutions
Monday 9th October, 11.00am-1.00pm
The Foundation, Lower ground floor, 1 St George’s Rd, Bristol BS1 5BE
A lively debate organised by Bristol Walking Alliance and SHINE (Supporting Healthy Inclusive Neighbourhood Environments).… Continue reading
An urban experiment
The Bristol & Bath Railway Path carries over two million journeys each year, and is one of the UK’s most popular traffic free walking and cycling routes. It was built in the early 1980s by Sustrans, with help from many local volunteers, and turned a derelict railway line into a valuable amenity and green space.… Continue reading