A38 / Bradley Stoke Way proposals

South Gloucestershire Council has set out proposals for improving conditions for the Thornbury, A38 and Bradley Stoke Way corridor including: Thornbury and the B4061 Alveston Hill between Thornbury and Alveston The A38 corridor between Thornbury and Aztec West Bradley Stoke Way between Aztec West and Great Stoke Roundabout Bristol Cycling Campaign has responded to the consultation. We strongly supports the…

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Severn Beach – Parallel Crossings on Western Approach Distribution Park

South Glos Council are consultation on 5 new parallel priority crossings linking up sections of an existing shared footway/cycle track around the industrial park, part of the Highways England motorway cycle improvements scheme. https://consultations.southglos.gov.uk/consult.ti/PT.6407WesternApproachCrossings/consultationHome Bristol Cycling Campaign broadly supports these proposals, although we have some reservations about the detailed designs presented in the drawings. First it should be noted that the…

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A38 to Little Stoke Park Patchway Link – multi use path

South Glos Council has been awarded funds by the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) to investigate improvements to the connectivity between the A38, the old airfield site and Patchway. The consultation is here and was discussed at the South Glos Cycle forum meeting.  They state that “The route will provide a quiet alternative and connects into the cycle network east of the…

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Bromley Heath Viaduct works – a cycling opportunity?

South Gloucestershire Council has secured funding via The Challenge Fund and The Cycle Ambition Fund to carry out essential maintenance works along A4174 Avon Ring Road between the A38 at Filton and the A4 at Hicks Gate. These will include improvements to the carriageway, footpaths, cycle ways and street lighting as well as structural maintenance for the Bromley Heath…

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Planning application for former Filton Airfield

This is a huge development on 143.13 hectares with up to 2,675 dwellings and apartments, employment hub, rail station, a secondary school and 2 primary schools, retail, health centres and all that goes with it. It has now been approved in outline by South Glos Council. You might hope that the planning application would be an exemplary development worthy…

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Strategic Masterplan for East of Harry Stoke New Neighbourhood

UPDATE 23/4/15: Final BCyC submission sent in, BristolCyclingCampaignResponsetoConsultationHarryStoke. There is a ‘pre-application’ consultation on the strategic master plan from the developers Crest Strategic, which affects the land at East of Harry Stoke.  This is a huge new development on the remaining open land by Stoke Gifford bounded by the M4, M32 and the Filton Road. See our Neighbourhood page for…

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