Comments invited on proposed traffic management measures around Wheatfield School

South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) has opened a public consultation on proposed traffic management measures around Wheatfield Primary School in Wheatfield Drive, Bradley Stoke. The proposals address a number of issues highlighted for attention in the school’s recently-produced Travel Plan. Proposed measures include the installation of dropped kerbs, bollards to reduce cycle speeds on approaches to road crossings, improvements to a

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Service changes for bus routes 73 and 74

First Group has announced changes to the 73 service, which links Cribbs Causeway to the City Centre via Bradley Stoke. The timings along certain journeys have been altered by 1-2 minutes to provide a more reliable service. The changes are said to be based on a new satellite tracking system introduced earlier this year which tracks actual journey times. A

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Second round of public consultation opens on Aztec West Roundabout bus lane scheme

South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) has quietly opened a second round of public consultation on the proposed bus priority scheme for the Aztec West roundabout. Richard Lewis of consulting group Mouchel (working in partnership with SGC) told The Journal that the new consultation concerns the same scheme as before, “but revised following the public consultation”. Respondents to the original consultation have

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Patchway Bridge road closure delayed

Works on Patchway Railway Bridge that will require the closure of of the southbound lane of the B4057 for a period of approximately six months [see previous story in The Journal] have been delayed by one week. The restrictions were due to come into force today (19th May), but signs at the bridge are now showing a start date of

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