Photo of the roadworks at Great Stoke Roundabout (February 2020).

Roundabout work sees 200 tonnes of material removed in first six weeks

South Gloucestershire Council’s £2.9m scheme to improve to increase capacity and improve cyclist and pedestrian facilities at Great Stoke (Rabbit) Roundabout has seen 200 tonnes of material excavated from the verge on the north-west side of the roundabout during the first six weeks of construction activity. This work, combined with the laying of 60 metres of new kerb on the

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Photo of an M1 MetroBus vehicle stuck in a queue of traffic on the approach to Great Stoke Roundabout.

Bus boss critical of roadworks planning

The managing director of the bus company responsible for running the M1 MetroBus service has singled out the recently commenced roadworks at Great Stoke (Rabbit) Roundabout as an example of long-term infrastructure works that have been planned with insufficient consideration being given to maintaining public transport flows. James Freeman (pictured), MD of First West of England, made the reference in

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Photo of traffic congestion on the southbound approach to Great Meadow Roundabout.

Rabbit Roundabout roadworks bring delays of up to 40 minutes

The start of the construction phase of South Gloucestershire Council’s (SGC’s) £2.9m scheme of improvements at Great Stoke (Rabbit) Roundabout on Thursday 2nd January has brought peak-time gridlock to Bradley Stoke on a scale rarely seen since the notorious MetroBus roadworks of 2015-17. Perhaps due to a staggered return to work after the Christmas and New Year break, the full

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Photo of Great Stoke Roundabout (a.k.a Rabbit Roundabout).

Great Stoke Roundabout improvement works to run concurrently with Gipsy Patch Lane closure

  Commuters in the Stokes look set to be once again heading for a double dose of roadworks-induced misery after South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) announced that it is to begin work on a £2.9 million scheme of improvements to Great Stoke Roundabout (a.k.a. Rabbit Roundabout) in January next year. The timing of the work, which will take 12 months to

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Annotated plan of proposed improvements at Great Stoke Roundabout.

Rabbit Roundabout improvement works to be concurrent with Gipsy Patch Lane closure

Work on a £2.9 million scheme to increase capacity and improve safety at Great Stoke Roundabout (a.k.a. Rabbit Roundabout) will start this autumn and is scheduled to take 12 months to complete, South Gloucestershire Council has announced. The work will require lane closures as well as some full road closures (when deemed essential for safe working). The timing of the

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Annotated plan of proposed improvements at Great Stoke Roundabout.

Have your say on roundabout improvement proposals

South Gloucestershire Council has launched a public consultation on plans for capacity improvements at a major roundabout on the border between Bradley Stoke and Stoke Gifford. Great Stoke Roundabout (a.k.a. Rabbit Roundabout), which lies on the junction of Winterbourne Road with Bradley Stoke Way and Great Stoke Way, is forecast to be operating significantly over-capacity during the morning and evening

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