Councillors fear by-pass will bring increased traffic to Bradley Stoke Way

Town councillors in Bradley Stoke say they fear the opening of the Stoke Gifford By-Pass (planned to be completed in 2017) will result in considerably more traffic using Bradley Stoke Way, despite assurances to the contrary by experts at South Gloucestershire Council (SGC). A presentation given to the town council’s Planning Committee in June saw SGC predicting a “marginal” increase

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Willow Brook road humps are a great success, says manager

The installation of speed humps on the approach road to the Willow Brook shopping centre in Bradley Stoke has completely eliminated accidents, according to the centre’s manager Scott Lahive. Traffic calming measures were installed on the road twelve months ago, following a series of accidents that the centre said were attributable to speeding. Mr Lahive reported in a written response

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Willow Brook managers explain traffic calming tweaks

Managers at the Willow Brook Centre say they are continuing to “refine and improve” traffic calming measures with the ongoing objective of reducing the speed of vehicles entering and leaving the site, thereby “improving the safety of customers who visit the Centre”. The shopping centre announced its intention to implement measures to “help drivers obey the speed limits” last September

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