Bristol City Council Highways Services have finally placed double-yellow no parking lines on the full length of Wapping Road. In April many residents responded favourably to the statutory consultation to replace the single yellow lines.
The new parking lines were finally put in place at the end of November. Traffic movements along Wapping Road on Sundays will be much improved.
Maintenance work on Bathurst Bridge started on 1st September. The work includes waterproofing and resurfacing of the old bridge carriageway, replacement of the footway deck plus other works such as drainage clearing. The work will take around a month to complete. Read more “Bathurst Bridge work”
Bristol City Council are planning to start maintenance work on Bathurst Bridge on 1st September 2020, and they initially approved a compound area on Bathurst Parade. A number of residents objected to the positioning of a compound area in a manner that severely restricted access to their houses. Read more “Compound area for Bathurst Bridge work”
On the evening of the 6th July you may have wondered why the John Sebastian was redder than usual. Briony Pope informed us that this is because they were taking part in the national #LightItInRed campaign.
Since early March, Cabot Cruising Club and the Lightship Theatre have been without income from any events, due to the COVID-19 crisis, and still all parties, plays, gigs etc are prohibited. Read more “John Sebastian going red”
Cumberland Road is now closed to eastbound motor traffic but remains open for vehicles travelling west. The traffic lights in the photo are for buses which can travel in either direction. For a short while, traffic was permitted to run in both directions but access to our area from Cumberland Basin now requires travelling down Coronation Road or going via the City Centre. Read more “Cumberland Road update”
Bristol City Council are planning to start maintenance work on Bathurst Bridge on 1st September 2020, work which will mean closure of the old bridge to pedestrian and vehicle traffic. During the work, vehicle and pedestrian traffic will be sent over Bathurst New Bridge and a three-way traffic-light system will control vehicle movement.
Bristol City Council Highways Services have confirmed that they will make a Traffic Regulation Order to revise the parking restrictions on Wapping Road, replacing the current single yellow lines with double lines. Read more “Parking on Wapping Road”
Cumberland Road is now open to motor traffic in both directions along its full length. There is only lane open at the site of the New Cut collapse, with traffic lights to control the flow. Traffic can now access Cumberland Road from both Avon Crescent and Ashton Avenue.