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.
Good news for those who enjoy a good roast. The Louisiana can now provide take-away roast lunches each Sunday between 12.00 and 2.00pm. Read more “Louisiana roast lunches”
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.
Bristol White Water Boaters use the unusual high water to kayak from the New Cut into Bathurst Basin. The tide level at 9am on 12th March was even higher than the previous day, and reached levels not before experienced by Bathurst Basin residents. Read more “Bristol White Water Boaters Use Overflow”
A high spring tide, made even higher by low atmospheric pressure, caused water from the New Cut (River Avon) to overflow into Bathurst Basin around 8.30am on 11th March 2020.
Forthcoming events at the Lightship Theatre held on the John Sebastian Lightship. Read more “Forthcoming on the Lightship”
Cumberland Road is closed in both directions close to the caravan park entrance. A water-main burst and a section of the New Cut wall has collapsed. The closure affects all vehicles, including Metrobus m2 service and the Airport service A1, which are re-routed along Coronation Road. The pedestrian pavement is open. Read more “Cumberland Road closed”
Butcombe Brewing Company is investing heavily in the Grade II-listed Ostrich Inn following its purchase by them towards the end of 2017. Their latest proposals received formal planning consent on 13th January 2020 subject to some conditions. Read more “Ostrich Inn improvements”