Responding to consultations is an important part of what we do. There’s an active group pressing for Triple A quality (All Ages and Abilities) and for capacity that will encourage more people to cycle, and plan for the projected levels of 20% within 10 years.

Consultation responses (click for full list)
  • Victoria Park, a missed opportunity or is something better than nothing?

    The latest stage of the saga of the Victoria Park section of the Filwood Quietway draws to a close. New proposals have been made as part of the Cycling Ambition Fund programme for the Filwood Quietway after the withdrawal of the previous properly ambitious and well balanced proposals in January 2017, after a vitriolic anti-cycling campaign playing on fear. As we feared, the current proposals are watered down and compromised to such an extent that

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  • Callowhill Court - large development, carpark and change to routes around Broadmead - our response

    'Callowhill Court' is the name given to a huge redevelopment of a large part of Broadmead, including changes to traffic and bus routes in the whole area. We've been paying close attention since the initial proposals in December 2016, and there have been significant changes, however as members and strong supporters of Living Heart for Bristol, we are very much in agreement with the points they raised 1000 Space New Car Park and 4-Lane Road

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  • Southmead Quietway – Cairns Road & Wellington Hill West Crossings

    The Southmead Quietway is part of the £19m Cycling Ambition Fund to upgrade walking and cycling routes across the city. It links one of the busiest cycle routes in the city, Gloucester Road, through residential areas with high levels of cycle use, to the Southmead Hospital and north Bristol. It is identified as important ‘local link’ in the neighbourhood plans of Bishopston, Cotham and Redland, Stoke Bishop, Westbury-on-Trym and Henleaze, and Horfield and Lockleaze. Here's

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  • Bristol University Tyndall Avenue public realm changes - our response

    Bristol University are proposing to 'stop up' Tyndall Place including the junctions at either end as part of their master plan. Here's our view. Response to Consultation (BCyCResponsetoTyndallAvenue) Bristol Cycling Campaign 23 February 2017 Tyndall Avenue Public Realm Project www.bristol.ac.uk/estates/projects/tyndallplace/ Our overall position on this consultation is: Support with strong qualification Space for Cycling Does this measure deliver 1) Protected space on main roads; 2) Remove through motor traffic; 3) Safe routes to school; 4)

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  • Filwood Quietway St John’s Lane & Wedmore Vale Consultation - our response

    The Filwood Quietway is proposed to link the south of the city with the centre. It is one of the main elements of the £19m Cycling Ambition Fund to upgrade walking and cycling routes across the city. There are four sections, with different characteristics, and different processes for consultation and planning: Whitehouse Street, Victoria Park, St John's Lane and Wedmore Vale, and the Northern Slopes. The Filwood Quietway section of the TravelWest website has a

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  • Stoke Park future plans consultation - our response

    We responded to the consultation on future plans for Stoke Park. That's the iconic parkland below the yellow Dower House overlooking the M32. BCyC Response to Stoke Park Stoke Park Ref: https://bristol.citizenspace.com/neighbourhoods/stoke-park-future-plans/ Our overall position on this consultation is: Support with qualifications Space for Cycling Does this measure provide for 1) Protected space on main roads; 2) Remove through motor traffic; 3) Safe routes to school; 4) Cycle friendly town centres; 5) Cycle routes in

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  • Victoria Park - JIMBY's and NIMBY's

    Planning application withdrawn for 'further consultation'. We will continue to press for 'triple A' ambition to make cycling feel possible for All Ages and Abilities. The consultation has now closed on the planning application for the Victoria Park section of the Filwood Quietway (however comments can still be made, use link here Victoria Park – say no to Project Fear). There are 1065 comments with a breakdown of about 56% objectors and 44% supporters (thanks to

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  • Victoria Park - say no to Project Fear

    The planning application for the Victoria Park walking and cycling improvements closes tonight, Weds 11th Jan, but comments are still being accepted. We state again, this is good scheme utterly in keeping with everything that Victoria Park, and all other Bristol parks needs to have in a Cycling City (here's a summary). Thanks to all who've voiced their support we've now got a more balanced position to the fear of change being pushed by objectors.

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