Category: Consultations

  • Bristol Temple Quarter consultation

    Bristol Temple Quarter consultation

    In early January 2023 a development framework was released for consultation by the Bristol Temple Quarter partnership. FoSBR joined a walking tour to understand how the new neighbourhoods will link to Temple Meads.

  • MetroWest: slow progress

    MetroWest: slow progress

    In FoSBR’s Autumn 2022 newsletter , FoSBR member John Walker wrote a “Tale of two metros” comparing the Devon Metro with the Bristol area’s MetroWest project.  He made the point that the Devon Metro has raced ahead, whilst MetroWest plods forward making slow progress.  MetroWest continues to plod, and since September there have been updates…

  • Bristol Parkway Masterplan

    Bristol Parkway Masterplan

    South Gloucestershire Council and partners are preparing a masterplan to transform Bristol Parkway from a park and ride into a modern transport hub.

  • SevernNet Transport Charter

    SevernNet Transport Charter

    SevernNet is a not-for-profit enterprise that represents businesses and the community across the Royal Portbury Dock, Avonmouth, Severnside and Western Approach area (PAS). The PAS area is covered by 3 local authorities, Bristol City Council, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.  The local authorities acknowledge that the area is significant in terms of employment and regeneration…

  • Better links with South East Wales?

    Better links with South East Wales?

    Peter Hendy’s interim report on the Union Connectivity Review was published in early March 2021. It specifically mentions the need for better links between Bristol and South East Wales.

  • Bedminster Station

    Bedminster Station

    Bedminster Station could be a very useful transport hub. New development will create a large number of homes within walking distance, but access needs to be improved.

  • Western Gateway Rail Strategy Consultation

    Western Gateway Rail Strategy Consultation

    FoSBR have submitted a response to the Western Gateway Rail Strategy Consultation. We call on them to increase rail investment, and to halt their £440 million road-building plan. Western Gateway is a Sub-national Transport Body (STB). Its role is to strengthen travel connections to local, national and international markets. It covers Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Bournemouth, Christchurch…