'Shared use’ routes

shared use'Shared use' routes policy

Bristol Council is consulting on a draft policy on ‘shared use’ routes for people walking and on bicycles. The Society welcomes the council’s initiative to create this draft policy. The document fulfils a need to make clear the Council’s policy for how the balance between provision for walking and cycling will be achieved. The Society supports Bristol Walking Alliance’s response.

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Assembly

AssemblyThe site faces east to Temple Way and south to the river Avon where the demolished Clerical and Medical building once stood. AXA, the developer, has appointed Allford Hall Monaghan, architects who have won the Sterling Award. The site is inside the Enterprise Zone where development must be employment led. The Society supports the long delayed development of this important site.

The Society supports the developer’s objectives, which are to improve connectivity to both Temple Quays and Cabot Circus with a high quality, cost and energy effective sustainable design. The location on the edge of the Enterprise Zone and the excellent transport links make this an ideal development site for employment.

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Castle Park - west end

Castle Park aerialLater this year the Council will receive a planning enquiry from Goodman Developments, an Australian international property group, to develop the land between High Street and St Mary-le-Port Church, which includes the dilapidated Lloyds Bank, Bank of England and Norwich Union buildings. The Society has sent to Goodman and the Council suggestions about the opportunities that will follow the buildings’ demolition.

The Central Area Plan (2005) sets out the Council's current thinking.

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