Committee to consider objections to Hempton Lane parking restriction plans

Objections to proposed changes to waiting restrictions in Hempton Lane are to be considered at a meeting of South Gloucestershire Council’s Planning, Transport & Strategic Environment (PTSE) Committee next week. The objections, which relate to plans to add further double lines on the north side of the road and introduce limited waiting on the south side, were received during the

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Highwood Road closure set for 15th October

The long-debated closure of Patchway’s Highwood Road to general traffic looks set to take effect from Monday 15th October after traffic orders associated with the scheme were published today by South Gloucestershire Council. The Council decided in July to press ahead with the proposals, despite receiving a 4,137 signature petition calling for the road to be kept open to general

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Officials recommend go-ahead for Shellmor Avenue closure

Officials at South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) have recommended that a proposed scheme to ban traffic from making a left-turn into Shellmor Avenue from the A38 Gloucester Road should be implemented, despite 93 residents signing a petition against it. The recommendation is contained in a report prepared in advance of next Wednesday meeting of SGC’s Planning, Transportation and Strategic Environment Committee,

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Highwood Road petitioners ignored at Full Council

A petition calling on South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) to amend its long-term plan to convert Patchway’s Highwood Road into a bus and cycle-only route and instead allow access to general traffic has been rejected at a meeting of Full Council. The decision confirms the outcome of a debate at last month’s meeting of the Council’s Planning, Transport & Strategic Environment

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Highwood Road decison referred to Full Council

The petition to keep Patchway’s Highwood Road open to general traffic suffered a setback at last month’s meeting of South Gloucestershire Council’s (SGC’s) Planning, Transportation and Strategic Environment (PTSE) Committee, which decided to endorse an officer recommendation to close the road, albeit for a trial period of 18 months. However, there remains hope amongst the petition’s proponents that it may

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