Photo of a 'road closed' sign.

Four-month closure of Coniston Road for subway infill and new crossing installation

A key road through Patchway has been closed for “up to 16 weeks” to allow a pedestrian subway to be filled in and replaced with an ‘on the level’ zebra crossing. South Glos Council says the scheme is needed because the parapet railings over the subway are in poor condition and “do not provide sufficient containment in the event of a collision”. Bus diversions are in operation.

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South Glos Council consults on plan to infill Coniston Road subway

South Glos Council has launch a public consultation on plans to fill in a pedestrian subway near The Parade on Coniston Road and replace it with a zebra crossing. The zebra crossing will incorporate a parallel crossing area for cyclists, with both parts sitting on a ‘raised table’ for traffic-calming purposes. The existing railings along the side of the road will be replaced with bollards.

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