Highways & Transport Committee

Highways & Transport Committee

This Committee meets every 6 weeks, to discuss methods of improving the traffic situation and transportation system within the town. It also engages with Wiltshire Council to devise and implement measures to try to reduce traffic-related problems in and around the town. In addition, the Committee will receive reports and consider recommendations from the Wiltshire … Read more

Highways & Transport Committee

Highways & Transport Committee

This Committee meets every 6 weeks, to discuss methods of improving the traffic situation and transportation system within the town. It also engages with Wiltshire Council to devise and implement measures to try to reduce traffic-related problems in and around the town. In addition, the Committee will receive reports and consider recommendations from the Wiltshire … Read more

Town Council supports Floaty Boat Fund and Avoncliff Wood Campaign

At last night’s Full Council meeting, Councillors voted to support two valuable initiatives for the community. The first of these was to make a small donation to support the campaign by the Woodland Trust to purchase Avoncliff Wood in order to preserve the ancient woodland at its heart, and create amenity space for the community … Read more

The time to Explore BoA is approaching!

If you have had your ear to the social media ground, you may have caught a glimpse of a new logo about town, and wondered what was in the pipeline. Since joining the Town Council team, Steph Shearing, the Tourism & Events Officer, and Lydia Booth, Communications Manager, backed by Town Councillors, have been working … Read more

Update: Sunday Parking charges suspended

Following on from last week’s news from Wiltshire Council that charges would be put in place on Sundays and Bank Holidays across the county, including Bradford on Avon’s car parks, an article has now been released on their website, stating that they have suspended Sunday charges. The article can be viewed here: http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/news/articles/investment-in-communities   Leader … Read more

‘BoA Youth’ launch event

The big BoA Youth project launch is on Tuesday 23rd October between 3 – 7pm and Community Family Care and BoA Town Council invite youngsters, ages 8 – 18, to drop in and meet the new youth workers and have a say in provisions going forward.  The event will take place at the Youth & … Read more

Highways & Transport Committee

Highways & Transport Committee

This Committee meets every 6 weeks, to discuss methods of improving the traffic situation and transportation system within the town. It also engages with Wiltshire Council to devise and implement measures to try to reduce traffic-related problems in and around the town. In addition, the Committee will receive reports and consider recommendations from the Wiltshire … Read more

UPDATE on Frome Road Closure 3rd – 10th October

As you are hopefully already aware, we recently posted notification from Wiltshire Council of upcoming works to Frome Road, which will commence on 3rd October. Particularly as we have experienced a number of issues recently in relation to roadworks and closures, the Town Council was keen to seek assurance that the disruption caused by upcoming … Read more

Response to Wiltshire Times article on purported ‘one-way’ system trial

Following on from recent news coverage, Bradford on Avon Town Council would like to confirm that there are currently no plans to conduct a physical trial of a ‘one-way’ system within the town. The news story, carried on the front page of the Wiltshire Times, reports a discussion at the Highway and Transport committee on … Read more

Mason’s Lane/Market Street traffic havoc

On Wednesday 8th August, incoming drivers experienced severe delays throughout the Town, extending to many further incoming roads, when scaffolding was erected on Mason’s Lane for works on a property flanking the road. No traffic control system had been implemented which resulted in chaos as vehicles became backlogged in both directions. As a result, many … Read more