Annual Pancake Race

Could you be the best flipper in town? If so, why not represent your Bradford on Avon business, organisation or charity and enter our Pancake Race across the Town Bridge? This year, the coveted trophy is not the only prize on offer; the winner will also get a featured photo article about their BoA based organisation on … Read more

Lorry Watch Strikes Again!

A huge thanks to the again to the town’s Lorry Watch Volunteers! On 27th November 2018, the following convictions were upheld:  A driver was convicted of infringing the Bradford-on-Avon Town Bridge weight limit.  He was fined £293.00, ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £30.00 and costs of £200.00.   The offence took place on 30th April 2018. … Read more

Good news for our Bridge!

As you drive through our beautiful town, you will often see, come rain or shine, volunteers from the Lorry Watch team, taking note of the countless heavy goods vehicles who chose to ignore the restriction signs, and drive over our historic bridge. By taking shortcuts through the town, these vehicles have been threatening the bridge’s … Read more

ROADWORKS UPDATE: Silver Street/Market Street/Town Bridge

We have just heard from Wiltshire Council that the planned resurfacing of the mini roundabout at the junction of Market Street and Silver Street WILL NOT be taking place on Sunday 18th March as previously notified. There will be a temporary surface and ramps in place, allowing traffic through the town and over the Town … Read more

It’s Pancake Race time!

The Bradford on Avon Pancake Day Race is a firm favourite in our events calendar. Every year on Shrove Tuesday, Bradford on Avon businesses get competitive with their neighbours in a fast and furious pancake flipping race. This year’s race will take place at Noon on the Town Bridge on Tuesday 13th February and application … Read more


As you may have heard from the recent news, the Bradford on Avon Town Bridge was hit by a vehicle and considerable damage was caused. This is temporarily being protected by some scaffolding that has been erected but requires urgent repair works. Unfortunately from Monday 10th of October for 3 weeks, Market Street in Bradford … Read more

Come and Join Us – Bradford on Avon Pancake Race

The Bradford on Avon Town Bridge Pancake Race, a firm favourite in our events calendar is back again this year, on Tuesday 9th February.  Come and support members of the Bradford on Avon business community as they show off their pancake-tossing skills at our annual Pancake Day Race raising money for the “Christmas Lights” display.