Tag Archives: Bristol

Tests scheduled for Bristol bascule bridge repairs

Bristol's Redcliffe Bascule Bridge

A bascule bridge in Bristol is to close on 12 consecutive days for testing of vital Griffiths engineering works.

The 1940s Redcliffe crossing will be shut to road users between 9.30am and 3pm from Monday 17 July to Friday 28 July. Contractor Griffiths will carry out tests to confirm repairs to…

Support for new Bristol station as part of railway restoration  


Plans for a new railway station in Bristol have received council support as part of proposals to reopen an old line closed in the 1960s.

Bristol City Council has thrown its weight behind plans for a new station at Ashley Down as part of the MetroWest Phase 2 project to reopen…

Bristol Parkway station redevelopment masterplan approved


Bristol Parkway station will be redeveloped after its masterplan was approved at a South Gloucestershire Council cabinet meeting.

The masterplan, developed in collaboration between Arup and Jacobs, details plans for a new main station building with a redeveloped public space and a business hub called The Brickwork to be constructed. South…

Opening of new railway station in Bristol delayed until 2023


The opening of Bristol's first new railway station in 95 years has been delayed due to setbacks in the completion of the car park and last minute additions needed for the main building.

Portway Park and Ride station on the Severn Beach line was due to open in summer of this…