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As part of the Autumn Statement 2016 the Government announced the creation of a National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF) worth in total £23bn.

On the 6th April the government invited Local Authorities to bid for a share of this funding for schemes meeting the core aims of the fund to:

  1. Ease congestion and provide upgrades on important national, regional or local routes
  2. Unlock economic and job creation opportunities
  3. Enable the delivery of new housing developments

The West of England Combined Authority councils (inc. Bristol) have applied for funding. Bristol has also submitted a separate bid to the same competition.

More information about these bids can be found below.

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West of England Combined Authority bid summary

Proposed upgrade and enhancement of a number of traffic signal junctions in the West of England Combined Authority area. The aim of these works is to reduce congestion and provide safer pedestrian crossing facilities. There will be the opportunity to replace other end of life assets thereby reducing the burden of ongoing maintenance revenue costs for each authority.

Bid Documents

Combined Authority Application form Download pdf PDF approximately 601.4 K Combined Authority Impact Pro Forma Download xls

Economic Case

Combined Authority ASTv2 Download xlsx Combined Authority Technical Note Download pdf PDF approximately 547.87 K

EQIR

Combined Authority Equality Impact Relevance Check June 2017 Download docx

Gantt Chart

Combined Authority Gantt Chart Download mpp

Letter LEP

Combined Authority Jcn Improvements 2017-06-29 Download pdf PDF approximately 47.25 K

Letter MP

Combined Authority Strategic Radial Route Improvement Scheme KM letter of support Download pdf PDF approximately 246.34 K

Organogram

Combined Authority Traffic Signal Enhancement Organogram roles Download pdf PDF approximately 44.51 K

Risk Management Strategy

Combined Authority Risk Management Strategy Download docx

West of England Combined Authority Ranking Note

Combined Authority 2017-06-28 MCA Download pdf PDF approximately 179.98 K

Bristol bid summary

Bristol’s Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone (TQEZ) is expected to accommodate 17,000 jobs, a 12,000 seat arena and 2,500 housing units. The project aims to; facilitate public transport penetration into the area; provide high quality pedestrian/cycle links; and improve junction layouts thereby reducing congestion and unlocking employment and housing sites.

BCC Application form Download pdf PDF approximately 484.01 K BCC Appendix 1 – Proposed works location plan Download pdf PDF approximately 2.13 M BCC Appendix 2 – Project Impact Pro-Forma Download xls BCC Appendix 3 – Technical note Download pdf PDF approximately 573.65 K BCC Appendix 4 – Appraisal Summary Table Download xlsx BCC Appendix 5 – Project Plan Download pdf PDF approximately 137.43 K BCC Appendix 6 – QRA Download pdf PDF approximately 96.36 K BCC Appendix 7 – Risk Management Strategy Download pdf PDF approximately 59.74 K BCC Appendix 8 – Combined Authority Ranking Note 2017-06-28 Download pdf PDF approximately 179.98 K BCC Appendix 9a – Letter of support – Local Enterprise Partnership Download pdf PDF approximately 47.27 K BCC Appendix 9b – Letter of Support – University of Bristol Download pdf PDF approximately 69.87 K BCC Appendix 9c – Letter of support – First West of England Download pdf PDF approximately 203.72 K BCC Appendix 9d – Letter of Support – Engine Shed Download pdf PDF approximately 243.92 K BCC Appendix 9e – Letter of support – Kerry McCarthy MP Download pdf PDF approximately 277.55 K BCC Appendix 9f – Letter of Support – Karin Smyth MP Download pdf PDF approximately 479.23 K

Charlton Road, Keynsham roadworks – please plan your journey

Charlton Road, Keynsham roadworks – please plan your journey

A section of Charlton Road in Keynsham will be closed to all road users for up to three weeks, as highway reconstruction and resurfacing works are carried out. 

Weston High Street works 2024

High Street, Weston temporary closure for works

High Street, Weston temporary closure for works

Highway resurfacing work, upgrading footways and street lighting improvements are being carried out in High Street, Weston over the summer. 

Beacon House, Queens Avenue June 2024 works

Queens Avenue stabilisation works to get underway in June

Queens Avenue stabilisation works to get underway in June

Bristol City Council is making the preparations to fill in a disused cellar under Queens Avenue in Clifton, off Queens Road.

Thornbury residents asked about travel in the town

Thornbury residents asked about travel in the town

South Gloucestershire Council is asking people who live in Thornbury to share their experiences of getting around the town.

Small Portishead parking change to make big difference for service vehicles

Small Portishead parking change to make big difference for service vehicles

Ambulances, fire engines, buses, refuse trucks and other service vehicles will be free to make easier journeys through West Hill in Portishead once a small change comes into force.