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  • Start: 28/07/19 - Finish: 23/08/19

    Last modified: 16/08/19

Overnight resurfacing works - closures and diversions between 28/07/19 - 23/08/19

The next significant change to the Temple Gate area is overnight closures due to resurfacing works. Closures will be overnight 20:00 – 06:00 between 28/07/19 – 23/08/19.

Diversions are likely to change on a daily basis.

Closures Friday 16th August between 20:00-06:00

We have just been informed by the contractors that due to the weather forecast the diversions for tonight have changed. Please see below.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE WILL BE NO CLOSURES ON SATURDAY 17th AUGUST AND ALL SERVICES WILL BE OPERATING NORMAL ROUTE.

Closures Sunday 18th August between 20:00-06:00

An additional night of closures have been added. Please scroll to the bottom of the page for this info. 

There will be temporary bus stops on Lower Castle Street and Redcliff Street outbound

All bus stops on diversion routes will be observed during this closure.

When Redcliffe Way is closed heading towards Temple Meads, passengers requiring the BRIS P&R are advised to wait on the bus stop on Temple Meads T1.

Please note services 70 and 73 will terminate and commence their journeys at Broad Quay for the duration of the closures. Passengers wishing to go into the Temple Meads Station are advised to get the service 8 or 72.

 


 

Closures Friday 16th August between 20:00-06:00

Services heading from Bristol

Services 1, 2, 91 & 92 from Victoria Street/Bristol Bridge are to divert left into Counterslip, left onto Temple Way around Old Market roundabout back down Temple Way to resume normal route at Temple Meads.

Service 39, A1 & BRIS from Redcliff roundabout are to divert into Redcliff Street right into Three Queens Lane then across into Mitchell Lane to Victoria Street (Tony Benn House on Victoria Street end of road) then turn left into Victoria Street right into Counterslip then as above.

Service A1 from Temple Meads are to turn left round Bath Bridge into York Road right at roundabout onto Redcliff Hill and back round Redcliff roundabout to resume normal route.

Services heading from Bristol between 20:00 and 23:59

These diversions are required due to the turn from Bath Bridge onto Bath/Wells Road also being closed from 23:59.

Service 1 from Victoria Street/Bristol Bridge are to operate left into Counterslip, Temple Way coming off slip way to Old Market roundabout then third exit and follow A420 to Lawrence Hill roundabout taking the third exit to go down St Phillips Causeway to come back on the A4 Bath Road (Burger King on your right) to resume normal routes.

Service 39 from Redcliff roundabout are to divert left into Redcliff Street, right into Three Queens Lane across into Mitchell Lane, Victoria Street, right into Counterslip onto Temple Way than as above.

There is a temporary stop in the layby opposite Burger King.

This will only affect the 00:00 service 1 journey from Broadmead and the 00:00, 01:00 & 02:00 service 39 journeys from the bus station.

Service 2 from Victoria Street are to turn right into St Thomas Street, left into Three Queens Lane and left again onto Redcliff Street, then  from Recliffe Hill roundabout 2nd exit onto Redcliff Hill, then 3rd exit at next roundabout into Bedminster Parade and follow the road until you reach the traffic lights then turn left (under the bridge) and take first exit at next roundabout and follow St Johns Lane along and take 2nd exit at roundabout up over hill to resume normal route at Wells Road.

This will only affect the 00:15 journey from Broadmead.

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A1 service to and from Bristol Airport

From Bus Station to Bristol Airport from Redcliff roundabout via Redcliff Hill, Clarence Road, Temple Meads to turn RIGHT into Station.

Then from station turn right onto Temple Way, left into Counterslip, left into Victoria Street, right into St Thomas Street right into Three Queens Lane, then left into Redcliff Street then normal route.

From Bristol Airport to Bristol as above.

 


Closures Sunday 18th August between 20:00-06:00

Services heading from Bristol

Services 1, 2, 91 & 92 from Victoria Street/Bristol Bridge are to divert left into Counterslip, left onto Temple Way around Old Market roundabout back down Temple Way to resume normal route at Temple Meads.

Service 39 & A1 from Redcliff roundabout are to divert into Redcliff Street right into Three Queens Lane then across into Mitchell Lane to Victoria Street (Tony Benn House on Victoria Street end of road) then turn left into Victoria Street right into Counterslip then as above.

Service A1 from Temple Meads can operate normal route.

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Services heading to Bristol

Services 1, 2, 8, 91, 92 & 376 from Temple Meads are to operate via Redcliffe Way, right into Redcliff Hill to divert via Redcliff Street, Three Queens Lane, Mitchell Lane, Victoria Street, where services 1, 2, 91 & 92 will resume normal route and the services 8 & 376 will turn right into Counterslip to resume normal route at Temple Way.

 

For information regarding where services have been relocated to after the closure of the bus stop outside of the reckless engineer please follow this link.

For information regarding the services please visit the first bus website where you can find up to date information about services. 

For further traffic flow details please visit Bristol TempleQuarter.

Ongoing Restrictions and changes to access

Work on the Temple Gate scheme will run from 26 June 2017 until Autumn 2019. The associated construction work will result in changes to how pedestrians, cyclists and motor vehicles travel through the area.

Cycle restrictions

Due to the reduced road space available during the works, all cycle lanes through the area have been closed. In order to ensure cyclist safety, signs have been erected warning drivers not to overtake cyclists through the works. 

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