Talking Points – May 2015

Rossiter Road – The Rossiter Road sub-committee continues to press ERH and the council for a specific programme for the completion of the works. Although this is still not forthcoming, the Council has assured us that priority is being given to the work in the Parade and that this, other than some final snagging works, will…

Improving Widcombe

Background & Philosophy A meeting was held on 16th Dec 2014 to gather ideas about how Widcombe might be improved further once the Rossiter Road scheme has been completed, and to start the process of setting up an ‘Improving Widcombe’ committee to convert these ideas into action. It was decided to put our efforts into…

Energy Efficient Widcombe

January 2021 GO GREEN WIDCOMBE has superseded Energy Efficient Widcombe – Please visit Go Green Widcombe instead Background Energy Efficient Widcombe is a volunteer group within the Widcombe Association and works with other local volunteer and professional groups. EEW is also supported by Transition Bath, Age Concern, Bath and B&NES Council . EEW aims to…

Rossiter Road Scheme

Rossiter Road Campaign Key Reports The removal of A36 traffic from the street, making Rossiter Road two-way, has been the Association’s main campaign since its foundation. After many plans failed for a variety of reasons, we in 2003 had prepared and presented to the Council a proposal to make Rossiter Road into a two-way by-pass…

Rossiter Road Scheme

History of the Rossiter Road Project Progress to 2006:   B&NES Council collaborated with the WA in 2003 and 2004 to produce two key reports , which in 2005 were compared by consultants with a view to selecting the one which would both achieve the objective and be affordable. For more detail on those reports, click…

Rossiter Road Scheme

The Main Objective Divert the bulk of A36 (city ring road) westbound traffic away from the village. This is achieved by converting Rossiter Road, along the river, from one-way eastbound to two-way. Background One of the main reasons why the Widcombe Association was formed in 1981 was to campaign to restore our ‘High Street’ (comprising Widcombe…