Riversley Park Footbridge

New bridge for Nuneaton’s Riversley Park

As part of wider planned improvements to Nuneaton’s main park, the existing wooden footbridge that crosses the River Anker between the Museum and Sainsbury’s is set to be replaced. A new, wider structure will open up the route for pedestrians and cyclists where currently riding cycles is legally questionable and space to do so is extremely limited.

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Railway Themed K-Frame Barrier on Weddington Walk

NBBC – Remove Your Restrictions!

With Sustrans wanting to improve its National Cycle Network including through the removal of discriminatory obstructions that hinder legitimate access, it would be nice if Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council would get on board with improving the sections of routes that it controls. Too many obstructions exist on the likes of Weddington Walk, Wembrook Trail, and access to the Coventry

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School Run Traffic

Norfolk Gets School Streets – What About Warwickshire?

Norfolk is one of the latest counties to start trialing School Streets – where roads outside school gates are closed to most motor traffic around the school run hours. Schemes can vary in how they’re implemented but have the benefit of making the school journey safer and more attractive for those travelling by foot, scooter, or cycle, and enable some

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Leicester Road Gyratory, Nuneaton

Cycling Afterthought for Leicester Road Changes

The latest plans to be released by Warwickshire County Council for the redevelopment of the Leicester Road Gyratory in Nuneaton (Vicarage Street, Back Street, Leicester Road) have been dubbed as an “ovalabout” in local press. While reports note so-called improvements for cycling, the actual published plan is motor-centric and poor for pedestrians and cyclists, failing to meet minimum standards and providing indirect routes.

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Bull Ring Junction with Heath End Road and Greenmoor Road, Nuneaton (April 2020)

Junction Redesign Omits Cycling

Warwickshire County Council is proposing to make changes to the junction of Greenmoor Road/Bull Ring/Heath End Road with the aim to improve traffic flow through the congested area. Currently operating as a mini-roundabout, the proposal is to provide traffic signals instead. With the scheme comes new crossing infrastructure for pedestrians – but no accommodation for cycling.

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