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5. A4 Bath Road (near Westmorland Road) - Pedestrian Refuge Island - Results

In response to requests for improvements to pedestrian crossing facilities on the A4 Bath Road in the vicinity of Westmorland Road and Boyndon Road, the borough prepared and consulted on two design options for the potential installation of a new pedestrian refuge island.  To view a plan showing the two option subject to the consultation, please see the A4 Bath Road - Pedestrian Refuge Island Plan.

The consultation asked respondents whether they support proposals for one of the two locations identified for a possible new pedestrian refuge island and if so, which location would be preferred.

The consultation closed on Sunday 28 July 2019.


Supports Option A - 75% (15 responses)
Supports Option B - 20% (4 responses)
Not in support of either option - 5% (1 response)

Councillors have considered the responses received and the decision has been taken to proceed with implementing Option A. To view a plan showing the scheme to be implemented please see the Bath Road - Pedestrian Refuge Detailed Design Plan.

The work to implement the scheme will be carried out from Monday 18 to Friday 22 November 2019. For safety reasons two-way temporary traffic lights will be in operation during the works period between the hours of 9.30am and 4pm.