Keynsham High Street to reopen

This scheme is the first of it’s kind in BaNES providing a kerb protected (in parts) contra-flow cycle lane with much much better accessible crossing points. Definitely going to be worth a visit!


[L-R: Councillor Kevin Guy, B&NES Council Leader; Dan Norris, West of England Metro Mayor; Andy Wait, Keynsham Town Council Chair]

Good news for motorists and shoppers in Keynsham with an announcement that the High Street will reopen on March 18 for all road users now that the public realm enhancement scheme is reaching the final stages of completion. 

The scheme is part of Bath & North East Somerset Council’s investment in its High Streets and ambition to revitalise Keynsham town centre.

The enhancements comprise footpath widening and resurfacing, improved cycling and bus stop facilities, new street furniture, trees and planting and better signage on the High Street between Bath Hill and Charlton Road.

The council is currently completing finalfinishing and landscaping works. The resurfacing of the High Street will take place overnight enabled by a night-time closure of Bath Hill and Charlton Road.

The closures will be in place…

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