Transport and Works Act information

At the Joint Transport Executive Committee meeting on 12 November 2009 the committee were asked to recommend to Bristol City Council and North Somerset Council that an application for a Transport and Works Act order be approved.

The committee paper briefly explains the process required.

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The application was made on 10 June 2010 and is followed by a 42 day period during which objections or other representations relating to the proposals may be made.   The closing date of 22 July 2010 has now passed. See all the documents in the full application

How can you find out more?

Copies of all the application documents were available for public inspection at the locations listed here.  The Bristol Council archive team at B Bond have a copy available, as does the Bristol Central Library.


    The Department for Transport have a 34 page guidance booklet to Transport and Works Act orders that explains how to get involved in the process and make comments.

 Please note that the address of the TWA Orders Unit given on page 2 of this guidance has changed and is now

Secretary of State for Transport, Department for Transport

c/o Transport and Works Act Orders Unit

Zone 1/31

Great Minster House

76 Marsham Street

London SW1P 4DR

Telephone numbers and email contacts remain the same


The Department for Transport also issue 105 pages of procedural guidance for applicants for a Transport and Works Act order

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