Kepax Walking and Cycling Bridge Latest Updates

Published Wednesday, 26th January 2022

Latest updates for the Kepax Walking and Cycling Bridge

26 January 2021

Works to prepare for the construction of a new walking and cycling bridge in Worcester are set to get underway next week.

The works will start during the week beginning 31st January 2022 to remove a number of trees on the western end of Gheluvelt Park, where Kepax Bridge will be built.

The works are taking place in connection with Kepax Bridge, which will see the construction of a new crossing over the River Severn. The bridge will help to provide improved cycle and pedestrian connectivity to the north of Worcester City.

Read the full article: Works to prepare for new walking and cycling bridge to get underway

28 September 2021

The planning application submitted for another major improvement to the walking and cycling infrastructure in the county has been given the go ahead.

The scheme to deliver Kepax Bridge was approved by the County’s Planning and Regulatory Committee today (28th September).

The bridge aims to provide improved cycle and pedestrian connectivity to the north of Worcester City and to enhance links along the riverside.

Building on the success of Sabrina Bridge and Diglis Bridge, Worcestershire County Council and Worcester City Council are working in partnership to provide this new walking and cycling bridge over the River Severn between Gheluvelt Park and Kepax.

Read the full article: New walking and cycling bridge in Worcester given the go ahead

6 July 2021

At today’s Planning and Regulatory Committee meeting, members voted to defer a decision on the application for Kepax Bridge in Worcester.

The committee requested more information about wider connectivity to the bridge which will be presented to them at a future Planning and Regulatory Committee meeting.

12 March 2021

Walking and cycling routes in the county could get a boost at Worcestershire County Council’s next Cabinet meeting, if plans to progress two bridges are given the green light.

Kepax Bridge in Worcester and Hampton Bridge in Evesham are scheduled to be discussed at the meeting next Thursday (18 March).

Read the full article: Two walking and cycling bridges set to move forward