Westgate Street Proposals

Improvements for cycling

  • Continuous stepped cycle lane on both sides of Westgate Street along its full extent.
  • The junction between Westgate Street and Park Street will be signalised, with provision for cyclists.
  • The junction with Westgate Street will connect cycling provision onto the primary Cycleway on Castle Street

Improvements for walking

  • More public realm space gained through the reconfiguration of the carriageway.
  • High quality landscaping and improved streetscape.
  • New upgraded crossings throughout project area

Improvements for buses

  • Reduction in traffic due to bus gate installation
  • Rationalisation of bus stops to coincide with the opening of the Transport Interchange

Road design and layout

  • Westgate Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction along much of its length.
  • The bus gate will restrict through movements on Westgate Street.
  • General traffic will be given the opportunity to turn around prior to the bus gate by using the Guildhall Place and Golate y Gwter one-way loop.

Parking and Loading

  • All existing points of access will be retained via access from the North