Council ready to ditch Bath park-and-ride plan after local outrage

Council ready to ditch Bath park-and-ride plan after local outrage

Bath and North East Somerset council says it now intends to scrap scheme that could have put city’s world heritage status at risk

A controversial scheme to create a park-and-ride site on the edge of Bath that could have put the city’s world heritage status at risk is to be dropped.

There were protests this year when the city council’s Conservative cabinet voted in favour of the project, which would have resulted in water meadows to the east of the city centre being concreted over.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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