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Inadequate railing

Reported via desktop in the Bridges/Subways category by Matthew Brown at 15:43, Wednesday 14 October 2020

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later

The railing at the end of Gaol Ferry Bridge (Gaol Ferry Steps side) is inadequate. It should have wire mesh or similar to stop small children being able to go under the railing and fall to their deaths. A lot of young families use the bridge now because of the development around the Mshed etc, lots of parents cross the bridge with multiple children and can't keep a hand on all their children. It would make sense to add extra protection to the most used areas at both ends of the bridge. 20m or so of mesh either side would greatly increase safety.

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 15:43, Wednesday 14 October 2020

  • This enquiry has been referred to another team for action. They will provide further updates on the issue in due course.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 10:56, Thursday 15 October 2020

  • This Fix My Street enquiry has been automatically closed.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 00:05, Thursday 5 November 2020

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 2340968 in your new report if it is an update on this one.