Decision details

A4 Portway Strategic Corridor – Additional scope to be completed by Strategic Partner

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This decision follows the previous OED 4 August 2022), signed by the Growth and Regeneration Executive Director approving spend of £315000.
This follows the cabinet decision on Tuesday, 5th October, 2021 which approved “the receipt and expenditure of funding to deliver the development and submission to WECA of Business Cases for each project within the Strategic Corridors Programme, of up to £3.5m” including £600k for the A4 Portway Strategic Corridor.
This project is key to Bristol City Council’s aims of delivering the Strategic Corridors programme, and Mass Transit. The additional scope requests the strategic partner to produce and issue a Full Business Case for a work package to create a new bus access and egress at the Portway Park and Ride site.


Approval to spend an additional £72000 to procure the services of the Strategic Partner to undertake the Outline Business Case and associated design work for the A4 Portway Strategic Corridor.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - Action is required to address the Climate Emergency, so doing nothing was not considered appropriate
Option 2 -
Option 3 -

Publication date: 14/09/2022

Date of decision: 13/09/2022