Banwell Bypass and Highway Improvements

Visualisation of Bypass

This consultation is now closed. The original text is retained below, for the record. You can read a report into the consultation findings (pdf, 3.5MB).

We have made considerable progress designing the Banwell Bypass since our first public consultation was held in Summer 2021.

Now, we would like to share our progress and the current design with you, giving you another opportunity to tell us what you think about our work so far.

What you tell us will help us to review the design for a final time before it is submitted to planning later in 2022.

In our consultation document (Summary and Detailed versions available) you can see the current design of the Banwell bypass, as well as some proposed changes to Banwell village and its surrounding area including measures to reduce possible impacts of the scheme in the nearby villages Sandford, Churchill and Winscombe. You can see more detailed designs of the proposals for Banwell village, Churchill, Sandford and Winscombe in the drawings below. 

Please use this questionnaire [Closed] to share your views on:

  • The current design of the Bypass and Southern Link Road.
  • Proposed improvements to the village of Banwell.
  • Proposals to nearby roads and villages, including measures to address impacts of the Scheme.

Your feedback to date has played a vital role in shaping and focussing the designs presented today. Every response we receive is important, so that we can deliver a scheme that works for our residents now and in future.

We can only take your feedback using the questionnaire and cannot accept feedback by other methods (e.g. letters, emails, phone calls). The questionnaire is fully accessible though if you do need it (or other information) in another format please contact us by email ( or by phone on 01934 888 802. 

Drop-in information sessions will be held on:

  • Monday 14 March, 12:30pm to 7pm, Banwell Village Hall, BS29 6BS
  • Thursday 24 March, 3pm to 7pm, Churchill Methodist Church, BS25 5NB
  • Tuesday 29 March, 3pm to 7pm, St James Church Hill, Winscombe, BS25 1BA
  • Tuesday 5 April, 3pm to 7pm, Sandford Village Hall, BS25 5QA
  • Wednesday 13 April, 4pm to 6pm, The Campus, Weston-super-Mare, BS24 7DX

You can read more about the Banwell Bypass in the consultation booklets (link above), or at

Banwell Bypass plan
Wider mitigation plans
Plans to support active travel


  • Opened
    10 Mar 2022 at 12:00
  • Closed
    22 Apr 2022 at 12:00
  • Response Published
    19 Jul 2022

Summary of Results

Consultation Documents

Supporting Documents


Organisational Information

Contact Name Katie Park
Job title Project Manager
Contact Email
Contact Telephone 01934 888 802

Project Information

Aim of this consultation To get feedback on current designs of the Banwell bypass, the Southern Link Road, proposed improvements to the village of Banwell and proposals for nearby roads and villages, including measures to address impacts of the scheme.
Close Date 22 Apr 2022 12:00
Consultation Topic
  • Business - jobs, new business or factories
  • Community - neighbourhoods, equalities, youth offending and registrar
  • Environment - building work, transport, trees and recycling
  • Transport - construction and repair, travel or policy
Context for this consultation Context for this consultation We are undertaking this second public consultation to understand any impacts of our current design, so that we can consider those impacts as we refine the scheme’s design ready for planning submission later in 2022.