CLLSA Bristol -Wales & West - Members meeting - Travel Information

Armada House, Telephone Avenue, Bristol, BS1 4BQ

Directions:

BY TRAIN - Bristol Temple Meads train station is only a short distance away. Buses and taxis to the City Centre or Baldwin Street are frequently available although when the weather permits the walk takes approximately 15 minutes.

WALKING FROM TEMPLE MEADS STATION - On leaving the station walk past the taxi rank to your left and past the Passenger Shed (Brunel's Old Station) and Café Gusto on your right. When you reach the road turn right onto Temple Gate and walk 70m to the pedestrian crossing. Cross by the roundabout via the pedestrian crossing. Make your way down Victoria Street (you should see the Novotel on your right). Walk the length of Victoria Street crossing Bristol Bridge. Turn to your left down Baldwin Street, walk past Queen Charlotte Street on your left. Take the next left (just after Eton Bar) which is a cobbled pedestrian street, this is Telephone Avenue. Walk up Telephone Avenue and Armada House is the last building on the right before the corner. The walk is approximately 15 minutes.

Taxi Transfer from Station - If you prefer to take a taxi from the train station to the venue we have been advised that it will cost approximately £xx.xx   Please remember that there is a travel bursary available to members, if you would like to request details and an application form please email bursary.grant@cllsupport.org.uk

BY BUS - There are many bus routes into Bristol. You can use any bus that stops in the City Centre or Baldwin Street. There are also Park & Ride facilities located at Long Ashton, Brislington and the Portway (Avonmouth) PLEASE SEE PARK AND RIDE DETAILS BELOW

BY CAR

From Wales and the West - M4 continue along the M4 to junction 19. Join the M32 and head towards Bristol. (This motorway reduces to an urban dual carriageway after approximately 2 - 3 miles and becomes the A4032). At the traffics lights (you need to be in the left lane or left centre lane) follow the signs for A4044 and Bristol Temple Meads Station; this will take you left onto Bond Street and under a foot bridge. You now need to move to the right hand lane as you travel under Temple Way underpass. Continue to a major roundabout. Take the fourth exit onto Victoria Street (B4053). Continue the length of Victoria Street and take the left hand lane over Bristol Bridge. At the traffic lights, turn left onto Baldwin Street. The first left turning off Baldwin Street is Queen Charlotte Street (Nearest public car park is situated here, there are 16 Pay & Display car parks within a mile radius. Queen Charlotte Street and Princess Street are the nearest, The Grove and Canon's Marsh are approximately 5 minutes walk). On foot from the car park, return to Baldwin Street, Telephone Avenue is next left off Baldwin Street. By car, turn left at the lights into Marsh Street and then first left into Telephone Avenue is where Armada House is situated. Please note there is no parking available at Armada house, please use the car parks nearby as above.

M48 join the M4 at junction 21 and continue to junction 19. Follow the directions as above.

From the North - M5 exit the M5 at the M4/M5 interchange. (M4/M5 J20/15) and join the M4 heading East. Exit the M4 at junction 19 and follow directions from the M4 as above.

From the East - M4 exit the M4 at junction 19 and follow the directions from the M4 as above.

From Bath and the South East - A4 continue along the A4 towards Bristol and follow signs for Temple Meads Station and the City Centre. As you approach Bristol itself you will arrive at a major roundabout which is built over the River Avon. Take your third exit towards the station and continue through two sets of lights. (Temple Meads Station is on your right). On exiting the second set of lights merge into the right hand lane and turn right through another set of lights. Turn left onto Victoria Street keeping the Holiday Inn and Brann on your right. Continue along Victoria Street and across the mini roundabout, keeping in the left of the two lanes available. Once across Bristol Bridge, turn left onto Baldwin Street. The last turning on the left is Marsh Street and Telephone Avenue is first left. However, please see parking directions.

From the South - A37 continue along the A37 northbound following signs for Bristol City Centre. This northbound carriage will eventually meet the A4 in Brislington. Turn left and, again, follow signs for the city centre and then take up directions along the A4 as above.

From the South West - M5 leave the motorway at junction 18 and head towards Bristol on the A4. Continue along this main road following signs for the City Centre until you reach the city's central roundabout. (Adjacent to the roundabout are The Bristol Hippodrome on the left and the Bristol & West building on the right). With the Hippodrome on the left continue ahead in the right hand lane taking the first right through the middle of the roundabout. Move into the left-hand lane and turn left into Baldwin Street, signed Bristol Bridge and Car Park. First right into Marsh Street and then first left into Telephone Avenue is where Armada House is situated. However, please see parking directions.

 Bristol Park and Ride Services

Portway – Service 903 to Bristol City Centre - http://travelwest.info/903

Just off the A4 Portway near junction 18 of the M5 motorway. Postcode: BS11 9QE

Closest stops Redcliffe Way (Stop Tt) or Temple Way (Stop Tl)

Portway Timetable

• Monday to Saturday
• No Sunday or Public Holiday service

First bus from Portway P&R

6.15am (Mon-Fri)

7.30am (Sat)

Last bus from Bristol centre

8.48pm (Mon-Fri)

7.00pm (Sat)

 

Portway Fares information

Return tickets only
New Smartcard tickets are now available for Park & Ride services.

RETURN TICKETS

Peak
(before 10am)

Off Peak
(after 10am)

All Day Saturday

Adult (16+)

£4.00

£3.00

£3.00

Child (5-15)

Two FREE with each fare-paying adult

Additional child (5-15)

£2.00

£2.00

£2.00

Child (under 5)

FREE

Group (2-7 adults/children)

-

£4.00

£4.00

 

Portway Parking information

  • 500 parking spaces
  • Free parking and no need to display a ticket
  • 1m / 6ft 10in height restriction
  • Open from 6am (Mon-Fri) 7am (Sat)
  • Locked overnight at 9.30pm (Mon-Fri) 9pm (Sat)
  • Overnight parking is not permitted
  • If your vehicle is locked in, call  0117 922 2050 – a call out charge will be incurred

Brislington - Service 904 to Bristol City Centre - http://travelwest.info/904

On the A4 Bath Road, next to the junction with Stockwood Road. Postcode: BS4 5LR

Inward Journey closest stops Temple Meads (Stop Tj) or Temple Way (StopTl)

Outward Journey closest stops Redcliffe Way (Stop Tt) or Temple Meads (Stop Te)

Brislington Timetable

• Monday to Saturday
• No Sunday or Public Holiday service

First bus from Brislington P&R

6.15am (Mon-Fri)

7.45am (Sat)

Last bus from Bristol Centre

8.44pm (Mon-Fri)

7.09pm (Sat)

 

Brislington Fares information

• Return tickets only
• Smartcard tickets are available for Park & Ride services

RETURN TICKETS

Peak
(before 10am)

Off Peak
(after 10am)

All Day Saturday

Adult (16+)

£4.00

£3.00

£3.00

Child (5-15)

Two FREE with each fare-paying adult

Additional child (5-15)

£2.00

£2.00

£2.00

Child (under 5)

FREE

Group (2-7 adults/children)

-

£4.00

£4.00

 

Brislington Parking

  • 1300 parking spaces
  • Free parking and no need to display a ticket
  • Open from 6am (Mon-Fri) 7.30am (Sat)
  • Closed and locked overnight at 9.30pm (on Saturdays at 8pm)
  • Overnight parking is not permitted
  • If your vehicle is locked in, call  0117 922 2050 – a call out charge will be incurred

Long Ashton - Service 903 to Bristol City Centre - http://travelwest.info/903

Just off the A370 travelling in to Bristol from North Somerset. Postcode: BS3 2HB

Closest stops Redcliffe Way (Stop Tt) or Temple Way (Stop Tl)

 

Long Ashton Timetable

• Monday to Saturday
• No Sunday or Public Holiday service

First bus from Long Ashton P&R

6.15am (Mon-Fri)

8.00am (Sat)

Last bus from Bristol centre

8.52pm (Mon-Fri)

7.04pm (Sat)

 

Long Ashton Fares information

• Return tickets only
• Smartcard tickets are available for Park & Ride services

RETURN TICKETS

Peak
(before 10am)

Off Peak
(after 10am)

All Day Saturday

Adult (16+)

£4.00

£3.00

£3.00

Child (5-15)

Two FREE with each fare-paying adult

Additional child (5-15)

£2.00

£2.00

£2.00

Child (under 5)

FREE

Group (2-7 adults/children)

-

£4.00

£4.00

 

 

Long Ashton Parking

  • 1500 parking spaces
  • Free parking and no need to display a ticket
  • Open from 6am
  • Closed and locked overnight at 9.30pm (Monday to Friday) 9pm (Saturday)
  • Overnight parking is not permitted
  • If your vehicle is locked in, call  0117 966 0399 – a call out charge will be incurred

 

The CLLSA are presently able to offer a bursary grant to enable those who need financial assistance to attend CLLSA patient meetings. If you would like details please contact us for details at bursary.grant@cllsupport.org.uk

 

 

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