Car-free Sundays in Bristol explained

Some streets in Bristol will be traffic free today as part of an experiment that could see cars banned on a regular basis next year.

Mayor Ferguson's "Rainbow" cabinet

Bristol Mayor George Ferguson has announced his new cabinet, which now features members from four political parties.

Live updates



What car-free Sunday means for travelling around

Baldwin Street, King Street and Corn Street are shut to traffic. Various events will be taking place to #MakeSundaysSpecial between 11am and 4pm. All roads will be closed from 9am til 6pm.

Travel and parking

  • All city car parks will be accessible although not necessarily by a route that you would normally use due to some closures being in place.
  • On street parking will be free as usual on a Sunday although it will be suspended on closed roads.
  • First are offering unlimited family travel (Up to 5 people, maximum 2 adults) for only £5 on Make Sundays Special days. More details here.

For details of road closures see here for the full Make Sundays Spacial map.

What you're saying to #MakeSundaysSpecial


May see if I can afford a skive to wander into the centre for #MakeSundaysSpecial , today. Looks like it will be fun.

Load more updates


Today's top stories