While every effort is made to keep the cycleways fit for cycling; general wear and tear, weather conditions, and other factors can sometimes require helpful members of the public to raise awareness of potentially dangerous road faults or hazardous safety issue.

Non-urgent road faults

To report a non-urgent local road issue use FixMyStreet, which is monitored by all local authorities in the West of England.

Example of non-urgent

  • Missing cycle signage
  • Road markings
  • Potholes
  • Cycle lane needs resurfacing
  • Cutting back brambles
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Help keep yourself and others safe by reporting any road or street faults you see on your cycle routes to the relevant local authority. This allows you to map the fault on a map, upload images and check if others have reported a similar issue in your area.

Urgent road faults

If you spot something dangerous which needs an immediate response, please contact your local authority emergency number below.

Example of urgent

  • Missing drain or manhole cover
  • Fallen tree or street light
Where is the problem?For an URGENT report
Bristol City Council0117 922 2100
(During office hours)

0117 922 2050
(Out of hours emergency)
Bath & NE Somerset Council01225 394041
(During office hours)

01225 477477
(Out of hours emergency)
North Somerset Council01275 888802
(During office hours)

01934 622669
(Out of hours emergency)
South Gloucestershire Council01454 868000
(During office hours)

01454 868009
(Out of hours emergency)

How to report a near miss, collision or stolen bike

To report an incident such as; a collision, near miss, bike theft, or other cycling incident contact Avon & Somerset Police.

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Avon & Somerset Police

To report a near miss, collision or stolen bike contact Avon & Somerset Police.