Keepax Walking and Cycling Bridge for Worcester

Description – This new east-west link and pedestrian/cycle crossing of the River Severn will better link the nearby residential areas, university and open green spaces in Worcester city. This scheme will create circular leisure walks and cycling routes along the river and the new crossing will encourage greater utilisation of the green fields to the west and create new attractive sustainable transport links to the university and city centre.

Awarded Funding – £1m


  • Increased leisure use of the riverside area.
  • Increased tourism and visitors to attractions such as Worcester racecourse. and the Pump House Environment Centre.
  • A safer pedestrian and cycle network in the north of Worcester, with more off-road provision.

Partners – Worcester City Council, Worcestershire County Council