O & M Sheds

Cordwell Developments is currently considering proposals for the redevelopment / refurbishment of these important dock-side sheds on Welsh Back, which are currently in a very poor state of repair, have been vacant and out of use for years.

Castle Park

The Society has responded to the Council’s consultation on Castle Park improvements. The purpose of the consultation is to consult on the details of proposals previously agreed, and to seek views on additional proposals.

Bristol Explored, Tues 3 Nov 2015

Timothy Mowl’s latest book, featuring 12 urban walks, explores Bristol’s diverse architectural heritage, its maritime past and rich social history.

Strimer sisters

The first Blue Plaque to be unveiled since the Civic Society took over running the scheme from the Council was unveiled by the Lord Mayor on Saturday 17th October 2015 at 8 Cranbrook Road, Redland. It was to recognize the work of three Strimer sisters who lived there. Eugene Byrne writes: The sisters Berta Sacof …

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Central Ambulance Station

Bouygues Development (BD) has acquired the right to develop the site of the former Central Ambulance Station (the site) tendered for sale by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA). The HCA tender required the site to deliver high density new housing.

The Arena

The Council has made two planning application for the Arena Island (the Island). The main application is to build the Arena and the second is for an outline permission to develop the remainder of the Island once the Arena is complete.

Empire Sports

The PG Group plan to apply for planning permission to build a terrace of ten houses on the former car park of the Empire Sports Club, which will face onto Newfoundland Road.

Lloyds Bank, Corn Street

Harbour Hotels (HH) has planning permission to convert the former Grade II listed HSBC bank, 49-51 Corn Street to hotel use. It is sad to see Bristol’s rich heritage of Corn Street banks abandoned by their former owners.

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