Women’s Suffrage Blue Plaque

One hundred years after women voted in British Parliamentary elections for the first time, a blue plaque was unveiled in Clifton by Bristol MP, Thangham Debbonaire.

Bristol Transport Strategy

Bristol Council has been consulting on a draft Bristol Transport Strategy. It does not provide clarity on how a prioritised plan will be put together.

Former Coroner’s Court and the Lakota Club

The Society supports the proposal to convert the former Coroner’s Court and the Lakota Club and to extend the Bottle Works to develop a heritage-led scheme of 54 new one and two-bed starter homes.

Moxy Hotel update

The developer (Vastint Hospitality) has filed revised plans that make cosmetic changes to the proposed street elevations. The Society opposes the current design.

Urban Living SPD – revised version

Bristol Council has been consulting again on an Urban Living Supplementary Planning Document. ‘Urban Living’ is a policy that prioritises housing growth in certain city areas, with denser development, primarily on brownfield sites.

Update October 2018

The Purcell Study investigating options for the Ashton Court Mansion is nearly finished. We understand that an initial draft has been delivered to the City Council and comments and feedback are awaited.

Cargo Work – update

The Council has approved the scheme to create office accommodation using shipping containers positioned within the historic walls.

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