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.
Blue Plaque unveiling: the Bristol and West of England Society for Women’s Suffrage was set up when Florence Davenport Hill invited a group of like-minded individuals to a meeting at her home at 3 West Mall, Clifton, Bristol.
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.
Four films, capturing the evocative, changing streetscape of our city.
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.
The Society unreservedly supports the redevelopment of land at rear of 100 Temple Street, Redcliff.
In October 2018, the developers made their planning application. John Frenkel updates the Society’s response.
In October 2018, the developers applied for outline planning permission and here John Frenkel updates the Society’s response.
The developer (Vastint Hospitality) has filed revised plans that make cosmetic changes to the proposed street elevations. The Society opposes the current design.
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.
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.
The Council has approved the scheme to create office accommodation using shipping containers positioned within the historic walls.