There have been further revisions to this massive scheme on land between Silverthorne Lane and the Feeder Canal. The Society cannot support the height and mass of the proposed residential accommodation.
The Society supports the Council’s initiative to develop land that it owns beside Airport Road. The development will provide 173 new homes.
The Council has refused this planning application. The Society’s objections anticipated many of the reasons for refusal.
Between the New Cut and Coronation Road, Crest Nicholson propose to demolish the site to build up to 158 flats with car parking, landscaping, access, infrastructure and a riverside pedestrian path.
The Society supports redevelopment of the Hawthorns and the construction of a new Arts and Social Sciences Library (the Library) but regrets that it cannot support the current scheme.
On 5th March, the Bristol Civic Society will hold an open discussion at 7:00 pm at the Arnolfini, with talks by four of Britain’s best-respected experts on urban densification.
Bristol City Council has embarked on two schemes to influence driver behaviour to help reduce air pollution – Idling action and School Streets. A Bristol Walking Alliance meeting on 6th January was given a briefing on the two schemes.
We have an ‘event of two halves’ on Thursday 27th February at the Friends’ Meeting House, Redland: blue plaques and Bristol documentaries.
We have arranged a visit to the St Philips premises of this company, which creates and manufactures models and simulators for doctors’ and nurses’ hands-on skills training- delivering babies, taking blood, key hole surgery, suturing and more.
Following our tradition of New Year social evenings, we are holding an event in January in the Watershed.
There is a current planning application for permission to develop an Arena in the Brabazon hangars at Filton. The Civic Society arranged a visit to the former airfield and to the hangars quite recently but this trip is focused solely on plans for the Arena.
The guided walk led by local landscape architect, Wendy Tippett along a pedestrian route around Cumberland Basin.