Bristol Civic Society has objected strongly to proposals for the former Barts Spices site on the corner of York Road and St Luke’s Road, Bedminster.
We object very strongly to the proposed residential tower block on top of Castle Park Energy Centre. Tall buildings are not essential to meeting the housing crisis in Bristol.
Although consistent with the Master Plan for the greater Silverthorne Lane redevelopment site, we have a number of serious concerns over proposals for plot 6 Silverthorne Lane.
The proposal for redevelopment of the Mickleburgh store is out for consultation and it has much to commend it.
Covering around 130 hectares to the east of Bristol Temple Meads Station, the Temple Quarter project aims to transform the area into a series of thriving, well-connected mixed-use communities.
A new series of walks around the city centre led by Gordon Young which will run throughout the last quarter of the year.
A Zoom event presented by Eugene Byrne who has been collecting tall tales from Bristol’s distant and recent past for decades.
A video of a zoom event at which Kathryn Chiswell Jones, the company manager of Artspace Lifespace, explain what ‘Meanwhile Space’ is, including examples in Bristol.
The Secretary of State has decided not to call in proposals for St Mary le Port and it is now for the Council to determine whether the scheme progresses.
The Society has commented on the latest draft of the Whitehouse Street development framework. On balance, we think that the employment objective should be strengthened.
As part of our art-related autumn events, we have arranged a tour of Spike Island, Bristol’s international centre for contemporary arts. The tour will be guided by Robert Leckie, its Director.
The Royal West of England Academy building has been significantly transformed and accessibility improved as a result of its ‘Light and Inspiration’ project.