Former Bart Spices site

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.

Castle Park tower block

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.

Plot 6 Silverthorne Lane

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.

St Mary le Port: update September 2022

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.

Whitehouse Street development framework

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.

Spike Island visit: 16th November 2022

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.

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