We respond to Historic England’s public consultation concerning listed building and scheduled monument designations in and around Cumberland Basin and Underfall Yard.
We comment on the draft ‘Vision for the Western Harbour’. The next step will be taken at the Cabinet meeting in June.
In 2021 a Bristol Civic Society working group was set up to identify heritage assets in the Western Harbour development area. This post has a link to their website.
The Civic Society’s Transport and Place-Making group has taken a considered look at the road layout options for Western Harbour. Even though roads are not part of the consultation, the road layout is an essential part of the next stage of masterplanning.
How can Civic Society members make their voices heard? Jeff Bishop suggests a number of ways, including the use of Harbour Hopes interactive map.
The City Council has appointed consultants Turner.Works to develop a vision to guide the future of Western Harbour. The Civic Society has been in discussions with the consultants.
The Society is starting work on a campaign to make sure that the Society’s point of view is heard loud and clear in the forthcoming consultations on the future of Western Harbour.
The Council has published three options to simplify the Cumberland Basin road system which was constructed in an age that championed motorway-style urban road systems. The Society is critical of the current consultation.