Inspiring great place-making
The final phase of public realm landscape design for Bristol’s award-winning Harbourside development has been completed by landscape architect Grant Associates for developer Crest Nicholson.
The completion of the 15-year regeneration project comes as Bristol celebrates its status as European Green Capital in 2015 – an accolade awarded for the city’s outstanding commitment to sustainability, creativity, culture and innovation.
Bristol Harbourside is a…
These are difficult times for publicly funded green infrastructure, particularly in terms of maintenance and most especially for anything that is dependent on cash-strapped local authority budgets. So there was a danger that a discussion on ‘green infrastructure in an age of austerity,’ the last of three to take place at during the London residency of the ‘Rethinking the Urban Landscape’ at The Building Centre, could have been a simple rehearsal of grievance.
But all the speakers,…
The official opening of The Hub at Gainsborough Square, Lockleaze takes place on Saturday 6th September. The opening will be followed by the ‘Love Lockleaze’ Festival to celebrate all that is great in Lockleaze. This is a partnership between United Communities and the Lockleaze Neighbourhood Trust who will manage The Hub.
The new development project includes 28 affordable homes, a new community hub and space for local businesses. The community hub will include a hall available for…Continue