March 2012 Blog Posts (8)

Bristol City Centre - Draft Public Realm and Movement Framework

Could you help shape the future of Bristol city centre?

Bristol City Council has set out a vision for Bristol city centre which rebalances the public realm in favour of the pedestrian and is inviting your comments.…


Added by Andy Gibbins on March 29, 2012 at 16:30 — No Comments

The Life and Death of Urban Highways

The Institute for Transportation and Devlopment Policy have just published a new report on removing highways -…


Added by Stephen Hewitt on March 29, 2012 at 12:12 — No Comments

Have your say in planning Bristol's future

Two major consultations are currently taking place on planning documents that will help to shape the future of development in Bristol until 2026.

The Site Allocations and Development Management Preferred Approach document identifies our preferred approach to allocating sites across Bristol that could potentially be developed to provide new homes, jobs, shops and community uses; safeguarding sites for important…


Added by Bristol Local Plan on March 28, 2012 at 15:51 — No Comments

Making Great Places.....Landscape Architecture: A Guide for Clients

Landscape Architecture - A guide for clients

The Landscape Institute have published an important new guide illustrating the profession of landscape architecture, what makes great places, and the services that landscape professionals can offer to prospective clients.  Download a copy here:…


Added by Richard Goldthorpe on March 28, 2012 at 14:00 — No Comments

Know Your Hillfields

We held a very successful event in partnership with the University of Bristol at Hillfields library on Saturday.

This was the first of six roadshows that the university are running between now and the end of June with the aim of driving material to Know Your Place and wider particiaption in heritage across the city.

During Saturday local residents brought in old photographs and personal archives so that they could be photographed and added to Know Your Place. Oral histories…


Added by Peter Insole on March 27, 2012 at 10:41 — No Comments

Transforming Bridges Into Parks: A How-To Guide

Transforming Bridges Into Parks: A How-To Guide

A really interesting place making comment article setting out some underlying principles which could probably be applied to many public realm spaces - bridges or otherwise. See what you…


Added by Richard Goldthorpe on March 16, 2012 at 10:12 — No Comments

Bristol City Council's Development Services e-bulletin 6 Match 2012

 Welcome to the March 2012 edition of Bristol City Council's Development Services e-bulletin produced by the Development Management and Building Regulations & Standards services

1) Updates:
  • E-Bulletin -We have decided to increase the frequency of the e-bulletin to monthly.  The reasons for doing this are to ensure the contents are as up to date as possible, and to reduce the…

Added by Development Services on March 6, 2012 at 11:29 — No Comments

Catching the rays on Bristol's roofs Bristol residents can now estimate whether their house is suitable for solar panels at the click of a button.

The city council has…


Added by Julie Witham on March 2, 2012 at 11:57 — No Comments

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