Carriageworks Community Consultation: An Opportunity for People Living and Working in the local areas around Carriageworks to Have Your Say
Date: September 12 2018
Venue: The Citadel (Salvation Army) 6 Ashley Road BS6 5NL
Time: Drop in Session 2pm-6pm. Presentation & Facilitated Discussion 6:30pm-8pm
PG Group and Willis Newson are inviting people living in St Pauls, Stokes Croft, Montpellier, Redland, Kingsdown, Broadmead and Cotham to find out about possible arts, heritage, cultural activities and enterprise opportunities there are for the ground floor of the redeveloped Carriageworks and Westmoreland House and to share your thoughts and ideas. Read More...
A bit of History
The PG Group officially acquired the derelict site in November 2017, It has been empty for 35 years and condemned as an eyesore by residents.
The site includes the adjoining historic Grade Two listed Carriageworks building, which dates back to 1862 and is one of the West Country's top ten most at risk heritages sites.
PG Group intends to build the granted Planning permission without making any substantial changes. This will require demolition of Westmoreland House and the restoration of the Carriageworks facade. the resulting development will create 112 new homes, as well as around 13 business units. Work on site is planned to start in the new year.
The site was formally acquired from London-based Fifth Capital, who were granted planning consent in July last year. PG Group has said that it is keen to create a development that could contribute positively to the existing vibrant community and that consultations with the Carriage Works Action Group and other local community interest groups has already started.
This web site will be used to enable the community to contribute to aspects of the development such as the Cultural Plan for the site.
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