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Bristol City Docks local plan

Great Britain. Bristol City Council. City Docks Joint Study Team.

Bristol City Docks local plan

topic studies : engineering services

by Great Britain. Bristol City Council. City Docks Joint Study Team.

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Published by [s.n.] in [Bristol] .
Written in English


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Title from cover.

StatementCity Docks Joint Study Team.
The Physical Object
Pagination30p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18363248M

One plan was to intall dams and locks at the mouth of the river and turn the whole of the Avon into a vast floating harbour but this was very impractical. At Bristol's core is the Floating Harbour - a stretch of water that snakes along the city-centre which looks like a river in places but which is actually a dock. The key theme was John Cabot 's pioneering voyage of discovery to the Americas and a replica of Cabot's ship, the Matthewwas dedicated prior to its reenactment of Cabot's voyage the following year. InPero's Bridge was constructed, linking the Bristol exhibition with Bristol tourist attractions.

To the north of The Centre are areas occupied by the city's hospitals, the bus station at Marlborough Street, and the University of Bristol. Bristol grew up around the point where the rivers Avon and Frome met, a convenient crossing place at the furthest point inland that ships could reach by drifting on the tidal current. One which has survived is the A Bond Tobacco Warehouse, which was built in and was the first of the three brick built bonded warehouses in the Cumberland Basin, and is a grade II listed building. Consultation on the Draft Appraisal runs until 05 August

He noted the completion of the docks and the winning of the Small Business Revolution competition. One plan was to intall dams and locks at the mouth of the river and turn the whole of the Avon into a vast floating harbour but this was very impractical. New oil and petrol storage facilities were built and in the Royal Edward Dock was enlarged. Send us an email. In the Royal Edward Dock was opened at Avonmouth and later improvements made this the best of the three. Today, the industrial shipping has mostly gone and the Floating Harbour is a home for leisure, pleasure craft, upmarket waterfront apartments, and the occasional visiting sailing ship.


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Bristol City Docks local plan by Great Britain. Bristol City Council. City Docks Joint Study Team. Download PDF Ebook

Through development, opportunities will Bristol City Docks local plan book sought to provide new or enhanced public open spaces in the Cumberland Basin regeneration area and to rationalise the existing highway infrastructure to release more development land.

In the s, Isambard Kingdom Brunel built two ships in the port, the paddle steamer Great Western and later the iron screw steamship Great Britain. The Sand Diamond company was to be the last company using the City docks commercially.

Bristol City Docks local plan book began a period of exploration in search of a route to the Far East by sailing westward around the world in the opposite direction. A boat in the sunset at Bristol Harbourside Orientation[ edit ] Bristol is a large city with various areas in its centre; a map is helpful to get to know the layout.

The plan was to turn the rivers Avon and Frome from Hotwells to Totterdown into a vast floating harbour. Hard copies requested via conservation bristol.

The purpose of this was, and is, to provide access for the barges heading from Bristol upstream to Bath. By the s the last ships to use the port of Bristol commercially were gone.

Before the ribbon was officially cut, nearly 20 vessels were docked with the passengers ready to flood into the town.

Paul's area, which is a hotbed of culture but is best visited during the day. To the west of The Centre is the Harbourside area, much of which has been a scene of heavy urban regeneration since and includes parts of what used to be called Canon's Reach. It is the cultural heart for leisure and entertainment and is increasingly recognised as a highly desirable location for residential development.

The building of Champion's Wet Dock, later known as Merchants Dock, at Hotwells in meant the end of the Sea Mills dock and nowadays all that's left are the remains of the outer walls. Avonmouth was expanded greatly throughout the s and became the main centre of the Port of Bristol, although the Floating Harbour known as the City Docks remained important until its closure to commercial traffic in Augustine's Reach.

William Jessop had created a weir in the dam at Underfall to allow surplus water to flow back into the New Cut, this was known as the 'Overfall'.

City Docks Conservation Area Character Appraisal & Management Proposals

Review Your Listing Review information on this page and make sure it is accurate. In the s, some of these were demolished to make way for the Galleries shopping centrewhich is a three level covered street.

Although cursed by some horrible post-war buildings and disfigured by a chaotic road system, Bristol is nevertheless an amiable, grooved, laid-back city whose mellow vibe is reflected in the music of Massive Attack, Portishead and Tricky that perfectly captures the sultry, lean burn atmosphere of a warm summer's evening in this historic and cultured city.

Why We Are Consulting The consultation and adoption process for the document values the specialist knowledge of local communities and interest groups and is intended to ensure that features that are valued or are under threat, are properly considered.

Cumberland Basin / Western Harbour

Removal of the heavy road infrastructure and replacement with less high impact options will release hectares of developable land. Following this consultation the draft document was updated in light of comments received. Occasionally coastal trading vessels enter the Cumberland Basin to be Bristol City Docks local plan book with large steel silos manufactured by Braby Ltd at their nearby Ashton Gate works.

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