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Conversion of Bristol North Baths - photo album

The photo album below documents, from Nov 2012, some of the significant stages in the reconstruction of the old Baths’ interior into the Bishopston Medical Practice Health Centre

Update on new Health Centre in the Bristol North Baths building Jan 2014

Dr Mark Allen writes:

I was very pleased to have the opportunity to speak to The Bishopston Society back in September and enjoyed the evening. Sadly, shortly afterwards, Dr Mike Archer announced his resignation which was a great disappointment to his colleagues and patients alike.


Childhood recollections of Gloucester Road in the 1950s and 60s

Starting in 1957, when I was five, I can remember the unfortunately named “Ponts” greengrocer, on the corner of Zetland Road and Gloucester Road facing the old Lloyds Bank,opposite the Greek Kebab take away.


Gloucester Road Traders: Business Improvement District (BID) Update

The BID will now proceed in the southern area only (from Cotham Girl's School to Pig Sty Hill and Zetland etc)


Our photo albums

The Bishopston that we love has some fabulous sights and The Bishopston Society is increasingly keen on photographic material here on our web site to highlight this.

We're building up a collection of online photo albums. There are nineteen so far. You will see some of them referred to elsewhere on our web site, according to topic, but below is a complete index of all of them. You can access any album by clicking on whichever album thumbnail you like.

Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury to meet Gloucester Road Traders

The Gloucester Road Traders Association have secured a personal visit to this area by the Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Chris Leslie MP.


Short video of History of Bristol North Baths



This can be seen here:

Redland e-news: selected topics

Below are three topics taken from the recent e-news from local Lib Dem councillors, Fi Hance and Sylvia Townsend.


Gloucester Road 'Cumulative Impact Area' - what is it and is it working?

As the holiday season approaches, we can expect even more of a buzz around Bishopston, with high spirits and revelry percolating through the neighbourhood - especially up and down the Gloucester Road, an area particularly well served by bars, restaurants, and  food/alcohol outlets of different kinds.


'Assets of Community Value' - what are they?

   Civic Voice, the national charity for the civic movement in England reports: "This week over 4,000 enquiries have been submitted by communities across the country, in order to find out about having local facilities listed as 'assets of community value'.



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