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Council adopts Core Strategy

At a Council meeting on 10 July B&NES adopted the core strategy by 40 votes to 21 with 1 abstention, taking into account the main modifications demanded by the Inspector to make it 'sound'. This means that over the period to Read More...

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B&NES Core Strategy latest

The Planning Inspector has issued his final report on the B&NES Core Strategy, the planning blueprint for Bath and environs until 2026. The Trust had campaigned throughout that the areas of Bath's Green Belt which the Read More...

BPT objects to Ensleigh housing

Bath Preservation Trust has regretfully objected to the planning application for 180 houses on the old MOD site at Ensleigh because in the Trust’s view the layout and design of the site fail to respect the distinctiveness of the Read More...

Sawclose Casino Development

Clarification of Trust position following quote in the Bath Chronicle's coverage of the impending determination of the Saw Close casino development planning application. The article on 5th Feb reported that “The Trust is Read More...

Gibbs Mews Appeal Success

A small housing development off Walcot Street at Gibbs Mews has been the subject of considerable ongoing community agitation and controversy. During and after construction it became apparent that the developers had no intention of Read More...

Rec Consultation

The Trust has issued an ‘open letter’ following the presentation by Bath Rugby of their proposals for the Rec. In summary, while Bath Preservation Trust supports the intention of Bath Rugby to substantially improve their Read More...

Bath’s Green Belt

Bath's green belt (and areas of the AONB) are under threat from major housing development in the Council’s new draft of the Core Strategy which will come under scrutiny from a Planning Inspector this autumn. Bath Preservation Read More...

Download the No. 1 app

No. 1 Royal Crescent has a new app that is free to download. For more info click here Read More...

The Sack of Bath 40 years on

Adam Fergusson’s renowned 1973 book The Sack of Bath managed to halt the headlong destruction of those times, and saved some much-loved corners of the city, such as Walcot St, from the bulldozers. Adam Fergusson Read More...

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