News

BPT welcomes new planners

We recently held a successful Breakfast Briefing for the 15 or so new planning officers that have been recruited by B&NES in the recent months.  The briefing covered our organisation’s history, our role in Bath and our Read More...

Transport & Pollution Conference

Local MP Wera Hobhouse organised a conference recently (Sat 9th June) to hear from a variety of speakers on the issues surrounding traffic congestion and pollution in Bath.  Our CEO Caroline Kay gave a presentation to the Read More...

Bath University masterplan

The Trust has responded in the detail to the current consultation on  the university masterplan from 2020. We have had considerable and well publicised concerns regarding the flurry of purpose built student accommodation (PBSA) Read More...

Sydney Gardens masterplan

The Trust has responded to a masterplan for the revitalisation and refurbishment of Sydney Gardens as part of an HLF bid for £2.7m grant from the 'Parks for People' programme.   The plans for the 18th century pleasure gardens Read More...

Statement on Park & Ride

B&NES Council has finally made the right decision in relation to a proposed Park and Ride on Bathampton Meadows. We regret that so much time, money and energy has been spent Read More...

Conservation Conversation

We need hear your views about the importance of the conservation area and any issues affecting it. As part of our civic led project to complete a character assessment of Lower Read More...

Drop-in Planning ‘Surgeries’

The Trust is running two planning surgeries for Trust members and interested members of the public  to attend if they wish to ask questions on any aspect of planning and Read More...

GWR Electrification…..Good News?

The Trust is pleased that the two listed building  applications for alterations to listed bridges in B&NES  (Pixash Bridge and Clay Lane bridge) have been withdrawn. We had OBJECTED to these applications on the grounds that Read More...

Best Tourism Attraction in Bath!

A Charity can be a great Business, too! No.1 Royal Crescent won the Leisure and Tourism Business of the Year award at the Bath Chronicle Business Awards (11 September), proving that you don’t Read More...

National award for Education!

Top of the class! Polly Andrews, Education Officer for Bath Preservation Trust, has taken the education programme offered at No 1 Royal Crescent to new heights  by winning a prestigious Sandford Award. Ratified by the Read More...

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