Published: 8th Mar 2021

Bristol City Council has approved plans to kickstart the regeneration of East Street at St Catherine’s Place, Bedminster. The plans by developer Firmstone will deliver 180 homes, newly refurbished retail units on East Street and increased public open space including a pocket park, a children’s play area and a new, landscaped walking and cycling route through from Dalby Road to Mill Lane. Designed by Bristol architects Stride Treglown, the mixed-use scheme will offer a full range of one, two, and three-bedroom homes in three new buildings on the site, including a 14-floor building on the corner of Dalby Avenue. An ‘East Street First’ approach has been taken to regenerating the retail spaces, with existing shops on the East Street side of the development being replaced with new, modern shops and the historic façade refurbished or rebuilt. According to the developers, this will breathe new life into the area and mark … (To read the full article, subscribe below)