Carriage Works, Bristol

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Carriage Works
Carriage Works Stokes Croft Bristol.jpg
Carriage Works, Bristol is located in Bristol
Carriage Works, Bristol
Location within Bristol
General information
Town or city Bristol
Country England
Coordinates 51°27′50″N 2°35′22″W / 51.4638°N 2.5895°W / 51.4638; -2.5895Coordinates: 51°27′50″N 2°35′22″W / 51.4638°N 2.5895°W / 51.4638; -2.5895
Completed 1862
Design and construction
Architect Edward William Godwin

The Carriage Works (grid reference ST591740) are in Stokes Croft, Bristol, England.

It was built in 1862 by Edward William Godwin. The ground-floor arches were originally open for access by John Perry and Sons' carriages.

It has been designated by English Heritage as a grade II* listed building.[1] The building, which is an example of the Bristol Byzantine style, is on the English Heritage Buildings at Risk Register and described as being in very bad condition.[2]

In September 2011 the Carriageworks Action Group was launched to develop community ideas for the future of the building, the neighbouring Westmoreland House and the land behind. The Action Group is made up of local residents, organisations and businesses, supported by Bristol City Council, and proposes to write a 'community vision' for the site. A spokesman for the council was quoted as saying that, "It is acknowledged by all that, beyond this, development of the site is still some years away."[3]

In June 2013 a housing association, Knightstone Housing, was named as the preferred developer.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "No.104 The Carriage Works". Images of England. Retrieved 2007-05-02. 
  2. ^ "Carriage Works, Stokes Croft". English Heritage Buildings at Risk Register. Retrieved 2007-10-23. 
  3. ^ "Bristol council backs plan to buy Westmoreland House". BBC. Retrieved 1 June 2012. 
  4. ^ Vicki Mathias (11 June 2013). "Preferred developer named for Bristol's Carriageworks". This is Bristol. Retrieved 12 June 2013. 

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