The mess that is Westgate Street.

Poor, beleaguered Westgate Street. Scaffolding on one side means no safe footpath for pedestrians – while vehicles on the other make it so dangerous.

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Westgate Street – not the easiest to walk down at present – and a bit of a mess.

It’s got to be the most ugly, damaged thoroughfare in the centre of Bath. The private yard to one side of Greggs is also a filthy mess. I have already emailed Environmental Health about it.

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A private yard – next to Greggs – but its strewn with litter and a real disgrace.

Meanwhile it’s good to see the ground floor of the re-built and still war-scarred Labour Exchange in James Street West is now occupied. Upstairs is student accommodation and on pavement level – and open to the general public too –  Nisbets Catering Equipment.

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Good to know Bath’s old Labour Exchange has a bright future. What was left from the Bath Blitz has formed the basis of a new block of student accommodation with the ground floor well and truly let!

It’s a company – based in Bristol’s Avonmouth district – spreading its wings into Bath. Very often re-developments end up with the retail space lying empty for ages This one didn’t.

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Doing a great job on re-shaping the river bank but when will this new facility open?

While in the area l popped along to the River Avon  to see if the newly re-shaped riverbank was now open to the public. The cycle path is – though there are signs saying get off your bike!

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The new flood barrier is getting a Bath stone coating!

Across the river work c continues on facing the newly-constructed cement flood barriers with something more fitting for our World Heritage city!

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