With a little help from our friends.

Just in case you hadn’t noticed already, Bath is a big player in the heritage business. With Roman remains and fine Georgian architecture it’s no surprise to realise just how much of the city’s economy is based on tourism. Under the umbrella of its coveted World Heritage status there are some multi-million pound projects underway […]

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Painting – at least part of Roman Bath – red!

An archaeological dig at the Roman Baths has uncovered new details about the history of the baths – including the remains of red paint on the outside Roman wall of the Great Bath, which implies that the building was red.   The dig took place underneath York Street and Swallow Street, in an area of […]

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Bath’s new roof-top light box!

Bath isn’t exactly blessed with much in the way of contemporary architecture. The extension to the Holburne Museum and the Thermae Bath Spa are the only two ‘combinations’ that have managed to battle their way through the arena of planning and public taste. That’s not counting  – of course – a sizeable skirmish over the fly […]

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