Here’s another favourite story of mine – this time from March, 2013. I am still hoping that enough interest … More
Tag: Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Buddleia versus Brunel.
Elsewhere on Bath Newseum l have drawn attention to the state of the stone balustrade on the Grand Parade side … More
Rail reconstruction gets underway through Bath in 2017.
A new word has entered our local vocabulary in the last couple of years. It’s ‘t-pod’ and it is a … More
Things are getting a little behind as far as the electrification of the Great Western main rail line to London … More
Digging gets underway in Sydney Gardens
With the electrification of the Great Western Line from London to Bristol and beyond underway – and likely to affect … More
It’s electrifying – but gently does it!
Well there is real hope now that Network Rail will be proceeding as gently as possible when its electrification construction … More
Art and the rail engineer
Brunel’s Great Western Railway certainly opened up Bath in terms of transport and trade but this engineering marvel came in … More
Lights and locomotives in Sydney Gardens
The Virtual Museum of Bath hears Sydney Gardens might be getting public lighting at last. Looks like they will be … More
Bath mosaic gets Bristol showing
Just for a change l am about to promote an event at a museum which is not within Bath and … More
Victorian take on Shakespeare’s ‘Dream’
On National Museum Night May 18 the Museum of Bath at Work is staging excerpts from a performance of A … More
Bikes, bus-shelters and Brunel.
Great to see all the work coming to an end around the Guildhall where extended paving and a new crossing … More
Good to see Spring finally putting in an appearance in front of the Georgian splendour of John Wood’s South Parade … More
Paving stones, war booty and sketches of Bath.
Sunday lunchtime finds me at the top of Cheap Street admiring the paving being laid as part of the road … More
Goodbye to the old ‘Destructor’ and hello to a new Victoria Bridge.
Bath’s old Destructor Bridge – which links the Upper and Lower Bristol roads into the city – is due to … More