Kingsmead Square to ban vehicles

Kingsmead Square is about to become more pedestrian friendly with vehicles denied access from 11am to midnight each day. This follows Bath & North East Somerset Council reporting back on the outcomes of a consultation on proposals to improve the historic space and ensure it meets its potential as a thriving, pedestrian-friendly destination for the […]

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Square up for some street food

Kingsmead Square traders are making sure they won’t be left out of this year’s seasonal city offering as the Festive Street Food Market returns to Bath for a second year. The event, which will coincide with the Bath Christmas Market, is back after a successful launch last year and will offer visitors an array of […]

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Traders say it with flowers.

Seems local traders are providing their own flowers in Kingsmead Square following a pull-out by a cash-strapped B&NES Parks Department. It’s looking good. Just need some sunshine. Elsewhere there is a new floral entrance way to Green Street from the Milsom Street end. A special mention for Northumberland Place – one of Bath’s famous ‘lanes’ […]

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Seven Dials closure.

Bath & North East Somerset Council will be carrying out overnight road closures on Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 September to deliver essential road maintenance in Westgate Buildings and additional road markings in Seven Dials. The road will be closed at the entry to Westgate Buildings from 7pm each night, re-opening at 5am the following […]

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Now you see it and now you don’t.

My first real venture into town since the onset of shingles and time to catch up on a few city ‘events’ – including the new surface that l see has now been laid for┬ápedestrians and cyclists across the newly-restored Victoria Bridge. Bath’s very own unique suspension bridge – NOT designed by IK Brunel – has […]

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New dressing for Kingsmead Square tree

New lights now adorn the landmark tree in the middle of Kingsmead Square thanks to a jointly funded project between Bath & North East Somerset Council and HPH Commercial Property Ltd. Earlier this year, the Council had to remove the previous lights as they were beginning to damage the tree as the lighting cables were […]

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