Planning permission granted at East Street Mews!

  We are really pleased to announce that the East Street Mews project has now been granted planning permission to create affordable apartments in Bedminster, Bristol. This is the culmination of a huge amount of pro bono work by our all of our project partners, each of which has played an important role in the development of these vital homes for young people who have experienced homeles...
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Young people (& the BBC) visit East Street Mews as work begins on site.

  In October, East Street Mews team were really pleased to welcome some young people from 1625 Independent People* who have been affected by homelessness along to our Bedminster site to meet BBC Points West reporter Dave Harvey (with cameraman Chris),  just as pre-construction work was beginning. With everybody decked out in hard hats, fluorescent jackets and safety boots, the BBC t...
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Project Progress: work has commenced on-site at East Street Mews

With the planning application submitted by GVA currently under consideration by Bristol City Council,  work on the build programme, leasing of the building, contracts and enabling works onsite have been going on in earnest over the summer. Simmons & Simmons team in Bristol have been working with Developing Health & Independence to finalise the leasing of the empty building from Bristo...
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Come to the launch of the construction phase on 11th September 2018

This year alone, 85000 young people in the UK may face homelessness. East Street Mews is a ground-breaking initiative that aims to deliver 11 contemporary apartments to provide much-needed affordable housing for young homeless people in Bristol. With the construction phase due to start imminently, Willmott Dixon, our principal construction partner, is hosting a breakfast event where you ca...
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Working with young people to create great housing and a stepping stone to independent living

Throughout the development of the East Street Mews project,  our project team have met with young people and team members  from the fabulous Bristol-based organisation 1625 Independent People* to discuss the development of the scheme. By participating in 1625IP's regular Youth Forum, we have captured valuable insight from young people who have experienced homelessness which will, in turn, help ...
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Planning application submitted – thank you team!

We are delighted to announce that the planning application for the transformation of East Street Mews on Nelson Parade, Bedminster, has been submitted! This project milestone has been reached as a result of the continued commitment & collaboration of all of our partners. The team has already volunteered over 600 hours of their time and expertise on a pro-bono basis since the start of the pr...
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Feedback from the public consultation

The East Street Mews team have been busy preparing technical reports for the project's planning submission over recent weeks and this included incorporating public feedback garnered from the consultation event held in April. Victoria Barbaro and Emma Noble from the planning team at GVA, organised and hosted the public consultation event at Cafe Grounded in Bedminster; providing a platform for l...
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