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 a positive housing environment

Over the summer months, members of the project team have met with young people, support workers and mentors from the Bristol-based organisation 1625 Independent People* to discuss the development of the East Street Mews project. The aim of the East Street Mews project is to provide quality housing for homeless young people: a stepping-stone to independent living.   Through participation in 1625...
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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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