Breaking deadlock over Westmoreland House and the Carriageworks

Bristol City Council has agreed proposals aimed at breaking the deadlock over Westmoreland House which has stood derelict for many years.

The council’s Cabinet of leading members, which met on 3 March 2011, agreed that if efforts to purchase the property through negotiated agreement with the owners failed, it would seek a compulsory purchase order (CPO) and a partner to re-develop the site with.

Watch the Cabinet discussion and decision (10 mins): Webcast of Cabinet meeting 3 March 11

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) recently agreed grant funding to assist the project.

More recently, ward councillors held a public meeting to enable the council to hear the views of local residents on how to develop Westmoreland House.

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