Squares in Bristol

At the Community Meeting in June someone asked for a comparison between the proposed square (ish) behind the Carriageworks and other similar sized spaces in Bristol.  The architects said they’d provide this, but haven’t as yet.  So here’s our own DIY comparison.  All the aerial views are at the same scale.  Remember that the buildings around the square will be 4-6 stories high, so the sense of enclosure is important and something to be borne in mind when viewing on the ground.

The Fifth Capital proposed scheme with the square outlined in blue.

The Fifth Capital proposed scheme with the square outlined in blue.

westmoreland-house

The boundaries of the proposed square overlaid on the existing site.

quakers-friars

Quakers Friars, Broadmead. Possibly the best comparison although the surrounding buildings are only 3 storeys high.

broadmead

The Podium, Broadmead.  Surrounding buildings are four stories high.

cabot-circus

Cabot Circus.  Mostly 3-4 storey buildings surrounding.

anchor-square

@Bristol, Anchor Square

brunswick sq

Brunswick Sq, St Pauls

albanygreen

Albany Green, Montpelier

king square

King Square, Jamaica St

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