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Love Milsom Street

Milsom Street will be closed between 21st and 22nd of September. The closure is being held as part of the West of England Combined Authority funded ‘Love our High Streets’ campaign. The event, titled ‘Love Milsom Street’, is a car free weekend, that will see the closure of Milsom Street to traffic throughout the weekend. The focus of the event is to promote Milsom Street and the existing businesses.

Fireworks Display

The Rotary Club of Bath will be holding the annual firework display on the Rec on Saturday 2nd November. The gates will be open from 17.30 and the display is due to start at 19.00/19.15 lasting approximately 25 minutes.

Bath Christmas Market 2019

The build for the Bath Christmas market will run on 27 November 2019 – 15th December 2019 (with set up and pack down either side for approx. 1 week). Planning is already underway building on feedback received from the 2018 market. Visit Bath are currently looking at a reduced number of chalets in York Street to allow for improved pedestrian flow. The will also be looking at enhancing the temporary lighting scheme in York Street during the Christmas market period. This would be subject to the hoarding and scaffolding plan during this period.

Min Moving Dates

The Trust will relocating services in phases over the space of a couple of months. The timetable of service moves can be found here.

Swallow Street and York Street public realm improvement

Funding to support the development of design ideas for the public realm has been secured by the Council’s Environment & Design Projects Team for improvements to the streetscape of York Street and Swallow Street . Initial analysis is underway to identify the work needed to follow the completion of the York Street repairs, Abbey Footprint and the Archway Project, but the design will be dependent on the outcome of the TRO process. Public consultation on proposals will be included in the project design phase during 2019, and will need to link in with the highways access proposals for York Street.

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The Annual Meeting of Bath Recreation Limited will be held on Wednesday 11 September 2019 at 5 p.m. in the Ricoh Suite, South Stand, Bath Recreation Ground