Sharon Ball

Liberal Democrat Councilor of Westmoreland Ward including East Twerton & Lwr Oldfield Park Learn more

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Show home to open

by Sharon Ball on 11 September, 2011

I am pleased that the first showhome on Bath’s biggest modern-day housing development is about to open, this has been a long road and it will be good to see residents living at Bath Western Riverside. The £400 million development, which is in its first phase, will include just over 2,000 homes across the site […]

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Volunteers will spend the summer giving a makeover to a crane which has returned to the site where it was built. The last remaining rail-mounted Stothert and Pitt steam crane has now been lifted into position at the entrance to the Bath Riverside development at the Western Riverside where it will provide a permanent reminder […]

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Former Herman Miller Site Lower Bristol Road

by Sharon Ball on 25 July, 2011

I have today requested that this site is cleared of rubbish and that the grass is cut. The site has got into a mess again and as this is a major gateway into the city I want to ensure that the area is kept clean and tidy whilst we await the planning consent for the […]

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Lidl

by Sharon Ball on 25 July, 2011

Councillor Tim Ball has carried this story on his blog concerning Lidl. I fully endorse the comments and hope to see Lidl on the Lower Bristol Road soon. Many residents have raised concern over the delay in the proposed development of the former Herman Miller Site to a Lidl store and many wild stories have […]

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Former Herman Miller Site Lwr Bristol Road

by Sharon Ball on 17 June, 2011

The Saga of the proposed Lidl store on the former Herman Miller site seems to go on & on but I hope that I have at last got some better news. From my understanding form talking to council officers is that a legal agreement has been drawn up for planning permission to be granted to […]

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Is this right

by Sharon Ball on 7 April, 2011

Residents in Lymore Avenue have become very upset at local builder Flower & Hayes who have erected a solid wooden fence in front of their Kitchen windows. The residents tell me that the original planning permission for new homes that were built on the former Reads yard gave permission for a hand rail and not […]

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 Bath & North East Somerset Council have produced an online guide to the Royal Wedding street Parties. The online guidance brings together all the information needed to organise a local street party, such as advice on how to get a residential street closed to traffic and reassurance that event licences and complex risk assessments are […]

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Engineering work planned at former gas works

by Sharon Ball on 26 January, 2011

 A new planning application has be submitted for Engineering works to facilitate environmental improvement (remediation) of land, at the former Gas Works, Windsor Bridge Road, The applicant National Grid Property Holdings Ltd & Wales & West Utilities is and the agent is BBA Architects & Planners Henrietta Mews Bath BA2 6LR and the council officer […]

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Lidl planning application

by Sharon Ball on 26 January, 2011

A further planning application has been submitted with regard to the former Herman Miller Building on the Lower Bristol Road. Mr Ian Cawkwell (Acornford Agent: Hampshire Ltd) & Mr George Strang C/O Agent has put in an application for Change of use from B2 to A1 Food-store and  A1 bulky goods units. The agent for […]

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Western Riverside gets the cash to start building

by Sharon Ball on 18 January, 2011

Work can finally start on building the 2,000 new homes on Western Riverside. It is being reported this morning by the BBC. Bath’s Western Riverside development has been given a £6m boost by the Homes and Community Agency (HCA). The 44-acre scheme has already gained £2m of investment from the agency for infrastructure work around […]

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