The Living Heart for Bristol campaign aims to improve the central areas of Bristol and create new public space by diverting through-traffic.

Updated by @LivingHeartBris

History

What we are proposing for Bristol is actually nothing new.  The process was started over twenty years ago with the opening of Queen Square and College Green.  Several people and organisations claimed at the time that removing through traffic would destroy the city centre.  Who would suggest building a dual carriageway through either of these places today? Read more…

Did you know?

Breathing the air in Bristol City Centre is equivalent to smoking 27 cigarettes a day: Guardian article

Recent Updates

17Dec

380 Space Car Park on Broadmead could Cause Illegal Increases in Air Pollution

Following this earlier objection by the Living Heart and many other people and organisations, the Council deferred a decision on the proposed redevelopment of Broadmead.  A revised application has been submitted including a smaller car park but do not resolve the reasons for our original objection.  We have objected again on the following grounds: The […]

30Nov

Bristol Air Pollution: It’s Not Just About Charging Motorists

The Living Heart for Bristol is concerned that plans to charge drivers of older vehicles will “do the bare minimum” to reduce air pollution in central Bristol.  As this map shows, Bristol’s air is most dangerous in the city centre.  The Living Heart campaign is calling for a plan to remove through traffic from the […]

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